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One Lead In Bombing Ends In North Idaho Car Registered To Man From Kingman, Ariz., Spotted In Sandpoint

FBI agents tracing the background of Oklahoma City bombing suspect Timothy McVeigh have at least one lead that goes to North Idaho. A car from Arizona was spotted at a …


Rescuers Give Up Hope Of Finding Any Survivors Machinery To Be Brought In To Recover Bomb Victims’ Bodies

Rescue workers have given up hope of finding survivors in the rubble of the bombed federal building, and machinery will be brought in soon to look for the remains of …


Shattered City Waits For A Time To Heal Gathering At Dusk Near Bomb Site Becomes Ritual

Christian Life Missionary Baptist Church members hold a sunset prayer vigil. Photo by Associated Press


Life Tough For John Doe No. 2 Look-Alikes

Imagine looking like John Doe No. 2, the elusive confederate of Timothy McVeigh, the suspect in the Oklahoma bombing. By Saturday, the FBI had received more than 10,000 calls from …


Fbi Agents Trying To Reconstruct Ryder Truck That Carried Bomb

FBI agents worked Saturday to piece together recovered shards of metal from the rental truck that carried a deadly terrorist bomb to the federal building. And, as the families of …


We Mustn’t Become Desensitized

Watching news coverage of the bombing in Oklahoma City, we have all been deeply moved. Watching the body of a three-year-old pulled out of the rubble, my wife, Gail, turned …


Bombing Developments

THE SCENE: The search for victims was set back when a slab of concrete broke loose and slid into the area that held a Social Security office and day-care center. …


Don’t Lose Civil Rights In Backlash

Days after the explosion, the images on television are igniting a powerful counterblast of national anger. No more Oklahoma Cities!


Mystery Vehicle Appears On Tape; Man Held

Timothy McVeigh’s missing Arizona license plate appears on a mystery vehicle in a videotape taken just before the Oklahoma City bombing, and authorities believe the elusive “John Doe 2” may …


Bomb’s Repercussions Felt By Militia Figures Michigan Leader Loses Post; Koernke’s Radio Show Yanked

Two figures in the Michigan militia movement have lost their platforms as repercussions from the bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building continued Friday. Norman Olson, the commander of the …


Terrorist Warning Issued In Philippines

The State Department warned on Friday of possible terrorist violence directed at Americans in the Philippines in retaliation for the extradition of a suspect in the World Trade Center bombing. …


Japanese Police Capture Cult Scientists

Hundreds of police swarmed over a cult commune Thursday, hoping to find a trap door that would lead them to the guru of the sect, which is suspected in the …


Numbers In Blast Fluctuate Widely Estimate Of Missing Culled From Numerous Sources

The figure from the medical examiner’s office seemed so precise: 90 people missing in the federal building bloodbath. But this is a number that changes - and changes again.


Witnesses Tie Mcveigh To Bombing Scene Suspect Ordered To Stand Trial In Oklahoma City Bombing

Timothy McVeigh


Donations To Top $100,000 After Oklahoma City Blast

Cash donations in Spokane County after last week’s Oklahoma City federal building explosion will exceed $100,000, American Red Cross officials said Wednesday. Money raised in the area was directed into …


Unabomber Taunts Victim From 1993 Mail Bombing

The Unabomber taunted one of his injured victims in a letter released Wednesday, calling him a “techno-nerd” who should have been smart enough not to open a mysterious package that …


Panhandle Helping Bombing Victims

North Idaho residents have donated more than $15,000 to the American Red Cross since last week’s bombing in Oklahoma City. “It’s been overwhelming,” Panhandle Chapter spokeswoman Wendy Meador said Wednesday …


Threats To Power Grid Revealed Word Of Possible Terrorist Retaliation For Montana Arrests Leads To More Security In West

Public-power facilities in the Western United States were alerted to guard against terrorist acts last month after members of the “patriot movement” allegedly threatened to bomb part of the power …


2 More Targets Cited In ‘Mcveigh Diary’ Report Says Terrorists Also Wanted To Bomb Phoenix And Omaha

Friends and relatives attend the funeral Wednesday of Aaron and Elijah Coverdale, killed in the Oklahoma City bombing. Photo by Associated Press


Gritz Says Abc Took Bomb Comments Out Of Context His Associate Says He Doesn’t Condone Attack

Bo Gritz


Bombing Victim Gave With All Her Heart

Nobody ordered Rebecca Anderson to run for the door when her house shook from the force of the blast. No one demanded this nurse leave her new husband and four …


Rather Upset Over Missing Out On Bombing Story

1. Rather 2. Chung


Brothers Charged In Explosives Plot Pair Accused Of Conspiracy To Make Bombs In ‘92 And ‘94

Edye and Tony Smith, left, attend the funeral for their sons, Chase and Colton, on Tuesday. The two boys were killed in last week’s Oklahoma City bombing. Photo by Associated …


Some Say Feds Planned Blast As Way To Hurt Militias’ Image

In public, militia leaders are distancing their groups from the bombing in Oklahoma City. But in cyberspace, extremists are spinning conspiracy theories that portray patriot groups as the real victims …


Militia Head Has Ties To Area Group Mark Koernke, Who May Be Questioned In Bombing, Once Spoke In Spokane

Mark Koernke


Feds Hunt Suspects; City Buries Victims Oklahoma City Death Toll Rises To 83; More Than 100 Missing

Members of the Puget Sound Urban Search and Rescue team board a C-141 on Monday at McChord Air Force Base to lend a hand in Oklahoma City. Photo by Associated …


Clinton Assails ‘Angry Voices’ Spreading Hate Rush Limbaugh Assumes He Was The Target And Takes Exception

President Clinton Monday denounced the “loud and angry voices” that inflame the public debate and called on the American people to speak out against “the purveyors of hatred and division.” …


Kids Face Many Invisible Killers

Any deadly bombing on American soil is shocking. But the images from Oklahoma City that have scarred us most are those of injured babies and toddlers being carted from the …


Anger On The Internet

“The militia didn’t engineer the Oklahoma bombing, the government did.” … “The militia and its anti-government message also died in the bombing.” … “Hide all the guns because the feds …


Nichols Brothers’ Principles Flexible

James Douglas Nichols disavowed the government, but that did not stop him from collecting almost $90,000 in subsidies from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, sources said Monday. Subsidy payments totaling …