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Teen Arrested For Molesting Girls On Red Line Train

Police have arrested a teenager suspected of molesting underage girls on a CTA Red Line train last month.

05/03/2013

CTA train. (CBS)

Suspicious Package Reported At Thorndale Red Line Station

The Chicago Police Bomb and Arson determined early Friday that a “suspicious” package left at a North Side CTA station was not, in fact, a threat.

04/19/2013

Red Line Train

Massive Red Line Project Begins In A Month

The countdown is on: In just about a month, the CTA will begin the Red Line reconstruction project.

04/15/2013

Prince Watson

Teen Gets 32 Years For iPhone Murder At CTA ‘L’ Station

A teen was sentenced to 32 years in prison Friday after admitting he pushed a woman to her death on a CTA staircase after stealing another commuter’s iPhone, the Sun-Times is reporting.

04/12/2013

CTA train. (CBS)

CTA Plans To Upgrade Wireless Service On Trains

The CTA says it plans to upgrade its wireless network so passengers can use their cell phones even in its subways and going through tunnels.

04/03/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Green Line Ashland/63rd Branch To Shut Down For Weekend Work

Preparation for spring construction on the CTA’s Red Line will lead to the shutdown of weekend service on the Ashland/63rd branch of the Green Line for three consecutive weekends beginning at 10 p.m. Friday.

03/29/2013

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Man Stabbed On CTA Red Line Platform

Charges were pending Tuesday morning against a 33-year-old man who suspected of stabbing another man during an altercation at a CTA Red Line station on the Near North Side Monday night.

03/26/2013

Cameron Griggs (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Man Charged In Attack On Red Line Train

Cameron Griggs, 19, allegedly was with four other males who attacked two females and a male on a Red Line train at 15 W. 69th St.

03/18/2013

A CTA train. (CBS)

Man Killed After Being Pinned Under Train At South Side Red Line Station

Most of the CTA’s Red Line trains were suspended for about two hours on the South Side Thursday night because a man was killed by a train, authorities said.

03/15/2013

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Man Grabs Teenage Girl Going To School On Red Line

Police are looking for a man who grabbed a girl in a sexual manner as she exited a Red Line train on her way to school Monday morning in the Loop.

03/12/2013

Surveillance photos of a man suspected of trying to sexually assault a 22-year-old woman on Feb. 24, 2013, after she got off a Red Line train at the Garfield station. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Seek Man Who Tried To Rape Woman Near Garfield Red Line Stop

Police are asking for help finding the man suspected of trying to rape a woman after she got off a CTA Red Line train on the South Side last month.

03/07/2013

Brown Line, Wells Street Bridge

Bridge Work To Make Commute A Headache For Brown, Purple Line Riders

This morning’s commute might be a big hassle for thousands who depend on the CTA’s Brown and Purple lines.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2013

Brown Line Train

Brown Line Service Disrupted During Wells Street Bridge Construction

Attention Brown and Red Line CTA riders: Your commute is about to change in a major way.

02/28/2013

Red Line Train

CTA Offering Free Rides To Commuters Inconvenienced By Red Line Overhaul

The CTA has set May 19 as the date it will shut down the south branch of the Red Line, between Roosevelt and 95th. But it is hoping to keep riders by offering many of them free rides.

02/21/2013

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Person Hit By Red Line Train, Critically Hurt At Chicago Stop

Red Line trains are rerouted Wednesday night after a train hit and critically injured a person at the Chicago Avenue subway station on the Near North Side Wednesday evening, officials said.

02/20/2013

James Shorty. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

DNA Links Suspect To Red Line Sex Assault

Investigators say a DNA indexing system led them to the man accused of a sexual assault on Chicago’s north side.

01/02/2013

Anthony Kuber, 31, was shot during a robbery in which his iPhone was stolen. (CBS)

Man Recovering After Being Shot Over An iPhone

“Three of my fingers were literally, pretty much hanging off my hand, and that’s pretty scary,” says 31-year-old Anthony Kuber. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports.

12/27/2012

Anthony Kuber, 31, was shot as robbers tried to take his iPhone. (CBS)

Man Shot Five Times During iPhone Robbery

Anthony Kuber was just trying to surrender to robbers, but he took five gunshots instead.

11/08/2012

A CTA Red Line train derailed near the Granville station on Nov. 5, 2012. No one was injured, but service on the Red Line, Purple Line, and Yellow Line was disrupted for several hours. (Credit: CBS)

Red Line Service Back To Normal After Derailment At Granville

Normal service resumed on the Red Line Monday morning after an eight-car train derailed Sunday afternoon on the North Side, authorities said.

11/05/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel shakes hands with one of 36 new CTA bus drivers who started work on Oct. 15, 2012. The CTA is hiring 400 new bus drivers in time for the overhaul of the south branch of the Red Line next year. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya, WBBM)

CTA Hiring Hundreds Of New Bus Drivers Ahead Of Red Line Overhaul

Three dozen new bus drivers have graduated from the CTA training program, in preparation for next year’s massive Red Line reconstruction project.

WBBM Newsradio–10/15/2012

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