A judge refused Monday to release a man from federal custody after prosecutors accused him of threatening through Facebook to shoot a “high net worth individual” before leaving for Pakistan.
Police in west suburban Lombard were taking no chances, sending extra officers to Glenbard East High School, after rumors of some type of violence.
Bridgeview police were on high alert, and securing the Mosque Foundation on 93rd Street. Officers were keeping a close eye on people arriving for the Friday afternoon prayer service. Police and the FBI were taking the threats seriously, and while they know who is behind them, that man was not in custody Friday morning.
A Ford Heights man is accused of making threats against police and children on Facebook, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
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.
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.
Two state lawmakers have called for a tiny village in McHenry County to reopen its government offices and get back to work.
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.
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.”
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.”
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
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.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said he’s concerned about the increasing tensions between North Korea and the United States and its allies.
One or two messages a week are flagged by authorities for following up, Police Chief Troy Williams says. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.
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.
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.
A Pilsen man was behind bars Tuesday night, accused of threatening a former co-worker in west suburban Oak Park.
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.
Three students were expelled from a school in northwest Indiana, for comments they made on Facebook, about which classmates they would like to kill.
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.