Mostly Cloudy
75FMostly CloudyFull Forecast

SIU students return to halls after bomb threat

CARBONDALE, Ill. — Students at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale were allowed to return to their residence halls at Brush Towers early Friday after police checked out a bomb threat.

SIUC police evacuated students and staff from Brush Towers around 11 p.m. Thursday while they inspected the towers with officers and bomb-sniffing dogs.

Police say nothing was found. Students were allowed back into the hall around 1 a.m.

Comments

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Northwest Herald.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Comments

Reader Poll

Do you support term limits for statewide lawmakers?
Yes
No