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Authorities cleared walkways around Millennium Park on Saturday evening after receiving a report of a suspicious package near "The Bean" sculpture. (WBBM/Mallory Blazetic)

Suspicious Package Clears Part Of Millennium Park

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.”

CBS Chicago–07/09/2011

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Suspicious Package Found On Michigan Avenue In Wee Hours

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.


Several ambulances were sent to a possible Hazmat situation at an Elgin courthouse. (Credit: Anna Scheid)

FBI Investigates Suspicious Substance Found At Elgin Courthouse

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.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2011

Several ambulances were sent to a possible Hazmat situation at an Elgin courthouse. (Credit: Anna Scheid)

Elgin Courthouse Target Of Suspicious Package

An investigation is underway in Elgin after a suspicious substance was mailed to a court building.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2011

Dearborn Street Evacuation

Package In Loop Building Turned Out To Be Harmless

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.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

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Floors Of Loop Building Evacuated For Suspicious Package

Three floors of a Loop building have been evacuated — and traffic is being diverted — as police investigate a “suspicious” package Wednesday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2011

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Suspicious Package Closes Red Line Subway

CTA Red Line trains were rerouted out of the subway this morning, after a suspicious package was reportedly found tied to the tracks. Service is now back to normal.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2010

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Beeping Package Found Near Mag Mile

A beeping package found by a janitor Monday morning near the Magnificent Mile has been deemed safe.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010

File Photo Of A Police Bomb Disposal Expert (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

‘Suspicious’ Package In Rogers Park Deemed Harmless

A “suspicious” package that closed a West Rogers Park intersection Friday night has been found to be harmless, police said.


CTA Blue Line Package

Suspicious Package Hampers CTA Blue Line

A scare overnight on the CTA Blue Line turned out to be a false alarm.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2010