Police Activity


Police Activity Slows Northbound Red Line Trains

Red Line ‘L’ train service was disrupted early Tuesday afternoon, due to what the Chicago Transit Authority only called police activity at the Addison stop near Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

Michigan Avenue Closed

Michigan Avenue Briefly Closed After Someone Hears Explosion

Michigan Avenue was briefly shut down between Lake and Madison streets due to police activity.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2012

NATO Briefing

Businesses, Building Managers Debriefed On NATO Summit Safety

As the NATO summit approaches, the host committee is making sure local businesses and residential building managers how to protect themselves when the summit is in progress.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012


Red Line Trains Rerouted To ‘L’ Tracks Due To Reports Of Explosive

The Chicago Transit Authority to rerouted Red Line trains out of the subway Friday morning, after someone reported a passenger was carrying an explosive.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2012

Police swarm the scene of a standoff with offenders who were holed up Monday night in the 4600 block of North Broadway. (CBS)

Cops Surround Building In Uptown, CTA Suspends Service On Red, Purple Lines

A police standoff at an Uptown building Monday night prompted the CTA to suspend service at several stations on the North Side, causing headaches for thousands of commuters.


Kelli O'Laughlin (Courtesy: O'Laughlin Family)

New Activity In Probe Of Suburban Girl’s Murder

Police investigating the murder of a 14-year-old Indian Head Park girl said they still don’t have a suspect in the case, but there was a big spike in police activity on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2011

Blue Line Station Reopens After Suspicious Package Found

The Blue line subway stop at Jackson Boulevard, and the pedestrian tunnel that connects to the Red Line, have reopened Wednesday afternoon, more than two hours after they were closed due to a suspicious package.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2011