Stories tagged: explosives
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
Psychological exam ordered for suspect in mailed explosives
A federal judge has ordered a psychological evaluation for a Washington state man accused of mailing explosive devices to government agencies in the Washington, D.C., area to help determine if …
Thu., April 5, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
More suspicious packages may be tied to Seattle area man
The FBI says they’ve found five more suspicious packages that they suspect may have been sent by a Seattle area man who was charged last week with the shipment of …
Thu., April 27, 2017, 9:11 p.m.
Police: Connecticut man stockpiled massive amounts of explosives in home
Authorities say a Connecticut man is under arrest after massive amounts of explosive black powder were found in nearly every room of his home, enough to potentially blow up his …
Thu., March 30, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Bomb squad destroys explosives in southeastern Idaho
Southeast Idaho officials say explosives likely left behind by a road construction crew in Pocatello have been destroyed with an explosion.
Mon., July 7, 2014, 10:19 a.m.
Police find pipe bomb outside Coeur d’Alene middle school
A device described as a pipe bomb was found by authorities at a Coeur d’Alene middle school Monday morning, police said.
Tue., Oct. 8, 2013, 8:17 a.m.
Authorities dispose of TNT sold to Bonners Ferry resident
Bonners Ferry police said a home owner found a pound of military-grade TNT in a box of household items over the weekend.
Wed., July 18, 2012, 9:37 a.m.
Old military bomb found in Quincy potato bin
QUINCY, Wash. — Police say an explosive found in a potato bin at a processing plant in Quincy this morning was an old military device that was apparently left over …
Sun., Oct. 2, 2011
Soda vending machine blown up in front of Broadway Foods
A soda machine in front of Broadway Foods in Spokane was blown up Saturday night. The culprits were likely some “neighborhood hoodlums,” though no suspects had been identified late Saturday, …
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. …
Sun., June 12, 2011
Canters turn flat backyard into a stunning oasis
It’s amazing what a little dynamite will do for a garden. Eight years ago, Donna and Stan Canter decided some of the explosives would create interesting features on their flat …
Thu., Nov. 11, 2010
Bomb components allegedly dumped
A 20-year-old man charged in connection with an explosion that killed a partygoer last weekend dumped bomb-making materials in a rural area in North Idaho, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office …
Tue., Nov. 9, 2010
Officials ID man killed by explosive device
A man killed in an explosion outside a weekend party north of Chattaroy was identified Monday as Cody R. Hathaway. Hathaway, 28, died after checking on a homemade explosive device …
Mon., Nov. 8, 2010
Arrest made after deadly detonation
A young man suspected of bringing explosives to a weekend party is under arrest following the death of a 28-year-old who was fatally injured when one of the devices detonated.
Sun., Nov. 7, 2010, 4:10 p.m.
Suspected bomb maker arrested after party fatality
A young man suspected of bringing explosives to a Halloween party on the West Plains is under arrest following the death of a 28-year-old injured when one of the devices …
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 …
Tue., July 13, 2010
Housecleaners find ‘torpedoes’ in Coeur d’Alene
The Spokane Bomb Squad removed about 30 aging and corroded explosives from a Coeur d’Alene home Monday after housecleaners found them while tidying the rental property. Such explosives, commonly called …
Mon., July 12, 2010, 2:04 p.m.
Aging explosives removed from Coeur d’Alene home
The Spokane Bomb Squad removed about 30 aging and corroded explosives from a Coeur d’Alene home today after housecleaners found them while tidying the rental property.
Wed., Jan. 6, 2010
Explosive was for July Fourth, man says
A man accused of making explosives in his Spokane Valley apartment told police he planned to use them for a cannon on the Fourth of July. But detectives say John …
Tue., Jan. 5, 2010, 8:01 p.m.
Explosives suspect makes court appearance
A man accused of making explosives in his Spokane Valley apartment told police he planned to use them for a cannon on the Fourth of July.
Tue., Jan. 5, 2010
Explosives removed from Valley apartment
Explosives popular among suicide bombers were removed Monday from a Spokane Valley apartment belonging to a man upset about his divorce, authorities said. John D. Raymond, 53, allowed detectives into …
Sat., Aug. 1, 2009
Explosives stolen from Walla Walla airport
WALLA WALLA – Federal, state and local police are seeking leads in the theft of a large amount of explosives. The explosives, which include TNT, blasting cap boosters and black …
Sat., Jan. 24, 2009
Agents seize weapons cache
An arsenal of weapons, including seven machine guns, was seized by federal agents in Spokane after the arrest of a man now charged in Western Washington with illegally possessing an …
Fri., Jan. 23, 2009, 1:24 p.m.
Man accused of keeping arsenal described as loner
A Spokane man who kept a massive arsenal of Vietnam-era machine guns, grenades and plastic explosives in a Bellevue storage locker is merely a loner with some unusual political views, …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2007
Explosives found during arrest
An Orofino, Idaho, man was arrested in connection with multiple felonies in Spokane, and explosive devices were found in his home, Clearwater County sheriff’s deputies said Saturday. Brad Michael Self, …
Fri., Feb. 2, 1996
Stored Dynamite Explodes, Killing 86
A load of dynamite stored by a businessman in the basement of a two-story apartment building has exploded in the central Chinese province of Hunan, killing at least 86 people …