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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.


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Bomb Squad Removes 50 Pounds Of Explosives Found In Evergreen Park House

Authorities said an elderly man was moving out of his home near 98th and Hamlin on Wendesday, and a caretaker called police after finding 50 pounds of explosives under the stairs in the basement.


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Live Grenade Found At South Suburban Trash Yard

The Cook County bomb squad was working to dispose of a live grenade that was found at a waste transfer station in the far south suburbs on Friday.


Lemont police search Oakwood Elementary School after a bomb threat was found written on a wall. (Credit: CBS)

Bomb Threat Written In Chalk Prompts Search Of Two Lemont Schools

Police officers and dogs have been searching two suburban schools, after officials found a bomb threat written on one of the buildings.


A police bomb squad robot checks out an abandoned truck near the rental car facility at O'Hare International Airport on April 16, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Police Check Abandoned Truck Near O’Hare

Members of the Chicago police bomb squad were checking out an abandoned truck parked near the rental car facility at O’Hare International Airport on Tuesday afternoon.


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Bomb Squad Robot Disables Homemade Explosives

A woman who found homemade explosives while preparing an Aurora home for an estate sale.