A person died after being struck by a Metra train Tuesday in west suburban Villa Park.
Shawn Kimbrough told authorities he “does stupid stuff when he drinks” before he was arrested for firing a collapsible rifle on a Metra train platform at McCormick Place, Cook County prosecutors said.
A person was struck by a Metra train Thursday morning in suburban Maywood.
The FBI and Metra police are searching for a man who allegedly fired a rifle on a train platform last week at McCormick Place.
CTA Green Line and Metra UP-W trains have been disrupted Wednesday due to “police activity” at Harlem.
Trains are moving again on Metra’s Union Pacific North line Wednesday morning after a body was found near the tracks in the north suburbs.
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A woman was struck and killed by a Metra train Thursday morning near Gladstone Park on the Union Pacific Northwest line.
Starting Monday, all lines will return to alternate weekday schedules, which were first implemented in March after a severe drop in ridership due to the coronavirus’ spread, Metra said in a statement.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Tuesday night that the downtown area would be “cautious[ly] reopening” at 5 a.m. Wednesday morning after a four-day shutdown sparked by a weekend of protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
The CTA announced it would be suspending all buses and trains Sunday evening in the wake of widespread protests that turned violent Saturday.
On Sunday night, the CTA announced that all train and bus service would be suspended until Monday morning. Metra announced late Sunday that Monday's train service was completely canceled.
The National Guard will be in Chicago to support the police department and to protect citizens and their First Amendment rights, the leader of the Illinois Guard said Sunday, in the wake of protests over the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd.
Metra trains were delayed and several buildings were without power Thursday after a blaze broke out at a ComEd vault in the Loop.
Metra has been hit with a wrongful-death lawsuit that one Chicago attorney says should frighten all train commuters.
In response to the the ridership slump during the coronavirus crisis, Metra is cutting service on its three least busy lines.
A conductor who works on the Metra SouthWest Service Line has tested positive for COVID-19, the commuter rail service announced Wednesday.
Service was disrupted Sunday on Metra’s Milwaukee District West line after a freight train derailed near northwest suburban Elgin.
Ridership has seen a “severe drop” in the fallout of the pandemic.
Metra is considering service reductions, but won’t be changing schedules until after Friday, if they decide to change at all, Metra spokesman Michael Gillis said.