CEO Confident Metra Will Avoid Last Winter's Weather DelaysAfter a solid performance in its first major winter weather test on Tuesday, Metra’s top official said the commuter rail agency has been spending what it takes to keep the system running as smoothly as possible during the bitter cold.
Seven Years After Murder, Victim's Family Still Waiting For JusticeReginald Potts was arrested just three months after the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend Nailah Franklin in 2007. He's yet to go to trial. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Metra UP North Line Trains Delayed After Tree Falls On TracksMetra UP North Line trains were running again Wednesday morning, although with delays of up to 54 minutes, after a tree fell on the tracks near Kenilworth.
Southwest Suburbs Hit Hardest By Flooding; Burbank Schools ClosedHeavy rains have caused major flooding across much of the Chicago area overnight, especially in the southwest suburbs, where at least two school districts were forced to cancel classes at all its schools.
Metra BNSF Railway Service Restored After Two Killed By TrainService on Metra's BNSF Railway was back to normal Friday morning, although with some minor delays, the morning after a train struck and killed two people in the Little Village neighborhood.
Normal Blue Line Service Resuming After Major DelaysAfter commuters had to deal with nearly four hours of major delays on the Blue Line, due to a power outage on tracks near a downtown subway station, CTA officials said service was returning to normal Wednesday afternoon.
Second Delay For Metra BNSF Line, After Train Hits Car In HinsdaleTrains on Metra’s BNSF Railway were halted near west suburban Hinsdale on Monday, after a train hit a car, just a few hours after earlier delays due to debris on the tracks in Cicero.
Metra UP Northwest Line Trains Stopped In BarringtonSome Metra Union Pacific/Northwest Line trains are experiencing delays up to an hour and half due to mechanical problems in the northwest suburbs Tuesday morning.
Metra Boss Faces Lawmakers' Questions About Winter Delays State lawmakers put the new head of Metra on the hot seat Monday over frequent weather delays during the record cold this winter.
Chiberia Part 2: Deep Freeze To Last Through WednesdayTemperatures more suited for the North Pole are returning to the Chicago area, and will leave the region in a deep freeze for the next 2 ½ days, similar to the arctic blast we endured three weeks ago.
Metra Warning About Weather Delays On MondayMetra is warning about possible delays for Monday’s commute, when wind chills may dive to 40 below.
Latest Bitter Blast Could Lead To Metra DelaysThe return of subzero temperatures early Thursday could mean more problems for people who ride Metra, which was warning commuters to allow for extra travel time to get where they’re going.
Metra Board To Seek Answers On Recent Weather DelaysMembers of Metra's board are expected to have some blunt questions Friday for a top-level official from the railroad that operates three of its commuter lines about its performance in the storms and bitter cold since the first of the year.
Metra Commuters Still Have Rough Ride After Last Week's Brutal WeatherWhile Metra is try to put problems behind it, commuters are still experiencing them, such as extremely crowded trains in the wake of last week's weather delays and cancellations.
Metra Still Working On Cold-Related Problems That Hobbled Service This WeekMetra can't guarantee it won't have even more delays Friday because it is still dealing with this bitter blast. The problem, once again: frozen switches on tracks. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.