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Suspicious Package Cleared In Hyde Park; Metra Trains Running Again

A suspicious package at a Metra station in the Hyde Park neighborhood halted trains for more than an hour on the South Side early Thursday afternoon.

01/16/2014

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Winter Storm Closes NWI Interstates, South Shore Line

The Indiana Department of Transportation has closed Interstate 94, both eastbound and westbound, between the Illinois state line and the U.S. 421 exit at Michigan City, and Interstate 65, both northbound and southbound, between U.S. 12/20 in Gary and mile marker 172 in Lafayette.

01/06/2014

Jawaun Woods, suspect in South Shore train station stabbing. (Credit: Police provided photo)

Homeless Man Gets 20 Years For Knife Attack At East Chicago Train Station

Jawaun Dontell Woods, 25, pleaded guilty but mentally ill to the charge in the Nov. 26 assault at the South Shore station.

10/25/2013

Jawaun Woods, suspect in South Shore train station stabbing. (Credit: Police provided photo)

Suspect In South Shore Train Station Stabbing Identified

Indiana transit police have identified a suspect accused of stabbing a man outside the South Shore train station in East Chicago.

11/30/2012

Surveillance images of the suspect who robbed and slashed the throat of a man at the East Chicago train station on the South Shore Line on Nov. 26, 2012. The victim was treated and released from a local hospital. (Photo credit: NICTD Transit Police)

Man Slashed By Attacker At South Shore Train Station In East Chicago

Police are looking for the attacker who slashed a man’s throat Monday night at the South Shore Line train station in East Chicago, Ind.

11/27/2012

The South Shore Line. (CBS)

South Shore Train Service Restored East Of Hammond

Service on the South Shore commuter train line was temporarily suspended east of Hammond on Wednesday evening, due to damage to the overhead wires that power the trains.

11/14/2012

Metra

Metra Says It Lost $800,000 During NATO Summit

Metra says it lost $800,000 in revenues during the NATO Summit weekend last month, as riders stayed away.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2012

Commuter Train Security

Tight Security Remains In Place On Commuter Trains; Some Runs Canceled

While commuters riding the rails will face increased security Monday morning, some riders may not have any trains at all to catch.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2012

Train Commuters

Train Commuters Prepared For NATO Summit Restrictions

Commuters on Metra and South Shore Line trains are prepared for major headaches as the NATO Summit approaches in just two days.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2012

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Summit Could Mean Airport-Style Security On Metra Electric, South Shore Trains

Some stations on the Metra Electric Line and South Shore Line could be shut down during the upcoming NATO summit, and passengers at other stations could face airport-style security screenings, due to the Secret Service security plan that could be released as soon as Friday afternoon.

CBS 2–05/03/2012

The South Shore Line. (CBS)

South Shore, Metra Lines To Operate During NATO Summit

Good news for riders of the South Shore and Metra Electric lines: service will operate during the NATO Summit in May.

04/17/2012

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Woman Raped At Gary Train Station Killed In Hit-And-Run

A 69-year-old woman who was raped at a northwest Indiana train station in August was killed in a hit-and-run on Sunday.

11/29/2011

Aarion Mosley

Suspect Arrested In Rape At South Shore Train Station

A 16-year-old has been charged in the rape of a 68-year-old woman at a Gary train station earlier this month.

08/24/2011

Miller Station

Woman, 68, Raped At Gary Train Station

A 68-year-old woman in Gary, Ind., sought shelter at a train station, and instead ended up traumatized and hospitalized after someone attacked and raped her at the Miller stop on the South Shore Line.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

The South Shore Line. (CBS)

Reward Offered In South Shore Line Copper Thefts

Thieves make off with signal wire, slowing trains when signals flash only red.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2010

The South Shore Line. (CBS)

Copper Thieves Disrupt South Shore Line

Transit agency must scramble to make repairs to avoid commuter delays.

11/04/2010