Oakton Street

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

CTA Worker Hospitalized After Touching Third Rail On Yellow Line

The employee was working with a shovel along the northbound tracks of the Yellow Line, about two blocks from the Oakton Street station.

02/18/2014

A school bus is hooked on a tow truck after crashing into five cars along Oakton Street, on the border between Park Ridge and Niles. Police said the driver suffered a medical episode. No children were on the bus. (Credit: CBS)

School Bus Involved In Multiple Crashes, Pushes Car Into House

Police in northwest suburban Park Ridge said a school bus was involved in five separate crashes Tuesday afternoon, including one that sent a car into a house.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2013

Park Ridge Water Main Break

Water Main Break Snags Northwest Highway In Park Ridge

A water main break Wednesday morning snagged Northwest Highway in Park Ridge.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

Skokie Shooting

Shots Fired At Car In Downtown Skokie During Afternoon Rush

A man pulled a gun and shot up a car in downtown Skokie during rush hour Thursday night, a few feet from the new Oakton Street CTA station.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2012

Gas Station

Evanston Shell Station Gives Away Gas For An Hour And A Half

For an hour and a half Wednesday morning, traffic was jam-packed at a Shell station in Evanston, where they were giving away gas for free.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

Des Plaines Accident

7 Hurt In Crash On Elmhurst Road In Des Plaines

Seven people were injured early Thursday in a crash on busy Elmhurst Road in Des Plaines.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2011

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

7 Injured In Park Ridge Crash

Seven people are injured after a three-car crash in Park Ridge overnight, which followed a chase that went on for several miles.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2011

Skokie Swift

Worker Hurt On CTA Yellow Line

A construction worker was injured early Tuesday while working on the CTA Yellow Line in Skokie, reportedly after a steel beam fell on the worker’s leg.

03/08/2011

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Man Killed In Evanston Crash

A man was killed when he missed a turn and drove his vehicle into an elevated railroad embankment this morning in Evanston.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2011

Police Generic

2 Hit In Head In Evanston Robberies

Two people were struck in the head during separate attacks that police in Evanston are investigating.

11/18/2010