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  • 2 Chicago suburbs may change rules for development near CTA stops

    2 Chicago suburbs may change rules for development near CTA stops
    Two Chicago suburbs may be changing the rules for future developments near their CTA stations so that these developments would be easy to access for pedestrians and public transit riders. The Regional Transportation Authority, the funding arm for CTA,...
  • Teen boy critically wounded, girl shot in South Side attack among 8 wounded

    Teen boy critically wounded, girl shot in South Side attack among 8 wounded
    The 16-year-old nephew of a local anti-violence activist and a 15-year-old girl he was with were shot Thursday afternoon on the border between Chicago’s Englewood and Park Manor neighborhoods. The two, both Dunbar Career Academy High School...
  • Police: Man who fired at CTA train with assault rifle was carrying 60 rounds

    Police: Man who fired at CTA train with assault rifle was carrying 60 rounds
    A man in his 20s with a long arrest record fired an assault rifle five times at a Blue Line train at the LaSalle station Thursday morning but did not hit anyone, police said. The man was arrested within minutes as he was walking with the rifle about a...
  • CTA bus crashes into pole in West Englewood

    CTA bus crashes into pole in West Englewood
    Thirteen people were taken to hospitals with minor injuries after a CTA bus crashed into a pole this morning in the West Englewood neighborhood. The crash happened about 8:50 a.m. in the 7200 block of South Ashland Avenue, said Chicago Police Department...
  • Charges announced after South Shore man fires assault rifle at CTA train

    Charges announced after South Shore man fires assault rifle at CTA train
    A South Shore man has been charged in connection with a Thursday shooting of a CTA train that Chicago's top cop dubbed "bizarre." Lorenzo Jones, 25, is facing several felonies after police said he fired an assault rifle several times at a CTA Blue...
  • $2 million bail for Blue Line shooting suspect

    $2 million bail for Blue Line shooting suspect
    A South Shore man who opened fire with an assault rifle on a CTA Blue Line train at the Lasalle Street platform, striking a train car five times, offered no motive for the shooting, prosecutors said Friday. Lorenzo Jones, 25, carried a Hi-Point .45...
  • The fix time for one Blue Line escalator? 6-plus months

    The fix time for one Blue Line escalator? 6-plus months
    It took five months for the CTA to rip up the old Red Line railroad south of Roosevelt Road, put new tracks down and add elevators to three South Side stations. It will take less than four months combined for the CTA to repair and beautify the Damen and...
  • Aldermen seek O'Hare express train to Union Station, McCormick Place

    Aldermen seek O'Hare express train to Union Station, McCormick Place
    Five aldermen well-versed in Chicago's transportation issues on Wednesday called for yet another study to examine the feasibility and cost of launching high-quality airport express train service for O'Hare International Airport, Union Station and...
  • How to get to the Chicago Marathon on CTA

    How to get to the Chicago Marathon on CTA
    The CTA is adding rail service for runners and spectators attending Sunday's Bank of America Chicago Marathon, which will also cause reroutes of about a quarter of the CTA's 120-plus bus lines. The CTA is adding extra service to the Red, Brown, Blue,...
  • When will Ventra innovation arrive?

    When will Ventra innovation arrive?
    Here's an idea for next week's Chicago Ideas Week: Try to create a Chicago transit card with modern conveniences. Chicago is fast becoming known as a digital entrepreneurial hub, a place where big thinkers come to push the edges of technology. One...
  • Blotter: Man crawls under train in Wilmette

    Blotter: Man crawls under train in Wilmette
    The following items were taken from Wilmette police reports: A men's black Trek bicycle valued at $2,000 was stolen from a detached garage in the 700 block of 10th Street on Sept. 28. A resident of the 800 block of 15th Street reported on Sept. 27...