The employee was working with a shovel along the northbound tracks of the Yellow Line, about two blocks from the Oakton Street station.
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.
A water main break Wednesday morning snagged Northwest Highway in Park Ridge.
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.
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.
Seven people were injured early Thursday in a crash on busy Elmhurst Road in Des Plaines.
Seven people are injured after a three-car crash in Park Ridge overnight, which followed a chase that went on for several miles.
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.
A man was killed when he missed a turn and drove his vehicle into an elevated railroad embankment this morning in Evanston.
Two people were struck in the head during separate attacks that police in Evanston are investigating.