Illegal Dumping In The Back Of The Yards NeighborhoodThe next time you take the CTA Orange Line, you might confuse a plot of land near the Western station for a landfill.
Police: Man Hit, Killed By Orange Line Train In McKinley ParkThe northbound Orange Line train hit the man about 1:25 a.m. at the 35th/Archer station, 3528 S. Leavitt St., according to CTA spokesman Brian Steele and Chicago Police.
Person Fatally Struck By Orange Line Train At Roosevelt StationThe person jumped onto the tracks about 12:30 a.m. in the first block of East Roosevelt, according to Chicago Police.
2 Robberies Reported On CTA Orange, Red Line TrainsThe robberies happened while the trains were in motion, according to an alert from Area Central detectives.
Service Resuming After Signal Problems Hamper CTA In LoopA signal problem near the Clark/Lake station has disrupted or delayed service on the Brown, Pink, Orange, Green and Purple lines.
CTA Tests Plastic Seats In Buses And "L" TrainsCTA is piloting new state-of-the-art hardback seats on buses and “L” trains to make the ride more hygienic.
Man Wanted For Attacking Passenger On Orange LineThe man is wanted for aggravated battery after hitting a passenger who asked him not to smoke on an Orange Line train at 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 29, police said.
Passenger Bites Off Part Of Man's Ear On Orange Line PlatformIt happened during a scuffle about 6:15 p.m. at the Western station at 4901 S. Western Ave., according to Chicago Police.
Puppy Stolen At Knifepoint On Orange LinePolice are searching for two men who stole an 8-month-old puppy at knifepoint early Wednesday on a CTA Orange Line train.
Police: Robbers Steal Puppy At Knifepoint On Orange Line TrainA rider on the CTA Orange Line carrying a puppy had it stolen by two men, one armed with a knife, early Wednesday, police said.
More Than 250 'L' Cars On Orange And Brown Lines To Be UpgradedThe transit agency says the cars will emerge from the rebuild more reliable and comfortable. In addition to the upgraded air conditioning units, wiring will be replaced, motors and batteries upgraded, along with doors, springs and control equipment. The makeover even includes pricey LED destination signs.
Second Man Charged With Armed Robbery On Orange LineRobert Weaver, 47, of the 5000 block of South May Street faces three felony counts of armed robbery with a firearm in connection with the July 16 robbery, according to Chicago Police.
CTA Budget For 2015 Includes No Fare Hikes, Service CutsThe $1.44 billion budget, released Monday, holds the line on base fares, projects a modest .7 percent increase in ridership, and adds service on five rapid transit lines -- taking advantage of the hundreds of new 'L' cars that have been added to the fleet.
CTA To Rehab 'L' Cars Used On Orange, Brown Lines The CTA's board Wednesday set the stage to rebuild the 'L' cars used on the Orange and Brown lines, even though it expects to junk them in less than 10 years.
Orange Line Train Strikes Pedestrian Near Western Station Service on the CTA’s Orange Line is partially suspended after a train hit a pedestrian near a Southwest Side station Tuesday night.