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Bomb Threat Prompts Response To Morris Theater

Emergency crews are on the scene of a possible bomb threat at a suburban movie theater.

08/17/2012

King Griffin, 73, allegedly told Metra riders he had a bomb in a backpack. (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Prosecutors: 73-Year-Old Man Makes False Bomb Threat On Metra Train

A 73-year-old man who claimed to have a “10 megaton bomb” on a Metra train was ordered held on a $50,000 bond on Saturday.

08/11/2012

Navy Pier

Navy Pier Cruise Called Off After Bomb Threat Notes

A cruise from Navy Pier was called off Wednesday night, after threatening notes were found saying a bomb was going to blow up onboard.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012

A Jet Blue flight from Boston to Chicago was diverted to Buffalo, N.Y., on March 12, 2012, due to a bomb threat. Authorities later determined the threat was not genuine and was tied to a domestic dispute, and the flight was cleared to resume to Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Flight To Chicago Diverted Over Bomb Threat Hoax

A flight from Boston to Chicago was diverted to Buffalo, N.Y., Monday morning, after authorities received a bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax tied to a domestic dispute.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2012

File Photo Of Police Tape (Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

All-Clear Given After Bomb Threat At South Side School

A high school in the Englewood neighborhood was briefly evacuated Thursday morning after receiving a bomb threat, but a search turned up no danger.

01/26/2012

Students of Truman College stand across the street from the school after the building was evacuated due to a bomb threat on Oct. 31, 2011. (Photo courtesy: Steve Grzanich, WBBM)

Truman College Evacuated For Bomb Threat

Truman College, located on the city’s North Side, was evacuated for nearly two hours Monday afternoon after receiving a bomb threat.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2011

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NIU Gives ‘All Clear’ After Bomb Threat

Police at Northern Illinois University have issued an “all clear” after responding to a bomb threat at a campus building.

10/31/2011

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Note About Bad Dream Mistaken For Bomb Threat On Metra Train

A man on a Metra train Monday night was only trying to ease his fears about a bad dream he had, but the note he passed to the train conductor was mistaken for a bomb threat.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2011

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Bomb Threat Near Ogilvie Transportation Center Unfounded

Police said a bomb threat near Ogilvie Transportation Center on Monday was unfounded.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2011

Blue Line Station Reopens After Suspicious Package Found

The Blue line subway stop at Jackson Boulevard, and the pedestrian tunnel that connects to the Red Line, have reopened Wednesday afternoon, more than two hours after they were closed due to a suspicious package.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2011

Julija Petraityte allegedly joked about a bomb to a Willis Tower security officer. (Chicago Police Dept.)

Lemont Woman Makes False Bomb Threat At Willis Tower: Police

A 19-year-old southwest suburban Lemont woman who told a Willis Tower security officer her companion “had a bomb’’ was arrested Thursday in the Loop, police said.

08/19/2011

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Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation Near Mount Sinai Hospital

Operations at Mount Sinai Hospital are “back to normal’’ after someone threatened to blow up a building housing physicians’ offices Friday morning on the campus of the West Side hospital.

08/12/2011

Ryan Ricco (Sun-Times Media Wire)

Former Student Accused Of School Bomb Threat Pleads Guilty To Lesser Charge

Nineteen-year-old Ryan Ricco, who allegedly threatened to blow up two schools last year on Facebook, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and will spend a year on court supervision.

08/05/2011

Matthias Padalino (left) and Jon Adams (right) are accused of trying to rob an Orland Park bank by making a bomb threat. (Credit: Orland Park Police Department)

Two Men Accused Of Threatening To Blow Up Bank

Two men have been charged with robbery in connection with a bomb threat at suburban Chicago bank.

06/12/2011

OHare

Police Seek Suspect Who Made Bogus Call Threatening Bomb At O’Hare

Police Bomb & Arson investigators are trying to find the person who made a telephone call threatening to blow up a bomb at O’Hare Airport Saturday morning.

05/28/2011

Photo Of Sherman Hall At Western Illinois University. (WIU Photo)

Teen Arrested In WIU Bomb Threat

An 18-year-old Chicago man has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a bomb threat made against Western Illinois University in October.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2010

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