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.
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.
A beeping package found by a janitor Monday morning near the Magnificent Mile has been deemed safe.
A “suspicious” package that closed a West Rogers Park intersection Friday night has been found to be harmless, police said.
A scare overnight on the CTA Blue Line turned out to be a false alarm.