Dozens of passengers riding in a westbound Blue Line train were injured Monday morning when the runaway train hit it.
The circumstances surrounding Monday’s collision on the CTA’s Blue Line were so unusual that police at first suspected it had to be a deliberate, criminal act.
“My military training played a big role in how I reacted,” said Spc. Jovanta Duncan. “I assessed the situation and took action.”
The Better Government Association has found that local police are allowed to work when they’re close to what’s considered drunk.
A 28-year-old man is dead, after falling onto the tracks at the Forest Park Blue Line ‘L’ terminal Tuesday night.
Two Chicago men suspected of armed robbery were arrested early Monday following a foot chase across the Blue Line train tracks and the Eisenhower Expressway, police said.
Police in west suburban Forest Park are on the lookout for two suspects involved in a shooting over a cell phone this past weekend.
Equipment problems on the Forest Park branch of the CTA’s Blue Line have resulted in single-track service between the Harlem and Forest Park stations on that line Sunday morning.
Four years after the murder of a Forest Park man, police have re-released a photo of a man they want to find and question.
Gov. Pat Quinn on Saturday announced nearly $4.3 million in federal funding to increase affordable housing and stabilize communities in three west suburban Cook County communities.
The Forest Park branch of the Blue Line was shut down along its westernmost stretch Friday morning, for a report of a suspicious package that turned out to be a false alarm.
A school bus driver dropped off a five-year-old boy at the wrong stop in Richton Park on the first day of kindergarten earlier this week.
The body of a man was found male was pulled from the Des Plaines River Tuesday in west suburban Forest Park.
Two men have been charged with beating and stomping a 71-year-old grandmother in a Forest Park grocery store parking lot.
Late-night Blue Line riders should allow extra travel time this week as maintenance work is expected to cause delays.
Bellwood, Berwyn, Forest Park, Maywood and Oak Park are moving ahead with plans to renovate homes and apartment buildings for low- and moderate-income families.
Police said the suspects – two men and a woman – watched the elderly woman inside the Ultra Foods Store at 7520 Roosevelt Road on February 11th and then followed her to the parking lot where the severely beat her.
A driver who allegedly pointed a gun at a motorist during a high-speed chase through the western and northwestern suburbs has been arrested in Rockford.
A man used a hammer to smash five windows of businesses along Roosevelt Road.