Red Line Revamp In Uptown Has Already Paid Economic Benefits, Alderman SaysStarting Monday, trains will use the new elevated tracks at Wilson. Then, crews will start demolishing the old tracks, built a century ago.
One Dead, Two Wounded In Ravenswood StabbingParamedics were called to Sunnyside and Leavitt about 4 p.m. for a report of a stabbing. One victim, a female of unknown age, was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where she later died.
Woman Sexually Assaulted On Red Line TrainThe incident occurred around 11 p.m. June 16 on a train near the Wilson stop in the 4600 block of North Broadway.
CTA To Close 2 North Side Stations For Red/Purple Line RenovationsThe CTA’s ambitious $1.7 billion Red and Purple Modernization project will be completed in two phases over four years, starting with the closure of the Lawrence and Berwyn stations for 18 months beginning in 2017.
Red Line, Purple Line Express Riders Face A Year Of Longer Morning CommutesStarting March 9, when the next phase of the CTA’s Wilson Station Reconstruction project begins, the westernmost of four tracks between Wilson and Belmont will be taken out of commission and the Purple Express trains that use it now will instead share a Red Line North track during the morning rush hour.
Will Sonic Help Lead To Revival In Uptown? Typically, a ground-breaking for a fast food restaurant, would not merit a mention on a newscast.
Two Teens Missing From South Side Group HomePolice are seeking a two teenage girls who are missing from the same group home on the South Side.
CTA To Receive Grant To Upgrade Wilson 'L' StopThe Chicago Transit Authority will receive federal aid to replace old buses and one of the biggest eyesores on its 'L' system.