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CTA service restored after bomb threat
CHICAGO BREAKING NEWS.com ^ | Sptember 19, 2009 1:08 AM | n/a

Posted on 09/19/2009 3:05:03 AM PDT by Cindy

SNIPPET: At about 12:20 a.m., a train was delayed at the Harrison stop at 608 S. State Street after an unidentified man got on the CTA intercom at the station and said he had left a bomb on the train, said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro."

SNIPPET: "All trains, northbound and southbound on the Red Line tracks were stopped while police investigated, Alfaro said. Police swept the train and found no device, Alfaro said.

As of 2:10 a.m., all services had been restored, Alfaro said."

(Excerpt) Read more at chicagobreakingnews.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: bombhoax; bombthreat; chicago; cta; illinois; redline; statestreet; train

1 posted on 09/19/2009 3:05:06 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

ROP member?


2 posted on 09/19/2009 3:11:26 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 ( I'll miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! The "other" Jim Thompson)
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To: Bushbacker1

Breaking news..will update if more details become available.


3 posted on 09/19/2009 3:13:34 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Velveeta

ping


4 posted on 09/19/2009 3:13:49 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

Also, the people of Chicago are unarmed. We are ripe for a Mumbai style attack.


5 posted on 09/19/2009 3:42:55 AM PDT by mikeandike
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To: mikeandike
Also, the people of Chicago are unarmed. We are ripe for a Mumbai style attack.

There's more guns in Chicago than at Ft Benning.

(Just teasin' ya. The Supt recently said there's 100K gang-bangers in Chi, mostly armed)

6 posted on 09/19/2009 4:06:05 AM PDT by Condor51 (The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits)
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To: Bushbacker1

More likely a disgruntled City employee who had beeen furloughed recently.


7 posted on 09/19/2009 4:07:52 AM PDT by 12Gauge687 (Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice)
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