Stories tagged: bomb
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 4:22 p.m.
A man left a suitcase near a fire department downtown, an fearing it was a bomb, authorities evacuated the building and shut down the roads surrounding it, according to police.
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 6:02 p.m.
A 56-year-old Florida man was charged Friday in the nationwide mail-bomb scare targeting prominent Democrats. Experts had predicted that forensic evidence left behind by the bomb maker would help law …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 6:43 p.m.
A Florida man with a long criminal history was charged Friday in the nationwide mail-bomb scare targeting prominent Democrats who have traded criticism with President Donald Trump.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 9:22 p.m.
Pipe bombs packed with shards of glass were intercepted en route to several prominent Democrats, including Hillary Clinton and former President Barack Obama, in an unnerving wave that deepened political …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 4:55 p.m.
Ramsey Elementary School in Coeur d’Alene was evacuated Friday afternoon after reports that a person brought a large amount of explosive material to the nearby Coeur d’Alene Police Department.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 8:48 p.m.
Man loses hand and suffers other serious injuries after homemade bomb explodes in north Spokane County
A man was seriously injured Monday evening in an explosion while attempting to make a bomb, say Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies.
Thu., July 26, 2018, 7:52 a.m.
A man exploded a small homemade bomb outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on Thursday, injuring only himself, according to police and an embassy spokesperson.
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 8:32 p.m.
As a SWAT team closed in, the suspected bomber whose deadly explosives terrorized Austin for three weeks used one of his own devices to blow himself up. But police warned …
UPDATED: Mon., March 19, 2018, 9:32 p.m.
The hunt for the serial bomber who has been leaving deadly explosives in packages on Austin doorsteps took an even more sinister turn Monday when investigators said the fourth and …
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 3:13 p.m.
An unexploded bomb was found in the doorway of a new, unopened downtown restaurant in Idaho.
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 12:04 p.m.
An unexploded bomb has been found in the doorway of a new, unopened downtown Idaho restaurant.
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 10:42 p.m.
A generation of Americans knew just what to do in the event of a nuclear attack – or during a major false alarm, like the one over the weekend in …
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 10:57 a.m.
Police said four officers were killed Saturday when rebels fighting against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir detonated a bomb on a street the officers were patrolling.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
A crude pipe bomb strapped to a man inspired by the Islamic State group went off Monday in a crowded subway corridor near Times Square, injuring the man, slightly wounding …
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 2:44 p.m.
A woman accused of mailing potentially deadly homemade bombs to then-President Barack Obama and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in 2016 was arrested, in part, due to cat hair, a cigarette …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 7:46 p.m.
Authorities are looking for a person responsible for leaving a bomb outside of a hotel in Lewiston, Idaho Saturday afternoon.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia’s capital killed at least 231 people with more than 275 injured, a senator said Sunday, making it the deadliest single attack …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 9:55 p.m.
In a show of American military might to North Korea, U.S. bombers and fighter escorts flew on Saturday to the farthest point north of the border between North and South …
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 11:01 a.m.
Police have arrested an 18-year-old man on England’s southeast coast in connection with the detonation of an improvised bomb on a London tube train that injured at least 29 people.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
Bomb disposal experts defused a huge unexploded World War II-era bomb in the German financial capital Frankfurt that forced the evacuation of more than 60,000 residents, police said Sunday.
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
A Houston man has been arrested after being accused by authorities of trying to damage or destroy a Confederate statue at a Houston park with explosives.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
A 23-year-old man who was “out for blood” when attempted to detonate what he believed was an explosives-laden van outside an Oklahoma bank in a plot similar to the deadly …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
The Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in suburban Minneapolis, like other U.S. mosques, occasionally receives threatening calls and emails. But leaders say they’re more frightened after a weekend attack in which …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 12:12 p.m.
An Olympia man who authorities say mailed one of his fingers to the IRS is now facing federal charges.
Fri., July 7, 2017, 2:15 p.m.
Authorities in eastern Poland have ordered an evacuation of some 10,000 people and the temporary closure of the road to Belarus on Sunday to allow for the removal and destruction …
UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
Federal agents found homemade bombs in the Montana home of a man they suspect is the “AK-47 Bandit,” who is wanted for a string of bank robberies and is accused …
UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017, 5:20 p.m.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos vowed to capture those responsible for detonating a homemade bomb that killed three people, including a French woman, in a busy shopping mall over the …
Mon., June 5, 2017, 1:35 p.m.
An Idaho woman said she discovered a Nazi explosive as she was helping her parents clean out their shed.
UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
A massive bombing by the Islamic State group outside a popular ice cream parlor in central Baghdad and a rush- hour car bomb in another downtown area killed at least …
Fri., May 26, 2017, 9:22 a.m.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday the close relationship between U.S. and British intelligence agencies would survive the strain of recent leaks as investigators seek to unravel a suspected …