Pink Line

Veronica Fuentes (Credit: Chicago Police)

Woman Charged With Lying About Attack, Abduction

A 39-year-old woman has been charged with filing a false police report, after allegedly lying about being attacked and kidnapped outside a CTA train station on the West Side.

04/17/2015

A woman tells police she was grabbed outside this CTA station over the weekend and held against her will for three days. (CBS)

Police: Story Of Kidnapping Outside CTA Station Is A Hoax

The purported victim told police she was hit in the head by a man around 8:45 a.m. Saturday outside the Pink Line Pulaski station. She said she had been dragged into an abandoned building and kept there for three days.

04/16/2015

A woman was kidnapped as she left the Pulaski Pink Line station on April 11, 2015, and held captive in a nearby abandoned building for three days. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Kidnapped, Held Captive For 3 Days In Abandoned Building

Police were warning residents in the North Lawndale neighborhood, after a woman was kidnapped near a CTA station in broad daylight, and held captive for three days.

04/15/2015

CTA riders crowd the platform at Fullerton on Monday morning, when switching problems cascaded into major delays on at least five train lines that use the elevated tracks in the Loop. (Supplied Photo)

Switching Problems Create Major CTA Delays In The Loop

Service on the ‘L’ tracks in the Loop was back to normal Monday afternoon, after a major headache during the morning commute forced the CTA to reroute three train lines, and riders were delayed as long as 90 minutes.

01/26/2015

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 Metra railroad crossing (credit: CBS)

Pink Line Train, Car Collide In Cicero

Service was disrupted between Pulaski and 54th/Cermak for a little more than an hour.

11/12/2013

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

Chicago Police have released photos of a suspect wanted for robberies on the Pink Line. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Release Photos Of Pink Line Robberies Suspect

The Chicago Police have released photos of a suspect involved in at least two robberies on the Pink Line.

02/16/2013

A 4-11 alarm was called for the fire in the 2400 block of West 21st Place about 1:45 p.m.  (Credit: CBS)

Extra-Alarm Warehouse Fire Struck Out

Service on the CTA’s Pink Line has been suspended between the 54th/Cermak and Polk stations because of the fire, which is near CTA property between California and Western avenues.

12/29/2012

The interior of the new CTA railcars. (Credit: CTA)

CTA’s Loop Problems May Not Be Entirely Fixed Until Saturday

Problems with switches at one of the busiest rail junctions on the CTA’s rapid transit system made a mess out of the homebound commute Friday evening and could mean delays until at least Saturday afternoon on lines that use the Loop L tracks.

12/07/2012

A man hangs from a concrete bridge abutment on the elevated Pink Line tracks near 16th and Paulina streets, after apparently trying to climb down from the tracks. (Credit: CBS)

Cops Rescue Man Who Tried To Jump From Elevated CTA Tracks

Police officers rescued a man who nearly fell off of elevated Pink Line tracks on Thursday, after he walked along the tracks for several blocks, then apparently tried to jump from a concrete bridge abutment.

06/28/2012

Granville Red Line Stop

CTA Construction Means More Delays, Station Closings

Construction work means delays and station closings for CTA ‘L’ riders in the Loop and at one north side Red Line station.

06/02/2012

The interior of the new CTA railcars. (Credit: CTA)

After Fixing Flaws, CTA Reintroduces New Pink Line Trains

CTA’s newest ‘L’ cars will be reintroduced on the Pink Line beginning Sunday, but you will have to look hard to find them.

05/05/2012

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA To Begin Reconstruction Of Loop Tracks This Weekend

CTA Brown, Orange and Pink Line riders are in for delays and reroutes this weekend, as the CTA begins the latest phase of track reconstruction on the Loop elevated train tracks.

04/18/2012

CTA Pink Line Train

Citing ‘Caution,’ CTA Pulls 40 Rail Cars From Pink Line

The Chicago Transit Authority has pulled 40 new rail cars from service because of a problem with a part on the so-called “5000-Series” model, which has been used on the Pink Line.

12/16/2011

The interior of the new CTA railcars. (Credit: CTA)

CTA Unveils New Rail Cars, Will Debut On Pink Line

The CTA on Tuesday unveiled its new rail cars, which will debut on the Pink Line.

11/08/2011

CTA 'L' Train (File Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

CTA Rider: Reroute Loop Trains To Reduce Delays

If you’re tried of sitting in delays on the Loop ‘L,’ a fellow rider has a plan to speed things up.

WBBM Newsradio–09/05/2011

CTA Pink Line Train

Orange, Pink Line Trains Rerouted In Loop On Sunday

Orange and Pink Line trains will be rerouted Downtown Sunday for structural maintenance work in the Loop.

08/28/2011

An elevated Chicago Transit Authority train (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Best Date Spots Off The “L”

The Chicago ‘L’ is the nation’s most romantic transit system. I must get stuck on the wrong train cars. Anyways, I’ve compiled a list of the best date spots near each of the five top mobile love shacks in Chicago. To your love!

06/13/2011

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