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World Cup crowds prompt South Shore, Metra booze bans

Fans planning to take the South Shore to Chicago Thursday for the viewing party in Grant Park for the USA vs. Germany World Cup soccer match will have to leave the alcohol at home.

June 26, 2014 6:54 am

NICTD police arrest wanted man, girlfriend in Burnham

BURNHAM | A Chicago man and his girlfriend stopped for walking on railroad tracks were arrested Monday after it was determined the man was wanted by Illinois authorities, police said.

June 03, 2014 6:44 pm
Mock crash gives firefighters experience

Mock crash gives firefighters experience

PORTER | About 9 a.m. Saturday, the call went out.

May 31, 2014 3:15 pm Photos

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Suspicious package delays South Shore train in Gary

GARY | An investigation of a suspicious package on the platform at the Miller South Shore commuter rail station delayed a westbound train there Friday morning.

May 09, 2014 5:52 pm

Emerging Leaders Network to rally for South Shore extension

HOBART | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky will be keynote speaker at a free forum Monday to promote the extension of the South Shore commuter railroad.

March 09, 2014 7:30 pm
South Shore seeking public's help in ID'ing vandalism suspects

South Shore seeking public's help in ID'ing vandalism suspects

GARY | Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District police are asking for the public's help in identifying two suspects who allegedly fired a handgun at glass partitions at the Gary Metro station Monday.

February 21, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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NICTD board members hear plans for 2014

PORTER | Board members of the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District heard a review of last year’s numbers and highlights, as well as plans for 2014 during Thursday morning’s meeting.

January 23, 2014 2:47 pm
Glamorous at times, dire at others, South Shore history a fascinating ride

Glamorous at times, dire at others, South Shore history a fascinating ride

It once brought strong-armed men from their homes to the steel mills. It brought city slickers from Chicago for a day at the beach. It took a generation off to war and brought them back.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am
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

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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
Unclear track ahead for South Shore extension

Unclear track ahead for South Shore extension

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana lawmakers will have to be creative and quick during the 10-week legislative session that begins Monday if the state is to play a role in extending the South Shore Line into south Lake County.

January 04, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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South Shore service restored between Michigan City and South Bend

South Shore service between Michigan City and South Bend was restored early Friday afternoon after a power outage stopped commuter trains early Friday morning.

January 03, 2014 1:55 pm

South Shore to Lowell trains could be on track in a decade

CHESTERTON | South Shore trains could be picking up riders in Lowell by the end of 2022 or beginning of 2033, according to officials working on a strategic business plan for the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority

November 22, 2013 3:49 pm

Repairs, replacements to affect South Shore service

CHESTERTON | Much-needed infrastructure repairs and replacements along rail lines in Indiana and Illinois will cause some major service changes for South Shore riders in the next month.

September 27, 2013 12:59 pm
Mich. woman fatally struck by South Shore train in The Pines

Mich. woman fatally struck by South Shore train in The Pines

THE PINES | A pedestrian was struck and killed by a South Shore commuter train in The Pines at the start of the morning rush Wednesday.

September 25, 2013 12:22 pm

Man robbed at gunpoint in E.C. South Shore station lot

EAST CHICAGO | A 42-year-old Gary man told police he was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of the East Chicago South Shore commuter rail station.

September 04, 2013 1:45 pm

Gary man struck and killed by train at Michigan City NIPSCO plant

MICHIGAN CITY | A 26-year-old Gary man died early Sunday after being struck and killed by a train delivering coal to NIPSCO's Michigan City Generating Station.

August 19, 2013 9:17 am
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

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Equipment damage delays South Shore trains

Equipment damage delays South Shore trains

NICTD workers repair damaged power lines Monday near the East Chicago South Shore Line station.

June 17, 2013 4:19 pm
Equipment damage delays South Shore trains

Equipment damage delays South Shore trains

NICTD workers repair damaged power lines Monday near the East Chicago South Shore Line station.

June 17, 2013 4:19 pm
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