Barrington High School (CBS)

Barrington High School Cancels Dance After Threat

Barrington High School cancelled a dance scheduled for Saturday evening after rumors circulated that someone was planning to bring a gun.


Chicago police say Nicholas Claxton sent this threatening photograph to a former co-worker. (Chicago Police)

Police: Parolee Made Photo Threats To Former Co-Worker

Nicholas Claxton was fired July 23 from an Oak Park restaurant job, but sent a text message to a former co-worker showing him wearing night vision goggles and ballistic armor while holding a shotgun, police said.


(Credit: CBS)

2 High Schools In Will County Locked Down After Threat

Two high schools in Will County were placed on lockdown Tuesday, after a man told emergency dispatchers he was armed and planned to shoot up the Lincoln-Way Central High School campus.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012

Cheese With Nails

Threat Of Cheese Laced With Nails At Local Dog Parks Deemed Bogus

Chicago area dog owners are being warned about a new danger at dog parks, but the threat appears to be bogus.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2011

Willis Tower (CBS)

Man’s Guns Confiscated After Willis Tower Threat

After he reportedly threatened the Willis Tower, Chicago Police found a stash of guns in a man’s Uptown neighborhood apartment.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.)

Rep. Roskam: Terror Threat Is Not Over

An Illinois congressman Osama bin Laden is no longer a threat, but that doesn’t mean we can allow ourselves to become complacent.

WBBM Newsradio–05/02/2011

File Photo (Photo by Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)

Chicago Federal Judge Threatened By Milwaukee Man

A 50-year-old Milwaukee man has been indicted for threatening a Chicago federal judge.


Timothy Hercog

Man Charged With Threatening Ald. Burke

A Southwest Side man is scheduled for a bond hearing today, on charges that he threatened to kill Chicago Ald. Edward Burke (14th.)

CBS Chicago–02/25/2011

Police Generic

Police Shoot Knife-Wielding Man In Uptown

Police shot a suspect who allegedly threatened officers with a knife early Thursday in the Uptown neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2011

Milton Bradley

Ex-Cub Milton Bradley Arrested In Los Angeles

Former Cubs outfielder Milton Bradley was arrested Tuesday morning in Los Angeles after he allegedly threatened a woman.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2011

U.S. Rep. Danny Davis

Rep. Davis Says He Was Threatened

In the wake of the shooting that killed six people and wounded a Congresswoman in Arizona, U.S. Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) says he is dealing with a threat of his own.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2011

Empty Classroom

Security Up At Glenbard South H.S.

Glenbard South High School is tightening security this morning, after a threat inside a school bathroom.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2010

Empty Classroom

Glenbard South H.S. On “Soft Lockdown” After Threat

A west suburban high school was placed on “soft lockdown” Wednesday afternoon after a student found a threat to the building, but officials said they don’t believe there’s any danger.


Carolee Bildsten, 56, of Gurnee (Photo From Gurnee Police)

Police: Woman Threatened Cop With Sex Toy

A northwest suburban woman was charged Wednesday after she allegedly threatening an officer with what police called a “rigid female pleasure device.”


File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

No Bomb Found After Threat At IIT Campus

Authorities have given the all clear at the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology, after the campus was evacuated Saturday morning for a bomb threat.