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Prosecutors: Man Punched Woman On Train After She Didn't Give Him Her Number

Posted 12.03.2014 | Crime

Story by Erica Demarest, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago: COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE — When a Bridgeport woman riding the "L" refused to give a man...

Good Samaritans Save Woman From Orange Line Attacker

Posted 08.16.2013 | Chicago

Chicago police have issued a community alert after they say a would-be rapist was foiled by a pair of Good Samaritans who saved a teenager from being ...

CTA Blue Line Worker Attacked At Knifepoint

Posted 08.08.2013 | Chicago

Police are investigating after a female CTA employee was attacked at knifepoint in the Chicago Blue Line station. The 47-year-old employee had lef...

Man Accused Of Molesting CTA Bus Driver

Posted 06.20.2013 | Chicago

A 33-year-old man is accused molesting a woman early Wednesday as she drove a CTA bus in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on the Southwest Side. Gab...

Analysis: New CTA Cameras Aren't Cutting Crime

Posted 02.26.2013 | Chicago

More than a year after some 1,500 high-resolution security cameras were installed system-wide an the Chicago Transit Authority's train stations, new a...

Man Arrested For Threatening To Blow Up CTA Bus

Posted 01.09.2013 | Chicago

A 23-year-old Chicago man was arrested after he allegedly made a bomb threat while aboard a CTA bus during the Monday rush hour. According to the C...

Man Shot In Chest, Arm And Leg For iPhone

Posted 11.09.2012 | Chicago

Anthony "Tony" Kuber handed his iPhone over when two masked men confronted him near the 47th Street Red Line station on Monday in Chicago, but despite...

CTA Train Station Security Cameras Doubled

Posted 11.21.2011 | Chicago

Some 1,500 new security cameras have been installed at Chicago Transit Authority train stations throughout the city, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Police Superi...

Watch Your iPod: CTA Thefts Rising Dramatically

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Thefts and robberies have risen dramatically on CTA buses, trains and L platforms in the last four years -- and are on the rise again this year. The ...

CTA Robberies, Thefts Up 77 Percent

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Robbery has soared 77 percent on CTA trains, buses and platforms in the last three years, the Sun-Times reports. According the the Chicago Police Dep...