Someone You Should Know: Replica Train Maker David KlokeCBS 2's Harry Porterfield introduces us to a Chicago area man who is recreating the locomotive that carried Abraham Lincoln's body from Washington to Springfield 150 years ago.
Train Carrying Crude Oil Derails Near Galena, Ill.According to railroad officials, the train derailed around 1:20 p.m. Thursday in a rural area where the Galena River meets the Mississippi.
The CTA Will Let You Rent 'L' TrainsIf you want to board an L train without worrying it will be filled with manspreading bros (or if you want to board an L train and not feel guilty about manspreading), there's a solution: rent your own.
Dogs And Cats, Riding Trains Together? Not Mass Hysteria To MetraThe suburban commuter rail agency is considering allowing small pets on weekends on the Rock Island Line, with some conditions.
You Should Take Your Pants Off And Ride 'The L'If you've always wanted to ride a CTA train without any pants on, here's your chance. And you won't even get kicked off (or arrested).
Accident That Cost Boy His Leg Raises Safety Questions About South Suburban Train CrossingCBS 2's Chris Martinez reports some residents there are now saying, “I told you so.''
CBS' 'A Home For The Holidays' Announces PerformersThis year, Jennifer Hudson and Train will appear along with others to share uplifting stories about children from foster care.
Chicago-Bound Amtrak Train Hits Truck In IndianaSeveral people were hurt Tuesday, when an Amtrak train bound for Chicago struck a semi-trailer truck in northern Indiana.
Motorist Arriving At Train Station Finds Coyote Wedged In BumperKenosha resident Mark Armour told police he thought he hit something on his way to work. He did.
Chicago's Priceless Things To Do This Week: August 18th-24thCheck out the priceless things to do this week in Chicago, week of August 18th-24th.
VIDEO: Indiana Women Stuck On Train Tracks Jump Under Freight Train To SurviveTwo Indiana women barely dodged a 14,000-ton freight train recently as they found themselves stuck on an Indiana trestle.
Maple Park Holds Safety Meeting After Teen's 'Breezing' Death"Breezing" next to train tracks apparently is a potent draw for some young kids, which is why the police chief of Maple Park held a safety class Wednesday.
Suspect Assaults, Robs Elderly Man At Hammond, Ind. Train StationIndiana authorities have released a surveillance photo in an effort to catch the man who assaulted an 84-year-old man and stole his wallet.
Woman, Dog Hurt When Train Hits Car In RiversideA woman and a Shih Tzu named Tuxedo narrowly escaped serious injury after an oncoming train in west suburban Riverside struck the woman’s vehicle on Thursday.
Vehicle Struck By Metra Train In Des Plaines A train struck a vehicle in northwest suburban Des Plaines Monday afternoon, halting all inbound and outbound Metra trains on the Union Pacific Northwest line.