URBANA -- If you heard loud explosions around town Tuesday, it may have been bombs going off.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois could crackdown on homemade bombs.
CHAMPAIGN -- Dozens of first responders from around Central Illinois took serious training Monday.
DECATUR -- Authorities investigated a reported bomb threat at the Macon County Courthouse in the 200-block of East Wood Street about 9:45 am Tuesday.
CHAMPAIGN -- If you had trouble getting to work Monday, it may have been because of a suspicious package.
SPRINGFIELD -- A college student from the Capitol City is among those injured in the Boston Marathon this week.
FORSYTH -- Just one day after the Boston bombing, a Central Illinois town had its own bomb scare.
CHAMPAIGN -- People who subscribe to the UI's alert system were surprised it wasn't used last weekend.
CHAMPAIGN -- The threat of a suspicious briefcase caused police to block off part of the UI campus today.
A 23-year old Chicago man will spend 16-months in prison after admitting to posting bomb threats to Southern Illinois University's website last summer.