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  • Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation of DC TEA Party Planners

    09/11/2009 3:03:43 PM PDT · by xtinct · 88 replies · 5,601+ views
    ABC ^ | 9/11/09 | staff
    On the eve of what organizers call a 'Big Ol' TEA Party', the Washington, D.C., offices of FreedomWorks were evacuated by DC Metro police on Friday afternoon after the conservative organization reported to authorities at 3:42 pm ET that it had received a bomb threat. At 4:48 pm ET, the organization put out a Twitter message saying that it turned out to be a false alarm but the organization is not happy about the disruption. My colleague, ABC News' Teddy Davis has the story: Tens of thousands of anti-big government activists are expected in Washington on Saturday as part of...
  • Grandma charged in bomb threat

    09/04/2009 10:08:30 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 24 replies · 784+ views
    San Antonio Express-News ^ | 09-04/2009 | By Robert Crowe
    A 51-year-old woman who was barred from visiting her grandchildren at their school is facing a third-degree felony charge after a bomb threat was called in to the Northeast Side campus. Velma Gladys Brewster was charged with making terroristic threats to Windcrest Elementary School at 465 Faircrest. She was arrested Thursday and released from jail after posting bail. Bond for the third-degree felony charge was set at $10,000. When staff arrived at school on Thursday, they heard a voicemail message warning of a bomb threat, according to an affidavit for arrest warrant. Administrators recognized the female voice that left the...
  • Mom says Patriot Act stripped son of due process[NC]

    05/01/2009 8:16:29 AM PDT · by BGHater · 114 replies · 4,043+ views
    WRAL ^ | 28 April 2009 | Amanda Lamb
    Sixteen-year-old Ashton Lundeby's bedroom in his mother's Granville County home is nothing,if not patriotic. Images of American flags are everywhere–on the bed, on the floor,on the wall. But according to the United States government,the tenth-grade home-schooler is being held on a criminal complaint that he made a bomb threat from his home on the night of Feb. 15. The family was at a church function that night, his mother, Annette Lundeby, said. "Undoubtedly, they were given false information, or they would not have had 12 agents in my house with a widow and two children and three cats," Lundeby said....
  • Kidnap victim left in car with 'bomb belt'

    04/27/2009 1:06:15 AM PDT · by Cindy · 16 replies · 1,554+ views ^ | April 27, 2009 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "Police are hunting a kidnap gang who tied up and apparently tortured an Asian man before dumping him in a car in a busy city centre, surrounded by a belt of canisters which they claimed were a bomb." SNIPPET: "The "bomb belt" was made up of half-a-dozen gas canisters, which would have killed the man if the gas had ignited, as well as exploding the car's petrol tank. Apart from the police helicopter, a no-fly zone was imposed on the area, causing diversions for light aircraft operating out of Birmingham airport. Firefighters were on standby at the scene throughout...
  • Sheriff’s office probes bomb threat (from Illegal aliens)

    04/19/2009 9:55:42 PM PDT · by AuntB · 13 replies · 856+ views
    Greeley Tribune ^ | April 16, 2009 | Greeley Tribune
    A bomb threat demanding the release of immigrants being held for deportation was received by the Weld County Sheriff ‘s Office on Thursday. The threat was a handwritten letter in Spanish threatening judicial and law enforcement officers with the bombs with the “intent to kill the most number of Americans,” according to a press release. Currently, there are 58 inmates with immigration holds being held in the Weld County Jail. In the letter, the writer threatened to place bombs in and around Greeley after April 20 unless the immigration holds are released. “Sheriff (John) Cooke wants the public to know...
  • Dobbins Security Threat Closes Hwy. 41

    03/11/2009 7:24:43 PM PDT · by appleseed · 5 replies · 752+ views
    Fox 5 News/Atlanta ^ | 11 Mar 2009 | Leigha Baugham
    COBB COUNTY, Ga. (MyFOX ATLANTA) - A highway was shut down Wednesday at Dobbins Air Reserve Base due to a suspicious package inside a car parked at the entrance of the base. Dobbins Air Force Base security was called in to deal with the unknown device inside a vehicle parked off Highway 41
  • Bomb threat at DePaul library

    02/19/2009 3:42:01 PM PST · by Cindy · 8 replies · 400+ views
    CHICAGO BREAKING ^ | February 19, 2009 3:07 PM | Jeremy Gorner
    The library on DePaul University's Lincoln Park campus was evacuated this morning following a bomb threat, university officials said. It's unclear how the university learned of the threat, but said it only affected the John T. Richardson Library, 2350 N. Kenmore Ave., and did not interfere with operations in other campus buildings, said Denise Mattson, a DePaul spokeswoman.
  • Oklahoma fed building evacuated after bomb threat

    01/21/2009 3:17:19 PM PST · by Cindy · 11 replies · 1,293+ views
    Reuters ^ | Wed Jan 21, 2009 3:41pm EST | n/a
    OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - SNIPPET: ""There was a bomb threat down there, we have a person in custody. He walked into the federal building with a backpack. He had a note making a bomb threat," said Oklahoma City police spokesman Gary Knight. He said the building and some surrounding buildings had been evacuated and remained evacuated."
  • Police Shut Down NJ Turnpike on Possible Inauguration Bomb Threat

    01/20/2009 5:42:20 PM PST · by Velveeta · 48 replies · 2,661+ views
    Yeshiva World News ^ | 1/20/2009 | Yeshiva World News
    The New Jersey State Police have stopped a car on the N.J. Turnpike and are sending a bomb squad to investigate a report of a young man carrying an explosive device to the inauguration in Washington, D.C. The police investigation on the New Jersey Turnpike in Runnemede has closed a 25-mile stretch of the highway. State police pulled over the vehicle by Interchange 3 in South Jersey at 6:30 p.m. The investigation has grown, and the turnpike is now shut down southbound at Interchange 4 and Northbound at Interchange 1. The stretch of roadway runs between Mount Laurel Township and...
  • Bomb scare clears John Deere

    12/13/2008 4:02:07 AM PST · by Cindy · 14 replies · 668+ views ^ | December 13, 2008 | Tribune Staff
    Bomb scare clears John Deere Posted By TRIBUNE STAFF ARTICLE SNIPPET: "A bomb scare sent workers home yesterday at John Deere Welland Works. According to a police press release, at about 5:30 a. m. an unknown male made a phone call to the plant on Canal Bank Road. He said a bomb would go off in the plant but provided few details." ARTICLE SNIPPET: "Police are seeking public assistance in finding the person who made the call. Anyone with information is urged to contact Smith at 905-688-4111 ext. 3345."
  • Mich. man charged for alleged Xcel bomb plan (RNC)

    09/03/2008 11:54:58 AM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 27 replies · 313+ views ^ | 9/3/08 | Nicole Muehlhausen
    A 23-year-old Michigan man faces up to 10 years in jail for illegally possessing bombs, which he allegedly intended to use to destroy the Xcel Energy Center during the Republican National Convention. Matthew Bradley DePalma, of Flint, Mich., was charged Aug. 30 with one count of possession of firearms. According to his criminal complaint, DePalma had several Molotov cocktails in his possession a week before the start of the RNC. DePalma had been under investigation by federal investigators after he attended a protester conference in Wisconsin in July. Officials said DePalma went to the Hennepin County Library on Aug. 18...
  • Passenger's terror after pilot ignores bomb threat note and continues flight across Atlantic

    08/06/2008 6:08:32 PM PDT · by PotatoHeadMick · 11 replies · 142+ views
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 06th August 2008 | Daily Mail Reporter
    A packed holiday jet flew across the Atlantic despite a passenger finding a note claiming there was a bomb on board. The terrified holidaymaker found the hand-written note in a toilet only 20 minutes into the flight from the Dominican Republic to Newcastle International Airport. He immediately alerted a stewardess and, when two more notes were discovered, the pilot left the cockpit to see for himself. He decided the notes were a hoax and decided to continue with the scheduled flight rather than divert to the nearest airport.
  • Employees, Shoppers Allowed Into Rib Mountain Wal-Mart Following Bomb Threat [Wausau, WI]

    06/11/2008 3:24:23 PM PDT · by LibertyRocks · 14 replies · 2,927+ views
    WSAW Ch. 7 ABC ^ | June 11, 2008 | WSAW Staff
    Employees and shoppers are being allowed back into the Rib Mountain Wal-mart after a bomb scare. The Marathon County Sheriff's Department tells NewsChannel 7 that the incident happened shortly before 4 p.m. After everyone was evacuated, the Marathon/Oneida County Bomb Squad swept the building. Employees were then allowed back in, followed by the shoppers. Stay tuned to and NewsChannel 7 for further details.
  • Yemeni Man Yells He Has A Bomb - Passengers Evacuated From Amtrak Train In Virginia

    03/16/2008 5:40:00 PM PDT · by beericus · 39 replies · 1,160+ views
    Allegedly he was causing a disturbance on the train and the conductor attempted to move him to another part of the train, that’s when he said he had a bomb and the bomb was in his bag” says Emporia Police Chief Bernard Richardson. Around 2am the bomb squad determined the threat was a hoax. The Yemeni man was taken into custody by the FBI and is facing a felony charge of making a threat on a public conveyance. The hundreds of passengers were finally able to continue on their way.
  • A bomb threat against the Gathering of Eagles

    Go to Michelle Malkin's site, click on the link, and flag this POS blogg as having objectionable content. The more flags, the better the chance of it getting removed.Also, when you hold your cursor on the flag button, you'll see a linkable "objectionable content". Click on it, and follow the maze of links to report this dirt bag. Even call the FBI if you're so inclined This is a terrorist threat against a peacefully gathering group of veterans. It cannot be tolerated.
  • Several Fights at Petersburg High (Virginia) After Bomb Threat

    03/07/2008 12:20:55 PM PST · by Pyro7480 · 18 replies · 613+ views
    WWBT NBC12 ^ | 03/07/2008 | n/a
    Petersburg Police and officers from two other counties converged on Petersburg High School to help control several fights that broken out there, officials say. School officials say the incidents stem from a bomb threat that was called in to Petersburg High in the afternoon. Police were brought in to sweep the school for explosives, but reported nothing suspicious. After students were allowed back in the school, officials say several fights broke out among the student body. Police from Petersburg, Chesterfield and Prince George were on the scene trying to gain control of the situation. Petersburg Public Schools spokesman Cliff Davis...
  • Workers Flee Oil Rig After Bomb Alert [Update: alert now believed to have been a hoax.]

    02/10/2008 5:27:38 AM PST · by maquiladora · 20 replies · 146+ views
    Hundreds of oil workers are being evacuated by helicopter from a North Sea rig after a bomb threat. A woman sparked the security alert after coastguards were called this morning, Sky sources have said. A bomb disposal unit was on its way to the facility, which is more than 100 miles north-east of Aberdeen. Jake Molloy, an offshore workers union representative, was amazed any bomb could be smuggled onto a rig because of "very, very rigid" restrictions on the mainland. He told Sky News: "I find it incredible to think anyone could get a device offshore." Mr Molloy added...
  • Bomb threat snags Giuliani campaign stop in Florida

    01/09/2008 3:54:15 PM PST · by jdm · 12 replies · 2,611+ views
    Reuters ^ | Jan. 09, 2008 | Staff
    MELBOURNE, Florida (Reuters) - Republican Rudy Giuliani, who regularly touts his leadership of New York City during the September 11 attacks, saw his plan to jump-start his presidential campaign tripped up by a bomb threat in Florida on Wednesday. The threat threw off his schedule and reduced the turnout for the former New York mayor's speech in Melbourne from what his campaign manager Bill McCollum said was initially expected to be "several hundred" people to about 50. The anonymous threat was called into the headquarters of communications equipment maker Harris Corp at about the same time Giuliani's plane landed at...
  • Bomb threat at US air base

    09/11/2007 1:24:53 AM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 7 replies · 1,811+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 11 September 2007
    A US air base in western Germany was the target of a bomb threat last night, sparking a large operation by police and American forces to secure the site, police revealed today. Police in the western state of Rhineland-Palatinate said the base had received a call from a man who spoke in German with a Russian or Turkish accent and threatened to attack the air base in Spangdahlem with bombs. He had at least four accomplices. "After the telephone threat, the American forces informed the police, who moved swiftly with US security forces to protect the air base," the police...
  • FBI remotely installs spyware to trace bomb threat

    07/25/2007 1:09:16 PM PDT · by Leo Carpathian · 21 replies · 2,340+ views
    ZDNet News ^ | July 18, 2007 | Declan McCullagh
    The FBI used a novel type of remotely installed spyware last month to investigate who was e-mailing bomb threats to a high school near Olympia, Wash. Federal agents obtained a court order on June 12 to send spyware called CIPAV to a MySpace account suspected of being used by the bomb threat hoaxster. Once implanted, the software was designed to report back to the FBI with the Internet Protocol address of the suspect's computer, other information found on the PC and, notably, an ongoing log of the user's outbound connections. Screen snapshot of 'timberlinebombinfo' MySpace account The suspect, former Timberline...
  • Police Shut Down Tesco Supermarkets Across UK in Safety Alert

    07/14/2007 11:25:30 AM PDT · by pacelvi · 102 replies · 19,848+ views
    Fox News ^ | 7/14/07 | AP
  • Bomb threat in Jacksonville (Florida)

    07/02/2007 4:40:55 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies · 2,692+ views
    WTSP-TV Tampa Bay ^ | July 2, 2007
  • Bomb threat closes Fort Pitt, Liberty, Squirrel Hill tunnels

    05/31/2007 3:57:58 PM PDT · by RS_Rider · 16 replies · 1,602+ views
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | 05-31-2007 | Unknown
    A bomb threat prompted authorities to shut down the Fort Pitt, Liberty and Squirrel Hill tunnels for nearly an hour this evening during rush hour. A threat was called in to Allegheny County's 911 sometime around 5:30 p.m. and the tunnels were closed at 5:40 p.m. The Squirrel Hill tunnel reopened to inbound traffic at 6:20 p.m. and the outbound side reopened a few minutes later.
  • Device at women's health clinic was an explosive, sources say

    04/26/2007 10:57:33 AM PDT · by trumandogz · 178 replies · 3,384+ views
    Austin American Statesman ^ | Thursday, April 26, 2007 | Tony Plohetski
    A package found Wednesday in the parking lot of a South Austin women's clinic contained an explosive device, four sources familiar with the investigation said today. Local and federal authorities are planning a news conference at 2 p.m. to discuss the investigation, which will be headed by federal officials. The sources asked not to be identified because of the ongoing investigation. Officials have not commented on any possible suspects or motives. The package was found about 2 p.m. Wednesday in the parking lot of the Austin Women's Health Center at 1902 S. Interstate 35, north of Oltorf Street. The clinic...
  • Bomb threat closes Lakeland School District (Idaho)

    04/25/2007 9:28:54 AM PDT · by PrivateIdaho · 11 replies · 987+ views
    KXLY Television/Radio ^ | 4/25/07 | staff
    RATHDRUM, IDAHO -- Superintendent Charles Kinsey has announced that the Lakeland School District in Rathdrum, Idaho is closed Wednesday due to a bomb threat. When staff arrived at Athol Elementary to begin their work day, they found a note on the door with the threat; notes were also found at other schools in the district. The notes made threats to two schools, but did not specifically name the schools. According to Captain Ben Wolfinger, the Kootenai County Explosive Recognition Team will be inspecting several schools in the district through the course of the day. They will be looking for anything...
  • A Fun Exercise About the Boston "Bomb Scare"

    02/05/2007 11:46:23 AM PST · by ensignsj · 1 replies · 314+ views
    Rochester Pundit ^ | 2-5-07 | Rochester Pundit
    As reported by CNN, "Assistant Attorney General John Grossman called the light boards "bomb-like" devices and said that if they had been explosive they could have damaged transportation infrastructure in the city." In case you missed that, the Assistant Attorney General said that "IF they had been explosive, THEY COULD HAVE damaged transportation infrastructure in the city." Right. Just like IF they were just lightboards depicting a cartoon character, THEY COULD be completely harmless; or IF I was a millionare, I COULD sit around watching Aqua Teen Hunger Force smoking cigars all day (well, I guess I could do that...
  • Man with a Bomb in a plane barricaded in a bathroom at Toledo Express Airport.

    01/12/2007 8:07:20 AM PST · by FoxPro · 106 replies · 5,107+ views
    Local news report.

    10/18/2006 1:07:44 PM PDT · by Babsig · 652 replies · 27,726+ views
  • Virginia School District Closed After Bomb Threat

    10/05/2006 9:13:56 AM PDT · by SeaBiscuit · 2 replies · 416+ views
    FOX News ^ | Thursday, October 05, 2006 | AP
    CULPEPER, Va. — A bomb threat shut down an entire Virginia school district Thursday, canceling classes for more than 7,200 students in eight public schools, as well as hundreds more in area religious schools and child care centers. Culpeper County Schools spokeswoman Marla McKenna said she couldn't discuss the content of the threat, which came on the heels of three deadly U.S. school attacks in the span of a week. "You simply can't be too cautious," said Superintendent David A. Cox. "The safety of our students and our employees is our number one concern." Police teams planned to sweep all...
  • Airline Bomb Plot: FR Thread Roundup

    08/12/2006 2:21:32 AM PDT · by Rte66 · 59 replies · 1,987+ views
    FReeRepublic ^ | 8/9-8/12/2006 | All of FR
    This is a compilation reference thread with links to all stories and topics posted on FRee Republic since Wednesday night, 8/9/2006, through today, Saturday, 8/12/2006 concerning the failed bomb plot discovered and quashed by authorities in London, directed towards airline flights from the UK to the US.
  • Flight diverted to Tenn. airport following bomb threat (US Airways - Philadelphia to Houston)

    08/28/2006 11:07:23 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 72 replies · 2,958+ views ^ | August 28, 2006
    BREAKING NEWS: Flight diverted to Tri-Cities airport following bomb threat U.S. Airways flight from Philadelphia to Houston has been diverted to the Tri-Cities Regional Airport after authorities said a bomb threat involving the flight was made. About 50 to 60 people aboard the flight currently are being evacuated, according to airport officials. Flight #3441 was being operated by Republic Airways.
  • Los Angeles Central Library - LAPD Bomb Squad on Site

    07/14/2006 1:52:02 PM PDT · by Uncle Kermie · 50 replies · 2,425+ views
    LAPD has shut down the Los Angeles Central Library (the Riordan Library) and closed off 5th Street between Flower and Grand. Lots of LAPD and LA Fire on site. Several LAPD Bomb Squad cars and personnel there to.
  • LAX Bomb Threat?????

    06/14/2006 6:43:22 PM PDT · by bboop · 22 replies · 3,887+ views
    self ^ | 6.13.06 | self
    My husband heard on the news, while commuting, that there was a bomb scare at LAX. Tonight, Tuesday night, 6pm local. I cannot find it on local news, he never heard it again on radio news, etc. Has anyone heard anything about this?
  • Saudi Man Charged With Plane Bomb Threat

    06/07/2006 2:26:59 PM PDT · by jmc1969 · 26 replies · 693+ views
    AP ^ | June 7 2006
    A Saudi man who authorities say was upset about being denied a job as an Arabic interpreter for the U.S. military in Iraq was charged with threatening to blow up a Delta Air Lines flight. Saleh Al Suwailem, 45, of Boise, Idaho, was arrested by the FBI on Tuesday. Al Suwailem was at Fort Benning on Monday being interviewed for the job when he learned he would not be hired because he was denied security clearance, federal authorities said in court papers. After being told to fly home to Idaho the next day on a Delta flight, he started drinking...
  • Bike Band Sticker Causes Bomb Scare

    03/03/2006 11:27:09 AM PST · by Chiapet · 35 replies · 717+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | March 2, 2006 | AP
    A sticker on a bicycle that said "this bike is a pipe bomb" caused a scare Thursday at Ohio University that shut down four buildings before authorities learned the message was the name of a punk rock band, a university spokesman said. The sticker on the bike chained outside the university-owned Oasis restaurant near the center of campus attracted the attention of a police officer about 5:30 a.m., spokesman Jack Jeffery said. Police blocked streets around the restaurant and the Columbus police bomb squad came from about 65 miles away. The bomb experts hit the bike with a high-pressure spray...
  • Airhead admits threat

    02/08/2006 10:05:35 AM PST · by Signalman · 51 replies · 2,054+ views
    NY Post ^ | February 8, 2006 | Kate Sheehy
    By KATE SHEEHY February 8, 2006 -- EXCLUSIVE A dimwitted teen phoned in a terrifying bomb threat to LaGuardia Airport - forcing panicked passengers to evacuate a plane - so she could buy herself time to get on the flight to avoid an explosive love triangle. Airheaded Anna Tarasov, 19, admitted to The Post yesterday that she came up with the scheme because the subway made her late for her impending flight from New York to Georgia to confront a jealous boyfriend. "I remember thinking it wouldn't be such a big deal. It totally slipped my mind about the terrorists,"...
  • Independence Hall bomb threats lead to arrest

    01/27/2006 6:54:36 PM PST · by wjersey · 3 replies · 312+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 1/27/2006 | John Shiffman
    A horse carriage driver who worked near the Liberty Bell was charged today with phoning 28 bomb threats against Independence Hall. Michael Mancuso of Philadelphia was charged in federal court with calling the Philadelphia Police Department's 911 emergency line several times a month between Aug. 5 and Wednesday. In virtually every call, authorities said that Mancuso told the 911 operator, "There is a bomb at Independence Hall." In an affidavit, U.S. Park Ranger John W. Hopf said that police had traced the calls to pay phones near the park, including a phone near the corner of Sixth and Chestnut Streets....
  • Terror threat sparks Newton librarian/FBI standoff

    01/25/2006 12:05:00 PM PST · by danno3150 · 142 replies · 4,710+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 01/25/06 | Dan Atkinson
    Newton officials are calling their refusal to allow FBI agents access to library computers without a warrant during a terrorist threat last week “their finest hour.” Law enforcement officials say it’s a “nightmare.” Police rushed to the Newton Free Library after tracing a terrorist threat e-mailed to Brandeis University to a computer at the library. But requests to examine computers Jan. 18 were rebuffed by Newton library Director Kathy Glick-Weil and Mayor David Cohen on the grounds that they did not have a warrant. Cohen, defending the library’s actions, called the legal standoff one of Newton’s “finest hours.” “We showed...
  • Bomb Threat in High School CHildren on Lockdown in FieldHouse

    12/22/2005 7:49:32 AM PST · by aft_lizard · 16 replies · 688+ views
  • Boston JFK Building Evacuated for Bomb Threat

    12/20/2005 1:09:06 PM PST · by pabianice · 26 replies · 886+ views
    Radio Bulletin | 12/20/05
    That's all so far...
  • MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT:Chaos on Flight 924: threat and fatal shots

    12/08/2005 9:53:01 AM PST · by FerdieMurphy · 58 replies · 1,341+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | 12/08/2005 | A. Driscoll, L. Clark and T. Daniel
    Federal air marshals kill a passenger on an Orlando-bound American Airlines jetliner after the man claims he has a bomb in his backpack, authorities say. Rigoberto Alpizar bolted down the aisle of American Airlines Flight 924 shortly after 2 p.m. Wednesday. In pursuit behind him, through the narrow passageway of the Boeing 757: his female companion -- police believe it was his wife -- yelling ''stop, stop'' in English and then in Spanish, ``He's sick, he's sick.'' The chaos ended quickly. Federal agents shot the Florida man after he claimed he had a bomb in his backpack. The incident drew...
  • U.S. closes Manila embassy after bomb threat

    12/06/2005 2:29:55 AM PST · by ncountylee · 291+ views
    Reuters ^ | 06 Dec 2005 | Manny Mogato
    MANILA, Dec 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. embassy shut its doors to the public on Tuesday after a bomb threat, with Philippine police warning of potential suicide attacks by Jemaah Islamiah, a regional network of militants linked to al Qaeda. On its Web site -- -- the embassy said the temporary closure was due to "plausible threat information", which it did not describe. A police bomb squad with sniffer dogs searched the exterior of the heavily fortified compound, after not being allowed inside, but officers said nothing unusual had been found. Inspector Oscar Enciso, head of the Manila bomb...
  • 5 Connecticut Courthouses Evacuated Due to "Unspecified Threat," - AP

    12/02/2005 9:42:57 AM PST · by Ragnar Danneskjold · 37 replies · 3,891+ views
    Developing story...
  • Bomb Threat Clears Connecticut Courthouses

    12/02/2005 10:36:34 AM PST · by apoc · 8 replies · 576+ views
    Bomb Threat Clears Connecticut Courthouses POSTED: 12:21 pm CST December 2, 2005 UPDATED: 12:29 pm CST December 2, 2005 HARTFORD, Conn. -- Court buildings around Connecticut have been evacuated because of a bomb threat. The threat was phoned in to the governor's office Friday morning, and it prompted police to evacuate state court buildings. Officials aren't saying just how many of the dozens of court buildings around the state were cleared. The evacuations are interrupting trials and sending judges, lawyers and others into the streets. U.S. Marshal John Bardelli said bomb squads were sweeping federal courts in Bridgeport, New Haven...
  • Bomb threat shuts down Love Field

    11/18/2005 11:56:49 PM PST · by rdb3 · 21 replies · 757+ views ^ | 18 NOVEMBER 2005 | MARY ANN RAZZUK
    Bomb threat shuts down Love Field 11:12 PM CST on Friday, November 18, 2005 By MARY ANN RAZZUK / WFAA-TV WFAA-TV Passengers fled the terminal after the threat was issued. Also Online Mary Ann Razzuk reportsCongress clears Missouri flights from Love Passengers scrambled after a bomb threat paralyzed Dallas Love Field for three hours on a busy Friday night. Witnesses said chaos ensued after a man at a departure gate began screaming, "Bomb in the bag! Bomb in the bag!" The man took off all his clothes and started running, as hundreds of horrified travelers followed suit. The terminal was...
  • Arvada,Colorado City Hall Evacuated

    11/10/2005 8:30:42 AM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 49 replies · 1,784+ views
    FOX | 11-10-05 | my favorite headache
    Can't believe this is not on FR after 30 seen running away from car filled with propane tanks. He had a backpack in his hands as he ran away. Parked in front of City Hall in Arvada,Colorado..aka Littleton.
  • Police Arrest Two in Marshall County Bomb Scare

    10/23/2005 6:50:23 AM PDT · by LibertyRocks · 38 replies · 1,202+ views
    KTEN-TV Channel 10 ^ | October 22, 2005 | Staff
    Following a fierce investigation, two suspects have been arrested in connection to a bomb scare in Marshall County. After the Kingston police found two homemade bombs within blocks of each other yesterday, authorities say a total of 28 bombs were recovered. Friday morning near the corner of Second and Chickasaw, Kingston police and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol bomb squad diffused two homemade bombs found in mailboxes. A U.S. Postal worker noticed a yellow liquid oozing from one of the boxes and then notified authorities. Today, police tell KTEN they found several more explosive devices at a house on the 500...
  • Two Men Questioned in Possible Capitol Bomb Threat

    10/21/2005 9:35:31 AM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 41 replies · 1,366+ views
    Fox News, AP ^ | October 21, 2005
    Two white men were being questioned Friday after an unidentified man claimed to have a suspicious device in his car close to the U.S. Capitol. Police cordoned off several streets near where the gray 2005 Chevy Impala was parked on the corner of First Street and Constitution Ave., N.W. That's very close to the Senate offices. Brian Doyle, a spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security, said hazardous materials teams had been dispatched to the site. "We don't know if it's an explosive device," he said. There were no immediate details available on how the suspicious vehicle came to the...
  • Suspicious Package Found in Car Near US Capitol

    10/21/2005 8:47:13 AM PDT · by Ragnar Danneskjold · 56 replies · 2,282+ views
  • FBI Investigates Claims of Bomb Threat on Campus

    10/20/2005 9:32:25 AM PDT · by milford421 · 29 replies · 1,444+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 10/19/05 | milford421
    By EDWARD HEGSTROM Copyright 2005 Houston Chronicle "The FBI is investigating allegations that a Prairie View A&M student arrested last week on charges of trying to pass off counterfeit bills may have also had bomb-making materials in his dorm room." ..."Okwudili Franklin Aluka, 30, faces forgery charges and is being held in the Waller County Jail as officials also try to determine whether he is in the country legally." ..."Court papers filed last week by Prairie View campus police allege officers found chemicals in Aluka's apartment "that can be used in the making of explosives" and they called in the...