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‘Suspicious object’ disrupts Blue Line service during afternoon rush

CHICAGO —CTA Blue Line service was suspended between Addison and Grand during Monday’s afternoon rush hour because of a suspicious package.

A report of an object thrown on the tracks at Logan Square prompted the stop.

Police were called out to investigate along with canine officers and hazmat teams.

The CTA tweeted an alert to urge people to make alternate plans.

The Blue Line was already experiencing residual delays after an employee was injured at Jefferson Park. Blue Line trains were initially stopped at Logan Square around 5:15 p.m.