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Slightly warmer weekend brings measurable snow

Slightly warmer weekend brings measurable snow

Saturday morning flurries were the start of an expected 1 to 2 inches of fresh snow as temperatures began to climb.

February 08, 2014 9:30 am Related
South Shore seeking ID on graffiti offender at E.C. station

South Shore seeking ID on graffiti offender at E.C. station

EAST CHICAGO | Transit police on Monday were seeking the public's help in identifying a man captured on surveillance video allegedly spray painting graffiti at the East Chicago South Shore station Sunday night.

January 13, 2014 11:15 am Photos


Mechanical problems delaying South Shore trains up to an hour

Some South Shore commuter trains are experiencing delays of up to an hour during the morning rush due to mechanical issues, representatives said.

January 10, 2014 8:19 am

Rain slows morning commute

A few scattered crashes coupled with heavy rains and winds slowed traffic on area expressways and commuter rail during the Wednesday morning rush.

November 06, 2013 9:40 am

Wire problems delay South Shore, Metra Electric trains

South Shore and Metra Electric commuter trains were running 10 to 15 minutes late during the Wednesday morning rush due to wire problems in the south suburbs.

October 23, 2013 7:50 am

Wire problems delaying Metra, South Shore trains at 63rd St.

Metra is reporting wire problems at the 63rd Street station in Chicago are significantly delaying trains on the Metra Electric and South Shore commuter rail lines in both directions.

July 19, 2013 8:05 am

Heavy rains pound parts of the region

Northwest Indiana residents woke up Wednesday to another downpour that caused roads to flood and delayed South Shore trains.  

June 26, 2013 11:00 pm Related

South Shore service suspended between Michigan City, South Bend

The South Shore Line will continue busing passengers Friday between its Michigan City and South Bend stations because of damage to a railroad bridge in Hudson Lake.

June 20, 2013 7:15 pm
Equipment damage delays South Shore trains

Equipment damage delays South Shore trains

Damaged equipment on two South Shore commuter train cars Monday near the East Chicago station caused delays for passengers into the evening.

June 17, 2013 8:15 pm Photos


Commuting during the NATO Summit, or will I get home before dawn?

On any given day, we all have obligations. They, may not be what we want to be doing at the moment but as parents, students, grandparents, teachers and everybody in between, we have things we are obligated to do.

May 20, 2012 12:00 am

Chicago's hidden secret: Congestion-free commuting

CHICAGO | A vehicle that avoids rush hour and bypasses all construction is operating right in the heart of Chicago. It is not fiction, it is a reality: the Chicago Water Taxi.

November 09, 2011 12:00 am
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