Red Line

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police Warn Of Robberies Near 35th Street Red Line Station

If you’re headed to U.S. Cellular Field on Thursday night for the White Sox game, be careful. Police have issued a warning that robbers are targeting people using the Red Line, demanding money and threatening physical violence.

09/25/2014

No Bomb Found After Threat At Roosevelt Red Line Station

A threat about a bomb at the CTA Red Line Roosevelt station was called in about 11:15 p.m., and the police Bomb and Arson Unit investigated and later cleared the scene about an hour later.

09/23/2014

Artist rendering of what the new 95th Street Station will look like. (Credit: city of Chicago)

CTA Breaks Ground On New 95th Street Red Line, Bus Terminal

CTA and elected officials have officially broken ground on the sprawling new 95th street terminal planned for the Red line, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

09/22/2014

Surveillance images of a suspect wanted for allegedly groping a woman Wednesday morning on the Red Line. (Credit: Chicago Police)

“Person Of Interest” Questioned In Red Line Groping

Chicago police said detectives were questioning a person of interest Tuesday morning in the groping of a young woman on board a CTA Red Line train last week.

09/09/2014

Surveillance photo of the man who groped a woman on a Red Line train Wednesday morning. / photo from Chicago Police

Police Searching For Suspect In Red Line Groping

Chicago Police say a woman was sexually abused on the CTA Red Line during this morning’s rush hour, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.

09/03/2014

Firefighters work to clean up an acid spill from a tanker truck near 35th and Wentworth, just down the street from U.S. Cellular Field. (Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation)

Hundreds Of Gallons Of Acid Leaked From Truck Near U.S. Cellular Field

Fire Department crews were sent to 35th Street and Wentworth Avenue around 12:30 p.m., after a tanker truck carrying 3,500 gallons of muriatic acid began leaking its contents.

08/06/2014

Two suspects believed to have been stealing catalytic converters from cars in Chatham led police on a chase, before crashing near 79th and Vernon. One of the suspects fled on foot onto the Dan Ryan Expressway before he was arrested. (Credit: CBS)

Catalytic Converter Thieves Lead Police On Chase On South Side

At least two people were in custody Friday morning, after leading police on a chase when officers responded to reports of someone stealing the catalytic converter from a car in the Chatham neighborhood.

08/01/2014

Red Line Train

Man Arrested For Using Upskirt Camera On Woman Riding Red Line

A 36-year-old man has been arrested on misdemeanor charges, after a woman allegedly caught him trying to videotape up her skirt on a Red Line train on Tuesday.

07/23/2014

A conceptual rendering of "Sanctuary" by artist Doug Fogelson which will be installed at the CTA's 69th Street Red Line Station. (Rendering Supplied By City of Chicago)

CTA Unveils Renderings For Red Line Station Artwork

The city of Chicago and the CTA unveiled renderings on Monday for original artwork that will be installed on eight South Side Red Line stations between the Cermak-Chinatown stop and the 87th Street Station.

06/23/2014

The CTA has rebuilt 10 miles of the Red Line, from 95th Street to Chinatown. (CBS)

Far South Side Residents Endorse Red Line Extension

The CTA has an ambitious proposal in the works: extending the Red Line from 95th Street south to 130th, with four stops along the way. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

04/18/2014

Steve Johnson may be displaced by the planned overhaul of the Red, Purple and Brown lines. (Steve Miller)

Some North Side Residents Not Happy To Be Displaced By CTA Overhaul

WBBM’s Steve Miller has reaction from one of the areas that would be most affected.

04/17/2014

Artistic rendering of the track-level view of an elevated bypass project along the Red, Brown and Purple Lines north of the Belmont station in Lakeview. (Credit: CTA)

Tunney Wary Of Project For Lakeview “L” Overpass

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) said he’s not yet ready to embrace the CTA’s plans to build elevated bypass tracks that would eliminate a traffic bottleneck for three of its rail lines – the Red, Brown, and Purple – and speed up rush hour trains on the North Side.

04/17/2014

Artistic rendering of an elevated bypass project along the Brown, Red and Purple Lines in Lakeview. (Credit: CTA)

CTA Bypass Project Would Eliminate Bottleneck For Red, Brown, Purple Lines

The CTA would have to acquire and tear down 16 buildings in the Lakeview neighborhood to make way for a $320 million rail bypass that would eliminate a longstanding bottleneck along the Red, Brown, and Purple lines.

04/17/2014

A CTA train. (CBS)

CTA Still Examining Three Options To Extend Red Line South

The CTA says, contrary to published reports, it has NOT narrowed to two the list of potential routes for a Red Line extension to 130th Street. Nor is it in a position to move ahead with construction.

04/17/2014

Red Line Train

First Phase Of Red/Purple Line Rebuild May Start In 2017

Starting as early as 2017, the CTA plans to rebuild four stations and replace track and elevated structures on the north part of the Red Line.

04/16/2014

A  torn up sidewalk at the corner of Fullerton and Seminary Avenues. 
 (Credit: Justin Reash)

Chicago’s Crumbling Sidewalks Exposed By DePaul Students

Chicagoans hear a lot about potholes and how the city is filling thousands of them to make the streets safer for motorists. What about the sidewalks?

03/25/2014

One person was killed when a car hit a tow truck, then crashed into a wall dividing the Dan Ryan Expressway from the Red Line. The car flipped over during the crash. (Credit: CBS)

Woman Dead In Crash On Dan Ryan

A 25-year-old woman was killed when her car hit a tow truck, then crashed into a wall dividing the Dan Ryan Expressway from the CTA Red Line near 87th Street early Monday morning.

03/24/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Man Robbed, Raped Near CTA Station

A 24-year-old man told police he was robbed and sexually assaulted at knifepoint near the North and Clybourne CTA station at 1 a.m. Tuesday.

01/28/2014

A CTA Red Line train pulls into the Cermak/Chinatown stop. (Credit: CBS)

Incidents Of Feces On L Trains Increasing In Cold Weather

The cold weather has created an unpleasant trend on the CTA’s Red Line.

01/20/2014

Firefighters respond to the scene of a person on the Red Line tracks on the South Side. (CBS)

Person On Red Line Tracks Disrupts Service, Traffic On Dan Ryan

A person threatening to jump onto the Red Line tracks near 79th Street station disrupted rail service forced the temporary closure of some lanes of the Dan Ryan Expressway during the Thursday afternoon rush.

01/16/2014

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