Here’s the latest installment about crime and general news on the CTA. And what a week it was – from a machete attack to suicide.
Brown Line machete attack: Seven people, including two teen boys and a girl, were charged last week in a machete attack on the Kedzie Brown Line platform. This already is vying for CTA crime story of the year.
Alleged murderer fingered on CTA video: A suspect on trial for murdering a 15-year-old Willow Springs girl was tracked from the area via CTA surveillance video at Midway Airport.
Man arrested in Red line groping incident: A former co-worker recognized the photo of Noor Jalil from CTA surveillance video, and he was arrested last week and charged with sexual misconduct in three separate CTA rail groping incidents.
Orange Line service suspended after woman jumps in front of train: This is not a crime, but just plain tragic. Orange Line service was disrupted last week when a women committed suicide by throwing herself in front of a train.
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