THE WATCHDOGS: CTA crime is up, and more than 90 percent of serious crimes reported on the L and buses and at CTA stations in Chicago go unsolved.
A man was fatally struck by a Metra Union Pacific North Line train Thursday night in northwest suburban Des Plaines.
A 2-month-old baby fell between a CTA train and the platform Thursday morning at a Blue Line station on the Near West Side.
SEIU still must organize airport contract employees and hold union elections, but the ordinance “lays important groundwork,” a union official said.
“Can you imagine sitting in vehicle with a coat on in 90-degree weather?” Ald. Gilbert Villegas said. “You’ve got to hit people in the pocketbook.”
The $38.75 million settlement will offer 50 percent refunds to 1.2 million motorists
An 82-year-old woman was fatally struck by a Metra train Wednesday morning in north suburban Wilmette.