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Tribune reporterMetra announced today what it calls a “new safety initiative” in which Metra police officers are increasing foot patrols on its commuter trains, platforms and parking lots. The purpose is to “deter crime and continue to provide a safe...
Plans to reconfigure parking around Kenilworth's Metra train station are on the drawing board, but a proposal that would close Sterling Road just south of Green Bay Road has been scrapped, village officials say. Those and other proposals are part of the...
The Union Pacific Railroad Company recently announced that it expects to select a contractor by July for construction of a new bridge on Shermer Road near the Glenview-Northbrook border, where a July 4 train derailment nearly a year ago blocked the street...
Tribune reporterLeetema Daniels' family negotiated with police 25 feet from where his body lay in a West Side gangway just after midnight Saturday morning. Their faces – the tears, the strained looks, the tension in their throats and cheeks before they screamed...
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Union Pacific Railroad recently closed the pedestrian crossing at the downtown Metra station in Lake Forest in an attempt to improve safety, according to railroad and city officials. Mark Davis, a Union Pacific spokesman, said an engineering team...
When is Caltrans going to repair the railroad at the south end of Highway 111 as you cross to go to Mexicali? It’s in very bad shape. — Jostled, Calexico Different entities including the state Department of Transportation, the General...
Easier traveling under the bridge at Harlem Avenue could be a long way off unless River Forest and nearby municipalities can secure funding for the $19.4 million project. The River Forest Village Board heard an update this week on a proposal to...
FREMONT, Neb. - No injuries have been reported in a train derailment in eastern Nebraska's Dodge County. Union Pacific Railroad spokesman Mark Davis says 21 cars went off the tracks around 4:45 a.m. Tuesday just west of North Bend. They were part of a...
The almost-completed first phase of O'Hare International Airport's expansion had close calls that could have resulted in fatal airplane crashes, according to a Tribune investigation of incidents filed with the Federal Aviation Administration. As the...
The Cleveland Clinic is a world-famous medical center that is consistently ranked among the top hospitals in the country. It goes without saying that the health professionals who work there don’t condone smoking. In fact, since 2007, the clinic...
Recently unveiled plans for the next phase of Kenilworth's ambitious streetscaping along Green Bay Road focus on five major areas where residents could see significant change in coming years, officials said. The Green Bay Road Transportation and...
Tribune reporterWith construction beginning this spring on the $2.2 billion rebuilding and widening of the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90), the Illinois Tollway will hold two public meetings this week to provide businesses, communities and customers with construction...
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