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Man Waves ISIS Flag as He Leads Cops on a Chase and Threatens Them with Fake Bomb: Police

Police said Emad Karakrah, 49, of West Lawn, was waving what they describe as an ISIS flag from his silver Pontiac when someone reported his vehicle as suspicious shortly after 9 a.m. Wednesday in the 7700 block of South Kedzie in the Ashburn neighborhood.

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    My students need 30 Samsung Chromebooks.
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Man with ISIS flag on vehicle allegedly threatened cops with bomb

...Someone called police after seeing a "suspicious person" driving a silver Pontiac southbound in the 7700 block of South Kedzie at 9:18 a.m. with an ISIS flag waving out the window, according to...

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...scene and searched the vehicle, but no bomb was found, authorities said. Karakrah, of the 5900 block of South Kedvale, was expected to appear in bond court Thursday. Court information was not immediately available. Source...

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Detienen en Chicago a sujeto con una bandera de los terroristas ISIS

Según la estación Fox Chicago, la Policía recibió una llamada el miércoles por la mañana sobre una persona sospechosa, quien conducía un Pontiac plateado en la cuadra 7700 S. Kedzie Ave., y ondeaba la bandera en su ventanilla.

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El tuit hecho el 20 de junio en la cuadra 300 N. Michigan Ave., en el edificio del Old Republic, también indicaba que los soldados del Estado Islámico pronto pasarían por ahí, según la estación WGN Chicago.

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Southwest Side man charged with making false bomb threat

Karakrah was stopped by police at Kedzie Avenue and 77th Street in Ashburn and the intersection was closed to traffic after Karakrah told police he had an explosive device in his vehicle when police took him into custody at 9:18 a.m. Wednesday, according to a release from police News Affairs.

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Emad A. Karakrah, 49, of the 5900 block of South Kedvale Avenue, was ordered held in lieu of $55,000 bail following a hearing midday today before Cook County Criminal Court Judge Laura Sullivan, said a spokesman for the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.

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Man with ISIS flag on vehicle threatens cops with bomb

Someone called police after seeing a “suspicious person” driving a silver Pontiac southbound in the 7700 block of South Kedzie at 9:18 a.m. with an ISIS flag waving out the window, according to a police report.

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Motorist With Isis Flag Makes Bomb Threat Against Police

Someone called police after seeing a “suspicious person” driving a silver Pontiac southbound in the 7700 block of South Kedzie at 9:18 a.m. with an ISIS flag waving out the window, according to a police report.

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Man threatens police with bomb during SW Side traffic stop

...he had a bomb in his vehicle, police said. The traffic stop happened in the 7700 block of South Kedzie at 9:18 a.m., according to police News Affairs Officer Ana Pacheco. Officers arrested...

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No bomb found after Southwest Side threat shuts intersection

The intersection of Kedzie Avenue and 77th Street in Ashburn was closed to traffic after the man told police he had an explosive device in his vehicle when police took him into custody at 9:18 a.m., Chicago Police News Affairs Office Ana Pacheco said.

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Man Claims To Have Bomb During Traffic Stop In Ashburn

Police said it started as a traffic stop in the 7700 block of South Kedzie Avenue around 9:15 a.m. The man tried to drive off, and crashed his car at a gas station.

Police closed the intersection of 77th and Kedzie while the bomb unit checked the car. The bomb uit determined there was no explosive device, and the driver, a 49-year-old man, was arrested.

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Southwest Side intersection shut after bomb threat

The intersection of Kedzie Avenue and 77th Street in Ashburn was closed to traffic after the man told police he had an explosive device in his vehicle when police took him into custody at 9:18 a.m., Chicago Police News Affairs Office Ana Pacheco said.

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