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Police release photos of 2 armed men suspected of robbing Chicago train

Police release photos of 2 armed men suspected of robbing Chicago train

These surveillance photos, taken Wednesday and released by the Chicago Police Department, show two men on a Chicago Transit Authority train platform. Police say they robbed multiple passengers on an Orange Line train at gunpoint. No passengers were hurt, but the men stole items such as walle…

July 17, 2014 3:54 pm
Police release photos of 2 armed men suspected of robbing Chicago train

Police release photos of 2 armed men suspected of robbing Chicago train

CHICAGO | Chicago police have released the photographs of two men who allegedly boarded a train coming from Midway International Airport, pulled out guns and robbed passengers of their wallets, phones and jewelry as it rolled into downtown Wednesday afternoon.

July 17, 2014 3:50 pm

Southeast Chicago residents awaiting proposed Red Line extension to 130th Street

CHICAGO | When Peggy Salazar, of the Slag Valley neighborhood, needs to travel to downtown, her commute is longer than that of many suburban residents who live farther away.

April 20, 2014 1:00 am

CTA ads warn passengers to stay off the rails

CHICAGO | The Chicago Transit Authority has a message for riders: stay off the tracks.

September 16, 2013 3:47 pm
Zuccarelli withdraws from post on CTA board

Zuccarelli withdraws from post on CTA board

CHICAGO | An influential Cook County Democrat whose appointment to the Chicago Transit Authority board sparked controversy for Gov. Pat Quinn is withdrawing from the post.

August 13, 2013 3:00 pm

Chicago ready to spend $2 billion on new rail cars

CHICAGO | Chicago transit officials are planning to spend up to $2 billion on a new generation of rail cars to modernize the nation's second-largest mass transit system.

February 07, 2013 7:15 pm
Man wearing CTA gear robs TCF bank in Homewood Jewel-Osco

Man wearing CTA gear robs TCF bank in Homewood Jewel-Osco

HOMEWOOD | A man dressed in Chicago Transit Authority garb robbed a TCF bank inside a Homewood Jewel-Osco Sunday morning, according to the FBI.

December 17, 2012 7:15 pm

Additional $15 million going to renovate main Chicago 'El' line

CHICAGO | Another $15 million is going into a project to overhaul the line that forms the backbone of Chicago's "El."

August 09, 2012 8:45 pm

Chicago plans $205 million in CTA facility rehab work

CHICAGO | The Chicago Transit Authority plans a $205 million renovation of the agency's bus and rail maintenance facilities.

July 18, 2012 6:30 pm

Chicago Transit Authority to put all-electric buses to the test

CHICAGO | Chicago transit officials are buying two electric buses for testing to see if they can handle the city's extremes of heat and cold as well as heavy passenger loads.

June 14, 2012 8:15 pm

Chicago transit agency makes a deal with Groupon

CHICAGO | Chicago's transit agency will receive nearly $2 million in upfront cash from Groupon in a deal announced Wednesday to offer three-day passes on the daily bargain website.

June 13, 2012 7:00 pm

CTA hires firm to explore public-private Red Line deal

CHICAGO | The Chicago Transit Authority has some big jobs that need to be done, jobs that will cost a lot of money. In a financial climate that has seen revenue from taxes dry up, the CTA has turned to private firms to look for ways to come up with the money to do the work.

February 14, 2012 9:00 pm

EL-O-V-E: Romance on the CTA

CHICAGO | Finding it hard to make time for dating? Still looking for that "special someone"? Well, put down the newspaper and sit up straight. Your date could be on your next train ride.

January 21, 2012 9:45 pm
CTA holiday train rumbles through its 20th Chicago Christmas

CTA holiday train rumbles through its 20th Chicago Christmas

Santa hands out candy from his seat on the CTA holiday train. The train includes passenger cars decked out for Christmas and an open flatcar carriying Santa, his sleigh, reindeer and more.

December 05, 2011 12:00 am
CTA holiday train rumbles through its 20th Chicago Christmas

CTA holiday train rumbles through its 20th Chicago Christmas

CHICAGO | Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus, right down CTA lines.

December 04, 2011 6:30 pm

New CTA app tracks riders rather than buses, trains

CHICAGO | In the past, if you wanted to use the CTA app, you had to know what line you needed and where the closest stop was located. Now, you don't even have to know where you are.

November 17, 2011 6:15 pm

Kids as young as 7 riding CTA to school alone

Many students in Chicago Public Schools get on a city bus and ride to school alone, some as young as 7 years old.

November 15, 2011 12:00 am

No fare hikes, services cuts in proposed CTA budget

CHICAGO | No fare increases, no service cuts.

October 21, 2011 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Coordinate planning for 'game changer' projects

EDITORIAL: Coordinate planning for 'game changer' projects

Northwest Indiana and Northeast Illinois are both part of the same metropolitan area. Goods and people travel freely between them. So both regions should coordinate their infrastructure planning.

June 14, 2011 12:00 am Related
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