April 16-27, 2014

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CTA: Bus Ridership Down, Train Ridership Up

CTA: Bus Ridership Down, Train Ridership Up

Overall, ridership on the entire CTA system was down 2.8 percent from 2013, transit officials said.

Warm-Up Could Bring 60-Degree Temps Next Week

Warm-Up Could Bring 60-Degree Temps Next Week

With a significant warm-up on the way, this week could be the last time Chicago sees snow on the ground this year.

Off-Duty Officer Hurt in Hit-And-Run

Off-Duty Officer Hurt in Hit-And-Run

The female officer was driving in the area of West 47th Street and South Wentworth Avenue when her vehicle collided with another.

Video Shows Fireball From Train Derailment

Video Shows Fireball From Train Derailment

A freight train loaded with crude oil derailed in northern Illinois, bursting into flames and prompting authorities to evacuate everyone within 1 mile.

Nine Arrested in Michigan Avenue Protest

Nine Arrested in Michigan Avenue Protest

Activists rally outside a University of Chicago fundraiser at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel to demand a South Side trauma center.

"Battered, But OK": Harrison Ford Crash-Lands Plane

"Battered, But OK": Harrison Ford Crash-Lands Plane

Harrison Ford's family says the actor is "battered, but OK" after crash landing a single-engine vintage plane onto a Venice golf course shortly after takeoff Thursday. Ford was expected to undergo surgery...