Chicago Police To Begin Random Explosives Screenings At CTA StationsStarting Nov. 3, if you ride the “L,” prepare to be asked to hand your bags, purses, or suitcases to a Chicago police officer for screening at some stations.
Bomb Squad Removes 50 Pounds Of Explosives Found In Evergreen Park HouseAuthorities 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.
3 Live Grenades Found In Lakeview Apartment BuildingA sharp-eyed maintenance man spotted three live World War II-vintage hand grenades Wednesday in a Lakeview apartment.
Lawyer: NATO Suspect ‘Maybe Had A Little Bit Too Much To Drink’ The mother of an anti-NATO protester accused of threatening to blow up a train overpass defended her son Wednesday and described him as a “good boy.”
Amtrak Police Force Transformed In Decade Since 9/11Amtrak has enhanced its security ahead of the 9/11 anniversary and officials say that, over the past decade, they've transformed their police force from a unit that largely responds to crime to one that anticipates it.
Wood Dale Man Busted For Explosives StockpileA Wood Dale man who claimed to be a fan of the Fourth of July had a stockpile of bomb-making materials, police say.
Dynamite Found Outside Naperville HomeExplosives experts destroyed the half-stick of dynamite, which was found in bushes at a Fairmont Road property, police say.
Police Find Explosives After Teen Posts Videos OnlineA 14-year-old boy posted videos of himself creating explosive devices on the Internet, leading police directly to his residence.
Yemeni Arrested, al-Qaida Bomber Eyed In Mail PlotYemeni authorities arrested a woman Saturday and searched for other suspects linked to al-Qaida's Persian Gulf faction in the plot to mail bombs powerful enough to down a cargo plane.