A woman arrived at Fire House Engine 22, 605 W. Armitage, around 7 p.m. and told firefighters she found the device at a family member’s home, a fire department spokesman said.
The Cook County bomb squad was working to dispose of a live grenade that was found at a waste transfer station in the far south suburbs on Friday.
A mother showed up with a grenade her child had found in a field behind their home.
The discovery prompted school officials to evacuate all buses at Carl Sandburg High School. No injuries were reported.
A Northwest Side thrift store was evacuated for awhile this morning – because of something an employee found in a bag of donated clothing.
A 12-year-old boy is in serious trouble for bringing a grenade to the school he attends in North Aurora.
A grenade caused a scare Monday morning at Oscar Mayer Elementary School in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, but it turned out to be a fake.
A Lincoln Park neighborhood drugstore owner described harrowing moments this week, as a woman tried to rob his business with a hand grenade.
A grenade prompted a Hazardous Materials response Thursday morning at a waste handling facility on the city’s southern edge.
Englewood neighborhood residents were in real danger for a little while, after police found a parked truck containing weapons, ammunition and what appeared to be a grenade.
Police found a grenade and several other weapons overnight in a basement apartment in the Park Manor neighborhood.