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Bruce Rauner and Rev. Corey Brooks discuss death threats Brooks allegedly received the day before someone broke into his church in Woodlawn. Brooks has endorsed Rauner in the race for governor, against Gov. Pat Quinn. (Credit: CBS)

Rauner, Brooks Stand Together After Church Burglary, Threats

Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner came to the defense of one of his most prominent black supporters on Sunday; after Pastor Corey Brooks’ church was vandalized, and his life allegedly was threatened.

10/27/2014

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Bond Hearing Set For Chicago Man Charged With SIU Threats

A Chicago man accused of mailing threats of beheadings, bombings and other violence to Southern Illinois University’s Carbondale campus soon will learn if he can be released on bond.

10/07/2014

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Lawmakers Urge Oakwood Hills To Reopen Village Hall

Two state lawmakers have called for a tiny village in McHenry County to reopen its government offices and get back to work.

08/15/2014

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Scammers Tell Businesses: Pay Up — Or Lose Power

Business owners are getting calls claiming to be ComEd saying they owe big bucks and they must pay up — or else. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.

05/29/2014

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Parent: School Officials Not Taking Anti-Semitic Threats Seriously Enough

An Ogden International eighth-grader says a group of peers used a popular multi-player video game app, “Clash of Clans,” to target him because he’s Jewish. One team allegedly dubbed itself “the Jew Incinerator Team.”

05/29/2014

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Man Gets 27 Months In Prison For Threats To Daley

Rich Hyerczyk, 54, wrote 90 threatening letters to politicians, schools and religious institutions, including one to Daley that included the line “F – – – your dead son.”

04/30/2014

Jereme Richmond (Credit: Lake County)

Former Illini Basketball Player Convicted Of Threatening Probation Officer

The harassment charges resulted from alleged verbal threats and shooting gestures Jereme Richmond made after he became upset when his probation officer wouldn’t let him take a make-up drug test instead of requiring him to appear in cour

08/09/2013

Aden Khan (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

Police: Man Charged With Making Threats Reveled In Sandy Hook Massacre

A man accused of posting online threats of killing people on the campus of North Central College in Naperville also appeared to have taken delight in the Dec. 14 mass-shooting murder of 26 elementary school children and teachers in Newtown, Conn.

06/20/2013

This video grab taken from North Korean TV on March 20, 2013 shows a Self-Propelled Suface to Air Missile during North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's overseeing of a live fire military drill using drones and cruise missile interceptors. (Photo credit: NORTH KOREAN TV/AFP/Getty Images)

Kirk Backs Obama’s Strategy On North Korea Threats

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said he’s concerned about the increasing tensions between North Korea and the United States and its allies.

WBBM Newsradio–04/05/2013

Portage Ind. Police Chief Troy Williams. (CBS)

Portage, Ind. Cops Regularly Chasing Down Threats Posted Online

One or two messages a week are flagged by authorities for following up, Police Chief Troy Williams says. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.

01/24/2013

Eric Rizley (Photo provided by Sun-Times Media)

Portage Teen Arrested For Making Threats On Facebook

The father of one of Eric Rizley’s friends contacted police after seeing Rizley had posted: “Watch out portage people might be dying soon,” on Thursday.

12/28/2012

John Kasik

Dad Accused Of Threatening To Kill Daughter’s Volleyball Coach

A suburban man has been charged with felony harassment–and misdemeanor counts of battery and disorderly conduct–in an incident involving his daughter’s volleyball team.

10/30/2012

Nicholas Claxton, 23, is charged with cyber-stalking and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Man Accused Of Sending Threatening Photo After He Was Fired

A Pilsen man was behind bars Tuesday night, accused of threatening a former co-worker in west suburban Oak Park.

CBS 2–08/07/2012

Facebook Posts

Parents Of Students Targeted In Facebook Posts Say Expulsions Were Appropriate

A very different take on three-eighth graders from Griffith, Ind. who were banned from school after making threats against other students on Facebook. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

04/26/2012

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3 Students Expelled Over Facebook Posts About Killing Classmates

Three students were expelled from a school in northwest Indiana, for comments they made on Facebook, about which classmates they would like to kill.

CBS 2–04/25/2012

CBS 2 obtained this photo of bagged bodies stacked at the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office, which is over its storage capacity.

2 County Morgue Workers Fired, 1 Threatens To Come Back With Gun

The overcrowding scandal at the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office has cost two workers their jobs and led to disciplinary action against a third.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012

Josiah Pickard Elementary School (Credit: CBS)

Dozens Of Complaints Filed Against Pilsen Principal

Allegations were coming to light on Tuesday against the principal of a Chicago public school in the Pilsen neighborhood. Teachers have filed dozens of complaints against the man in his five years as principal.

CBS 2–02/07/2012

Metea Valley High School

Threats Bring Anxiety To High School In Aurora

Violent threats at a high school in Aurora have left parents and students on edge.

CBS 2–12/07/2011

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Judge Tosses White Supremacist’s Conviction

A federal judge has ruled that a Chicago jury was wrong when it convicted a white supremacist of using his website to solicit violence.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2011

Threatening Letter

Threats Claim Nuclear Bombs Hidden All Over U.S.

The threats came in the mail and to date, there have been 25 letters that warn of nuclear bombs destroying America.

CBS 2–03/29/2011

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