Calumet City elementary school evacuated after bomb threat given all-clear, police say

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A south suburban elementary school was evacuated Thursday after police said someone called in a bomb threat.

Calumet City police spokesperson Sean Howard said someone called Carol Moseley Braun Elementary School Thursday morning to say there was a bomb inside the school.

Students and staff were evacuated. Police and bomb-sniffing dogs searched the grounds, but found nothing.

The all-clear was given and students and staff were allowed back into the building shortly after noon.

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