Metra UP/Northwest Service Resumes After Downed Power Line RemovedA Metra service alert posted at 8:31 a.m. estimated that inbound and outbound trains could be from 30 to 160 minutes behind schedule.
Man Trying To Steal Copper Wire Killed By Downed Power LineAn unidentified man apparently trying to steal copper wire in a southwest suburban park was killed Wednesday night when a power line fell on him.
Snapped Power Line Sparks Fire, Stops CTA Purple LineThe storms Thursday night brought a power line down onto the Purple Line ‘L’ tracks in Evanston, sparking a blazing electrical fire and shutting down the line for about 2 1/2 hours.

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