Stories tagged: threat
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 5, 2019
Scott J. Franklin, 49, pleaded guilty in 2013 to mailing a threat from Spokane County Jail to bomb the federal courthouse and kill a judge. He was indicted Tuesday on …
Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
A western New York man convicted of leaving menacing phone messages for two prominent Republican members of Congress was sentenced to five years in prison, prosecutors said Thursday.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
Central Valley officials did not reveal the contents of the threat but stressed that the lockdown and evacuation measures were only precautionary. At East Valley, a message found in a …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
Threat targeting Deer Park High School students was overblown, stemmed from ‘trash-talking’ on Snapchat, sheriff’s office says
On the Spokane forum on the website Reddit, one user wrote that an “anonymous student” had threatened to “shoot up” the school. In a news release Wednesday, however, the sheriff’s …
Fri., June 7, 2019
A New York City man plotted to use guns, grenades and suicide vests to bring bloodshed to Times Square, federal prosecutors said Friday.
Fri., April 12, 2019
A man has pleaded guilty to a felony terroristic threat charge after authorities said he threating to target women in a mass shooting because he couldn’t get a girlfriend.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019
After a weekend in jail, 18-year-old Ryan Lee – the former student accused three separate times of threatening to shoot students at Lewis and Clark High School – is again …
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019
Suspect in social media threats against Lewis and Clark out of jail as parents post $100,000 cash bond; attorney claims no evidence of wrongdoing
Ryan Lee, accused twice of making social media threats against students at Lewis and Clark High School out of jail, His attorney claims police arrested the wrong guy.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center went into a lockdown Tuesday night after an alleged bomb threat.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019
For two days in a row, Spokane County snowplow drivers have been threatened by residents angry about snow berms in their driveways.
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019
A Dayton teen is in custody after he threatened high school students and staff at Walla Walla High School Tuesday morning. Earlier, classes were canceled for the day because of …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019
In the midst of a government shutdown, President Donald Trump has threatened to cut off federal emergency aid to California for forest fires.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018
Deputies arrest juvenile suspect in connection with Mead High School shooting threat; identify suspects in East, West Valley threats
Other suspects from East Valley High School, West Valley High School threats have been identified but not arrested.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018
Spokane police ask feds for help to crack social media threat case against Lewis and Clark High School
While Spokane police continue to investigate a social media threat made against Lewis and Clark High School, staff and students are simply trying to cope.
Thu., Oct. 18, 2018
President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to summon the military to close the U.S.-Mexico border and upend a trade deal, expressing mounting frustration with a large caravan of migrants from Honduras …
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018
Plutonium, radioactive cesium and several radiation detectors were stolen from two security experts from the Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory from a rental car parked outside of a San …
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018
For the second time in about a week, a minor was arrested and charged with a felony after threatening classmates over social media.
UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018
Stormy Daniels injected fresh drama into the sensational story of a president, a fixer and a porn star on Tuesday, releasing an artist’s sketch of a man she says threatened …
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018
An ex-student accused of threatening a shooting at Oregon State University was on probation for making similar threats last year.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 23, 2018
Schools in the northwest Washington town of Blaine were closed after receiving a threat that authorities later determined was not credible.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018
The Washington State Patrol says the Navy’s nuclear submarine base and its undersea warfare center in Kitsap County were closed due to a potential threat.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 1, 2018
The U.S. general commanding forces against the Islamic State said it has lost 98 percent of the land it claimed and 7.7 million people have been liberated from its control, …
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017
The mayor of Newark, New Jersey, says the city is helping to provide extra security following a threat on the life of U.S. Sen. Cory Booker.
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017
A brewery in Ohio is making a batch of green-colored beer called “Algae Blooms” to draw attention to the toxic algae that’s been fouling Lake Erie.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017
Competing in a bass fishing tournament two years ago, Todd Steele cast his rod from his 21-foot motorboat – unaware that he was being poisoned.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 4, 2017
The United States has ordered all non-essential employees of its mission to Somalia to leave the capital, Mogadishu, because of “specific threat information” against them.
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017
An Idaho inmate who sent letters to a judge in Washington state threatening to kill the judge and his family has been sentenced to nearly three years in federal prison.
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017
One week after a shooting at Freeman High School left one student dead and three others injured, a Colfax High School student was arrested Friday morning for allegedly posting on …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017
Moscow Police Chief James Fry confirmed Thursday a handwritten list of 10 names under the heading “people to shoot” is part of the investigation into threats allegedly made against students …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 4, 2017
BEIJING – China on Monday criticized President Donald Trump’s threat to cut off U.S. trade with countries that deal with North Korea and rejected pressure to do more to halt …