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  • Dump Truck Rams Baltimore TV Station

    05/13/2014 9:55:52 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 56 replies
    A Baltimore television station has been evacuated after someone rammed a truck into the building. That person is now believed to be barricaded in the building. WMAR-TV posted this to its Facebook page, “ALERT | Stay away from ABC2 News studio at 6400 York Road. A man in a truck crashed through the lobby and is potentially armed. Will update as needed.”
  • $20 Homeless Backpack Care Kit

    01/03/2014 5:03:42 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 14 replies
    youtube.com ^ | ynotjf
    Of possible interest to preppers
  • Homeless Man Returns Backpack of Money

    09/16/2013 11:22:46 PM PDT · by shineon · 13 replies
    A humble homeless man who returned a backpack full of cash and traveler’s checks to police said he felt “very, very good” to do it and used a ceremony honoring him at police headquarters to thank all the people who have ever given him money on the street.
  • Google Pressure Cookers And Backpacks, Get A Visit From The Cops

    08/01/2013 10:16:26 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 36 replies
    The Atlantic Wire ^ | August 1, 2013 | Philip Bump
    Michele Catalano was looking for information online about pressure cookers. Her husband, in the same time frame, was Googling backpacks. Wednesday morning, six men from a joint terrorism task force showed up at their house to see if they were terrorists. Which prompts the question: How'd the government know what they were Googling?
  • Al-Qaeda Propagandist Called For Attacks On Sports Events

    04/16/2013 2:13:26 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 141 replies
    http://cnsnews.com/ ^ | April 16, 2013 | Patrick Goodenough
    (CNSNews.com) – Although no group has claimed responsibility for Monday’s deadly bomb blasts at the Boston Marathon, a leading al-Qaeda ideologue last year recommended that jihadists in America include sporting events in their list of prospective terror targets.
  • Florida teacher tells fourth-graders to give up constitutional rights, report says

    04/13/2013 6:19:34 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 29 replies
    fox ^ | 4-13-13 | fox news
    A Florida father says he was shocked to find a note in his fourth-grade son's backpack suggesting that his teacher instructed students to write letters on their willingness to give up their constitutional rights. Aaron Harvey told WOKV.com that his 10-year-old son was told to write a note reading, "I am willing to give up some of my constitutional rights in order to be safer or more secure," after a civics lesson at the end of last year. Harvey said he found the note earlier this month and obtained the curriculum guide for the lesson, which he said was geared...
  • Only one major media outlet reports terror suspect as Muslim

    06/17/2011 1:31:41 PM PDT · by Todd Kinsey · 10 replies
    This morning police in Washington D.C. arrested Yonathan Melaku, a Muslim, for suspicious activity near Arlington National Cemetery and the Pentagon. The twenty-two-year-old Melaku is a naturalized U.S. citizen originally from Ethiopia that also serves in the Marine Corp Reserves. He was found carrying ammonium nitrate fertilizer and other materials making reference to Al Qaeda and the Taliban. The first reports I saw came from the Drudge Report and neither made reference to Malaku’s religion. Then I remembered the stories about Asan Akbar who killed two members of his platoon and wounded fifteen more and Hasan Nidal who killed thirteen...
  • Murder charge tossed in case of bones in backpack

    08/17/2011 4:21:37 AM PDT · by NCjim · 12 replies
    WRAL ^ | August 16, 2011
    Durham, N.C. — A judge on Tuesday dismissed a murder charge against a Mebane man arrested last year with the remains of a Durham woman in his backpack. Superior Court Judge Orlando Hudson ruled that the state withheld evidence by allowing the family of Lakiea Lacole Boxley to cremate her remains. Durham County District Attorney Tracey Cline immediately said she would appeal the ruling. Michael Charles Dorman, 33, of 1411 Sundown Drive, was arrested in July 2010 after one of his friends told investigators that Dorman admitted to killing a prostitute and asked him to help dispose of her remains....
  • Man Suspected in Pentagon Terror Scare Identified

    06/17/2011 10:16:26 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 20 replies · 2+ views
    ABC News ^ | 6/17/11 | PIERRE THOMAS, RICHARD ESPOSITO and LEE FERRAN
    Sources told ABC News a backpack in Melaku's possession contained a package labeled ammonium nitrate as well as spent firearm ammunition. Ammonium nitrate, a common fertilizer, can be used in explosives. The FBI later said despite the label, the backpack presented no immediate threat. A search of Melaku's nearby car also found no potential devices. Law enforcement sources said Melaku does not appear to have known ties to any terror organization. In addition to his arrest today, Melaku already faces pending charges in Loudoun County, Virginia, for a rash of vehicle break-ins, police said.
  • Bomb Found Along Spokane MLK Parade Route, FBI Seeks Suspect

    01/18/2011 5:35:17 PM PST · by Libloather · 63 replies
    Q13 Fox ^ | 1/18/11
    Bomb Found Along Spokane MLK Parade Route, FBI Seeks SuspectThe FBI is searching the person connected to a possible attempted bombing in Spokane. Q13 FOX News Online Web Reporter 1:10 p.m. PST, January 18, 2011 SPOKANE — The FBI is searching for the person connected to a possible attempted bombing in Spokane. The bomb was found along the Martin Luther King parade route. The bomb could have caused multiple deaths if it had exploded says the FBI. The FBI is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of people responsible for placing the backpack on...
  • Airline Passenger Says Concerns Ignored (Muslim testing airline security?)

    01/28/2010 9:43:15 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 28 replies · 1,794+ views
    myfoxphilly.com ^ | Jan. 27, 2010
    A South Jersey woman got the scare of her life when she tried to report suspicious activity on board a plane Philadelphia International Airport. The woman shared details of her terrifying ordeal only with Fox 29 News on Wednesday. Now, she's wondering if it was some kind of sick joke or a test run for a terrorist. Fox 29's Dave Schratwieser reported that 12 days after her red-eye flight from Los Angeles, the US Airways passenger is still upset over an incident on her flight, the reaction to it by the flight crew, and the lack of reaction from authorities....
  • TOURIST ARRESTED IN DISNEY BOMB THREAT German Man Claimed He Was Joking...

    11/29/2009 10:44:56 PM PST · by Cindy · 29 replies · 2,106+ views
    "Tourist Arrested In Disney Bomb Threat German Man Claimed He Was Joking, Deputies Say" ORLANDO, Fla. - SNIPPET: "According to the Orange County Sheriff's Office, Naumann was going through a security checkpoint at the entrance of the Magic Kingdom at about 10:22 a.m. and told a worker that he had two bombs in his backpack. The Disney cast member questioned Naumann, of Leipzig, Germany, and he again stated that there were two bombs in his backpack, deputies said."
  • FBI raids Denver home in suspect Al-Qaeda plot: ABC

    09/16/2009 11:41:37 PM PDT · by Cindy · 50 replies · 3,412+ views
    (AFP) via Google News ^ | September 16, 2009 | N/A
    “FBI raids Denver home in suspect Al-Qaeda plot: ABC” (AFP) – 1 hour ago WASHINGTON — SNIPPET: “About a dozen agents arrived at the home of Najibullah Zazi, 24, and one confirmed to ABC a search warrant was being executed. “Zazi’s travels to New York last weekend triggered a round of highly publicized raids in the New York area,” the ABC report said adding that “authorities told members of Congress the raids had helped to disrupt a plot to carry out a major attack on New York.” Authorities said they found 14 new black backpacks in the New York raids,...
  • Bomb Squad Blows Up Bag Of Pipe Bombs In Santee

    03/24/2009 5:19:38 AM PDT · by Cindy · 8 replies · 979+ views
    760kfmb.com ^ | Updated: March 23, 2009 06:06 PM | n/a
    SNIPPET: "A citizen dropped off a backpack full of pipe bombs at an East County sheriff's substation this afternoon, prompting the closure of the precinct house along with part of the thoroughfare in front of the building. The bag was brought to the lobby of the Santee Sheriff's Station on Cuyamaca Street about 2 p.m., sheriff's Lt. Mike Munsey said." SNIPPET: "After determining that the seven cylinders in the bag were pipe bombs, an explosives team removed them from the building and used remote-control equipment to safely detonate them in the late afternoon. Authorities re-opened the street about 5 p.m....
  • Indiana High School's Purse Ban Rankles Students

    09/09/2008 7:54:55 PM PDT · by Huntress · 19 replies · 245+ views
    CBS 2 Chicago ^ | 9/9/08 | Pamela Jones
    CEDAR LAKE, Ind. (CBS) ― An Indiana high school is making a bold move to create a safer environment for students -- they've banned students from carrying bags including purses, during the school day. Female students are upset about the changes. CBS 2 Northwest Indiana Bureau Chief Pamela Jones reports the principal and district administration of Hanover Central School in Cedar Lake would not discuss the matter. But parents say the bag ban has actually part of the policy here for about three years. It's just being enforced now. Students are buzzing about a rule at the school that bans...
  • Breaking News: 6 People Being Treated at Children's Hospital After Exposure to Unkown Substance

    06/08/2007 12:21:21 PM PDT · by Milwaukee_Guy · 96 replies · 5,215+ views
    WTMJ AM 620 Radio/WTMJ 4 TV ^ | Friday June 8, 2007
    <p>TV and Radio Bulletin detailing people sickened in the emergency room of Children's Hospital. Milwaukee County Sheriff Department describes a suspicious backpack at the scene. Nobody is being allowed in or out of the ER per law enforcement at the scene.</p>
  • St. Paul man accused of stashing marijuana in son's backpack

    05/29/2006 1:05:50 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies · 511+ views
    A St. Paul man is accused of stashing marijuana in his six-year-old son's backpack. The pot was found when a teacher at a charter school asked the boy to take out a folder from his Scooby-Doo backpack - and out came a sandwich bag filled with marijuana.
  • Mini-plane Newest Addition to Unmanned Family

    10/17/2005 5:59:58 PM PDT · by SandRat · 13 replies · 923+ views
    TransFormation DoD ^ | Oct 17, 2005 | Lance Cpl. Bernadette L. Ainsworth
    Sgt. Richard Skinner, Tactical Micro Unmanned Aerial Vehicle project trainer, Fort Belvoir, Va., launches the TACMAV by hand. The newest UAV is the smallest in the UAV family with a body length and wing span of 21 inches. U.S. Marine Corps photo Mini-plane Newest Addition to Unmanned Family The Tactical Micro Unmanned Aerial Vehicle can be stored in a 22-inch long, five-inch diameter tube and placed on a soldier’s backpack. By Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Bernadette L. Ainsworth / Multinational Corps Public Affairs Office CAMP VICTORY, Iraq, Oct. 17, 2005 – The Army recently began using an unmanned aerial...
  • Researchers Develop Power-Producing Backpack

    09/15/2005 12:17:11 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 10 replies · 611+ views
    ABC News ^ | September 8, 2005 | PAUL ENG
    Sept. 8, 2005 — Relief workers wandering through the hurricane-damaged areas of the Gulf Coast carry a heavy burden — literally. In addition to food, potable water, medical supplies, flashlights, radios and other electronic gear such as GPS satellite receivers, some crews — rescue teams and National Guard soldiers, for example — must carry other weighty tools while on duty. Researchers say shouldering that load may someday be helpful in another way: To help produce electricity to run the workers' high-tech gear or to provide power in areas where there is none. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have developed...
  • Army Sgt. Arrested As Deserter in FL. (Had notebook with anti-American and Anti Semitic writing)

    05/05/2005 11:31:38 AM PDT · by areafiftyone · 38 replies · 1,223+ views
    WINS News ^ | 5/5/05
    WELLINGTON, Fla. (AP) -- An Army sergeant who left his Georgia post six months ago was tracked down at his parents' home after a notebook with anti-American and anti-Semitic writings was found in his discarded backpack. Karim Iraq, 25, was arrested as a deserter and is being held without bail at the Palm Beach County Jail, sheriff's officials said. His father said the soldier fled Fort Stewart after the Army extended his enlistment because he had soured on the U.S. military mission in Iraq. The father said the soldier was also harassed over his Palestinian heritage. "He was feeling rejected...
  • Rudolph caught, but Jewel's life still tarnished

    04/09/2005 12:53:27 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 18 replies · 1,361+ views
    ESPN ^ | 4/8/05 | Mark Kreidler
    You'll hear the word "closure" a lot with regard to the Eric Rudolph case, and if you have no idea who Rudolph is, you're probably living a wonderful life. He's the humanoid who bombed Centennial Park at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, bombed a lesbian night club, bombed two abortion clinics, killed two people, maimed a nurse, and injured 120 folks unlucky enough to be caught on planet Earth in the same tiny sliver of lifetime as this unbridled loser. Now Rudolph has cut a deal with federal officials under which he will go to prison for the rest of his...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 715 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • TIMES SQ. SUBWAY BLAST HURTS COP

    07/19/2004 11:58:28 PM PDT · by GAGOPSWEEPTOVICTORY · 63 replies · 4,038+ views
    The New York Post ^ | 07/20/2004 | The New York Post
    A small pipe bomb packed with gunpowder and BBs exploded in a subway station last night, injuring a transit cop and throwing several blocks near Times Square into chaos. A police spokesman insisted that authorities do not believe that the incident was terrorism — but federal officials, including the Secret Service and the Joint Terrorism Task Force are investigating, it was learned. The officer, whose name was withheld, was standing near a staircase leading to the A, C and E trains at 43rd Street and Eighth Avenue at around 8 p.m., when he saw a burning knapsack, police said. He...