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Chicago police say these four suspects took part in a Dec. 7 robbery on the Red Line. (Chicago Police)

Police Release Surveillance Images In Red Line Robbery

Chicago police are asking in identifying four suspects who allegedly robbed a CTA passenger after soliciting donations for a basketall team.

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The addresses to the north and south of what is now the CTA Damen Blue Line stop were 1550 and 1560 back in 1914.

Case Closed: CTA Messed Up Damen Blue Line Address

On Monday night, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reported on an amusing mistake surrounding the address of the refurbished CTA Blue Line stop at Damen.

12/23/2014

The revamped Damen Blue Line stop and its new address--1588 N. Damen Ave. (CBS)

CTA Gives Blue Line Station An Address That Seems Impossible

Can a building between 1552 and 1560 North Damen Ave. really be assigned an address of 1588? The CTA has made it happen, for better or worse. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

12/22/2014

CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA To Begin Testing New Rodent Control Plan At Bus Garages, Rail Terminals

The Chicago Transit Authority says it will be testing a new rodent reduction plan that aims to get rid of rats before they’re born, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

12/15/2014

A CTA bus approaches a stop. (CBS)

CTA Donates 30 Retired Buses To Downstate Transit Agencies

The CTA is in a holiday mood. It’s giving away buses.

12/14/2014

This screen grab appears to show a young man harassing an older rider on a CTA train. (Facebook)

Facebook Video Shows Teens Slapping, Taunting Older Man On CTA Train

A video posted on Facebook is generating hundreds of responses, and it shows at least two young men on a CTA Blue Line train, slapping an older man and taunting him.

12/11/2014

A CTA train. (CBS)

CTA Blames Red Line Construction, Fewer School Days For Decline In Ridership

CTA bus ridership is down and the transit agency is offering a lot of reasons why.

12/03/2014

The CTA's first-ever Holiday Bus begins making its rounds Tuesday on the #14/Jeffery Jump line. The bus will travel along nine of the CTA's busies bus routes. (Credit: CTA)

CTA Holiday Bus To Roll Out Tuesday

From its reindeer antlers and cinnamon scent to Santa’s den and armchair, it’s clear that this is no ordinary 60-foot CTA bus, although it will be operating in regular service, beginning Tuesday and Wednesday on the J14/Jeffery Jump.

12/02/2014

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The ‘Voice Of The CTA’ Is A Cheesehead

The cover of the CTA voice-over guy has been blown, and it has been learned he is an interloper from north of the border, according to a published report in DNA Info.

11/21/2014

Firefighters battle a fire at a building in Lincoln Park. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Firefighters Battle Extra-Alarm Blaze At Former School Building

CTA train service has been suspended between the North Side and the Loop as firefighters continue working to extinguish an extra-alarm fire Monday morning at a 124-year-old shuttered school in Lincoln Park.

11/18/2014

The CTA's new Ventra card. (CBS)

CTA Cracking Down On Misuse Of Reduced Fare Transit Cards

CTA president Forrest Claypool says misuse of reduced and free transit cards is both immoral and costly to the agency so he’s cracking down on the $3 million annual scam.

11/12/2014

The CTA has rebuilt 10 miles of the Red Line, from 95th Street to Chinatown. (CBS)

Video Shows High-Speed Ride Along CTA Red Line

For the first time, the CTA is offering front-seat views of its rail lines.

11/12/2014

A CTA train. (CBS)

CTA Green Line Suspensions Begin Saturday

The Green Line will experience partial suspension Saturday through Monday, as the CTA ramps up construction of the new Cermak-McCormick Place station.

11/08/2014

Robert Weaver (Credit: Chicago Police)

Second Man Charged With Armed Robbery On Orange Line

Robert Weaver, 47, of the 5000 block of South May Street faces three felony counts of armed robbery with a firearm in connection with the July 16 robbery, according to Chicago Police.

11/07/2014

A CTA train. (CBS)

CTA Retires Last Of 2400-Series Train Cars Built In 1970s

The CTA is marking another milestone in the modernization of its rapid transit fleet.

11/03/2014

Brown Line, Wells Street Bridge

CTA Budget For 2015 Includes No Fare Hikes, Service Cuts

The $1.44 billion budget, released Monday, holds the line on base fares, projects a modest .7 percent increase in ridership, and adds service on five rapid transit lines — taking advantage of the hundreds of new ‘L’ cars that have been added to the fleet.

10/27/2014

CTA turnstiles

Chicago Police To Begin Random Explosives Screenings At CTA Stations

Starting Nov. 3, if you ride the “L,” prepare to be asked to hand your bags, purses, or suitcases to a Chicago police officer for screening at some stations.

10/24/2014

Photo Of The Garfield Park Conservatory CTA Station On The Green Line. (Helen Marshall/WBBM Photo)

Report: Bluetooth Tracking Beacons Installed Near CTA Train Stations

Beacons that can track smartphones via Bluetooth were installed near CTA train stations in Chicago, according to a report by BuzzFeed News.

10/22/2014

Artist's rendering of renovated platform at the Damen station on the Blue Line. (Credit: CTA)

Damen Blue Line Station Closed For 2 Months

The Wicker Park neighborhood station will be closed for 63 days and is scheduled to reopen Dec. 22, according to the CTA’s website. Blue Line service is available at the adjacent stations, Western and Divison.

10/20/2014

Juan Juarez (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Sex Abuse Of Woman On CTA Train

A man was charged with aggravated battery and sexual abuse after a “sexually related incident” in a train car in Lincoln Park last spring.

10/17/2014

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