NIU building evacuated after bomb threat

October 31, 2011 2:22:00 PM PDT
NIU Department of Police and Public Safety were investigating reports of a bomb threat Monday morning on the school's campus.

The threat was phoned in around 10:30 a.m. and it made reference to Barsema Hall, which houses the NIU College of Business. The building was cleared, and a campus advisory was issued.

After an extensive search, the building was given an "all clear." Classes were scheduled to resume at 3 p.m. Monday.

Police are trying to figure out who phoned in the threat.

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