suspicious package http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Probe of illnesses in Scott AFB mail center closed http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/probe-illnesses-scott-afb-mail-center-closed <p>The source of an irritant that <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/suspicious-package-sends-3-scott-air-force-base-workers-hospitals">sent three mail center workers at a southwestern Illinois air base to the hospital</a> may forever be a mystery.</p><p>A Scott Air Force Base spokesman says authorities were unable to pinpoint what caused Wednesday&#39;s illnesses and a brief evacuation of that portion of the installation. The spokesman says the investigation is now closed.</p> Thu, 01 Sep 2011 17:26:33 +0000 The Associated Press 1977 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Probe of illnesses in Scott AFB mail center closed Suspicious package sends 3 Scott Air Force Base workers to hospitals http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/suspicious-package-sends-3-scott-air-force-base-workers-hospitals <p><strong>Updated at 3:11 pm: </strong>According to the<a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/article_ea4c2e5a-d3e4-11e0-9c07-001a4bcf6878.html"> St. Louis Post-Dispatch,</a> the three people taken to the hospital were an airman and two civilian base employees. Col. Michael Hornitschek told the Post that the package had been isolated and the FBI had been called into investigate as part of standard procedure.</p> Wed, 31 Aug 2011 20:10:02 +0000 The Associated Press 1968 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Suspicious package sends 3 Scott Air Force Base workers to hospitals