• Man in custody after police chase Greyhound bus in northern Illinois

    By: Bob DAngelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

    Updated:

    WADSWORTH, Ill. - A man is in custody after a police chase of a Greyhound bus on an interstate highway in northern Illinois, WGN reported Saturday.

    Reports of a person with a gun on the bus led to the police chase that began late Friday and lasted 2½ hours, The Chicago Tribune reported. The man allegedly made threats to kill people as the bus was traveling from Milwaukee to Chicago, according to the Racine County Sheriff’s Office.


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    The chase began in southern Wisconsin and ended on I-94 near the Wadsworth exit, according to a news release from the Illinois State Police. According to the release, police received a call around 10 p.m. about a disorderly person who was possibly armed.

    Police followed the bus as other officers shut down traffic on I-94, CNN reported.

    About 40 passengers were safely removed from the bus around 12:30 a.m, police said. No injuries were reported, according to WGN. 


     

     

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