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.
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.
Chicago area dog owners are being warned about a new danger at dog parks, but the threat appears to be bogus.
After he reportedly threatened the Willis Tower, Chicago Police found a stash of guns in a man’s Uptown neighborhood apartment.
An Illinois congressman Osama bin Laden is no longer a threat, but that doesn’t mean we can allow ourselves to become complacent.
A 50-year-old Milwaukee man has been indicted for threatening a Chicago federal judge.
A Southwest Side man is scheduled for a bond hearing today, on charges that he threatened to kill Chicago Ald. Edward Burke (14th.)
Police shot a suspect who allegedly threatened officers with a knife early Thursday in the Uptown neighborhood.
Former Cubs outfielder Milton Bradley was arrested Tuesday morning in Los Angeles after he allegedly threatened a woman.
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.
Glenbard South High School is tightening security this morning, after a threat inside a school bathroom.
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.
A northwest suburban woman was charged Wednesday after she allegedly threatening an officer with what police called a “rigid female pleasure device.”
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.