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UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019, 5:59 p.m.

Suspicious package found near Kootenai County Courthouse contained no explosives

A bomb squad from Spokane was deployed to Coeur d’Alene on Monday afternoon after a suspicious device was found near the Kootenai County Courthouse. The package was later found to …


UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 8:24 p.m.

Suspicious device reported in Moscow; Spokane bomb squad deployed for third time in a week

A Spokane bomb squad was dispatched to Moscow on Tuesday after a suspicious device was found near a hospital and a Baptist church. Experts determined the device was not an …


UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 10:21 p.m.

Bomb found inside Moscow home, rendered safe

A Spokane bomb squad traveled to Moscow, Idaho on Wednesday to assist in deactivating a device found inside a home.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 10:33 p.m.

‘Suspicious device’ found near Moses Lake manufacturing facility

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office said a “suspicious device” was found in a car Thursday afternoon near a manufacturing facility in Moses Lake. In a pair of alerts around 4 …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 9:56 p.m.

Inslee’s office evacuated as bomb squad examines suitcase

Governor’s office evacuated briefly after a suspicious package is left in the reception area.


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 7:46 p.m.

Investigation underway after homemade bomb discovered outside Lewiston hotel

Authorities are looking for a person responsible for leaving a bomb outside of a hotel in Lewiston, Idaho Saturday afternoon.


UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017, 11:15 p.m.

A road washed away in an Idaho forest, revealing boxes of dynamite

A bomb squad from Spokane helped Idaho authorities remove two cases of dynamite from national forest land in North Idaho on Monday afternoon.


UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017, 5:53 p.m.

Suspicious packages near Browne Street and Second Avenue contained bongs and marijuana

Two cases full of marijuana and drug paraphernalia shut down busy streets in downtown Spokane for three hours Wednesday afternoon while the bomb squad investigated.


Bomb squad at Phoenix airport to check on suspicious image

A Phoenix Police Department bomb squad is at Sky Harbor International Airport to check out a suspicious image at a security checkpoint.


Suspicious bag blocks traffic near Deaconess Medical Center

A suspicious bag that caused police to shut down streets and Interstate 90 near Deaconess Medical Center Thursday evening turned out to be full of books.


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.


CdA police: Bottles in parking lot intended as explosive

Suspicious bottles found Tuesday morning in a Coeur d’Alene parking lot were intended to be an explosive, police say.


UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2013, 3:28 p.m.

Police: Suspected pipe bomb was actually drug device

Spokane Police investigated a report today of a possible pipe bomb found in an alley behind 112 E. Wellesley Ave.


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.


Suspicious package causes evacuation of SR

Hundreds of The Spokesman-Review’s employees were evacuated this afternoon after someone brought a suspicious package into the lobby of the downtown building.


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 …


Fake bomb found outside Kootenai Co. Sheriff’s office

Authorities say a suspicious device found outside the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office this morning was made to look like a bomb but was harmless.


Suspicious downtown suitcase contained clothes

Spokane police and the bomb squad investigated a suspicious package found this morning on a sidewalk near the Maple Street Bridge.


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 …


New tenant’s find leads to evacuation of neighbors

A man moving into an Airway Heights trailer Thursday made a find that invited bomb squad members as his first house guests.


Explosives removed from Spokane 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.