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  • Officials look back at deadly 2005 train crash

    Officials look back at deadly 2005 train crash
    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...
  • Autopsy: Man hit by freight train in Glenview died in suicide

    Autopsy: Man hit by freight train in Glenview died in suicide
    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...
  • Southern Pacific Railroad’s Central Station

     
    In 1914, Southern Pacific began construction of Central Station - located at Fifth Street and Central Avenue....
  • Photographer Fred Hoerr takes inspiration from his own backyard

    Photographer Fred Hoerr takes inspiration from his own backyard
    Reader Fred Hoerr caught our eye with his moving portraits and compelling landscape shots of downtown Los Angeles. He loves color, which he says brings life to his photos in a way that black and white cannot. As a full-time motion graphics animator and...
  • Dangerous rail crossing in Elwood ordered shut

    Dangerous rail crossing in Elwood ordered shut
    The closing of a key road, heavily used by truckers, could force more semitrailers onto Interstate 80 near Joliet and underscores the need for the Illiana Tollway, according to state and Elwood officials. After a yearlong battle, the Illinois Commerce...
  • Relatives upset they can't visit inmates injured in Texas prison bus wreck

    Relatives upset they can't visit inmates injured in Texas prison bus wreck
    The hospital treating victims of a deadly prison bus crash in West Texas said Thursday that relatives aren't being allowed to visit the inmates because of a longstanding policy, despite demands from the inmates' families to see them. Eight inmates and...
  • Delays a problem, but fewer late trains than 2014, Metra says

    Delays a problem, but fewer late trains than 2014, Metra says
    Metra's on-time performance so far this year has been subpar, with roughly 1 in every 10 trains late for its destination, but the agency says it learned from last winter's problems and has put those lessons into good use. The commuter rail agency's on-...
  • 2014 in review: From Shermer Road to commercial surge

    2014 in review: From Shermer Road to commercial surge
    SHERMER ROAD RE-OPENING Shermer Road reopened July 3 to traffic after a train accident killed a Glenview couple and rattled the North Shore suburbs on a hot summer holiday. On July 4, 2012, a Union Pacific freight train derailed on the viaduct on...
  • 10 dead after Texas prison bus skids off highway, hits train

    10 dead after Texas prison bus skids off highway, hits train
    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...
  • Prison bus, freight train collide in Texas, killing at least 10

    Prison bus, freight train collide in Texas, killing at least 10
    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...
  • Geneva man's murder trial pushed to 2015

    Geneva man's murder trial pushed to 2015
    Prosecutors on Wednesday cited pending lab tests in a request to delay the upcoming trial of a Geneva man accused of killing his wife earlier this year. Shadwick King, 47, has been indicted on two counts of murder in the death of his wife of 10 years,...