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Lake County Sheriff filed more than 300 charges against violent and sex offenders

The Lake County Sheriff's Department filed more than 300 charges against violent and sex offenders last year.

CHICAGO — Officials say a man has been arrested and Chicago train service has resumed after disruptions due to an unauthorized person on the tracks.

The Chicago Transit Authority says normal service resumed about 8 a.m. Tuesday after more than five hours of disruptions on its Green and Pink lines. That included the morning rush hour.

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Police were notified about 2:40 a.m. Tuesday of a man walking back and forth on the tracks in the West Loop area. Officials say a man was taken into custody about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

A negotiator was among those who responded and was trying Tuesday morning to get the man to come down off the tracks. At one point authorities inflated a large air bag below the tracks in case the man jumped.

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