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‘A challenging time’: Bomb threat made against Warren-Newport Library in Gurnee for at least third time in 2 weeks

The Warren-Newport Public Library in Gurnee has once again reopened after it was evacuated Tuesday following its at least third bomb threat in less than two weeks. The library abruptly announced around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday that it was closed and all programs were canceled for the day due to an emergency. The library later confirmed […]

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Warren-Newport Library in Gurnee reopens again following 2nd bomb threat in past week

The Warren-Newport Public Library in Gurnee has once again reopened after it was evacuated Monday following its second bomb threat in recent days, police said. The Gurnee Police Department responded around 12:30 p.m. Monday to the Warren-Newport Public Library, 224 O’Plaine Road in Gurnee, for a bomb threat. The library received the threat through email, […]

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Warren-Newport Library in Gurnee reopens after being evacuated due to bomb threat

Officials say the Warren-Newport Public Library in Gurnee has reopened after it was evacuated due to a bomb threat that other local libraries also received. The¬†Warren-Newport Public Library said they received a bomb threat around 6:02 p.m. Thursday. The threat came in through the library’s chat reference service. Library staff followed their emergency procedures and […]