BREAKING: Suspicious Devices Found In Nearby Lake View

Officers have located multiple suspicious devices northwest of us in Lake View. The activity is in the general areas of Hermitage/Byron (about 3 blocks from Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s home) and Byron/Janssen.

CWB is withholding information until the situation is better understood and stabilizes fully.

UPDATE 5:38PM: All streets in the affected area have been re-opened.

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