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UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019

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.

Pipe bomb suspect was spinning records as FBI closed in

In the hours before his arrest, as federal authorities zeroed in and secretly accumulated evidence, Cesar Sayoc was in his element: spinning classic and Top 40 hits in a nightclub …

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017

‘One of my nightmares’: Pipe bomb attack hits in NYC subway

A crude pipe bomb strapped to a man inspired by the Islamic State group went off Monday in a crowded subway corridor near Times Square, injuring the man, slightly wounding …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017

Man convicted of using pipe bomb in murder plot sentenced

An Oregon man who was convicted of attempting to kill his former wife and her boyfriend with a pipe bomb was sentenced to 12 years in prison.

FBI: 1 hurt when pipe bomb explodes at Indiana post office

A postal worker was injured when a pipe bomb exploded at a post office in northwestern Indiana, and the FBI said Thursday it is investigating whether it was an act …

UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017

Man faces federal charges in pipe bomb blast

A 28-year-old man facing federal charges in a pipe bomb explosion outside an Air Force recruiting center in Oklahoma had been enlisted in that branch of the military and was …

Oregon Walmart reopens after bomb scare

Police evacuated a Walmart store in Lebanon, Oregon, after getting a report there might be a pipe bomb inside.

Pipe bomb explodes before Marines charity run in New Jersey; no injuries

A pipe bomb exploded in a Jersey Shore town Saturday shortly before thousands of runners were due to participate in a charity 5K race to benefit Marines and sailors, authorities …

Oregon man with pipe bombs arrested for threatening Obama

Federal authorities have arrested a Medford man who they say made online comments threatening President Barack Obama and had several pipe bombs in his apartment.

Man convicted of possession of explosives and illegal weapons sentenced to federal prison

A Kootenai County sex offender was sentenced Friday to 12 years in federal prison after he was arrested last year with a pipe bomb and an arsenal of illegal weapons …

UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2013

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.

Informant in Steele case pleads guilty to weapons charges

An informant in a federal murder-for-hire case who planted a pipe bomb under the intended victim’s car pleaded guilty to two federal weapons charges Thursday in Coeur d’Alene.

Plea deal postponed in Idaho murder-for-hire plot

A plea hearing for the hit-man-turned-informant in an alleged North Idaho murder plot was postponed Tuesday because the suspect was reluctant to acknowledge that the pipe bomb he’s accused of …

In brief: Teen arrested after pipe bomb found

One of two teens arrested last week for shooting at passing cars on an Idaho highway was arrested again this week after authorities found a pipe bomb in his home. …

Apparent pipe bomb along river destroyed

An apparent pipe bomb found at a recreation site on the Snake River was destroyed on Sunday after it was discovered unexploded in an area that at times gets a …