WESTERN SPRINGS, Ill. (AP) — A man who rescued an elderly woman from a car stuck on the tracks in southwest suburban Chicago says he looked up to see an oncoming Metra commuter train bearing down on them.
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NILES, Mich. (AP) — A 44-year-old man faces a hearing on charges that he stabbed three fellow Amtrak train passengers and a conductor in southwestern Michigan.
VANDALIA, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a mother and three children headed for a southern Illinois Halloween parade were killed when their SUV went around safety gates into the path of a freight train.
REYNOLDS, Ind. (AP) — Northern Indiana police say a semi-truck driver whose vehicle collided with a Chicago-bound Amtrak passenger train told authorities he saw the oncoming train but pulled into its path anyway because he thought he had time to clear the tracks.
CHICAGO (AP) — Construction has started to restore passenger rail service between Chicago and the Quad Cities, on the Iowa state line, for the first time since 1979.
A Missouri man has admitted in Knox County Circuit Court to stealing the alcohol he later used to try and take his own life.
WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. (AP)–The life of an Illinois woman has been saved by a quick-thinking Frankfort Community High School student.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Passengers were forced to leave an Amtrak train traveling from Carbondale to Chicago when engine trouble forced the cancellation of service.
A man from central Illinois is pleading not guilty in Knox County to charges accusing him of having some expensive drugs on him when he got off an Amtrak train almost a month ago.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The Champaign County coroner has identified a woman killed when her car and a train collided northwest of Champaign.