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Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 05:19 PM CDT

Pedestrian Struck by Amtrak Train in Hinsdale

Pedestrian Struck by Amtrak Train in Hinsdale

A pedestrian was struck by an Amtrak train Tuesday afternoon in west suburban Hinsdale, delaying trains on Metra’s BNSF line.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 07:18 PM CDT

New Section of Elston/Damen/Fullerton to Open Wednesday

New Section of Elston/Damen/Fullerton to Open Wednesday

A new section of Elston Avenue is scheduled to open Wednesday morning at the intersection with Fullerton Avenue and Damen Avenue, after more than a year of construction at the busy crossroads in Bucktown.

Monday, Aug 8, 2016 at 11:22 PM CDT

Man Killed After Metra Train Strikes Vehicle Identified

Man Killed After Metra Train Strikes Vehicle Identified

A man died Monday after the vehicle he was driving struck a Metra train in southwest suburban Oak Lawn.

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 at 12:04 AM CDT

3 Killed in Fiery Crash Involving Multiple Vehicles on I-80

3 Killed in Fiery Crash Involving Multiple Vehicles on I-80

Two people were killed in a multi-vehicle crash that shut down all westbound lanes of Interstate 80 near a far southwest Chicago suburb Monday afternoon, authorities said.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 06:34 PM CDT

NICTD Website Affected by 'Ongoing Hack Attempts'

NICTD Website Affected by 'Ongoing Hack Attempts'

The website for the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District was experiencing “ongoing hack attempts” Thursday amid a major delay on the South Shore Line.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 06:43 AM CDT

CTA, Metra Expanded Service Begins for Lollapalooza

CTA, Metra Expanded Service Begins for Lollapalooza

The CTA and Metra will add trains this weekend to accommodate thousands of passengers headed for Lollapalooza in Grant Park.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 11:16 AM CDT

Kye's 5 Travel Tips for Navigating Lollapalooza

Kye's 5 Travel Tips for Navigating Lollapalooza

As music fans descend upon Chicago for the 25th year of Lollapalooza, there are a few simple things to keep in mind when heading to the massive music festival.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 08:33 AM CDT

Lollapalooza Road Closures Begin

Lollapalooza Road Closures Begin

Preparations for bringing in 170 bands to the massive event are already underway, meaning a list of detours and street closures will make it difficult to drive around downtown.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 06:30 AM CDT

Metra Expands Service for Lollapalooza

Metra Expands Service for Lollapalooza

Chicago's commuter rail service plans to add trains and increase capacity to accommodate crowds attending the upcoming Lollapalooza music festival.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 11:50 PM CDT

Body Found In Wreckage of Fiery Crash That Shut Down I-55

Body Found In Wreckage of Fiery Crash That Shut Down I-55

An accident on Interstate 55 in Chicago has shut down the roadway in both directions near Cicero after a truck carrying 17,800 pounds of paint caught fire, authorities said.

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