Green Line

Metal brackets and chunks of wood cleared off of Van Buren Street after apparently falling from the L tracks. (Credit; Rory Rice)

Loop Train Service Back To Normal After Derailment Caused Big Delays

CTA is restoring service after a train derailment halted trains in the Loop.

06/17/2014

Pace Bus

Pace To Offer New Express Service To Brookfield Zoo

Pace wants to make it easier this summer for CTA riders to get to the Brookfield Zoo.

05/15/2014

A camera inside a room that CTA workers say is sometimes used to change clothing. (CBS)

Lawsuit Accuses CTA Of Filming Employees Changing Clothes

Five CTA current and former employees have sued the agency, claiming it placed hidden cameras in an area used as a changing room at a station on the Green Line, and recorded them undressing last year.

04/11/2014

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Person On Tracks Halts Green Line Trains On South Side

A person was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious to critical condition, the Chicago Fire Department said.

03/08/2014

A CTA train. (CBS)

Autopsy: Man Found Dead On Green Line Tracks Was Hit By Train

Service along the CTA Green Line was interrupted for several hours Saturday morning after a train conductor found a dead man on the tracks near a West Side rail station.

03/08/2014

A CTA train. (CBS)

CTA Trains Delayed By Extreme Cold

CTA Purple Line service is resuming after Monday’s frigid weather shut it down for about an hour and caused delays on multiple other train lines during the morning commute.

01/06/2014

An 18-year-old woman was sexually assaulted while walking home near 63rd and Marshfield on Monday. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Raped Near CTA Stop In West Englewood

Police said the attack happened around 10:30 p.m. Monday, near the Green Line station at 63rd Street and Ashland Avenue.

11/12/2013

A CTA Green Line train pulls into the Central Avenue station. (Credit: CBS)

Green Line Service Resumes After Bomb Threat

Service to the West Side on the CTA’s Green Line train resumed early Thursday about an hour after officials shut the train line down after receiving a bomb threat.

08/29/2013

Red Line Train Derails In Englewood

Normal service has resumed on the CTA Red Line after a train derailed early Thursday in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

08/22/2013

Indiana stop on the Green Line. (Credit: CBS)

Description From iPhone Theft Victim Helps Cops Arrest Suspect

He survived the terrifying –a fellow passenger on the Green Line– with a gun demanding his iPhone. But this passenger’s quick thinking helped police catch up with the suspect, reports CBS 2’s Brad Edwards.

05/28/2013

CTA riders prepare to board a Red Line train running on the Green Line tracks at the Garfield station on May 20, 2013, after the Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line was shut down for a five-month track replacement project. (Credit: CBS)

CTA Commuters Get First Rush Hour Test Of Red Line South Shutdown

CTA officials said so far, so good on the first weekday of the five-month project to shut down the Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line, forcing tens of thousands of commuters to use shuttle buses or other alternate routes on the South Side.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2013

A CTA Red Line train pulls into the Cermak/Chinatown stop. (Credit: CBS)

Five-Month Shutdown Looming For South End Of CTA Red Line

It’s almost the end of the line for Red Line service on the South Side ahead of a massive construction project slated to begin on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Red Line Rehab Will Force 98,000 CPS Students To Find New Route To School

Nearly 100,000 Chicago Public Schools students would have to find a new way to get to class starting next week, once the CTA shuts down the south end of the Red Line for a major track overhaul.

05/16/2013

Jerome Brown is charged with killing 19-year-old Kevin Ambrose near the 47th Street station of the CTA Green Line on May 7, 2013. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Killing Columbia College Student

A 26-year-old man has been charged in the fatal drive-by shooting of a Columbia College student in the Bronzeville neighborhood earlier this week, while the victim was on his way to pick up a friend.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2013

Kevin Ambrose was shot and killed while he was walking to the 47th Street Green Line Stop. (Credit: CBS)

Friends Pay Tribute To Fatally Shot Columbia College Student

He was just going to pick up a friend, but he never made it. 19-year-old Columbia College student Kevin Ambrose was killed by a drive-by shooter late last night.

05/08/2013

Chicago police investigate after a 19-year-old man was shot and killed outside the 47th Street station on the CTA Green Line on May 7, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Man Slain In Drive-By Shooting Outside Green Line Station

A man was gunned-down during a drive-by shooting in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood Tuesday night, just steps from the overhead 47th Street Green Line train platform.

05/08/2013

Brown Line, Wells Street Bridge

Wells Street Bridge Reconstruction To Disrupt CTA Service

The second phase of reconstruction of the Wells Street Bridge begins Friday night.

04/24/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Green Line Ashland/63rd Branch To Shut Down For Weekend Work

Preparation for spring construction on the CTA’s Red Line will lead to the shutdown of weekend service on the Ashland/63rd branch of the Green Line for three consecutive weekends beginning at 10 p.m. Friday.

03/29/2013

Anthony Jackson is accused of stomping a man to death on a CTA train platform. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Murder Suspect Asks For Low Bond To Take College Exams

A public defender’s plea for a low bond so a murder suspect could take his college exams fell on deaf ears, as a judge set his bail at $500,000.

03/21/2013

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2 Dead, 15 Wounded In Weekend Violence

One man was beaten to death at a CTA station, a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot and at least 15 other people were wounded in separate acts of violence across the city this weekend.

03/18/2013

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