BREAKING NEWS: Authorities Investigating Suspicious Package Outside Oprah Studios

Update: Chicago Police now say the incident at Harpo Studios was a false alarm.

Police Friday were investigating a suspicious, dark-colored backpack a security guard reported hanging from a flowerbed outside of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Productions studio in Chicago.

The incident was reported at 6:20 a.m. local time, and Chicago bomb and arson officials were at the scene of the incident, near the Near West Side studio.

The studio was not evacuated, and it was not known whether Oprah was in the building at the time the incident was reported.

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