April 27, 2013 6:26 PM
A sixth bomb scare in Colorado took place Saturday morning at a gas station near Peterson Air Force Base.
Shortly before 11 a.m., deputies with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office were called out ot the Conoco gas station at Peterson and Platte Ave after a witness reported seeing... more »
April 11, 2013 4:15 PM
GRAND BLANC, Mich. (AP) - A prosecutor says he approved a no-jail plea deal for a 28-year-old man who made bomb threats against Flint-area schools because of the defendant's mental health disability. Jeffrey D. Cox pleaded no contest Wednesday to malicious use of a telecommunications device, a misdemeanor. Defense lawyer... more »
November 14, 2012 6:51 PM
Tense moments in a Pueblo West neighborhood today.
This all happened in the 300 block of Karval where seven homes had to be evacuated, and nearby Liberty Point Elementary School was locked down for several hours. Sheriff's deputies discovered two improvised explosive devices at a home, with the resident... more »
July 19, 2012 6:41 AM
DETROIT (AP) - Baseball stadium Comerica Park is the latest Detroit landmark to be the subject of a bomb threat. Police say an anonymous caller issued the threat in a 911 call around 8 p.m. Tuesday as the Tigers were hosting the Los Angeles Angels in front of 34,000 fans.... more »
July 17, 2012 5:05 AM
DETROIT (AP) - For the second time in days, a bogus bomb threat closed a major crossing in Detroit between the U.S. and Canada for several hours. Detroit police said someone called 911 around 7:20 p.m. Monday to authorities on the U.S. side of the Ambassador Bridge saying a bomb... more »
May 23, 2012 7:21 AM
BANGOR, Maine (AP) - Officials say there is no evidence a US Airways jet traveling from Paris to North Carolina was ever in danger after it was diverted to Maine because a passenger handed a note to a flight attendant saying she had a surgically implanted device. Two F-15 fighters... more »
May 8, 2012 2:34 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Security officials say they don't see any immediate need to change screening procedures at airports, despite the discovery of a new kind of "underwear bomb." U.S. officials say a bomb discovered during a covert CIA operation in Yemen is an upgrade from the underwear bomb that failed... more »
April 5, 2012 3:37 PM
Colorado Springs Police now believe suspicious devices found at the Classical Academy were meant to burn, not explode.
Three incendiary devices were found at the school this morning, resulting in a partial evacuation of the school near Voyager Parkway and Northgate.
Police did say the devices were a... more »
March 17, 2012 9:36 PM
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - Police say what started as a science experiment led to a Longmont father being arrested on multiple felony bomb-making charges. The Longmont Times-Call reports Leo David Gerritzen was arrested Thursday and faces charges of possession of explosive material and attempting to use an explosive device after... more »
January 27, 2012 7:52 AM
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi officials say at least 32 people were killed when a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-packed car in southeastern Baghdad. More than 60 people were wounded
Police officials say the attack happened this morning in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood, where mourners gathered for the funeral of... more »
January 9, 2012 9:03 AM
LAFAYETTE, Colo. (AP) - Police say an ex-husband is a person of interest in a bombing that seriously injured a Colorado woman and her current husband.
Authorities say 44-year-old Allyson Stone and 59-year-old Christopher Stone were hospitalized with burns after the blast Saturday in Lafayette. Police say the bomb... more »
November 20, 2011 8:18 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Mayor Michael Bloomberg says an al-Qaida sympathizer who plotted to bomb police and post offices in New York City has been arrested.
Bloomberg announced Sunday the arrest of 27-year-old Jose Pimentel on numerous charges.
Pimentel was arrested Saturday. He is accused of having an... more »
November 20, 2011 7:28 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - A person close to a New York City police investigation says a Manhattan resident suspected of plotting to bomb various targets, including police cars, has been arrested.
The person told The Associated Press that the 27-year-old man was acting as a lone wolf and was... more »
September 26, 2011 4:16 AM
Colorado Springs Police says there was a bomb threat last night on the 1100 block of Rainier Drive.
They were called in when a homeowner located what looked like a small explosive device in his back yard, near the grill.
All occupants were evacuated while the Regional Explosives... more »
August 31, 2011 5:23 PM
Following a phoned in threat of a possible explosive device, the Walmart on S. 8th Street was voluntarily evacuated and closed. Store management made the decision to keep the store closed for more than 4 hours while a sweep of the building was made to determine the store was safe... more »
August 21, 2011 8:52 AM
A roadside bomb injured seven people including three soldiers Sunday in northern Baghdad. According to NBC news, Iraqi police said the bomb targeted civilians and exploded while people were passing by a checkpoint.
Earlier in the week, around 70 people were killed when suicide bombers, car bombs and roadside... more »
May 7, 2011 12:57 PM
The Colorado Springs Police Department working with the U.S. Olympic Training Center Security Team has been able to determine that the object found and originally thought to be suspicious has now been determined safe. Earlier, construction workers were asked to identify the tool box that was found and no one... more »
April 29, 2011 7:26 PM
Colorado Springs Police say the man now in custody for making a bomb threat at the Gold Hills Substation is 27 and homeless.
Konstantin Chelyadin was arrested this afternoon. The substation was evacuated and after three hours, was judged to be safe.
Police said the man entered with... more »
April 29, 2011 5:27 PM
From the scene of the CSPD Gold Hill substation, an explosives technician and a bomb retrieval robot have entered the building to begin to investigate a backpack. Police reported a man walked in with a back and declared he had a bomb. He was taken into custody and the backpack... more »
April 21, 2011 1:53 PM
The FBI are looking for "a person of interest" in what they are calling a case of domestic terrorism in Littleton.
A pipe bomb and two propane tanks were found at Southwest Plaza Mall after a fire started just before noon on Wednesday.
Police released surveillance photos of... more »
March 17, 2011 6:44 PM
Police officers were called to an an antique store at 1710 Dublin this morning when someone found two glass tubes inside an old safe.
Originally the person who found them thought they could be nitroglycerin, an explosive.
An investigation showed the tubes contained chloropicrin, a World War I... more »
March 9, 2011 4:13 PM
It appears threats made at CSU-Pueblo Tuesday caused enough panic to keep some students home today. There was a larger law enforcement presence on campus today, where classes went on as scheduled.
Yesterday the university found a note in the student center which threatened a bombing and shooting might... more »
January 24, 2011 7:21 PM
MOSCOW (AP) - There's been no claim of responsibility for today's deadly explosion at a Moscow airport terminal, which left 35 people dead. Investigators say it was apparently carried out by a suicide bomber.
In the past, Chechen militants have taken responsibility for terror attacks in Moscow, including a... more »
January 17, 2011 7:39 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Prosecutors in New York say the first Guantanamo detainee to be convicted in a civilian court is "evil" and deserves a life sentence for helping al-Qaida bomb two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998 and open the door to more terrorism.
The government submitted papers... more »
December 30, 2010 11:18 AM
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - An upscale Aspen restaurant is suing its insurance company over a bomb threat on New Year's Eve 2008 that forced evacuations and canceled dinner reservations. Jimmy's restaurant filed the lawsuit in Pitkin County against Homestate Companies to recuperate losses from its wrecked holiday party.
(Copyright... more »
December 21, 2010 12:52 PM
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - The Washington area's Metro transit system is randomly checking passenger bags for explosives and other dangers for the first time, following similar efforts in New York and Boston.
Screeners swabbed some riders' bags and inspected them in at least two Metro train stations early... more »
November 8, 2010 3:14 PM
The Colorado Springs Bomb Squad checked out a suspicious device Monday morning in the 8900 block of Estebury Circle. Four District 20 schools had been on perimeter lockdown, for more than half an hour before the device was determined to be harmless.
The device turned out to be a... more »
November 1, 2010 8:16 AM
DENVER (AP) - Police say a man who just missed his flight out Denver got angry and claimed there was a bomb in his luggage, which was already aboard.
Police say a search of the plane turned up no explosives, and the flight took off late for its destination,... more »
November 1, 2010 8:08 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - A team of U.S. investigators is headed to Yemen to help search for suspects in the mail bomb plot.
A top Yemeni official says John Brennan, the White House's top counterterrorism official, has told Yemen it has the lead in responding to the terrorists suspected of... more »
October 31, 2010 9:27 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's counterterrorism adviser says U.S. officials "have to presume" there might be more potential mail bombs like the ones that were pulled off planes in England and the United Arab Emirates on Friday.
Deputy national security adviser John Brennan says the foiled plot bears... more »
October 29, 2010 7:39 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Authorities on three continents thwarted multiple terrorist attacks aimed at the United States from Yemen on Friday, seizing two explosive packages addressed to Chicago-area synagogues and packed aboard cargo jets. The plot triggered worldwide fears that al-Qaida was launching a major new terror campaign.
President Barack... more »
October 19, 2010 8:41 AM
A 20-year-old Jordanian man who tried to bomb a downtown Dallas skyscraper could take the stand as a federal judge considers his sentence.
Attorneys for Hosam Smadi say he may testify Tuesday during the second day of his sentencing hearing.
A day earlier, his father testified that Smadi... more »
October 5, 2010 10:44 AM
The man who plotted to kill Americans by driving a homemade car bomb into Times Square and leaving it to explode has been sentenced to life in prison.
A federal judge gave Faisal Shahzad a mandatory life prison term at his sentencing Tuesday in Manhattan federal court.
The... more »
September 24, 2010 2:10 PM
The FBI says robbers kidnapped a Miami-area bank employee, strapped a possible bomb to his chest and used him to steal money from the bank.
FBI spokeswoman Judy Orihuela said a teller was abducted early Friday morning by three suspects and forced to help them rob a Bank of... more »
September 13, 2010 3:08 PM
DETROIT (AP) - A Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up an international flight near Detroit on Christmas has fired his lawyers and suggested he wants to plead guilty to some charges.
U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds advised Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab not to get rid of his attorneys,... more »
September 8, 2010 8:13 AM
The FBI says investigators have found no explosives aboard a Los Angeles-bound Thai Airways flight in which a bomb threat was found scrawled on a bathroom mirror.
An FBI spokeswoman says investigators did a thorough search of the plane Tuesday night and found no evidence to suggest a credible... more »
September 3, 2010 5:59 PM
Manitou Springs Police Department with the assistance of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms are continue to analyze two suspicious packages that were found in Manitou Springs on Thursday, forcing the closure of several businesses.
An x-ray released by the Manitou Springs Police Department shows what was inside one of the... more »
September 2, 2010 1:08 PM
The Fort Carson chaplain killed by an IED in Afghanistan earlier this week was the first Army chaplain to die in the line of duty since 1970.
Capt. Dale Goetz of the 4th Infantry Division was among five soldiers killed by an improvised bomb on Monday. A spokesman for... more »
August 13, 2010 5:09 PM
A suspicious device was found at Fort Carson Friday afternoon.
The device was found in a barracks on post. Members of the 242nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit were called in to investigate.
They examined the device and made sure it was safe. The incident is now under investigation. more »
June 2, 2010 3:50 PM
The suspect in last month's failed Times Square bombing is slated to lose his Connecticut home to foreclosure under a court order. A notice of judgment filed Tuesday in Milford Superior Court orders Faisal Shahzad to repay more than $200,000 to Chase Home Finance LLC on his Shelton home by... more »
May 13, 2010 11:17 AM
The FBI says agents are searching several locations in the Northeast in connection with the failed Times Square car bomb.
An FBI spokeswoman said Thursday that there is "no known immediate threat to the public or any active plot against the United States." FBI spokeswoman Gail Marcinkiewicz would not... more »
May 7, 2010 5:47 PM
Police say it was an "abundance of caution" that prompted them to shut down several streets in New York's Times Square area to traffic today while they investigated a cooler that had been left on a sidewalk.
The cooler was found about a block from where a failed car... more »
May 7, 2010 2:07 PM
Police have cleared streets around Times Square after finding a cooler left on a sidewalk on the same block where a failed car bomb was found over the weekend.
NYPD spokesman Paul Browne says police have created some distance between the cooler and people. He says they are "in... more »
May 7, 2010 8:22 AM
A law enforcement official says authorities are looking for a suspected money courier they say helped finance from overseas a Pakistani-American man's Times Square car bomb plot.
The official said authorities know the name of the suspected courier. The official spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because of the... more »
April 19, 2010 2:53 PM
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says Oklahoma City's spirit in the wake of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building 15 years ago serves as an example to the nation.
Napolitano also warned of the need for continued vigilance against terrorists when she spoke today to survivors... more »
April 8, 2010 6:21 PM
A Texas prosecutor says a man accused of planting 36 explosive devices across east Texas caused fear that was "nothing short of domestic terrorism."
Prosecutor Brit Featherston says, "Today that fear stops."
Larry North was indicted yesterday on charges of possessing an illegal firearm or destructive device. He... more »
February 25, 2010 6:28 PM
There were some tense hours in northwest Pueblo this morning when possible explosive devices were found inside a house in the 2800 block of Norwich.
Sheriff's Officers went to the house to serve an eviction notice. They found a couple of possible hand grenades, a 100 pound bomb designed... more »
February 17, 2010 2:41 PM
Academy Blvd and Westmeadow Dr. have reopened, and Fort Carson has given the all-clear for residents of neighboring apartment buildings to return home.
The El Paso County Sheriff's Office closed Academy after an artillery shell was discovered in some weeds Thursday morning. It was found under the S. Academy... more »