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Homewood police investigated a bomb threat at Jewel-Osco grocery store at 17705 Halsted Ave. on Wednesday, but found no explosive devices.

According to a press release, Jewel-Osco store personnel received a bomb threat at about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday evening and reported it to Homewood Police Department.

In response, Homewood police evacuated Jewel-Osco, along with surrounding stores. Police caution tape was placed around the parking lot. 

After a search of the Jewel-Osco building and surrounding area, police did not find any devices.

Homewood police are . . .

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Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

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