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You Should Take Your Pants Off And Ride ‘The L’

If you’ve always wanted to ride a CTA train without any pants on, here’s your chance. And you won’t even get kicked off (or arrested).


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.


Chicago Looking To Boost ‘Cultural Mile’ With Entertainment Offerings

City officials are giving you a new reason to visit the often forgotten stretch of Michigan Avenue.


Roosevelt College and Career Academy In Gary, Ind. (CBS)

Inspectors Find Mold In Gary, Ind. School

A state health inspector described a strong, musty odor after testing for mold inside Roosevelt College and Career Academy earlier this month.


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Two Shot Near Roosevelt CTA Station

Around 11:10 a.m., a 57-year-old man and a 30-year-old man were shot in the 1100 block of South State Street.


The suspect is described as a 20- to 30-year-old Asian man with a medium build and short black hair, police said. He wore glasses, blue jeans and carried a backpack.(Credit: Police News Affairs)

Police: Man Touches Woman’s Leg At South Loop CTA Station

Police are looking for man who inappropriately touched a woman at a South Loop CTA station Tuesday morning.


Aidan was born in his parents' van in Cicero, while his parents were driving to the hospital, but his mother couldn't wait to deliver him. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Dad Helps Deliver Baby In Van In Cicero

Hector Morales was rushing to get his pregnant wife Kathryn Engle to the hospital had to pull over at a gas station in Cicero and help is wife deliver the baby in their van.



Report: CTA Red Line Targeted Most By Criminals

Passengers on the CTA Red Line may want to be more alert, as new research says it’s the line most targeted by criminals.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2012

A group of CTA riders participates in the "No Pants Subway Ride" on Jan. 8, 2012 at the Roosevelt subway station on the CTA Red Line. The event started in New York, as part of an improv performance. (Credit: Nancy Harty, WBBM)

CTA Riders Drop Trou For ‘No Pants Subway Ride’

It was pretty warm on Sunday, for early January; warm enough for scores of CTA riders to board trains without any pants.

CBS Chicago–01/08/2012

Police investigate the scene of where a man was shot at a South Loop CTA station on Monday night. (CBS)

2 Teens Charged In South Loop ‘L’ Stop Shooting

Two teenage boys have been charged in a shooting that left a man wounded at the busy Roosevelt Road ‘L’ platform in the South Loop.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

Members of the Guardian Angels were patrolling the Roosevelt CTA train station on Dec. 27, 2011, a day after a 21-year-old man was shot at the station. (Credit: CBS)

Guardian Angels To Patrol Roosevelt CTA Station After Shooting

The Guardian Angels are patrolling near the CTA’s Roosevelt train station after a 21-year-old man was shot there Monday night.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2011