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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

Red Line Train

Argyle Station Reopens On Red Line, Berwyn Stop Closes For Renovation

CHICAGO (CBS) — One more station has closed and another is reopening after getting a face-lift on the CTA’s Red Line. The Argyle station reopened at 10 p.m. Friday, and is the fourth to reopen […]

CBS Chicago–10/06/2012

A CTA Red Line train sits at the Granville station, after one car of the train improperly switched to the wrong track, leading to major delays on the Red Line on Oct. 1, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

CTA Red Line Service Resumes After Switching Problem

A rail switching error led to major delays on the CTA’s Red Line in the Edgewater neighborhood on Monday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2012

CTA RED LINE

Loyola Student Electrocuted By Third Rail On Red Line

A Loyola University senior is dead, after falling onto the electrified third rail on the CTA Red Line tracks early Saturday.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2012

CTA RED LINE

CTA Seeks Artists To Enhance Red Line Stops

The Chicago Transit Authority has launched a search for artists who will spruce up and bring some expression to seven Red Line stops along the north lakefront.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2012

CTA RED LINE

CTA Picks Contract For Red Line Work; 30 Percent To Go To Minority, Women-Owned Firms

The Chicago Transit Authority has selected a contractor to handle the massive rehabilitation project for the South Red Line, and the firm will subcontract about 30 percent of the work to minority- and women-owned businesses.

09/12/2012

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Suspects Sought In Red Line Robberies On South Side

Police are searching for two young men who have robbed Red Line train commuters at gunpoint on the South Side.

09/09/2012

Red Line Train

Argyle Red Line Station Closing For 6 Weeks On Friday

The North Side’s Argyle Red Line stop will close for up to six weeks starting Friday as crews work on long overdue repairs to the century-old station.

08/21/2012

Red Line Train

Thorndale Red Line Stop To Close For Renovations

The Chicago Transit Authority is set to close the Thorndale Red Line ‘L’ station Friday night, as part of its program to give facelifts to seven stops along the North Side leg of the line.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2012

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