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President’s Street Turns Into A Park Terror Threat Does What Wars Couldn’t: Forces Closure Of Pennsylvania Avenue

The most famous address in America no longer exists. Oh, no doubt the White House will continue to get any mail sent to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. But at dawn Saturday, …


Bombing Suspect Says He, Mcveigh Posed As Job Hunters To Case Building

The man emerging as a key figure in the Oklahoma City bombing has told authorities that he and Timothy J. McVeigh went “floor-to-floor” through the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building …


Bombing Plot May Have Had Roots In Idaho Former Supremacist Says Oklahoma City Building Was Targeted During 1983 Hayden Lake Meeting

Twelve years before the federal building in Oklahoma City was bombed, a group of white supremacists with close ties to the Aryan Nations drew up a plan to bomb the …


Mcveigh Cased Building, Friend Tells Feds Fortier Says Suspect Confided Plans For Bombing

An Army buddy of Timothy McVeigh, the first suspect charged in the Oklahoma City bombing, has told federal authorities that he and McVeigh inspected the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building …


Fbi Has Doubts Nichols Was In Oklahoma Hearing For Second Bombing Suspect Reveals Few New Details

A federal agent testified on Thursday that the government had indications Terry L. Nichols might not have been in Oklahoma City on the day of the bombing of the Federal …


Tokyo Just Avoided Gas Attack Cleaning Woman Apparently Disabled Cyanide Trigger

The nerve gas attack in March got all the attention. But if it hadn’t been for an alert cleaning woman, Japan might have suffered an even worse poison gas attack …


Japan’s Relief Mixed With Apprehension Some Cult Members At Large, Potentially Dangerous

An almost palpable sense of relief swept over Japan Tuesday with the arrest of the nation’s most-wanted criminal - but it was a modified, limited sort of relief because of …


Man Arrested Buying Bacteria Through Mail Supremacist Accused Of Lying To Get Bubonic-Plague Bacteria

A man who said he was a white supremacist was arrested for allegedly obtaining bubonic plague bacteria through the mail, and investigators say they are trying to learn what he …


Sources Say Suspect Admitted Bombing Mcveigh Allegedly Picked Building For Its Vulnerability

1. McVeigh 2. Workers wrap chain-link fence around a column at the federal building. Photo by Associated Press


Japanese Cult Official Arrested

Police on Monday arrested a leading member of a doomsday cult who is suspected of supervising the nerve gas attack on Tokyo’s subways, marking what appeared to be a major …


Sheriff Calls For An End To Hatefulness

Those preaching hatred of government are making police the most visible targets, Spokane County Sheriff John Goldman said Saturday at an observance for slain officers. The sheriff called for an …


Feds Order Colbern Held Without Bond Possible Links To Oklahoma City Bombing Are Investigated

A fugitive gun enthusiast was ordered held without bond Saturday on charges stemming from an old federal firearms case and from a scuffle with agents who tracked him to a …


Brandon’s Battle For Survival Long Vigil In Oklahoma City

Jim Denny kisses his 3-year-old son Brandon, a victim of the Oklahoma City bombing. Photo by Associated Press


Federal Marshals Arrest Chemist

1. Steven Garrett Colbern 2. Federal marshals arrest Steven Colbern Friday. Photo by Associated Press


Fbi Lists Bomb Supplies Found At Nichols’ House Second Oklahoma City Suspect Appears In Court At Prison

Bombing suspect Terry Nichols Photo by Associated Press


Bomb Suspect Formally Charged Terry Lynn Nichols Sent Back To Oklahoma To Face Charges

Terry Nichols faces bombing charges. Photo by Associated Press


Nichols May Be Charged In Bombing

Federal authorities are considering charging Terry Lynn Nichols, a close friend of Oklahoma City bombing suspect Timothy James McVeigh’s, with direct involvement in last month’s terrorist attack. Nichols is being …


New Lawyer

Timothy McVeigh got a new attorney Monday because his original public defenders said they had friends killed in the explosion and could not adequately represent the bombing suspect. Judge David …


Hundreds Buy Memorial Cd

Hundreds of people waited in drenching rain outside two record stores Saturday to buy more than 2,000 copies of a benefit compact disc from the April 23 memorial for the …


Thousands Make Pilgrimage To Blast Site Relatives, Friends Gather For Final Look

Busloads of praying relatives and friends of those who perished in the federal building made a final pilgrimage to the site of the blast Saturday afternoon, marking the beginning of …


Clinton Has Harsh Words For Extremists

President Clinton addresses Michigan State graduates Friday. Associated Press/The Spokesman-Review


Toxic Gas Attack Averted In Japanese Train Station 10,000 Could Have Been Killed If Chemicals Had Combined

Another toxic gas incident at a crowded train station sent four people to the hospital in what police were investigating today as an attempted murder case. Police and employees at …


With Search Over, Rescue Workers Gather To Begin Healing Process

Search and rescue crews attend a memorial service on Friday at the bombing scene in Oklahoma City. Photo by Associated Press


Comparing Waco, Oklahoma ‘Despicable’

U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno Friday night characterized as “despicable and out of bounds” any attempts to compare the bombing in Oklahoma City with the government’s actions two years earlier …


‘Narco-Terrorist’ Sentenced For Bombing Colombian Jetliner

A man described as a “narcoterrorist” for killing 110 people with a bomb he planted on a Colombian jetliner was sentenced Friday to 10 life prison terms. The Avianca flight …


Search Ends With Only 2 Missing Last Pile Of Rubble Yields The Remains Of About 20 Oklahoma City Bomb Victims

Vicki Horn joins rescue worker Bill Walker at a farewell ceremony. Photo by Associated Press


Fbi Finds, Releases Two Drifters After Questioning One Of The Two Men Resembled The Fugitive ‘John Doe 2’

Two drifters apprehended as possible witnesses in the federal building bombing, including one who bore a passing resemblance to the elusive “John Doe 2,” were released by the FBI early …


Pair Arrested In Bomb Probe Released Fbi Lacks Evidence Linking Two Drifters To Oklahoma City Disaster

Gary Land, right, and Robert Jacks are taken from the Carthage, Mo., police station Tuesday. Photo by Associated Press


Bombings Deliver Tension Local Firms Seek Advice On Spotting Bombs In Mail

Darcy Malone and Mindy Floerchinger eye the stack of mail with suspicion. Do the packages carry supplies or do they hold a bomb? Are the envelopes delivering letters - or …


Feds Seek Associates Of Bombing Suspect New Composite Drawing Issued; Clinton Calls For Broad National Discussion Of Violence

Work continues on the wreckage of the Alfred P. Murrah Building. Photo by Associated Press