Suspicious Package Cleared In Skokie, Yellow Line Running Again

SKOKIE, Ill. (STMW) — The CTA Yellow Line is running again Sunday evening after a suspicious suitcase was discovered on a train platform in north suburban Skokie.

About 4 p.m., a suspicious suitcase was discovered on the Dempster station’s platform, CTA spokesman Brian Steele said.

The package was cleared by 5:40 p.m. and service was restored, according to a CTA rider alert.

Skokie police and fire officials were on the scene investigating, but did not immediately comment.
(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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