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  • Seniors on the Go: Visiting a U.S. city? Go transit

    Seniors on the Go: Visiting a U.S. city? Go transit
    If your spring and summer travel plans include a big city, presumably you don't need or even want a rented car, and you probably don't want to pay for taxis everywhere you go. So check the transit options. Fortunately, transit systems in many big cities...
  • Blue Line overhaul project begins this weekend

    Blue Line overhaul project begins this weekend
    The four-year, $492 million project to overhaul the O'Hare branch of the CTA Blue Line starts this weekend with temporary track closures between the Western and Logan Square stations, the transit agency said Thursday. The track closure will start at...
  • Motorola Mobility unveils new headquarters in Merchandise Mart

    Motorola Mobility unveils new headquarters in Merchandise Mart
    Motorola Mobility showed off its sleek new headquarters in the Merchandise Mart on Tuesday to about 200 VIPs and reporters. If it were for sale, the listing would be labeled "luxury" and boast features such as digital and graffiti art, concrete floors,...
  • Chicago train derails at O'Hare, jumps onto escalator; 32 injured

    Local and federal officials will investigate what caused a Chicago commuter train to derail Monday morning, run over a platform and scale an escalator at O’Hare International Airport, injuring as many as 32 people. No fatalities were reported,...
  • Snow tonight, 60s by the weekend

    Snow tonight, 60s by the weekend
    Up to an inch of snow could fall across the Chicago area Monday night, but we should be basking in the 60s by the weekend. The snow is expected to start around 7 p.m. and end by 1 a.m. Tuesday. North winds gusting more than 25 mph will keep wind chills...
  • Chicago train jumps platform at O'Hare airport, injuring 30

    CHICAGO — A Chicago Transit Authority operator may have fallen asleep shortly before a train jumped the platform at O'Hare International Airport on Monday and became partially wedged atop an escalator at the end of the line, according to her union...
  • Focus in CTA crash falls on operator fatigue, braking system

    Focus in CTA crash falls on operator fatigue, braking system
    Federal investigators will focus on whether a CTA train operator fell asleep at the controls and if an automatic braking system was working properly as they seek to pinpoint the cause of a spectacular crash Monday that left a Blue Line car perched atop an...
  • Driver in Chicago subway train crash had 'dozed off,' NTSB says

    The driver of a Chicago subway train that crashed at O'Hare International Airport told authorities that she fell asleep before the train entered the station, derailed and raced up an escalator, the NTSB announced Wednesday. She didn't wake up until...
  • Immigration protester back at Chicago church that sheltered her

    Immigration protester back at Chicago church that sheltered her
    Elvira Arellano, a Mexican woman whose yearlong stay inside a Chicago church made her a lightning rod in the nation's immigration debate, on Sunday returned to the sanctuary, saying she plans to live there until a hearing later this year when she will ask...
  • This winter still third all-time in total snowfall

    This winter still third all-time in total snowfall
    The Chicago area got a little more than an inch of snow from the storm late Monday, but it wasn't enough to change this winter's ranking as the third snowiest in recorded weather history. The measurement at O'Hare International Airport was 1.4 inches,...
  • Blue Line O'Hare derailment video shows collision with escalator

    Blue Line O'Hare derailment video shows collision with escalator
    The moments leading up to the Blue Line train derailment at O'Hare have been captured on video.  The CTA declined to comment Wednesday on a video posted to YouTube, which appears to show about 45 seconds of footage of the train approaching the camera....
  • NTSB: Operator in O'Hare crash had fallen asleep at controls before

    NTSB: Operator in O'Hare crash had fallen asleep at controls before
    The train operator who was asleep during the Blue Line crash at O'Hare International Airport also dozed off at the controls in another incident less than two months ago, a federal investigator said Wednesday.  The stunning revelation — that the...