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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...

Just Because You Don't Like One Direction Doesn't Mean You Can Threaten To Blow Up A Stadium

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

One man's hatred for the band One Direction led to an eight-month prison sentence. According to a release from the FBI, 47-year-old William H. Klei...

Bomb Threats Made By Woman Who Was Late For Court

Posted 11.25.2013 | Weird News

A woman made seven anonymous bomb threat calls to court houses, law enforcement agencies and newsrooms all because she was late for her own hearing, p...

Man With Fake Bomb Tries To Breach Turkish PM's Office

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

ANKARA, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Turkish police fired into the air and detained a man carrying a device designed to look like a bomb after he tried to bre...

Man 'Pissed' At Wife: 'This Is A Explosive It's A Bomb'

Posted 11.11.2013 | Weird News

This wasn't the most explosive marriage of all time. A man angry about his impending divorce is suspected of leaving a pipe on the table for his wi...

Bomb Threat Foiled, Suspicious Backpack's Contents Revealed

AP | Posted 10.23.2013 | Crime

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man accused of making a bomb threat at a Florida airport has been formally charged in federal cour...

Bomb Threat Forces Plane To Make Emergency Landing

AP | Posted 09.25.2013 | Crime

MONROE, La. (AP) — An American Eagle plane has landed at a Louisiana airport after a note about a bomb threat was found. FBI spokeswoman Mary Bet...

Man Arrested In False Puerto Rico Bomb Threat

AP | Posted 11.11.2013 | Crime

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — U.S. federal agents have arrested a man on charges he phoned in a false bomb threat that forced Puerto Rico's main inter...

Not A Good Flight Attendant

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel

DALLAS — A former United Airlines flight attendant has agreed to plead guilty to making a bomb threat against a United jet flying between London...

ANOTHER Bomb Threat, This Time At Hooters

Posted 04.18.2013 | Los Angeles

One man is in custody after allegedly joking about having a bomb in his lunch pail. He made the claim, which police could treat as a false bomb threat...

Bomb Threat On U Street

Posted 04.14.2013 | DC

Just after 1 p.m. on Friday, WUSA9 reported that D.C. police were investigating a bomb threat on U Street: A D.C. police spokesperson says authorit...

High School Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Posted 11.30.2012 | Detroit

UPDATE: 11:30 a.m. -- Fox 2 reports classes were cancelled at Detroit's Henry Ford High School after a bomb threat was called into the school Friday m...

WATCH: Breaking Up? Skip The Bomb Threats

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.31.2012 | College

Breaking up is hard, but bomb threats might be too dramatic. Authorities involved with investigating the Texas State and Texas A&M bomb threats ear...

Another Bomb Threat?

AP | SHEILA V KUMAR | Posted 11.17.2012 | College

BATON ROUGE, La. — The thousands of students who live on the Louisiana State University campus have begun returning to their dormitories after b...

Student Arrested Over Bomb Threat At ANOTHER Texas College

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.17.2012 | College

Fewer than 48 hours after a bomb threat forced the University of Texas at Austin campus to evacuate, another was reported at a separate UT campus. ...

Ohio College Campus Evacuated After Bomb Threat

AP | Posted 11.14.2012 | College

HIRAM, Ohio — Campus officials say a small college in northeast Ohio has been evacuated because of a bomb threat. Hiram (HY'-rehm) College post...

Neighborhood Evacuated After Telemarketer Calls Homeowner, Says There's A Bomb

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.04.2012 | Denver

A heated conversation between a telemarketer and uninterested homeowner took a dramatic turn when the telemarketer allegedly told the potential custom...

Bomb Threat At Walter Reed

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 08.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A bomb threat has been called in to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, forcing a building to be closed for three hours at...

2 Tour Buses Evacuated Near Loveland After Bomb Threat

AP | Posted 10.08.2012 | Denver

LOVELAND, Colo. — A transient from California was being held in Colorado after a fellow bus passenger said the man had threatened to detonate a ...

Walmart Stores In Midwest Targeted By Robo-Bomb Threats

Posted 07.30.2012 | Business

Someone in the Midwest is angry at Walmart. Police are investigating a rash of bomb threats called in to 11 Walmart stores in Missouri and Kansas o...

BC Prof Charged With Threatening To Bomb Canadian Mines

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.29.2012 | College

Quebec Provincial Police were not amused by a Boston College assistant professor's "joke." Canadian police arrested Dominic Papineau for allegedly...

Third Detroit Bomb Threat This Week Made At Tigers Game

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 09.17.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — As they watched a Detroit Tigers baseball game, 40,000 sports fans were unaware that dozens of police, security guards and federal age...

2nd Bogus Bomb Threat Stalls Traffic At Canada Crossing

AP | DAVID N. GOODMAN | Posted 07.18.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- A bogus bomb threat forced the closure of the Ambassador Bridge for several hours, the second such threat to a major crossing connecting De...

Tunnel Bomb Threat: Police May Have Video Of Caller

AP | Posted 07.13.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Authorities investigating a false bomb threat at a tunnel connecting Detroit and Canada said Friday that a surveillance video from a coffee...

The Travel Detective: The Foiled Underwear Bomb Plot

Peter Greenberg | Posted 07.14.2012 | Travel
Peter Greenberg

The real reason why this was a victory is that the bomb was stopped "en route," meaning that it never had a chance to be placed aboard the aircraft. It never got near an airport.