Homer Glen Elementary School Cleared After Bomb ThreatAn unidentified person left a voicemail over the weekend saying a bomb was inside William Young Elementary School at 16240 S. Cedar Rd. in Homer Glen, according to Kathy Hoffmeyer, spokeswoman for the Will County sheriff’s office.
Wrigley Field, Already Emptied Of Fans, Locked Down For Bomb ThreatChicago police did a sweep of a mostly empty Wrigley Field Sunday night to investigate a bomb threat that was phoned in but which turned out to be unfounded.
FBI: Atlanta Bomb Threat That Drew CPD Response UnfoundedA pair of bomb threats from someone claiming to be from Chicago that grounded two planes Saturday at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport were unfounded, the FBI said.
Loop Federal Building Evacuated Over Bomb ThreatChicago Police said they were notified at 7:15 a.m. that an unknown male phoned in the threat at the Kluczynski Federal Building at 230 S. Dearborn St.
Man Arrested After Bomb Threat During Bartlett StandoffAbout 6:40 a.m., an employee of Rana Meal Solutions at 550 S. Spitzer Rd. barricaded himself inside and said he had an explosive device, according to Bartlett police. Sgt. Geoff Pretkelis said at 12:15 p.m. the suspect was in custody and the investigation is ongoing.
No Bomb Found After Threat At Roosevelt Red Line StationA threat about a bomb at the CTA Red Line Roosevelt station was called in about 11:15 p.m., and the police Bomb and Arson Unit investigated and later cleared the scene about an hour later.
Police: Convicted Killer Who Sued Over Jail Conditions Threatened CopA convicted murderer who took the lead in a federal lawsuit claiming a “sadistic culture of brutality and violence” in the Cook County Jail has been charged with threatening to shoot up a Chicago Police officer’s North Side home if she testified against him.
Motorist With ISIS Flag Makes Bomb Threat Against PoliceEmad Karakrah allegedly told police during his arrest that there was a bomb in the car and he would detonate it if they searched the vehicle.
Man Claims To Have Bomb During Traffic Stop In AshburnPolice said it started as a traffic stop in the 7700 block of South Kedzie Avenue around 9:15 a.m. The man tried to drive off, and crashed his car at a gas station. After crashing the car, he claimed to have a bomb in his car, and warned police not to approach.
Teen Held In Valparaiso School Bomb ThreatA 15-year-old Valparaiso High School student was in custody Thursday at the Porter County Juvenile Detention Center after allegedly explaining to police that she called in a bomb threat at Valparaiso High School to get out of taking a test.
Police: Man Made Bomb Threat Against Elmhurst ParadeAuthorities say Glenn Schumacher, 58, posted a comment on a website that said he was going to place pressure cooker bombs to resolve traffic issues at the St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Elmhurst Police Respond To Online Boston Marathon Bombing ThreatPolice in west suburban Elmhurst have determined that there is no threat to the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade after an anonymous user posted a comment on a local news website referencing the Boston Marathon bombing.
Flight From Chicago To Kansas City Searched After Bomb ThreatJoe McBride, a spokesman for the Kansas City Aviation Department, said Friday that someone made a comment about a bomb, although it wasn't clear if it was one of the 67 passengers on Flight 4222 Thursday night or if it was phoned in.
Man Accused Of Calling In Bomb Threat Before Court HearingA west suburban man who was supposed to appear in court on a retail theft charge is now being held without bond after making false bomb threat to the courthouse from a payphone inside the building.
Elmwood Park H.S. Students Searched After Bomb ThreatNo bomb was discovered, but the day’s lessons, which consisted of final exams, were delayed by about an hour while every student was patted down and backpacks, purses and other kinds of bags were searched