Stories tagged: bombs
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 9:48 a.m.
Filipino troops find 22 bodies of suspected militants, bombs
Philippine troops have recovered 22 bodies of suspected Muslim extremists and dozens of homemade bombs from two buildings that were retaken in one of the final government assaults to end …
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 10:51 a.m.
U.S. jets drop live bombs in a new, massive show of force aimed at North Korea
The Pentagon deployed a formation of 14 bombers and fighters over the Korean Peninsula on Sunday that also included South Korean and Japanese aircraft, the latest show of force in …
UPDATED: Sat., April 8, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Norway police neutralize explosive device, arrest suspect
Police in the Norwegian capital of Oslo said they neutralized an explosive device found in a busy area of downtown Oslo late Saturday night and said they had arrested a …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 8:44 p.m.
Indonesia police: 3 suspected militants killed, bombs found
Indonesian police said they killed three suspected militants in a raid Wednesday on the outskirts of Jakarta and found several bombs which they are trying to defuse.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 10:31 a.m.
Officials: 7 killed in 2 PKK attacks in Turkey
Kurdish rebels on Wednesday carried out two simultaneous attacks on police vehicles in the mainly Kurdish southeast of Turkey, wounding dozens of people, an official said.
Fri., July 15, 2016, 3:33 p.m.
Dallas gunman had no large stockpile of bomb materials, officials say
The gunman who killed five Dallas police officers did not have a large stockpile of bomb-making materials at his suburban home, two officials said Friday, contradicting earlier claims that Micah …
Thu., Aug. 1, 2013
Man pleads guilty to courthouse bomb threat
In what could become the priciest java ever, a Spokane man pleaded guilty Wednesday to threatening to bomb the federal courthouse and kill a judge over what he claimed was …
Thu., Jan. 24, 2013
Ferris High School evacuates after pop bottles explode
In a possible ploy to buy more study time during finals week, someone placed two pop-bottle bombs in a Spokane high school Wednesday. The pop bottles exploded inside Ferris High …
Sat., June 30, 2012
Small explosive balls seized
A man was arrested with about 5,400 small explosive devices in his van during an undercover investigation at Hooters in Spokane Valley on Thursday. Peter Ward Westhaver, 53, is in …
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2012, 11:38 a.m.
FBI assisting in pipe bomb probe
Federal authorities are assisting in the investigation of a home-made bomb found by Spokane police while taking an alleged parole violator into custody.
Wed., April 18, 2012, 6:20 a.m.
Police: Bomb threat an attempt to avoid arrest
A couple called in a bomb threat to avoid capture after being caught taking parts off a stolen car, police say. Alkala Michener and Charles Pearson were arrested Tuesday night …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2011, 4:57 p.m.
Moses Lake teen injures hands with homemade bomb
Moses Lake investigators found explosives in the home where a teen was critically injured in a blast Wednesday. The 16-year-old boy suffered severe injuries to his hand when a homemade …
Sat., Sept. 3, 2011
FBI to build more bombs in MLK Day trial
A federal judge has ordered FBI experts to construct three bombs similar to the one allegedly planted at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Unity March on Jan. 17, as …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2011
Pair’s trial weighs link to fatal Halloween blast
Trial began Tuesday in the case of two men charged with manslaughter after a homemade bomb killed a 28-year-old man outside a party north of Chattaroy last fall. Christapher A. …
Tue., Aug. 30, 2011, 7:31 p.m.
Trial begins in Chattaroy bomb fatality
Trial began today in the case of two men charged with manslaughter after a homemade bomb killed a 28-year-old man outside a party north of Chattaroy last fall. Christapher A. …
Tue., June 14, 2011, 12:54 p.m.
‘Bomb’ backpack in downtown Spokane deemed safe
A backpack labeled “bomb” was found in downtown Spokane today, but police say it contained nothing dangerous.
Thu., April 21, 2011, 6:17 p.m.
MLK bomb suspect indicted on new charges
A grand jury indicted Martin Luther King, Jr. march bomb suspect Kevin William Harpham on a federal hate crime charge today.
Mon., March 14, 2011
Father of bomb suspect says son couldn’t have planted device
The father of the man arrested in connection with a bomb discovered at Spokane’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day march claims his son was caring for him throughout January and …
Sun., March 13, 2011
Postings reveal bomb suspect’s views
He grew up in rural Eastern Washington, played football in high school and worked at a fast-food restaurant as a teen. Childhood friends remember him as quiet and normal – …
Tue., March 1, 2011
Men are charged in bomb death
Manslaughter charges have been filed against two men for a deadly explosion outside a party north of Chattaroy last fall. Christapher A. Harris, 20, and James J. Crouchman, 35, pleaded …
Mon., Feb. 28, 2011, 6:45 p.m.
Manslaughter charges filed over deadly explosion
Manslaughter charges have been filed against two men for a deadly explosion outside a party north of Chattaroy last fall.
Thu., Jan. 20, 2011
Downtown bomb linked to hate crimes
The hunt for the person who left the bomb targeting marchers in Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. parade will focus on two aspects: forensics and the region’s violent history with …
Mon., Jan. 17, 2011, 3:22 p.m.
Suspicious device forces road closures downtown
Authorities are investigating a suspicious package found on the northeast corner of Main Avenue and Washington Street, forcing several streets to be closed or restricted.
Mon., Nov. 8, 2010, 3:38 p.m.
Victim in deadly explosion identified
A man killed in an explosion outside a weekend party north of Chattaroy was identified Monday as Cody R. Hathaway.
Thu., Oct. 21, 2010
Suspect arrested in phoned-in bank robbery
The request was clear: $10,000, or bombs would detonate at five Spokane elementary schools. Police say that phone call to a north Spokane bank turned out to be nothing more …
Wed., Aug. 11, 2010
Military dog Lucky nears retirement having lived up to name
Lucky, a military working dog based at Fairchild Air Force Base, has served four tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. His keen nose and no-nonsense ferocity are assets in …
Fri., July 30, 2010
Agencies work together to staff bomb unit
Multiple bomb scares and an alleged pipe-bomb murder attempt have kept the Spokane Explosive Disposal Unit busy in recent weeks. But the number of incidents isn’t unusual for the bomb …
Wed., July 7, 2010
Federal agents seize guns, grenades, ammunition
Two Idaho men are in custody following an undercover federal probe into illegal explosives manufacturing that included the seizure of hand grenades, firearms and 10,000 rounds of rifle ammo. Kenneth …