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Charges expected after bomb threat cancels classes at Prairie Grove School District 46

School officials said charges are expected as police continue to investigate a bomb threat that canceled classes Friday for students in Prairie Grove School District 46. Prairie Grove Consolidated School District 46 Superintendent John M. Bute sent a letter to parents Thursday evening regarding the situation. District 46 includes Praire Grove Elementary and Prairie Grove […]

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Charges filed against man who threatened to blow up apartment building in North Chicago

Charges have been filed against a man who planned to commit “suicide by cop” and threatened to blow up an apartment building during an eviction earlier this month in North Chicago. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Civil Process Division arrived at an apartment in the 1700 block of Sheridan Road in North Chicago around 10 […]

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SWAT team called after armed man threatens to blow up apartment building in North Chicago

A SWAT team and the bomb squad were called to a North Chicago apartment Monday after an armed man threatened police with explosives during an attempted eviction. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office Civil Process Division arrived at an apartment in the 1700 block of Sheridan Road in North Chicago around 10 a.m. Monday. Lake County […]

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Store evacuated following unfounded bomb threat at Walmart in Antioch

The Walmart in Antioch was evacuated Thursday morning following a bomb threat, but no explosives devices were found, police said. The Antioch Police Department responded around 7:30 a.m. Thursday to the Walmart, 475 East Route 173, for a report of a bomb threat. Antioch Police Department Detective Sergeant Charles Smith told Lake and McHenry County […]