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Hickory Creek Station, Mokena, IL, US

COMMUTER ALERT RT @CSTbreaking: #breakingnews Metra Rock Island Line trains stopped after person struck near Hickory Creek station in Mokena - @Suntimes

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Chicago, IL, US

RT @CSTbreaking: #Breaking: Metra now saying no pedestrian hit, as initially thought. BNSF trains back on the move with 11-20 min delays. - @Suntimes

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Chicago police officer shot, Oct. 7, 2014

Metra suspends train service near Englewood, Chicago, due to ongoing police activity in connection to officer shot - @Suntimes

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Highwood, IL, US

Chicago-area Metra trains on the Union Pacific North Line stopped after train struck and killed a pedestrian in Highwood - @WGNNews

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Metra

Death investigation along train tracks halts Metra line http://t.co/cSvYsWiJgM #breaking - @WISN12News

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Chicago, IL, US

#breakingnews Metra train bound for Chicago stopped in Naperville for "pedestrian incident." - @Suntimes

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Chicago, IL, US

Some BNSF trains are moving again in Chicago following an earlier incident in which 2 people were struck and killed by a Metra train - @Suntimes

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Chicago, IL, US

#Breaking: Metra trains delayed after 2 people struck and killed in Chicago http://t.co/PPfhH5vIf2 http://t.co/SmdcUAUfKt - @WGNNews

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Crystal Lake, IL, US

RT @midnightdog: #breakingnews Metra UP Northwest Lines stopped in Crystal Lake because of weather. - @Suntimes

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Chicago, IL, US

Chicago boy electrocuted while climbing on top of a Metra electric train in a south suburban rail yard, authorities say - @chicagotribune

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Metra

#BREAKING Per Metra - pedestrain accident near Arlington Park was fatal. Trains are moving again: http://t.co/tBACbqZorT - @WGNNews

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Metra

#BREAKING Pedestrian hit by Metra near Arlington Park - Expect delays in area http://t.co/tBACbqZorT - @WGNNews

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Arlington Heights, IL, US

#BREAKING Pedestrian hit by #Metra near Arlington Heights - Expect delays in area http://t.co/tBACbqZorT - @WGNNews

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Metra

Metra's busiest line at a standstill after truck hits viaduct: http://t.co/8oguHt9tvM #BreakingNews - @nbcchicago

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Chicago, IL, US

High school student struck and killed by a Metra train on Chicago's northwest side - @nbcchicago

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Chicago, IL, US

RT @midnightdog: #breakingnews 17-year-old boy fatally struck by Metra UP Northwest train near Norwood Park station Friday morning. - @Suntimes

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Chicago, IL, US

RT @midnightdog: #breakingnews Amtrak train strikes vehicle near Harlem Station in Riverside, so Metra BNSF line trains are going nowhere. - @Suntimes

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Metra

RT @midnightdog: #breakingnews Metra Rock Island train strikes van in Robbins. Metra reports possible injuries. - @Suntimes

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Winter storm, 'polar vortex' hits US Midwest, East, January 2014

Chicago's Metra train service cancels 27 trains during the evening rush, citing hazardous weather - @chicagotribune

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Bartlett, IL, US

Photo: A Metra train-truck collision near Bartlett, Ill., - @Suntimes

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