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.
Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Stealing 111 Guns From Freight TrainAndrew Shelton pleaded guilty earlier this year to illegal possession of a firearm and possession of a stolen firearm.
Woman Arrested In Glen Ellyn After Abandoned Car Hit By Train A west suburban woman was arrested for suspicion of drunk driving after her abandoned car was hit by a train Saturday evening in west suburban Glen Ellyn, police said.
Pedestrian Struck By Freight Train In AntiochThe person was walking on the tracks about 200 yards south of the North Avenue crossing when they were struck and killed
Truck Strikes Moving Train In Burlington A truck struck the side of a moving freight train early Saturday in northwest suburban Burlington Township.
Man Struck By Freight Train In PilsenThe man, 26, was struck by the freight train at 2:45 a.m. in the 2000 block of South Loomis Street, according to Chicago Police.