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Will adding more cameras to CTA trains reduce thefts?

Tips to help you avoid becoming the next CTA robbery victim.

9/11: What changed that day?

It took the events of 9/11 to change the administrations view of the danger Al Queda posed to the United States and its allies.

Victim fights his way onto train, escapes robbers

You fight to escape by getting inside the open car doors, but your attackers keep trying to hold you on the platform.

Tips to help you avoid becoming the next CTA robbery victim

What can you do to keep yourself from becoming a CTA robbery statistic?

CTA robberies may be down but robbers seem more vicious

Most passengers continue to be totally oblivious to what is going on around them. That type of behavior will not only increase their chances of being robbed, but could end up endangering their physical well-being and possibly the life of an innocent bystander.

How might your lack of attention get someone else injured or killed?

NATO Summit: Hope for the best and plan for the worst

Be aware that even though you may be patient there will be a lot of people out there who will not. Some drivers may take dangerous chances to get around stalled traffic. Expect the worst and stay alert.

La Grange family returns home to find unwelcome visitors

What can you do to reduce your chances of having your home burglarized while you are away?

Weekly Self-Defense Class Begins Saturday, March 24th

This personal safety program will focus on personal awareness, situational awareness and self-defense techniques. You will train in a variety of attack scenarios taken from current crime reporting, situations that you might encounter while at work, home, school or while out shopping.

50-year-old women chases after 6-foot-3 250 pound thief

She left her bag with the bus driver and took off after the suspect screaming for help. Her screams attracted the attention of two men who took off after the thief with her.

Consider jumping out a window: It could save your life

Sometimes circumstances dictate that the only way for you to save your life is to jump out a window.