16-Year-Old Wilmette Girl, Hours Into Summer Break From New Trier High, Electrocuted While Walking On Evanston CTA Purple Line TracksJust hours into summer break, a 16-year-old Wilmette girl made a fatal mistake while hanging with a friend on the CTA Purple Line tracks – and now she is dead.
CTA Train Derails At Bryn Mawr; Red, Purple Line Service Halted For Hours From Belmont To HowardChicago Transit Authority Red and Purple Line service was halted north of Belmont for hours Monday evening after a train derailed at the Bryn Mawr stop in Edgewater.
CTA's Massive Reconstruction Project For Red And Purple Lines Includes New Stations, Tracks"The CTA is what ties our city together and has long connected our residents to jobs, education and opportunity."
Boy, 15, Charged With 2 Robberies This Week On CTA Trains In Downtown Area, In One Of Which A Victim Was StabbedA 15-year-old boy was charged Thursday with two robberies on CTA trains in the downtown area this week.
Police Search For Assailant Who Robbed, Stabbed Man On Purple Line Train DowntownPolice on Tuesday issued a community alert after a man was robbed and stabbed on a CTA Purple Line train downtown.
Track-Switching Problems Halt Or Delay Multiple CTA Train LinesThe Chicago Transit Authority reported numerous problems in its ‘L’ train system Monday night due to track-switching problems.
Aragon Ballroom Wall Collapses Under Weight Of Heavy SnowThe CTA said service on the Purple Line Express was suspended shortly after 9 a.m. due to debris on the tracks near the Lawrence 'L' stop.
Man With What Looked Like Handgun Apprehended By Police On CTA Train At WilsonPolice on Tuesday afternoon apprehended a man who was pulled what looked like a handgun on a CTA train at the Wilson stop.
Teen Stabbed Near CTA Belmont Red-Brown-Purple Line StopA teen was stabbed late Wednesday afternoon near the busy CTA Red-Brown-Purple Line Belmont stop.
Multiple CTA 'L' Lines Snagged After Body Is Found Under Red/Purple Line Tracks Near LoyolaRed, Purple, and Yellow line trains were snagged Tuesday evening, after body was found beneath the tracks near the Loyola station and the CTA said a train "may have been in contact" with the victim.
Work Begins On CTA's $2 Billion Red & Purple Modernization ProjectThe CTA officially broke ground Wednesday on a huge new project to make the commute easier for riders who take the Red, Purple, or Brown lines on the North Side.