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UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 21, 2020

Suspicious package that forced closure of streets near downtown Spokane post office was empty

A few blocks of downtown Spokane were closed to traffic Tuesday morning after a package deemed suspicious was found on top of blue mailbox.

UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019

Firefighters respond to ‘suspicious package’ call at county courthouse. Turns out to be envelope filled with medication.

A report of a suspicious package at the Spokane County Courthouse on Wednesday afternoon led to a large response from city firefighters.

Secret Service examines suspicious package near White House

The Secret Service says they have taken a man into custody who was carrying a package near the White House after he made suspicious comments to an officer.

UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017

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.

UPDATED: Sat., April 25, 2015

City Hall, River Park Square back open

Stores and streets are back open after a suspicious package found outside the Rock City Grill in downtown Spokane caused the evacuation of River Park Square and City Hall for …

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2013

Courthouse open again after suspicous package report

A package that was reported by security personnel at the Thomas S. Foley Courthouse downtown was not found to be a threat, the FBI reported Thursday afternoon.

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 4, 2013

Man in custody after police find suspicious package in CdA

Coeur d’Alene police are responding to the report of a suspicious package at Congressman Raul Labrador’s office.

Talcum powder leads to prison lockdown

Talcum powder led to the lockdown of Airway Heights Corrections Center on Thursday.

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.

Chicago Jewish groups on alert for odd packages

Leaders of Jewish institutions in Chicago put their staffs on alert today following the overseas discovery of U.S.-bound packages aboard cargo jets that contained explosives.

Terror plot thwarted as US-bound explosives seized

Authorities on three continents thwarted multiple terrorist attacks aimed at the United States from Yemen on Friday, seizing two explosive packages addressed to Chicago-area synagogues and packed aboard cargo jets. …