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Puppy Stolen At Knifepoint On Orange Line

Police are searching for two men who stole an 8-month-old puppy at knifepoint early Wednesday on a CTA Orange Line train.


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Police: Robbers Steal Puppy At Knifepoint On Orange Line Train

A rider on the CTA Orange Line carrying a puppy had it stolen by two men, one armed with a knife, early Wednesday, police said.


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Body Of Woman Found At Washington/Wells L Station Platform

A 21-year-old woman was found dead on a CTA platform in the Loop Saturday morning, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.


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Should The City Adopt This Chicagoan’s Superior CTA Signs?

Have you noticed more digital signs popping up at Chicago Transit Authority train stops the last few years? They’re great for predicting the arrival of trains, but one Chicagoans thinks they could be even better.


A forklift hauls a section of the façade from the Madison/Wabash 'L' station into ReBuilding Exchange, where it will be on display while preservationists try to find it a new home. (Credit: CBS)

Preservationists Hoping To Get Façade Of Old Loop Station House Into A Museum

The decorative façade of the shuttered Wabash/Madison ‘L’ station, which first opened in 1896, has come down, and preservationists have begun looking for a new home for the structure.


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Northwestern Students, Faculty To Get Free Rides On CTA Bus Route

Northwestern University is parking its Ryan Field shuttle buses and will let CTA do the job, beginning this fall.


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Man Dies After Chasing Ball On CTA Red Line Tracks In Loop

The man — thought to be in his 50s or 60s — was found unresponsive by officers about 12:35 a.m. on the southbound tracks at the Harrison station, police said. Preliminary information indicates he had been trying to retrieve a large ball that fell on the tracks when he hit the electrically charged third rail.


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Evening Purple Line Express Test Falling Short Of Expectations

Time is running out on the experimental CTA mid-evening Purple Express train, which faces an uncertain future.


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CTA Purple Line Revamp Begins July 20

Most of the work will be done overnights and on weekends, which should minimize the inconvenience to the 13,000 riders who use the Evanston Express each weekday.


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Police Release Surveillance Images Of Groping Suspect

Police say the 22-year-old victim told authorities she was riding a southbound Blue Line train around 6 p.m. June 15 in the 100 block of West Congress Parkway when a male offender touched her inappropriately.


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Man Electrocuted On Blue Line Tracks On West Side

The man, described only as an adult, fell on the track’s third rail at 530 S. Kedzie Av. about 4:45 a.m., police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he later died, according to police.


A construction accident caused the ground to erode under the CTA Yellow Line tracks at the McCormick Boulevard viaduct on Sunday, forcing the CTA to shut down the Yellow Line until repairs can be made. (Credit: CBS)

New Estimate For Restored Yellow Line Service: October

Service was halted May 17 after the ground gave way under the tracks during a MWRD construction project.


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Blue Line, Eisenhower Reopen After Heavy Storms, Flooding

CHICAGO (STMW) — The CTA Blue Line and half of the Eisenhower Expressway are both reopen after they were closed due to heavy storms Monday evening. Heavy rain flooded parts of the Eisenhower (I-290) and […]


A CTA bus came to a stop on the sidewalk after running a red light at Michigan Avenue and Lake Street, and striking two pedestrians and several cars. One woman died, and eight people were injured in the crash. (Credit: CBS)

CTA Plans To Boost Bus Driver Training In Wake Of Fatal Crash

The CTA has announced new guidelines for bus drivers, after a woman was killed when she was hit by a bus on Michigan Avenue last week.


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Family Of Woman Fatally Struck By CTA Bus In Loop Files Lawsuit

The family of a south suburban woman who was fatally struck by a CTA bus last week on a crowded sidewalk at Michigan Avenue and Lake Street has filed a lawsuit against the transit agency.


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Two Stabbed At Western Brown Line Station

Of the two victims, a 20-year-old male sustained multiple stab wounds to his upper body and was transported to Illinois Masonic Hospital in critical condition, Chicago Police News Affairs said.


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Did CTA Driver Have Medical Issue At Time Of Deadly Crash?

Union officials believe it was a medical incident–not a mechanical fault or human error–that was behind this week’s deadly CTA rush hour bus crash.


A CTA bus came to a stop on the sidewalk after running a red light at Michigan Avenue and Lake Street, and striking two pedestrians and several cars. One woman died, and eight people were injured in the crash. (Credit: CBS)

CTA: Bus Driver In Fatal Accident On The Job Less Than A Year

The investigation continues into Tuesday’s CTA bus crash on Michigan Avenue downtown.


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Woman Killed In CTA Bus Crash; Driver Cited For Running Red Light

A CTA bus driver has been ticketed for running a red light Tuesday evening before striking two pedestrians and several cars downtown, killing a 51-year-old woman, and injuring at least eight other people.


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1 Killed, 8 Injured In CTA Bus Accident At Lake And Michigan

One person was killed and at least eight others injured in a multi-vehicles accident involving a CTA bus at Lake and Michigan late Tuesday afternoon.