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Bomb Squad Takes 3 Hours To Determine Package Is Just Mexican Jumping Beans

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 11.03.2014 | Weird News

Authorities in California evacuated homes and blocked off a street for three hours while investigating reports of a suspicious package. The content...

Centaurus High Student Could Be Charged As Adult In Pipe Bomb Case

The Boulder Daily Camera | MITCHELL BYARS | Posted 07.15.2013 | Denver

Lafayette police announced this morning that they have arrested a 16-year-old male student in connection with an explosive device left at Centaurus Hi...

Preparing for the Next Boston Bombing

Gov. Martin O'Malley | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics
Gov. Martin O'Malley

Over a decade after 9/11, many of our communities have become more prepared to deal with the threat of a terrorist attack or crisis situation like the Boston Marathon bombing. Leaders in every community must ask themselves whether they are doing everything they can to be prepared.

Florida Cops Explode Grenades Found By Kids In Florida Field

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.27.2012 | Weird News

A few kids in Christmas, Fla., got a holiday gift that no one would want: Two live grenades. The children were playing in the backyard on Saturday ...

WATCH: Prank Goes Horribly Wrong

Posted 07.18.2012 | Miami

The South Florida pranksters behind last month's viral "Miami Zombie Attack" video faced jail time and were attacked by their latest victim this weeke...

WWII-Era Bazooka Discovered In Easter Egg Hunt

Posted 04.10.2012 | World

Easter egg hunters in Somerset, England, were shocked on Sunday when a preschooler found a live hand grenade during his search. Now, reports have surf...

Boy Finds Live Grenade On Easter Egg Hunt

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.09.2012 | Weird News

An army bomb squad rushed to an Easter egg hunt in England on Sunday after a 3-year-old boy found a live hand grenade. Eagle-eyed Stuart Moffatt, ...

WATCH: Live Grenade Found In Backyard

Posted 02.28.2012 | Miami

As first reported by CBSMiami, an elderly woman raking leaves in Kendall yesterday came across what she thought was a bullet. When Miami-Dade's bo...

Navy Training Mine Washes Ashore On Miami Beach

Posted 02.04.2012 | Miami

Of all the strange sights on Miami Beach, a U.S. Navy training mine takes the cake -- or at least bests old men in thongs and teetering ladies wearing...

Arrest Made In Connection To I-66 Bomb Squad Investigation

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Arlington County Police on Friday announced the arrest of 61-year-old man apparently connected with the discovery of weapons parts and P...

Explosive New NYPD Show

Hollywood Reporter | Posted 09.07.2011 | Entertainment

Spike TV has picked up a pilot script revolving around the NYPD bomb squad, according to sources. The project, one of two scripted hours the network i...

WATCH: NYPD Blows Up 5,000 Pounds Of Confiscated Fireworks

Posted 09.02.2011 | New York

The 4th of July is a special holiday weekend for all Americans, but perhaps more so for the NYPD bomb squad. That's because each year they get to blow...

Police ID Suspect In Borders Bombing Case

AP | Posted 08.29.2011 | Books

LAKEWOOD, Colo. -- Police say a man suspected of leaving two suspicious devices in a Colorado bookstore is in custody. Chief Kevin Paletta said Tuesd...

NYC On Edge: Three 'Suspicious Package' Incidents In One Day

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Better vigilant than sorry. New York seemed to be on high alert Monday, as three separate 'suspicious package' incidents halted various arteries in ...

NYPD Bomb Squad Smashes Windows Of Suspicious BMW Parked In Front Of Museum Of Natural History

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York Police Department's bomb squad smashed out the passenger side windows of an idling SUV in front of the American Museum of Natural History...

Triborough Bridge Shut Down: New York City Bomb Squad Investigates Abandoned U-Haul Truck On RFK

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Police say a U-Haul truck that caused a bomb scare after it was ditched near a toll booth at New York City's Robert F. Kennedy Bridge...

Times Square Bomb Investigation: Car Fire Prompts Emergency Response After Suspicious Package Found In Back Seat

AP | TOM HAYS and DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Police investigating a terror attack that could have set off a deadly fireball in Times Square focused Sunday on finding a man who wa...

Suspicious Package Found At Atlanta Federal Building

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ATLANTA (AP)- Police say they evacuated a federal building in downtown Atlanta and sent in the bomb squad after a suspicious package was found. Atlan...

Union Square Bomb Search: Bomb Squad Inspecting Suspicious Vehicle In New York City

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York City police evacuated part of an apartment building and blocked off some streets near Manhattan's Union Square after a Thurs...

Australian House Booby-Trapped With 50 Fake Bombs

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SYDNEY — A Sydney bomb squad evacuated neighbors and sent in robots to clear dozens of suspected explosives strewn about the house of a man who ...

Photos Show Bomb Squad At Its Finest

Gothamist | John Del Signore | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Reports of suspicious packages and bomb scares come over the police scanner so frequently that they've become almost routine, so we weren't even going...

George Freyre Charged In Times Square Van Scare

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A fraternal group for police officers and other law enforcement buffs said Friday that it doesn't know how one of its identification ...

New Haven Police Find Pipe Bombs, Explosives In Man's Car

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Two Connecticut men face charges of bomb making and other offenses after police say they found them in a Mercedes with explos...

Jet Stopped At LAX, Two Men Removed By Police

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — Officials say there is no threat aboard a United Airlines aircraft that was cleared of passengers and searched in Los Angeles afte...

HuffPost Review: The Hurt Locker

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This is an expertly made film whose commercial fate is fraught with as much suspense as its action sequences, which will have you chewing your fingernails frantically.