Stories tagged: threat
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 11:39 a.m.
Man charged in Oregon State threat made same claim in 2017
An ex-student accused of threatening a shooting at Oregon State University was on probation for making similar threats last year.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 2:17 p.m.
Officials close schools in Blaine after threat
Schools in the northwest Washington town of Blaine were closed after receiving a threat that authorities later determined was not credible.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 12:43 p.m.
Navy base in Washington state closed due to potential threat
The Washington State Patrol says the Navy’s nuclear submarine base and its undersea warfare center in Kitsap County were closed due to a potential threat.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 10:14 p.m.
U.S. general, citing gains, warns Islamic State still a danger
The U.S. general commanding forces against the Islamic State said it has lost 98 percent of the land it claimed and 7.7 million people have been liberated from its control, …
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 11:25 a.m.
Police giving extra security after threat to Cory Booker
The mayor of Newark, New Jersey, says the city is helping to provide extra security following a threat on the life of U.S. Sen. Cory Booker.
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 9:36 a.m.
Brewery makes algae beer to spotlight threat to Lake Erie
A brewery in Ohio is making a batch of green-colored beer called “Algae Blooms” to draw attention to the toxic algae that’s been fouling Lake Erie.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
Toxic algae: Once a nuisance, now a severe nationwide threat
Competing in a bass fishing tournament two years ago, Todd Steele cast his rod from his 21-foot motorboat – unaware that he was being poisoned.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
U.S. tells Somalia mission staffers to leave over threat
The United States has ordered all non-essential employees of its mission to Somalia to leave the capital, Mogadishu, because of “specific threat information” against them.
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
Idaho inmate sentenced for threats to Washington state judge
An Idaho inmate who sent letters to a judge in Washington state threatening to kill the judge and his family has been sentenced to nearly three years in federal prison.
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
Colfax student arrested for alleged threat
One week after a shooting at Freeman High School left one student dead and three others injured, a Colfax High School student was arrested Friday morning for allegedly posting on …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 11:33 p.m.
Moscow takes high school shooting threat seriously
Moscow Police Chief James Fry confirmed Thursday a handwritten list of 10 names under the heading “people to shoot” is part of the investigation into threats allegedly made against students …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
China says Trump’s trade threat over North Korea ‘unacceptable’
BEIJING – China on Monday criticized President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off U.S. trade with countries that deal with North Korea and rejected pressure to do more to halt …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
Activists: IS convoy treks ahead despite U.S. strikes threat
Dozens of Islamic State group members and their families have crossed into areas controlled by the extremists despite U.S. threats to bomb the convoy days after they left the Lebanon-Syria …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Trump’s sanctuary city threat triggers confusion, changes
From defiant lawsuits to reversing policies, U.S. cities and counties are zeroing in on their immigration rules to avoid losing millions in public safety dollars that the White House has …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
U.S. officials says confrontation with North Korea not imminent
WASHINGTON – Senior U.S. national security officials said Sunday that a military confrontation with North Korea is not imminent, but they cautioned that the possibility of war is greater than …
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan: Hair-trigger president must cool rhetoric
When the president of the United States promises “fire and fury like the world has never seen,” we need to take him seriously
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 9:39 p.m.
Trump doubles down on ‘fire and fury’ vow as war games near
Not backing down, President Donald Trump warned Kim Jong Un’s government on Thursday to “get their act together” or face extraordinary trouble, and suggested he had been too mild when …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 9:33 p.m.
North Korea outlines plan to launch missiles toward Guam
North Korea on Thursday announced a detailed plan to launch a volley of ballistic missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, a major military hub and home to U.S. …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 9:55 p.m.
Trump national security adviser stresses North Korea threat
President Donald Trump’s national security adviser H.R. McMaster says it is “impossible to overstate the danger” posed by North Korea.
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 3:03 p.m.
Empty mailboxes: Residents left waiting after Postal Service, citing threat to carrier, stops deliveries
Since June 15, postal delivery has ceased to more than 30 households along the 2700 and 2800 blocks of West Wabash Avenue. The reason for the lack of mail? Alleged …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Sandy Hook hoaxer gets prison time for threatening 6-year-old victim’s father
A Florida woman who claimed the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School was a hoax was sentenced Wednesday to five months in prison for making death threats against the …
Tue., June 6, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
Evergreen State College moves graduation to Tacoma in wake of threats
Officials say the Evergreen State College in Olympia has moved its venue for graduation in the wake of recent threats directed at the campus.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 4:09 p.m.
Evergreen State College classes resume after threats
Classes are resuming at a small college in Washington after protests on the progressive campus attracted national attention – and threats.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 7:56 a.m.
Man who threatened President Obama on social media denied release
A federal judge has ordered a Medford man convicted of using social media to threaten President Barack Obama to remain jailed because of concerns that he’s still a threat to …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 10:13 a.m.
Oregon students accused of making threats at Trump rally
Two students from Silverton High School have been suspended after a pro-Trump demonstration at the school.
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 11:45 a.m.
Court affirms conviction of teen who made threat in therapy
The state Supreme Court has affirmed the conviction of a teen who had told his therapist that he thought about taking a gun to school to shoot students who had …
Fri., July 29, 2016, 1:52 p.m.
Security for Oregon Gov. Kate Brown tightened in wake of threats
After a series of hostile threats this year, state officials have increased Gov. Kate Brown’s security detail.
Wed., July 13, 2016, 9:45 a.m.
Six Flags amusement park closed after receiving threat
Authorities say Six Flags America in Prince George’s County is closed after the park received a bomb threat.
Fri., July 8, 2016, 10:45 a.m.
Ex-congressman Joe Walsh stands by ‘Watch out Obama’ tweet
A former Illinois congressman said Friday he’s standing by a Twitter post he sent after the fatal shooting of police officers in Dallas in which he said President Barack Obama …
UPDATED: Tue., May 24, 2016, 12:23 p.m.
Jet searched as precaution at LAX over ‘non-credible’ threat
SWAT officers and a police dog are investigating a possible threat aboard a jetliner that landed at Los Angeles International Airport after a trip from Houston.