| Dec 24, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Chicago Transit Authority "L" trains resumed normal service on the Loop Wednesday afternoon after a day of delays because of switching problems downtown.
Brown and Green lines were delayed because of switching problems at Wells and Lake streets, and...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 11:38 PM
Two people were critically wounded by gunfire and a third person was injured by shattered glass in a Christmas Eve shooting at the CTA's 95th Street Red Line station, according to police.
A man and a woman were shot at the station at about 10:45 p.m....
| Dec 26, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Police are asking for the public's help identifying four young men who robbed and beat a man after they were unhappy with his $5 donation to their basketball team.
Shortly after 3 p.m. on Dec. 7, the victim was on a CTA Red Line train between the 47th...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Wilmette police said two more people have been charged in a criminal damage to property incident at the Linden CTA station in the village, bringing the total of those accused in the case to four.
Police said Hugo Figueroa, 38, of the 7600 block of...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 12:35 PM
It's no longer called a "penny ride."
The CTA this year is changing the name of its annual six-hour tradition on New Year's Eve, which used to be known as the "Penny Rides" program.
All rides on CTA buses and trains will be free starting at 10 p.m....
| Jan 3, 2015
| 1:47 AM
A man was stabbed in the neck on the Northwest Side after he got off of a CTA bus Friday evening, police said.
The man got off at a bus stop around 5 p.m. with the offender who then stabbed him while the two were on a sidewalk in the 2400 block of...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 2:11 PM
A 31-year-old man died after being struck by a CTA Red Line train at the Argyle stop on the North Side early Sunday morning, authorities said.
Around 3 a.m., a northbound Red Line train hit the man near the Argyle stop at 1118 W. Argyle Ave., halting...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 3:16 PM
The CTA said it will launch a new weapon in the war on rats next year.
In addition to poisonous traps the CTA uses to kill rats, the agency plans to test new technology that would make female and male rats infertile. A pilot program is expected to start...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 8:47 AM
CTA riders can take any CTA bus or train for free again this New Year's Eve.
The free rides last from 10 p.m. Dec. 31 to 4 a.m. Jan. 1. The CTA has long offered a penny fare program on New Year's Eve; MillerCoors took over sponsorship of the program...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 9:25 AM
When the CTA renovated the Damen Blue Line stop in Wicker Park last month, the agency restored the historic entrance canopy, platform railings and exterior walls to maintain the vintage feel of the 120-year-old station.
But as part of the $13.6...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:30 AM
A man was arrested after he crashed into a CTA bus and five parked cars while fleeing police in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
About 10 p.m. Tuesday, officers saw a 2003 Ford minivan run a stop sign and tried to curb it in the...