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A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Group Stresses Railroad Safety After Deaths Rise In 2013

More people than ever have been killed or injured by trains in Illinois and elsewhere, and safety advocates said it’s largely because of people being distracted by using their smartphones and other mobile devices.

04/08/2014

A Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Suicides Way Up On Naperville Railroad Tracks

Four times in the last six months, men from Naperville have stepped in front of a train and ended their lives.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011