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  • Heavy rains, winds, flooding slam Northern California

    The tropical weather system that trended on Twitter here as #hellastorm packed a punch Thursday. Winds conspired with drought-weakened roots to send trees toppling. Freeways and other roadways flooded. Schools shuttered. And more than 230 flights at San...
  • Police seek suspects seen assaulting man on CTA in viral video

    Police seek suspects seen assaulting man on CTA in viral video
    Authorities are looking for three suspects who harassed a man on the CTA Blue Line in an incident captured on video. Two males appear to assault an older man on the train near the Racine stop in the video, which has been shared and viewed thousands of...
  • Cops: Sex offender failed to register, played with woman's hair on Metra

    Cops: Sex offender failed to register, played with woman's hair on Metra
    A convicted sex offender who had failed to register was charged with touching a woman’s neck and hair while they rode a Metra train earlier this week, officials said Saturday. Michael G. Russo, 55, who prosecutors said was homeless, was ordered...
  • Valley-to-Westside express bus will use 405 Freeway carpool lanes

    Valley-to-Westside express bus will use 405 Freeway carpool lanes
    Los Angeles County commuters seeking to avoid gridlock on the 405 Freeway will soon have another way to travel between the San Fernando Valley and Westwood on weekdays, officials said Friday. Starting Monday, the Valley-Westside Express will shuttle...
  • Union Station's restroom scarcity tops complaints spurred by report

    Union Station's restroom scarcity tops complaints spurred by report
    About 120,000 train travelers pass through Chicago's Union Station every day, and although there are four public washroom areas in the terminal, many visitors say these aren't nearly enough. "Using the trains this summer, it was really apparent that...
  • No Alcohol On Metro-North Trains For Weekend Santacon

    No Alcohol On Metro-North Trains For Weekend Santacon
    If you plan on taking the train into New York City this weekend for Santacon, don't plan on drinking on the way in. Metro-North has banned passengers from drinking alcohol on any of its trains this weekend from 9 a.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday in...
  • Options for rail crossings are met with skepticism

    Options for rail crossings are met with skepticism
    Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials were met with consternation on Tuesday from business owners and residents concerned about future work at two railroad crossings at the Glendale-Los Angeles border. Metro held two community meetings, one in...
  • Tens of thousands without power, flights disrupted as storm hits northern California

    Tens of thousands without power, flights disrupted as storm hits northern California
    A major storm pummeled California and the Pacific Northwest on Thursday with heavy rain and high winds, killing one man, knocking out power to tens of thousands of homes, disrupting flights and prompting schools to close. Some 240 departing and incoming...
  • Traffic: Crash on MD 175 in Columbia

    Traffic: Crash on MD 175 in Columbia
    A single-vehicle crash on MD 175 West in Columbia at Waterloo Road closed the left traffic lane and shoulder at 8:56 a.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. Debris on U.S. 50 East in Arnold prior to the Baydale Drive exit closed the...
  • Gleaming new transportation hub reflects O.C.'s embrace of public transit

    Gleaming new transportation hub reflects O.C.'s embrace of public transit
    While Los Angeles over the last decade has invested heavily in new rail systems, Orange County has largely kept its eyes on the road — widening freeways, improving traffic flow, building better interchanges. But this week, commuters got their...
  • More arrests, transit disruptions during fourth night of Berkeley protests

    Hundreds marched through Berkeley on Tuesday night -- forcing the closure of roads and transit depots -- as the college town saw its fourth consecutive night of throngs protesting police brutality. After gathering about 5 p.m. near the edge of the UC...