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Burst Pipe, Icy Mezzanine Prompt Closure Of Red Line Stop

Conditions improved and service resumed at the Chicago/State station at 6:55 a.m.

01/07/2014

A CTA train. (CBS)

CTA Trains Delayed By Extreme Cold

CTA Purple Line service is resuming after Monday’s frigid weather shut it down for about an hour and caused delays on multiple other train lines during the morning commute.

01/06/2014

A CTA train. (CBS)

Woman Suffers Minor Injury After Fall Onto CTA Tracks

A woman suffered only minor injuries Friday, after she fell on the tracks at a CTA Red Line station, and came into contact with a train.

12/20/2013

File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Man Shot At Argyle Red Line Stop In Uptown

The man, 20, was at the station in the 1100 block of West Argyle Street shortly after 2 a.m. when a gunman approached, yelled gang slogans and fired, hitting him in the shoulder.

12/18/2013

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

Authorities: Person Struck, Killed By Red Line Train In Englewood

Red Line trains are resuming normal service after a person was struck and killed by a train Wednesday in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, authorities said.

12/04/2013

A nude woman boarded a CTA L Train and claimed she was the "goddess of the train." (Credit: Kevin O'Neil/CTA Tattler at ChicagoNow.com)

Nude Woman Boards Red Line, Claims To Be ‘Goddess Of The Train’

A 31-year-old woman is undergoing a psychiatric evaluation after she jumped a turnstile and boarded an ‘L’ train — naked.

11/17/2013

Brian Eckerman. (Credit: CBS)

Man Pulls Woman From CTA Tracks With Train Barreling Toward Them

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports he came to his Red Line stop at Argyle for the 9:05 train and in an instant it became life or death.

11/12/2013

A car-carrying semi-trailer truck crashed on the Dan Ryan Expressway on Oct. 20, 2013, jumping a barrier wall, and landing on the Red Line tracks near 69th Street. (Credit: NVP Video)

Semi-Truck Jumps Wall On Dan Ryan, Lands On Red Line Tracks

A car-carrying semi-truck jumped the concrete wall separating the Dan Ryan Expressway from the CTA Red Line Sunday night, landing on the newly repaired tracks and damaging the third rail.

10/21/2013

A Red Line train arrives at the 95th Street station on Oct. 20, 2013, the first day the south end of the Red Line reopened, following a five-month rebuild. (Credit: CBS)

Rebuilt Red Line South Gets First Rush Hour Test

As the rebuilt Dan Ryan branch of the CTA’s Red Line got its first rush hour test Monday morning, commuters were giving a thumbs up to the faster, smoother rides between 95th Street and downtown.

10/21/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

South End Of CTA Red Line Reopens

A relief for CTA passengers who travel to and from the South Side: The Red Line reconstruction project is over.

10/20/2013

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

CTA Ready To Roll Out New Red Line On Sunday

The rebuilt south branch of the CTA’s Red Line will reopen on Sunday, and transit officials on Thursday offered a preview of what’s in store for riders.

10/17/2013

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

Reconstruction Of Red Line South Nears Completion

A week from Monday, the CTA Red Line is expected to reopen between Roosevelt Road and the 95th Street terminal.

10/13/2013

CTA train. (CBS)

CTA Plans To Bring 4G Service To Subways

Riders will be able to easily update their Facebook status from deep underground on the CTA’s subways.

10/03/2013

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

Red Line South Reconstruction To Be Completed In Five Weeks

Reopening of the line is expected no later than Oct. 19.

09/16/2013

Red Line Train Derails In Englewood

Normal service has resumed on the CTA Red Line after a train derailed early Thursday in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

08/22/2013

The Red Line reconstruction project is three months in, more than halfway done. (Credit: Vince Gerasole/CBS)

Three Months In, Red Line Project Running On Schedule

Monday marks the three month mark in the CTA’s five-month effort to rebuild the Red Line South from the ground up.

08/19/2013

The Red Line reconstruction project is three months in, more than halfway done. (Credit: Vince Gerasole/CBS)

CTA’s Massive Red Line Project Right On Track

Excuse the pun, but Red Line reconstruction is right on track.

08/15/2013

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

Man Struck, Killed By CTA Red Line Train

The CTA Red Line was shut down Sunday night after a man was struck and killed by a train near the State and Grand station, authorities said.

07/22/2013

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cops Warn About Robber Who Hit Red Line Subway Stop

Police were seeking a man who has been ripping off cell phones and purses in and around a South Loop subway stop.

07/12/2013

Six weeks into a project to overhaul the entire Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line, crews work to replace tracks and upgrade the station at 47th Street. (Credit: CBS)

CTA’s Red Line South Rehab Running Smoothly

Six weeks in, the CTA Red Line South reconstruction project remains on schedule and on budget.

WBBM Newsradio–07/03/2013

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