Freight Train Strikes Vehicle In WheatonA freight train struck a vehicle in Wheaton on Thursday.
Stopped Freight Trains Causing Safety Concerns In Highland, IndianaStopped freight trains in Highland, Indiana are causing major safety concerns and putting lives at risk.
Man Fatally Struck By Freight Train In GenevaA 24-year-old man was fatally struck by a freight train on Friday, according to Geneva police. 
Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Freight Train In Glen EllynA person was fatally struck by a freight train Monday in Glen Ellyn, according to fire officials. 
Freight Train Kills Pedestrian In Villa Park; Metra Union Pacific-West Line DelayedA person was struck and killed by a freight train early Monday morning in west suburban Villa Park, leading to significant delays on the Metra Union Pacific-West line.
Freight Train Derailment Blocks Metra Tracks; Heritage Corridor Trains CanceledMetra has canceled morning service on the Heritage Corridor, after a freight train derailed in southwest suburban Willow Springs, blocking the tracks.
UPDATE: Metra Cancels Tuesday Morning BNSF Line Service From CiceroA freight train derailed near Cicero Monday around 5:15 p.m., forcing Metra to cancel BNSF line service from Cicero on Tuesday morning.  
Freight Train Slams Into Semi-Truck In WadsworthThe semi driver jumped out of the vehicle just before the freight train came swiftly down the tracks and plowed into it.
Residents Fight For Fence After Fatal Freight Train Incident Involving ToddlersWhen there is no barrier between your backyard and train tracks, whose responsibility is it when someone gets hit? CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos looked into the fights for a fence.
Stopped Freight Train Blocked Hawthorn Woods Traffic For Hours MondayA federal law governing train crews was on a collision course with irate motorists Monday night, and motorists lost.
Man Gets 11 Years For Role In Gun Heist From South Side Rail YardPatrick Edwards, 38, of Chicago, was sentenced to 132 months in prison by U.S. District Judge John J. Tharp Jr. in federal court Thursday.