| Jan 27, 2015
| 7:05 PM
It’s been a decade since an SUV left on the tracks at Chevy Chase Drive caused one of Metrolink’s deadliest crashes, one that claimed 11 lives and shook the Glendale community.
Metrolink has spent hundreds of millions upgrading its cars...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 5:47 PM
Elwood's police chief is questioning the motive of state transportation officials in requesting a new hearing on the closing of a dangerous railroad crossing.
Officials from the Illinois Department of Transportation and CenterPoint Properties want the...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 11:24 AM
Rail transportation plans could add seven to 10 daily Amtrak Hiawatha trains coming through Glenview.
Adding the train runs would impact the downtown Metra tracks east of Harlem Avenue and the Union Pacific line that crosses Lake Avenue and Shermer and...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:49 PM
With truck traffic being diverted from a popular route, Will County officials are planning to grant more overweight truck permits to allow the vehicles access to two intermodal facilities.
County board members Feb. 19 are expected to vote on a permit...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 11:05 AM
Elmhurst Public Works Committee members heard this week that the city is making some progress on flood relief efforts, including preliminary plans for temporary storage at Elmhurst quarry.
Meanwhile, officials are awaiting an expected Wednesday night...
| Feb 4, 2015
The Moorish-style La Grande Station opened on July 29, 1893 at 2nd and Santa Fe Avenue....
| Feb 9, 2015
| 4:54 PM
Gov. Bruce Rauner's decision to freeze discretionary state spending and bar agencies from awarding contracts without administration consent puts a hold on Union Pacific and IDOT and their agreement with Huntley for a railway stop along the way from...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 2:08 PM
A man was hit and killed by a coal train Sunday evening near Glenview in what the Cook County medical examiner's office determined was a suicide, authorities said.
The man, 41, died in a suicide after being struck by a train in the 4100 block of Cove...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 8:07 AM
Shadwick King allegedly read text messages about his wife Kathleen's birthday plans with another man in the hours before the discovery of her dead body on railroad tracks in Geneva.
Details about those messages are part of documents filed by Kane County...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:06 PM
As the weekend blizzard hit, Lourdes Escalante of Geneva, went outside to dig out her car with her children, Alondra and Victor. She knew she'd need extra time to get to work Monday morning, so she wanted to be ready to hit the road at 4 a.m.
| Dec 29, 2014
| 1:35 PM
New elected officials, developments along Roosevelt Road, downtown redevelopment projects and proposed subdivisions on Wheaton's north side facing plenty of opposition are expected to be some of the major issues in 2015 in Wheaton and Glen Ellyn....