A Chicago Fire Department hazardous materials team and the Chicago Police Bomb and Arson Section were called to the Mariano’s at 40 S. Halsted St. shortly before 9 a.m.
For the second day in a row, Michigan Avenue was shut down near the bridge over the Chicago River, as police investigated a suspicious device.
A bomb scare at O’Hare’s Terminal 3 Monday afternoon has delayed a flight to the East Coast.
A suspicious package prompted authorities to shut down the parking lot at the Kane County Judicial Center Wednesday morning, but it turned out to be only a DVD, a video game and a calculator.
Workers poured out of the Daley Center courthouse and office building Wednesday when a suspicious package was found nearby outside the County Building.
The Israeli Consul General in Chicago says the consulate in the Ogilvie Transportation Center is expected to reopen Tuesday morning, a day after being evacuated because of a suspicious envelope.
The Israeli consulate in downtown Chicago was evacuated Monday afternoon after a worker opened a package containing a suspicious white powder.
Officials investigated a report of a suspicious package aboard a CTA bus that was also leaking fuel Monday afternoon in the Loop. The package turned out to contain corn starch.
Lake Zurich High School was put on lockdown for a few hours this morning after a suspicious package was found.
A suspicious package halted the busy Metra Electric Line in the Hyde Park neighborhood late Friday morning.
The Forest Park branch of the Blue Line was shut down along its westernmost stretch Friday morning, for a report of a suspicious package that turned out to be a false alarm.
Service on the CTA’S Blue Line was disrupted for more than an hour as police investigated a report of a suspicious package in the Northwest Side Logan Square neighborhood Wednesday evening.
The Blue line subway stop at Jackson Boulevard, and the pedestrian tunnel that connects to the Red Line, have reopened Wednesday afternoon, more than two hours after they were closed due to a suspicious package.
An 18-year-old Lincoln Park resident accused of causing an evacuation at Millennium Park Saturday evening told WBBM Newsradio 780 that he was taking part in a “costume play” and that it was all a misunderstanding.
Chicago police took three subjects in custody and said a suspicious object found near the iconic “Bean” sculpture was part of a “role-playing event.”
Michigan Avenue downtown was busy and bustling as usual in the midday hours, but a suspicious package shut the road down in the wee hours when a suspicious package was discovered.
The FBI is leading the investigation into a threatening letter filled with white powder opened Monday at the Second District Appellate Court building in Elgin.
An investigation is underway in Elgin after a suspicious substance was mailed to a court building.
The situation is back to normal a day later, but right across from the Dirksen Federal Building downtown Wednesday, a building was evacuated for more than four hours due to a suspicious package.
Three floors of a Loop building have been evacuated — and traffic is being diverted — as police investigate a “suspicious” package Wednesday afternoon.