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  • Metra train kills pedestrian in Zion

    Metra train kills pedestrian in Zion
    A Metra trainĀ struck and killedĀ a pedestrian near the Union Pacific-North Line's Zion station this afternoon, authorities said. UP-North Line Train No. 325 hit a male pedestrian near 27th Street in Zion, just south of the Zion station, about 2 p.m.,...
  • Amtrak rail service between Chicago and Rockford to begin in 2015

    Amtrak rail service between Chicago and Rockford to begin in 2015
    Long-sought plans to restore passenger rail service next year between Chicago and Rockford got a boost Thursday with the announcement of a new route. Service between the two cities stopped in 1981. The new Amtrak service will begin in late 2015 with...
  • Classmates mourn teen who pushed girlfriend out of train's path

    Classmates mourn teen who pushed girlfriend out of train's path
    Three days after a Northern California teen was struck and killed by an oncoming train as he pushed his girlfriend out of its direct path, classmates returned to a somber campus Monday teeming with counselors. “We really don’t know what to...
  • Trains filled with flammable crude oil threaten area, records show

     Trains filled with flammable crude oil threaten area, records show
    As many as 40 crude oil trains, each carrying a million or more gallons of the flammable liquid involved in several recent fiery derailments, roll through the Chicago area weekly, documents obtained by the Tribune show. Although mile-long trains hauling...
  • Prosecutors seek cellphone records in case of woman found on railroad tracks

    Prosecutors seek cellphone records in case of woman found on railroad tracks
    Prosecutors are seeking the cellphone records of the Geneva man accused of strangling his wife before leaving her body on railroad tracks near their home. In a brief court hearing today, Kane County Judge James Hallock set a court date for Thursday to...
  • Red Line south extension draws property value concerns

     Red Line south extension draws property value concerns
    The public should play a part in deciding how the CTA will compensate property owners in the path of the future Red Line south extension, South Side religious leaders said Wednesday, a proposal transit agency officials said isn’t viable because of...
  • Geneva woman found dead on railroad tracks

    Geneva woman found dead on railroad tracks
    A 32-year-old Geneva woman was found dead on the Union Pacific Railway tracks east of the Fox River on Sunday morning, authorities said. Just before 7 a.m., Geneva Police Department officers responded to a report of a woman lying on the tracks south...
  • Small town fights big-time truck traffic

    Small town fights big-time truck traffic
    Elwood residents have long tolerated growing tractor-trailer traffic that rattles homes, strains nerves and interrupts funeral processions to the nearby national military cemetery. But with 8,000 big rigs rolling through town each day, many say their...
  • 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...
  • 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...