A west suburban man was charged Thursday with two felony counts in the case of an explosive device that damaged a home in his southeast Naperville neighborhood last fall.
Cook County prosecutors said Sunday that one man arrested earlier this week in connection with the NATO Summit said he could blow up a downtown bridge, though it turned out he didn’t have a bomb. Another man allegedly asked others to get him materials to make a pipe bomb.
Two schools in Glenview were closed for the day on Wednesday, after authorities found what they originally said was believed to be a small explosive device that had gone off in the parking lot of a hospital nearby. But officials later said it was only a fire.
Authorities have charged an Evanston man with planting a bomb behind a police station, then calling in a tip about it in hopes of getting a reward.