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Teams Reaching End Of Hope

1. Rescuers climb through debris at the federal building Sunday. 2. Rescue worker Robert Macaullay of Sacramento, Calif., shows signs of strain after an overnight shift. Photo by Associated Press


Suspect Called A Surly Loner Who Loved His Guns

FOR THE RECORD CORRECTION: In a Monday New York Times story, Kingman, Ariz., trailer park residents mistakenly said their bad neighbor was bombing suspect Timothy J. McVeigh. They apparently confused …


Crews Dig Through Toys, Rubble Weather Slows Day-Care Excavation; Agents Continue Manhunt For Suspect

By Saturday, they were digging through toys - grown men, rescue workers, sifting through miniature trucks and teddy bears and shedding tears, as the death toll in the bombed-out federal …


It’s Anger, Not Terror, In Heartland

“Terror in the Heartland” is what the local newspaper, The Daily Oklahoman is calling the bombing of the federal building. Every day, the legend streams across the front page over …


Town Reflects On The Radicals Next Door

U.S. marshals escort Terry Nichols in Kansas. Officers wouldn’t say where he was taken. Photo by Associated Press


‘No More Wacos’ Becomes Battle Cry For Extremists

Remember the Alamo. Remember the Maine. And now, for some, Remember Waco. When the Mexican army attacked the Alamo in 1836, “Remember the Alamo,” became the call to arms for …


Suspects In Custody Agents Believe Three Have Ties To Militia Two Days After Oklahoma City Bombing, One Man Is Arrested And Two Others Are Questioned Ex-Soldier Accused Of Bombing Federal Building To Avenge Davidians

Police and federal agents escort Timothy McVeigh from the Noble County Courthouse in Perry, Oka., on Friday. Photo by David Longstreath/Associated Press


Don’t Let Bombs Destroy Decency

The crumbling shell of the federal building in Oklahoma City gapes like an open wound on America’s psyche. What can we do in the face of such monstrous evil? How …


Japanese Cult’s Attempt To Gas Disneyland Blocked By Feds Two Armed With Information On Making Nerve Gas Arrested At L.A. Airport Days Before Planned Easter Attack, Sources Say

Federal authorities said Friday that they foiled an apparent terrorist plan to unleash a Japanese-style gas attack on visitors to Disneyland during its crowded Easter weekend festivities. The plot was …


A Blueprint For Terrorism

The deadly scenario carried out in Oklahoma City is eerily similar to a story line in the 1978 novel, “The Turner Diaries.” The book graphically describes a bloody race war, …


Montana Militia Denies Link

Militia spokesman Bob Fletcher leaves the Landmark Restaurant in Noxon, Mont., on Friday. Photo by Dan McComb/The Spokesman-Review


Exhausted Rescue Crews Look For Miracle Workers Battle Dangerous Conditions As Time, Hope Quickly Run Out

1. Rescue workers sift through debris at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on Friday. The painted letters at upper left mark a spot where a body was found. Photo …


What The Militia Movement Believes

Here are major beliefs of the militia movement: GUNS. The constitutional right to bear arms is being taken away by Congress. As evidence, militia leaders point to the passage of …


Ryder Top Choice For Terror? Rental Company Says String Of Attacks Just A Coincidence Knight-Ridder

Over the last two years, Ryder rental trucks have been involved in three highly publicized crimes - the bombing of the World Trade Center, the killing of a German tourist …


April 19 A Key Date For Militia

April 19, the date of the Oklahoma City bombing, is an important day among some factions of the militia movement. A flier circulated among militia supporters last month reported that …


Home Is Where The Hate Is Americans Must Now Come To Terms With Its Own Fanatics

Overnight, the object of America’s fear and anger shifted from the image of foreign zealots bent on making some alien point in Oklahoma City to home-grown fanatics with a made-inAmerica …


Militia Movement In The Eye Of Storm

Members of the Michigan Militia are shown during a December, 1994, training exercise in Saline, Mich. File photo by Associated Press


What To Tell Your Children About The Bombing

How can we help our children cope with the horror coming out of Oklahoma City? Here’s some advice from Ana RivasVasquez, a Miami child psychologist: Q: Should parents keep children …


Anger Boils Out Of The Wreckage

For once Bill Clinton spoke and nobody could bicker over his words. “These people are killers and must be treated like killers,” said Clinton, trembling with fury. Yes, dammit, yes.


Security Tightened At Boise Federal Building Day After Bomb Threat, Parking, Access Restricted

Parking in front of the federal building in Boise was banned Thursday as part of tightened security following the bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma City. The building was …


Pipe Bomb Explodes During Session Of Canadian Provincial Legislature

An explosion rocked the Prince Edward Island legislature on Thursday, injuring one man and sending a shower of glass over lawmakers. Glass and debris were hurled at least three blocks …


Families Desperate For Word Of Victims The Only Thing Worse Than The Wait Is Knowing The Truth

With a tube in his mouth, bombing victim Randy Ledger must communicate by note. Photo by Associated Press


Money, Blood Donated For Victims Area Residents Raise $30,000; Blood Donations Double

Ginnie Sutfin, a Gonzaga freshman, donates blood on campus Thursday. The blood drive had been previously scheduled, but many in line said they were there to give blood in direct …


N.Y. Suspects: Blast Publicity Denies Fair Trial

The men being tried on charges of a terror conspiracy that included the World Trade Center blast can’t get a fair trial because of publicity about the Oklahoma City bombing, …


Surgeon Undertakes Grim Task In Rescue Woman Was Freed From Rubble By Amputation Of Her Leg

Rescue workers talk to Dana Bradley who was trapped in the rubble. Bradley’s leg had to be amputated to free her. Photo by Roger Bryant/Associated Press


Walls Tumble; World Falls Apart Explosion Turns Mundane Workday Into Horrible Scene Of Random Death

Rescue worker passes a hurt child to a firefighter. Photo by Associated Press


Bomb Likely Made With Fertilizer, Inexpensive Chemicals

The powerful bomb that ripped off the face of a federal building in Oklahoma City on Wednesday very likely was made of inexpensive fertilizers and chemicals that are widely available …


Parents Agonize Over Missing Kids

Families and friends of bomb victims gather at a church to receive information and comfort one another. Photo by Associated Press


Parents Shouldn’t Spread Fear To Kids, Psychologists Say

It was every working parent’s worst nightmare: innocent children slaughtered in a day-care center. Psychologists predict that parents and children around the country will struggle to cope with feelings of …


Rash Of Bomb Threats Forces Thousands To Flee Calls Turn Out To Be Hoaxes; Security Tightened After Blast

In the aftermath of the Oklahoma City blast Wednesday, bomb threats forced the evacuation of thousands of employees in nearly a dozen other federal buildings from Wilmington, Del., to Kansas …