Bomb Scare

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Student’s Art Project Prompts Bomb Scare On South Side

A South Side intersection was shut down for nearly two hours Thursday morning while authorities responded to a suspicious object that turned out to be an art project.

11/06/2014

O'Hare International Airport

Suspicious Package On Plane Delays Flight At O’Hare

A bomb scare at O’Hare’s Terminal 3 Monday afternoon has delayed a flight to the East Coast.

12/10/2012

Authorities cleared walkways around Millennium Park on Saturday evening after receiving a report of a suspicious package near "The Bean" sculpture. (WBBM/Mallory Blazetic)

Bomb ‘Misunderstanding’ In Millennium Park Cost City Thousands

The huge police response at Millennium Park last weekend for what was first thought to be a bomb, but was not, cost the city thousands of dollars.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2011

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

“Hide And Seek” Device To Blame For Metra Delays

A geo-caching game device is being blamed for a police investigation that stopped four Metra trains for nearly several hours near west suburban Wheaton.

06/01/2011

Geocaching

Geocache Mistaken For Bomb In Evanston

A scary-looking item drew a bomb squad to a park just west of downtown Evanston over the weekend, but the item turned out to be harmless and mundane.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011

Cowboys Stadium

Bomb Scare At Cowboys Stadium Turns Out To Be Trash

A suspicious package that was spotted near the site of the Super Bowl turned out to be trash and an all-clear has been issued by Arlington authorities.

01/28/2011