July 3, 2015
Bomb and arson detectives say a suspicious package discovered outside Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Studios in Chicago is harmless.
Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Laura Kubiak says security
personnel found a dark backpack with wires hanging out of it early
Friday in a flower bed near the studios.
Police blocked off nearby streets as bomb and arson detectives
investigated early Friday.
Police say the investigation using "remote diagnostics"
determined there was no bomb. But police will not say what was in
The investigation was completed and the streets reopened a few
hours later. The building was not evacuated.
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