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Feds Swarm Metra Train After Detecting Nuclear Risk
CBS 2 chicago ^
| March 15, 2013 10:02 PM
| Dave Savini
Posted on 03/17/2013 5:53:36 AM PDT by jmcenanly
(CBS) It was stunning for those who watched Thursday night as federal agents investigated a possible nuclear threat at Chicagos Ogilvie Transportation Center.
CBS 2′s photojournalist Lana Hinshaw-Klann happened to be at the scene and used a cell-phone camera to record agents in action. Reporter Dave Savini looks into what agents were looking for and what they found.
Sources say the agents were members of the elite TSA VIPR team on the 5:04pm Union Pacific West line. They were carrying hand-held nuclear-detection devices that picked up a reading.
(Excerpt) Read more at chicago.cbslocal.com ...
TOPICS: Government; US: Illinois; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: chicago; metra; tsa; vipr
Video at link.
posted on 03/17/2013 5:53:36 AM PDT
posted on 03/17/2013 5:56:32 AM PDT
by ASA Vet
(Are all journalists ignorant or are they trained to be so?)
Oooh.... The vaunted 'VIPR' Team!
(More Keystone Kops)
posted on 03/17/2013 7:03:04 AM PDT
("It's a Religion of Peace")
That's an oxymoron!
posted on 03/17/2013 7:04:06 AM PDT
by Former Fetus
(Saved by grace through faith)
I guess I was lucky not to be swarmed by law enforcement when I brought home my radioactive iodine-treated hyperthyroid kitteh Pyewackett.
He was one hot kitteh. They even give you a cardboard carrier to pitch after one use.
posted on 03/17/2013 7:34:57 AM PDT
Did they find the antique radium dial clock I ordered! I told those fools to ship it by PLANE, Not TRAIN! ;-D
posted on 03/17/2013 7:54:44 AM PDT
by Ruy Dias de Bivar
(CLICK my name. See the murals before they are painted over! POTEET THEATER in OKC!)
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