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Police: Red Line Sexual Assault Claim Unfounded

Police are now saying a woman’s claim that she was sexually assaulted on a CTA train is unfounded, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

06/27/2015

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Woman Sexually Assaulted On Red Line Train

The incident occurred around 11 p.m. June 16 on a train near the Wilson stop in the 4600 block of North Broadway.

06/25/2015

This suspect robbed a Loop bank Friday but may have been undone by a GPS device hidden in a bag of money. (FBI)

Bank Robber Undone By Planted Tracking Device In Money Bag

Authorities reportedly were able to zero in on the suspect through a GPS device that had been placed in a bag of money he took from First American Bank, 33 W. Monroe.

05/22/2015

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Two Taken To Hospital After Person Falls On Red Line Tracks

A female of unknown age fell on the tracks at the Lake station at 188 N. State St. about 9:20 a.m., according to the CTA and Fire Media Affairs. It was unclear whether she was hit by the train. The train conductor also was taken to Northwestern, authorities said. He did not suffer any physical injuries, but was shaken up by the incident.

05/13/2015

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Police Charge Suspect In Attempted Rape On CTA

Ronald Sparks, 34, was detained early Monday after he was observed smoking on a CTA train car, police said. He allegedly attacked a female rider over the weekend on the Red Line.

05/11/2015

Surveillance footage of a man suspected of attempting to sexually assault a woman on a North Side Red Line train early Sunday. (Credit: Chicago Police)

CTA Red Line Assault Suspect Arrested

Police have a suspect in custody following an attempted sexual assault on the CTA Red Line.

05/11/2015

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Police: Man Attempted To Sexually Assault Woman On Red Line Train

A man allegedly tried to sexually assault a woman on the Red Line train early Sunday morning, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.

05/10/2015

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CTA To Close 2 North Side Stations For Red/Purple Line Renovations

The CTA’s ambitious $1.7 billion Red and Purple Modernization project will be completed in two phases over four years, starting with the closure of the Lawrence and Berwyn stations for 18 months beginning in 2017.

04/29/2015

Design rendering for the planned reconstruction of the Wilson Red Line station, looking west on Wilson Ave from Broadway showing the new ‘L’ structure, modern main entrance on the left, and platforms overhead. (Credit: CTA)

Delays Ahead For Red, Purple Lines As CTA Wilson Project Enters Next Phase

Nearly two years of delays begin Monday morning for rush hour riders on the CTA’s Red Line and Purple Express trains.

03/09/2015

CTA train. (CBS)

Red Line, Purple Line Express Riders Face A Year Of Longer Morning Commutes

Starting March 9, when the next phase of the CTA’s Wilson Station Reconstruction project begins, the westernmost of four tracks between Wilson and Belmont will be taken out of commission and the Purple Express trains that use it now will instead share a Red Line North track during the morning rush hour.

02/27/2015

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

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Construction To Close Portions Of CTA Red, Green Lines Throughout Weekend

From 10 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Sunday, southbound Red Line trains will be rerouted from the subway to the elevated tracks between the Fullerton and Cermak-Chinatown stations. From 1:40 a.m. Saturday to 4 a.m. Monday, Green Line service between the Roosevelt and 35th-Bronzeville-IIT stations will be suspended.

01/23/2015

Chicago police released a surveillance picture of a suspect who ran off with cell phones at the Red Line Wilson stop. (Chicago Police)

Teen Charged With Stealing Cellphones At Red Line Wilson Station

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with stealing cellphones on Red Line CTA trains at the Wilson station throughout the last three weeks in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side.

01/18/2015

Ivan Corona-Gutierrez | photo from Chicago Police

Man Charged With Lighting Recyling Container On Fire At Red Line Station

Bond was set at $100,000 for a West Side man charged with arson for setting fire to a CTA recycling container earlier this month at a Near North Side subway station.

01/17/2015

Chicago police released a surveillance picture of a suspect who ran off with cell phones at the Red Line Wilson stop. (Chicago Police)

Suspect Grabs Cell Phones, Dashes From Red Line Trains: Police

In three incidents in less than a month, the suspect grabs a cellphone from a person’s hand and runs off the train in the Uptown neighborhood.

01/16/2015

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Police Warn Of Cell Phone Thefts On CTA Red Line Trains

In three incidents, the suspect grabs a cellphone from a person’s hand and runs off the train, according to a community alert from Chicago Police.

01/16/2015

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Man Fatally Struck By Red Line Train On North Side

A man was fatally struck by a Red Line train early Sunday in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side, police said.

01/04/2015

Chicago police say these four suspects took part in a Dec. 7 robbery on the Red Line. (Chicago Police)

Guardian Angels Hand Out Flyers Of Red Line Robbery Suspects

The Guardian Angels have been passing out fliers at the Garfield CTA Red Line stop – fliers that show photos of the four young men believed to have robbed and beaten a 21-year-old man on the Red Line three weeks ago.

12/28/2014

Chicago police say these four suspects took part in a Dec. 7 robbery on the Red Line. (Chicago Police)

Police Release Surveillance Images In Red Line Robbery

Chicago police are asking in identifying four suspects who allegedly robbed a CTA passenger after soliciting donations for a basketall team.

12/26/2014

A shooting left two people wounded at the 95th Red Line Station. (Credit: CBS)

Two Wounded In Shooting At 95th Street Red Line Station

A man and a woman were both shot and critically injured Wednesday night at the 95th Street Red Line station on the South Side.

12/25/2014

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