A suspicious package in a ground floor ladies room at the Allegheny Courthouse prompted a closing of the Grant Street entrance, including an evacuation of Chief Executive Dan Onorato.
The package in question was spotted at about 1:20 P.M.
Bomb-sniffing dogs were immediately called in.
They found...an unattended salad in a paper bag.
I am not making this up.
The alert was lifted an hour later at 2:20 P.M. The other entrances remained open throughout the alert, and courts remained in session.
Onorato was evacuated because his office is directly above that particular ladies room.
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