CBOT, Merc Bomb Threat Made from L.A. Pay Phone

A report that a caller with a middle eastern accent made a threat at 12:02
p.m. CDT Thursday that two bombs would detonate at 12:20 p.m. CDT. —
one bomb claim at the Chicago Board of Trade, 140 West Jackson Boulevard [MAP/SAT]
and one at the Chicago Merchantile Exchange, 20 South Wacker Drive [MAP/SAT].

Police reponded to both locations in Chicago, but did not evacuate the
buildings. Los Angeles Police responded to the pay phone location.

— mb