A mother showed up with a grenade her child had found in a field behind their home.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine talks with the man who made the decision.
Carbon monoxide from a boiler leak Tuesday night forced as many as 70 people from their apartments in the Albany Park neighborhood on the North Side.
A Level 2 HazMat response was called when a construction company hit a small gas line at 900 W. Taylor St.
All students were safely evacuated from Higgins Elementary School at 11710 S. Morgan St.
A southwest suburban hospital has evacuated patients because of rising floodwaters from a nearby creek and the Illinois River.
Three residence halls at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale were evacuated overnight, following a bomb threat.
A condo building on the city’s Northwest Side was evacuated Wednesday afternoon, after carbon monoxide levels rose into the danger zone.
The Shedd Aquarium was evacuated Thursday afternoon when the electricity went out to much of the building.
Officials evacuated part of Zion for almost two hours Sunday morning due to hazardous fumes from a fire that broke out at Maine Plastics.
Children were evacuated from a parochial school in the Logan Square neighborhood, after a man threatened to jump from a roof nearby.
Two buildings on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology was evacuated Tuesday afternoon as firefighters responded to an acid spill.
Meanwhile, a Near South Side church just blocks from McCormick Place is offering itself as a haven to anti-NATO protesters coming in from out of town. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
A small trash fire in the Red Line subway prompted first responders to evacuate the Roosevelt Road station, and shut off power to the trains.
Many residents of a central Illinois town was evacuated early Friday, after a train containing denatured alcohol derailed and several cars exploded.
The Des Plaines municipal building had to be evacuated late Thursday morning for a freon leak.
Naperville police aren’t saying it was a suicide attempt or threat, but an incident Wednesday had all the markings of it.
An 18-year-old Lincoln Park resident accused of causing an evacuation at Millennium Park Saturday evening told WBBM Newsradio 780 that he was taking part in a “costume play” and that it was all a misunderstanding.
A suspicious object found in the loading dock of a northwest suburban high school led to early dismissal and evacuation Tuesday afternoon before it was determined the object was not a threat.
Investigators have yet to determine the source of fumes sickened a number of people Monday night in an Elgin apartment building.