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16th Street Mural

Alderman Wants Graffiti Artists To Paint Legitimate Murals

Ald. Danny Solis (25th) wants graffiti artists to redirect their pastime toward legitimate artwork – namely, murals along a railroad embankment in the Pilsen neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2012

A large stone fell from a CTA train embankment near 16th and State streets and ruptured a natural gas line on Feb. 13, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Huge Stone Falls From Train Embankment, Ruptures Gas Line

A large piece of stone fell from a railroad embankment in the South Loop on Monday, rupturing a gas line and prompting the evacuation of a nearby coffee shop.

CBS Chicago–02/13/2012

Illinois State Police

Man Killed After Car Crashes Into Railroad Embankment

A 47-year-old man was killed after his car failed to navigate a turn and struck a railroad embankment at a high speed.

02/24/2011

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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