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Fire Station Evacuated After Woman Turns In Grenade

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.


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Live Grenade Found At South Suburban Trash Yard

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.



Tinley Park Police Department Cleared When Woman Shows Up With Grenade

A mother showed up with a grenade her child had found in a field behind their home.


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Dummy Grenade Found On Orland Park School Bus

The discovery prompted school officials to evacuate all buses at Carl Sandburg High School. No injuries were reported.



NW Side Thrift Store Evacuated After Finding Grenade

A Northwest Side thrift store was evacuated for awhile this morning – because of something an employee found in a bag of donated clothing.



Boy, 12, Arrested After Bringing Grenade To School

A 12-year-old boy is in serious trouble for bringing a grenade to the school he attends in North Aurora.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012


Grenade At School In Lincoln Park Turns Out To Be Fake

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.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2011

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Drugstore Owner Describes Terrifying Grenade Robbery

A Lincoln Park neighborhood drugstore owner described harrowing moments this week, as a woman tried to rob his business with a hand grenade.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2011


Grenade Found On City’s Southern Edge

A grenade prompted a Hazardous Materials response Thursday morning at a waste handling facility on the city’s southern edge.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2011

May Street Grenade

Suspected Grenade Found In Truck In Englewood

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.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2011


Grenade Found In South Side Apartment Building

Police found a grenade and several other weapons overnight in a basement apartment in the Park Manor neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2011