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Widow says Metra, Village of Elmwood Park responsible for husband's death

Louie Torres Apr. 21, 2017, 11:23am

A widow is suing Metra, a train engineer and another unknown train operator, and the Village of Elmwood Park, claiming her 82-year-old husband was struck and killed by a train due to negligence.

Air Force vet says Metra cops wrongly confronted, arrested him after he plugged in laptop at Ogilvie

Scott Holland Jan. 4, 2017, 6:13pm

An Air Force veteran has accused two Metra Police officers of violating his civil rights after they asked him why he was using an outlet to charge his computer. 

Judge: Enough doubt over whether crossing gates worked to allow trial in death of man killed by Metra train in Des Plaines

Dana Herra Sep. 11, 2015, 9:08am

A federal judge has ruled a widow’s lawsuit against Union Pacific raises enough questions about the death of her husband in a collision with a commuter train that the case should proceed to trial.