Bomb Scare near Oprah's Studio

July 31, 2009 5:28:49 PM PDT
The Chicago Bomb Squad was called in Friday morning when a suspicious package was found outside Oprah Winfrey's TV studio.A security guard found the dark-colored backpack in a flower-bed outside Oprah's studio in Chicago. He reported wires hanging out of the bag.

The Chicago Police Department's Bomb and Arson unit was called in and investigators determined the package was harmless, although they won't say what was in the backpack.

It's not known if Oprah was inside the building at the time, but the Harpo Productions Studio did not have to be evacuated.

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