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Public Transportation Disasters

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  • Blotter: Woman defecates in a Downers Grove parking lot

    Blotter: Woman defecates in a Downers Grove parking lot
    The following items were taken from police reports: A 47-year-old Montgomery man was arrested Aug. 11 for disorderly conduct after he shouted and yelled at a clerk at the Downtown Food Mart who refused to sell him alcohol. A 41-year-old Westmont man...
  • Amateur golf event crowns a champion who survived near-fatal accident

    Eddie Kenny doesn't feel any stress or anxiety when he is on the fairways, especially since his experiences in golf are nothing close to what he went through in 1993. The 44-year-old from Lake Worth survived a near-fatal motorcycle accident that year...
  • Blotter: 12-pound ham swiped from porch in Oak Park

    Blotter: 12-pound ham swiped from porch in Oak Park
    The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports: A man in his 40s approach a Chicago resident on the 1100 block of South Boulevard at 10:50 p.m. Aug. 19, began an argument that resulted in both spitting at each other. The man in his 40s...
  • Blotter: Toyota Camry stolen from village lot in Oak Park

    Blotter: Toyota Camry stolen from village lot in Oak Park
    The following items were taken from Oak Park Police Department reports: Three 16-year-old boys tried to steal a UPS package containing a Sky Lander children's toy off the front porch of a home on the 200 block of Wesley Avenue at 1:42 p.m. Sept 14. They...
  • Trains halted on UP North Line after woman fatally struck

    Trains halted on UP North Line after woman fatally struck
    A woman was struck and killed by a Metra train as she rushed across a track crossing at the Highwood station Tuesday morning, officials said. Witnesses told emergency crews that the woman appeared to have been trying to "beat the express train" when...
  • Camp Gladiator's boot camp expands into Delray

    Camp Gladiator, a group fitness program, expanded into Delray Beach last month. The outdoor boot camp offers a total body workout for all ability levels. Campers won't find drill sergeants demanding more pushups. Instead, they can train at their own...
  • Man struck, killed by Amtrak train in Lake Forest

    Man struck, killed by Amtrak train in Lake Forest
    A man was struck and killed by a southbound Amtrak train in Lake Forest last night, according to Lake Forest police. At about 6 p.m., a man walked onto the pedestrian crossing at the north end of the train platform of the station, located at 911 South...
  • Driver rear-ends school bus on North Shore

    Driver rear-ends school bus on North Shore
    No children were hurt in an accident involving a school bus in Lake Bluff this morning, officials said. At about 7:55 a.m., a Lake Bluff School District 65 school bus carrying about 30 children was headed south on Waukegan Road, just north of Rockland...
  • Palm Tran official gives tips for riding the bus

    Palm Tran runs service seven days a week (excluding holidays), and has more than 3,200 bus stops with 150 buses. Gloria Galloway, outreach manager for Palm Tran Connection of Palm Beach County, provided these facts at a recent meeting. Weekday peak...
  • Man fatally struck by Metra train in Naperville

    Man fatally struck by Metra train in Naperville
    A man was killed after he apparently jumped in front of a Metra train in the Naperville train station in an apparent suicide, police said. Inbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe train No. 1264 had left Aurora at 10:20 a.m. and was pulling into the station...
  • Naperville artist repairing damaged 'horse of honor'

    Naperville artist repairing damaged 'horse of honor'
    After being damaged twice in the past week, the Horses of Honor statue that stood in front of the Wrigley Building should be back on his hooves in no time, the artist who designed it said. Diana Leviton Gondek, the Naperville artist who decorated the...