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Cyprus Airport Evacuated After Bomb Scare

AP | Posted 07.19.2014 | World

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' main airport was briefly evacuated following a bomb hoax, a day ahead of a visit to the small Mediterranean island na...

Police Arrest Student In Bomb Threat Scare, Find 'Dummy Device'

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2014 | Crime

(Reuters) - A 16-year-old boy suspected of threatening to attack his school was arrested on Tuesday at his suburban Phoenix home, where officers found...

Militia Man's 'Terror Plot' Led Only To Weapons Charge, But His Sentence Looms

AP | AMY FORLITI | Posted 04.26.2014 | Crime

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Acting on a perceived threat to blow up a west-central Minnesota police station, dozens of FBI agents and other law enforcement o...

Guilty Plea Expected In Molotov Militia Plot

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota militia member facing weapons charges in what the FBI once called a "terror plot" is expected to plead guilty. Twent...

Miami Airport Terminal Reopens

AP | Posted 12.16.2013 | Miami

MIAMI — MIAMI (AP) — Police say the Miami airport is up and running after a brief evacuation of one terminal. A bomb-sniffing dog detected so...

Miami Airport Terminal Evacuated After Bomb Scare

AP | Posted 10.16.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- MIAMI (AP) — Police say the Miami airport is up and running after a brief evacuation of one terminal. A bomb-sniffing dog detected somethi...

Bomb Scare At LAX Reportedly Halts Some Outgoing Flights

Posted 10.14.2013 | Los Angeles

A bomb scare at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has reportedly halted departures from the airport's Terminal 2. NBC Los Angeles first repor...

How A Misplaced Theater Prop Led To An NYC Bomb Scare

AP | Posted 10.03.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- A New York City playwright who directed a show called the "American Suicide Bomber Association" unwitting sparked a bomb scare when he thr...

'Helmet Man's' Misunderstanding With Feds Sets Off Bomb Scare

AP | HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH and ERIN GARTNER | Posted 09.16.2012 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A Missouri man who walked into a downtown Kansas City federal building and set off a bomb scare after asking about whether he was ...

Fart Joke Leads To Bomb Scare, Arrest

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 12.30.2013 | Weird News

Nothing clears a room like a fart -- except, perhaps, a bomb scare. Harold Wayne Hadley, Jr., 19, was arrested at a Mississippi junior college afte...

Bomb Joke No Fun For FedEx Employee Charged With Threat Of Terrorism

AP | Posted 03.27.2012 | Weird News

SALT LAKE CITY — Prosecutors in Utah charged a FedEx driver with a threat of terrorism count over allegations he joked that a package he was del...

Live Grenades Prompt Evacuation Of NOPD Headquarters

WWLTV.com | Posted 01.13.2012 | Crime

The NOPD headquarters was evacuated after live grenades were found inside of a car that was being processed Thursday, according to police....

Bomb Squad Discovers Something Fishy At Airport

AP | Posted 11.26.2011 | Travel

ATLANTA -- Police say a bomb squad called to the world's busiest airport found something fishy about the unclaimed luggage at Atlanta's international ...

Grover Norquist's Office Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics

The offices of Americans for Tax Reform, the anti-tax group run by conservative activist Grover Norquist, were evacuated Monday morning after a bomb t...

Bomb Suspect Nabbed After Three-Hour Stand-Off In England

Posted 08.02.2011 | World

A man was arrested after a three-hour siege at a bank in Hertfordshire, England where he was carrying a bomb, the BBC reports. Officers had report...

Doggie Bag Ignites Bomb Scare in Long Island Court

AP | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. -- A dog that wasn't quite housebroken may have indirectly been responsible for a bomb scare at a New York courthouse. The troubl...

Police Say Large Firecracker Caused Bomb Scare

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — A large firecracker caused a blast near a Los Angles-area harbor that sent police scrambling to evacuate the neighborhood an...

Times Square Reopen After Bomb Scare Shuts Down Midtown

AP | VERENA DOBNIK and COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Police cleared streets around Times Square on Friday and called in the bomb squad after finding a cooler and a shopping bag left on a...

Colbert Unites New Yorkers In Wake Of Bomb Scare (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Despite the media's repeated claim that the Time Square bomb was "crude" and "amateurish," Colbert knows there's no taking chances. Addressing "Mr. Te...

Bomb Scare Caused By Messy Box Of Ribs

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — A messy box of ribs left in a Clarksville parking lot caused police to call in the bomb squad and a bomb inspecting robot. ...

Mohammed Al-Madadi Returning To Qatar: Diplomat Will Leave U.S. After Airline Cigarette Bomb Scare

AP | MATTHEW LEE and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — The U.S. plans to close the book on the bomb scare aboard a Denver-bound airliner after receiving assurances from Qatar that the di...

Qatari Diplomat Who Sparked Airplane Bomb Scare Likely Sent Home

AP | MATTHEW LEE and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — A Qatari diplomat was on his way to an official visit with an imprisoned al-Qaida sleeper agent when he touched off a bomb scare by...

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...

Bomb Squad Investigating Van Left In New York Times Square

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A white van without license plates parked in the heart of Times Square caused a security scare Wednesday that rattled New Yorkers and...

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...