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Metra Electric District Train Kills Man In Hyde Park

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Metra Electric District train Tuesday struck and killed a trespasser near its 53rd Street station in Hyde Park.

Metra spokesman Michael Gillis said the male trespasser was struck at about 5:50 p.m. 81 more words


Was Al-Qaeda Behind 2007 Metra Incident?

UPDATED 05/06/11 3:50 p.m.

CHICAGO (CBS/WBBM) — Information found in Osama bin Laden’s compound shows al-Qaeda was planning to target rail lines, and Metra wants to know if an attempted sabotage in 2007 was related. 703 more words