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  • Wilmette Rock House cafe to serve Metra commuters

    Wilmette Rock House cafe to serve Metra commuters
    With the owners of Wilmette's Rock House cafe stepping up as the new concession vendor for the village's Metra train station, officials say the popular local venue's offerings might jazz up the daily morning commute. "I think the Rock House at the Metra...
  • Bid report boosts CSX stock, but deal chances seen remote

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Shares of No. 3 U.S. railroad CSX Corp rose nearly 10 percent on Monday following a report of a rebuffed takeover bid by Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd , but analysts said any such deal would face significant regulatory and other...
  • One killed, two hurt when train hits them on California trestle

    (Reuters) - One woman was killed and two other people were badly hurt when they were struck by a train while taking photographs of the sunset from a California railroad trestle, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department said on Sunday. A group of four...
  • Illinois employers plan to lay off 600 workers

    Illinois employers plan to lay off 600 workers
    Eight Illinois employers warned that they will lay off about 600 workers by early 2015, according to notices filed with state regulators. Microsoft and Nokia will cut 91 jobs at an office at 425 W. Randolph St. in Chicago. Layoffs will occur there Nov....
  • Two injured as freight train derails in north Louisiana

    (Reuters) - The conductor of a Union Pacific freight train and an engineer on board were injured on Sunday when it crashed into a tractor-trailer that was stuck on tracks in northern Louisiana, a spokesman for Union Pacific said. Two locomotives and...
  • It's easy to fall for Dunsmuir

    It's easy to fall for Dunsmuir
    The train is bearing down on me. I hear its piercing whistle, feel its rumble, before I ever see it, of course. I am stuck on the tracks. Specifically, I have just started crossing the final narrow bridge back from the trek along the Union Pacific...
  • Investing Quarterly: Where to invest for growth?

    Investing Quarterly: Where to invest for growth?
    When Internet stock analysts at brokerage Morgan Stanley wrote their 2001 investment outlook in December 2000, they laid out glowing assessments of the future for Yahoo Inc. and rival America Online. There would be "a few huge winners" in the long run...
  • Woman fatally struck by train in Maywood

    Woman fatally struck by train in Maywood
    A Melrose Park woman died Thurday night after she was struck by a freight train in Maywood, officials said. The 50-year-old woman was hit near the intersection of First Avenue and Main Street. She was pronounced dead on the scene at 11:30 p.m....
  • Storms cancel more flights, Metra trains also halted

    Storms cancel more flights, Metra trains also halted
    Storms continued to cause cancellations at Chicago's airports Friday morning, but travel on the ground also had its challenges, with downed power lines halting all trains on the Union Pacific Northwest Line for more than two hours. As of 9:45 a.m.,...
  • Canadian Pacific CEO to railroads: Let us fix Chicago

    TORONTO (Reuters) - With his push to turn around Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd ahead of schedule, Chief Executive Hunter Harrison has his eye on another challenge: the logistics nightmare that is Chicago. CP has offered to buy, lease or at least operate...
  • Blotter: Damaged scooter discovered in parking lot in Wheaton

    Blotter: Damaged scooter discovered in parking lot in Wheaton
    The following items were taken from Wheaton police reports: A 19-year-old man of the 700 block of Church Street in West Chicago was arrested at Polo and Roosevelt on Sept. 18 on a charge of driving on a suspended license, police reported. He posted bail...