| Jan 3, 2015
| 2:34 PM
Geneva residents can expect a lot more noise downtown in January — including frequent train horns — as the Third Street Commuter Parking Deck enters its last month of construction.
From Monday to Jan. 16, Walsh...
| 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...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Lake Forest’s downtown train station will be getting the second phase of its facelift this year and it will not cost a dime of municipal funds.
With a new roof and hip dormers in place, the city will complete refurbishing of the exterior envelope...
| 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 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...
| Feb 4, 2015
The Moorish-style La Grande Station opened on July 29, 1893 at 2nd and Santa Fe Avenue....
| Jan 14, 2015
| 5:18 PM
At least 10 people were killed and five were injured Wednesday when a prison bus skidded off an icy overpass in West Texas and collided with a passing train, officials said.
Ector County Sheriff Mark Donaldson said the bus careened off an Interstate...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 9:14 PM
A prison bus skidded off an icy Texas highway, slid down an embankment and collided with a passing freight train Wednesday, killing eight inmates and two corrections officers, including the bus driver, authorities said.
The overpass on Interstate 20...
| 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.
| Feb 2, 2015
| 4:38 PM
On Elgin's southwest side, the opening of the Chicago Street Dairy Queen/Orange Julius store has been a dependable sign of winter nearing its end. But the last two years that Feb. 1 opening also has coincided with a wintry blast from above.