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Illinois State Building In Skokie Evacuated After Bomb Threat

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The Illinois Department of Health and Family Services building in north suburban Skokie was evacuated Thursday morning when a bomb threat was called in to the facility.

The building, at 8020 St. Louis Ave. in Skokie, was evacuated about 10 a.m. after the threatening call was received, Fox Chicago reports.

Bomb-sniffing dogs and other bomb squad personnel searched the building and found no explosives, state police told the Chicago Tribune.

As of Thursday afternoon, no arrests have been made and employees were not being let inside the building.