Bomb threat

The Kluczynski Federal Building in the Loop was evacuated after an unknown male phoned in a bomb threat on Thursday. (Credit: CBS)

Loop Federal Building Evacuated Over Bomb Threat

Chicago Police said they were notified at 7:15 a.m. that an unknown male phoned in the threat at the Kluczynski Federal Building at 230 S. Dearborn St.

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Man Arrested After Bomb Threat During Bartlett Standoff

About 6:40 a.m., an employee of Rana Meal Solutions at 550 S. Spitzer Rd. barricaded himself inside and said he had an explosive device, according to Bartlett police. Sgt. Geoff Pretkelis said at 12:15 p.m. the suspect was in custody and the investigation is ongoing.

10/02/2014

No Bomb Found After Threat At Roosevelt Red Line Station

A threat about a bomb at the CTA Red Line Roosevelt station was called in about 11:15 p.m., and the police Bomb and Arson Unit investigated and later cleared the scene about an hour later.

09/23/2014

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Police: Convicted Killer Who Sued Over Jail Conditions Threatened Cop

A convicted murderer who took the lead in a federal lawsuit claiming a “sadistic culture of brutality and violence” in the Cook County Jail has been charged with threatening to shoot up a Chicago Police officer’s North Side home if she testified against him.

09/04/2014

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Motorist With ISIS Flag Makes Bomb Threat Against Police

Emad Karakrah allegedly told police during his arrest that there was a bomb in the car and he would detonate it if they searched the vehicle.

08/28/2014

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Man Claims To Have Bomb During Traffic Stop In Ashburn

Police said it started as a traffic stop in the 7700 block of South Kedzie Avenue around 9:15 a.m. The man tried to drive off, and crashed his car at a gas station. After crashing the car, he claimed to have a bomb in his car, and warned police not to approach.

08/27/2014

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Teen Held In Valparaiso School Bomb Threat

A 15-year-old Valparaiso High School student was in custody Thursday at the Porter County Juvenile Detention Center after allegedly explaining to police that she called in a bomb threat at Valparaiso High School to get out of taking a test.

05/30/2014

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Police: Man Made Bomb Threat Against Elmhurst Parade

Authorities say Glenn Schumacher, 58, posted a comment on a website that said he was going to place pressure cooker bombs to resolve traffic issues at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

03/13/2014

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Elmhurst Police Respond To Online Boston Marathon Bombing Threat

Police in west suburban Elmhurst have determined that there is no threat to the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade after an anonymous user posted a comment on a local news website referencing the Boston Marathon bombing.

03/08/2014

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Flight From Chicago To Kansas City Searched After Bomb Threat

Joe McBride, a spokesman for the Kansas City Aviation Department, said Friday that someone made a comment about a bomb, although it wasn’t clear if it was one of the 67 passengers on Flight 4222 Thursday night or if it was phoned in.

03/07/2014

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Man Accused Of Calling In Bomb Threat Before Court Hearing

A west suburban man who was supposed to appear in court on a retail theft charge is now being held without bond after making false bomb threat to the courthouse from a payphone inside the building.

03/06/2014

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Elmwood Park H.S. Students Searched After Bomb Threat

No bomb was discovered, but the day’s lessons, which consisted of final exams, were delayed by about an hour while every student was patted down and backpacks, purses and other kinds of bags were searched

12/20/2013

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Bomb Threats Shut Down Three Kane County Courthouses

A series of bomb threats have forced the evacuation of three Kane County courthouses.

09/04/2013

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Green Line Service Resumes After Bomb Threat

Service to the West Side on the CTA’s Green Line train resumed early Thursday about an hour after officials shut the train line down after receiving a bomb threat.

08/29/2013

Sebastian Senakiewicz is charged with conspiracy planning, for allegedly plotting to use Molotov cocktails to disrupt the NATO summit. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Polish Immigrant Convicted Of NATO Bomb Threat Deported

A man convicted of making false terrorist threats during the NATO Summit in 2012 has been deported to Poland after serving his sentence, federal officials said.

08/14/2013

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Cops: Man Made Bomb Threat Because Woman Didn’t Like Him

A north suburban man is behind bars Tuesday after phoning in a bomb threat to a Vernon Hills concert event because a woman he met there did not like him, according to police.

07/23/2013

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Independence Grove Forest Preserve Reopens After Bomb Threat

A forest preserve in north suburban Libertyville reopened Saturday morning after officials determined a bomb threat risk had passed, and declared the area safe for public use.

07/20/2013

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

Student Charged With Writing Bomb Threat On School In Lemont

A Lemont middle school student who admitted to writing a bomb threat on a wall at Oakwood School will be charged as a juvenile, police said Tuesday, and her actions could result in expulsion and having to make restitution, according to the school’s student handbook.

05/08/2013

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.

05/06/2013

Police on the scene after a bomb threat at Aurora University on March 20, 2013. (CBS)

Reward Offered For Information On Aurora University Bomb Threat

After shuttering and searching the campus for several hours following a series of bomb threats Wednesday morning, Aurora University administrators deemed the campus safe. Then, they announced they wanted to find the perpetrators.

03/21/2013

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