Terrorist Plot against Chicago’s Wrigleyville Thwarted by FBI


This story is a bit scary. Actually a lot scary when you consider the target was literally a block away from the mass transit stop I visit about every other day. When this story broke, about a terrorist plot to blow up Sluggers, a bar and grille literally across the street from Wrigley Field home of the Chicago Cubs, it reminded me of the fall of 2001.

Those were not good times, I remember everybody was paranoid about anthrax and such in those days.

The bomber was hoping to kill people experiencing the nightlife of the region following a Dave Matthews Concert being held at the old ballpark.

Here’s what went down according to NBC 5’s Natalie Martinez.

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