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  • Explosion forces plane to make emergency landing in Somalia

    An explosion and fire blew a gaping hole in a commercial airliner, forcing it to make an emergency landing at Mogadishu’s international airport late Tuesday, officials and witnesses said.


  • Fake bomb placed in McDonald’s parking lot

    Spokane police briefly shut down Market Street after a device that appeared to be a bomb was discovered in the McDonald’s parking lot.


  • Minnesota police: Teen plotted alone to kill family, bomb school

    WASECA, Minn. – Authorities said Thursday that they prevented an “unimaginable tragedy” by foiling a teenager’s elaborate plot to kill his family and bomb the junior and senior high school …


  • Search underway in bomb case

    Spokane police and federal investigators are on scene at a house in the 2100 block of East Lacrosse Avenue executing a search warrant in connection to last week’s explosion on …


  • Man accused of hoax involving fake bomb

    A Spokane County man was ordered held today on a $50,000 bond after he admitted placing a realistic-looking imitation bomb in a Newman Lake mailbox Tuesday afternoon.


  • Clark: Boston-style bombing could have happened in Spokane

    And just like that, Boston’s mind-boggling week of murder and mayhem was over. A law enforcement ensemble from what looked like every jurisdiction in copdom caught the last terrorist punk …


  • Details surface about Boston suspects, manhunt

    BOSTON — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lay hospitalized in serious condition under heavy guard today — apparently in no shape to be interrogated — as investigators tried to …


  • Inland Northwest runners recount marathon bombing

    More than 40 people from the Inland Northwest were signed up to run in Monday’s Boston Marathon.


  • Man arrested in Federal Reserve bomb plot

    NEW YORK — A Bangladeshi man who came to the United States to wage jihad was arrested in an elaborate FBI sting today after attempting to blow up a fake …


  • Clarkston bomb-maker linked to jihad training website

    In what was described by federal prosecutors as a national security case, a Clarkston man – who posted a video honoring Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh – pleaded guilty in …


  • Bomb found at Seattle-area bank

    SEATTLE (AP) — Police say a firebomb was set under the ATM at a south Seattle bank but it failed to go off. Patrol officers responded about 6:30 a.m. Friday …


  • Harpham tries to take back plea deal

    Leaving a bomb laced with rat poison along the planned route of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity March was merely a “creative idea” to protest multiculturalism, domestic terrorist …


  • Jury convicts bomb-maker of manslaughter

    After the first jury decided 9-3 to acquit him, a second jury handed down a unanimous second-degree manslaughter conviction against the man who built a homemade bomb that killed a …


  • Parade change averted blast

    The lingering mystery of why the bomb left along the planned route of the Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March didn’t explode finally has an answer: The remote triggering device …


  • Manslaughter case ends in mistrial

    A jury failed to agree Friday on manslaughter charges against two men implicated in the explosion of a homemade device that killed a Chattaroy man last fall. After a two-week …


  • Spokane Valley police find remnants of balloon bomb

    Spokane Valley police have found the remnants of what they’re calling an “improvised explosive device” that startled many residents on Wednesday night.


  • MLK bomb records remain sealed

    Court records related to the federal case against domestic terrorism suspect Kevin W. Harpham will remain sealed, a judge ruled today.


  • U.S. attorney wants Harpham records sealed

    Federal authorities want to block the unsealing of court records related to the arrest of domestic terrorism suspect Kevin W. Harpham. In a 13-page response Wednesday to a request by …


  • Father of bomb plot suspect calls arrest a setup

    The father of domestic terrorism suspect Kevin W. Harpham said he believes his son was set up by someone wanting to pocket the big reward posted by the FBI. “They …


  • Dad of bomb suspect thinks son was set up

    The father of domestic terrorism suspect Kevin W. Harpham said he believes his son was set up by someone wanting to pocket the big reward posted by the FBI.


  • Grand jury indicts Harpham

    A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted Kevin W. Harpham on charges stemming from the placement of a bomb along the route of the Unity March on Martin Luther King, …


  • Editorial: Bomb arrest underscores importance of vigilance

    The Inland Northwest can be thankful that an arrest has been made in the case of the backpack bomb placed near the Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade route. It’s …


  • White supremacist arrested in MLK bomb plot

    Kevin William Harpham bought 10 acres of land on a Stevens County hillside south of Colville and built a home a neighbor said he’d long planned. On Wednesday, dozens of …


  • Fake bomb found near Kootenai County sheriff’s office

    A bomb scare closed part of Government Way in Coeur d’Alene for several hours Saturday, before the Spokane bomb squad was able to determine the device was a fake. The …


  • Governor, at Spokane City Hall, briefed on bomb investigation

    After meeting with investigators and city leaders Friday at Spokane City Hall, Gov. Chris Gregoire commended the three contract workers who spotted the lethal backpack bomb along the Martin Luther …


  • Gregoire comes to Spokane for bomb briefing

    After meeting with investigators and city leaders Friday at Spokane City Hall, Gov. Chris Gregoire commended the three contract workers who spotted the lethal backpack bomb along the Martin Luther …


  • Sheriff critical; S-R stands behind story

    Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich confirmed Wednesday for the second time in two days that chemicals were mixed with shrapnel in a bomb that was placed along the Unity March …


  • Valley ‘device’ turns out to be a handbag

    Spokane Valley police responded to a possible suspicious device left at Sprague Avenue and Thierman Road tonight and instead found a large handbag.


  • Editors stand by S-R bomb story

    Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich confirmed Wednesday for the second time in two days that chemicals were mixed with shrapnel in a bomb that was placed along the Unity March …


  • King Day bomb had chemical component

    A bomb maker mixed chemicals with shrapnel in what law enforcement officials say was a weapon designed to inflict maximum injuries during last week’s Martin Luther King Jr. march in …

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