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  • Man hit and killed by freight train in Pacoima

    A man was struck and killed by a freight train in Pacoima early Saturday, officials said. A Union Pacific freight train struck Jesse Elkins, 41, at about 2 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of Van Nuys Boulevard and San Fernando Road, according to the...
  • Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: March 11

    Glenview, Northbrook police blotter: March 11
    The following items were taken from police reports: Glenview A 59-year-old Arlington Heights man was arrested on the 2500 block of East Lake Avenue on March 1 and charged with leaving the scene of an accident with injury, driving with a suspended...
  • Proposed Dunkin' Donuts draws concerns

    Proposed Dunkin' Donuts draws concerns
    A proposal for a Dunkin' Donuts drive-through in Glenview is drawing opposition from nearby residents who say they are concerned about congestion in the area. The Dunkin' Donuts would occupy an existing building at 1945 Willow Road just east of the...
  • Oak Park police report: Man tries to lure boy into van; several bikes stolen; and more

    Oak Park police report: Man tries to lure boy into van; several bikes stolen; and more
    The following items were taken from Oak Park Police Department reports: A man desribed to be in his 30s with a beard and his hair in dreadlocks tried to lure an Oak Park boy into his white Chevrolet van on the 600 block of South Ridgeland Avenue at 2:35...
  • EPA finds rail yards transfer pollutants as well as freight

     EPA finds rail yards transfer pollutants as well as freight
    From the sidewalk in front of her apartment in Cicero, Yolanda Foster can see long freight trains and an endless line of trucks rumbling day and night through the sprawling rail yard across the street. What she can't see are the clouds of microscopic...
  • State is moving to prevent spills of oil shipped by trains

    State is moving to prevent spills of oil shipped by trains
    Although most people think of oil spills in California as potential beachfront disasters, there is new anxiety in Sacramento about the surge of crude oil now coming through the state each day by train. Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers want to avoid the...
  • Breakdown of freight train delays Metrolink service to Riverside

    Breakdown of freight train delays Metrolink service to Riverside
    The breakdown of a four-mile-long Union Pacific freight train Thursday afternoon has delayed Metrolink service to Riverside since 1 p.m., railroad officials said. Mechanical problems forced the Union Pacific train to stop on Metrolink's Riverside Line...
  • Vehicle hit by train in Des Plaines

    Vehicle hit by train in Des Plaines
    A vehicle was struck by a Metra train in Des Plaines this afternoon, authorities said. The train, which was headed for Des Plaines from downtown Chicago, hit a vehicle at River Road in Des Plaines about 4 p.m., as it was arriving at its destination,...
  • Shermer Road south of Willow Road may reopen by May

    Shermer Road south of Willow Road may reopen by May
    The roadway under the Union Pacific Railroad bridge on Shermer Road near the Glenview-Northbrook border could reopen as early as May, according to officials. The strip of the road, which was crushed by a collapsed bridge after the July 4, 2012,...
  • Metrolink to roll out collision avoidance system

    Metrolink to roll out collision avoidance system
    The Metrolink passenger railroad Thursday will become the first commuter service in the nation to roll out a sophisticated collision avoidance system designed to overcome human error. Had so-called positive train control been in place five years ago,...
  • Flood watch as late winter storm hits

    Flood watch as late winter storm hits
    Heavy rain and heavy wet snow are falling across the city and suburbs and a flood watch remains in effect for much of the Chicago area, according to the National Weather Service. The heaviest of the downfall should ease up by about 8 a.m. with scattered...