Updated 10/31/11 – 2:25 p.m.
DEKALB, Ill. (CBS) — Police at Northern Illinois University have issued an “all clear” after responding to a bomb threat at a campus building.READ MORE: Investigators Raid Three Locations Of Parlor Pizza Restaurant
Shortly after 10:30 a.m., NIU police received a bomb threat through its dispatch center and Barsema Hall, which houses the university’s business school, was evacuated, according to an alert on the university’s website. People were warned to stay away from the building while police investigated the threat and searched the building.READ MORE: Aldermen Opposed To City Worker Vaccine Mandate Seek Special City Council Meeting To Repeal It
Around 2 p.m., police issued an “all clear” after searching the building, which has reopened.
Classes were set to resume at Barsema Hall at 3 p.m., but school officials said faculty have the option of canceling classes “for compelling reasons.” Staff must notify students before canceling any upcoming classes.MORE NEWS: Police Officer's Ex-Girlfriend Gets 10 Years For Plot To Kidnap Woman She Blamed For Breakup
Students with questions about class schedules should call the NIU College of Business at 815-753-5000.