They say it’s been untouched, flying at half-staff, since the death of a state official.
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.
As Newsradio first reported last week, members of the VFW Post in Glendale Heights were gearing up for a fight after getting a letter from their landlord that said flags were prohibited.
A local group took some heat this week for briefly taking down the American flag at a Northfield park and putting up a Malaysian flag.
An oversized American flag on an oversized flagpole is the object of some controversy in north suburban Libertyville.