Hammond Teen Arrested For Creepy Clown ThreatsA Hammond High School student was identified as using a clown persona to issue threats of bodily harm against other students in Hammond and in Utah, according to Hammond Police Lt. Richard Hoyda.
Sinister Threats By People Dressed As Clowns Appearing LocallySinister social media posts involving clowns and threats by people dressed as clowns were made in Chicago area and Northwestern Indiana schools.
Police Investigate Social Media Threats At Glen Ellyn High SchoolAuthorities received reports Thursday that a student at Glenbard West High School, at 670 Crescent Blvd., was threatening violence against other students, according to Glen Ellyn police.
Man Accused Of Threatening U Of C May Leave Home, Judge RulesA federal judge loosened restrictions Tuesday on a South Side man accused last year of threatening to shoot several people at the University of Chicago.
More Security At Barrington High School After Ex-Student Arrested For ThreatsFormer Barrington student Tyler Bosworth, 18, allegedly posted a message on Snapchat on Sept. 6, threatening to use guns and knives to kill people at the school on Wednesday, according to police.
Retired Cop Charged With Threats In Fox Lake Case Released On BondA retired Chicago police officer made an unsuccessful bid for reduced bail Tuesday morning, on charges he threatened Lake County officials investigating the shooting death of Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz.
Federal Judge Keeps Man Locked Up Over Threatening Facebook PostsA 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 Step Up Patrols At Glenbard East H.S. After Unsubstantiated ThreatsPolice in west suburban Lombard were taking no chances, sending extra officers to Glenbard East High School, after rumors of some type of violence.
Police Interview Two People Following Oline Rant Against Bridgeview MosqueBridgeview 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.
Suburban Man Charged With Posting Threats To Kill Police, Children On FacebookA Ford Heights man is accused of making threats against police and children on Facebook, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Rauner, Brooks Stand Together After Church Burglary, ThreatsRepublican 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.
Bond Hearing Set For Chicago Man Charged With SIU ThreatsA 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.