Bomb Threat Near Ogilvie Transportation Center Unfounded

UPDATED 09/12/11 11:10 a.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) — Police said a bomb threat near Ogilvie Transportation Center on Monday was unfounded.

A man called Metra police Monday morning, and said a bomb had been planted near Madison Street and Wacker Drive, police News Affairs Officer Jon Mirabelli said.

Metra police, as well as Chicago Police, quickly responded to the intersection, which is near Ogilvie, as of 6:45 a.m., Mirabelli said.

The threat was cleared at 8:48 a.m., police said. No suspicious package was found and the bomb threat was deemed unfounded.

Metra spokesman Tom Miller said that neither Ogilvie Transportation Center nor Metra service was disrupted Monday morning.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.

  • Roberta Waker

    Yep, keep those borders open and keep letting terrorists walk across into our country. Until we close our borders and secure them, the United States will NEVER be safe. Wake up, Homeland Security, Wake up, Mr. President, Wake up America.

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