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Ricin Letters Suspect Evaded Police Before Arrest

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — The man suspected of sending poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other officials appears to have attempted to ev...

Suspicious Package At Grand Central Was Actually Garbage

Newsday | John Valenti | Posted 07.06.2013 | New York

A suspicious package found Monday on a busy subway platform servicing Grand Central Terminal turned out to be a backpack filled with garbage, an NYPD ...

Suspicious Package Found At Capitol

Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

UPDATE: 12:50 p.m. -- CNN reports that the all-clear has been given at Senate office buildings after the suspicious packages were removed by authoriti...

Folks, Your Tax Dollars At Work

Posted 12.30.2012 | Comedy

Make no mistake, finding an unknown package on your front doorstep is no laughing matter. Unless, of course, you paid money for it to be there. Then y...

Airplane Forced To Land After Suspicious Item Found

AP | Posted 09.30.2012 | Travel

BOSTON — Massachusetts state police say an unclaimed camera that led the crew of a United Airlines international flight to divert to Boston has ...

Indictment: Man Wrote His Own Name On Envelopes With Suspicious Powder

Posted 05.09.2012 | Miami

A Miami Gardens man has been arrested for sending five envelopes containing a powdery substance to two government offices in Broward County. Tarve...

World Financial Center Evacuated Due To Suspicious Package

Posted 06.12.2012 | New York

UPDATE: The NYPD now confirms the suspicious package contained a novelty grenade mounted on a plaque. People are being allowed back into the building....

Sotheby's Evacuated Because Of Suspicious Package

Posted 11.19.2011 | New York

UPPER EAST SIDE — Sotheby’s was evacuated and part of York Avenue was shut down Monday morning as authorities investigated a suspicious package th...

Breaking: Suspicious Package Shuts Down Manhattan Mall

Posted 11.02.2011 | New York

The NYPD confirms that police are responding to a suspicious package at 33rd Street near Sixth Avenue. A New York traffic alert says "Police depar...

Suspicious Package At Air Force Bace Leads To Hospitalizations

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 10.31.2011 | Politics

MASCOUTAH, Ill. — Environmental tests at an Air Force base in southern Illinois failed to pinpoint what caused three people to fall sick while h...

Suspicious Packages Sent To Alaska Senators, Congressman

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Suspicious packages were received through the mail Monday by Alaska's three-member congressional delegation and at least two cont...

'Suspicious Package' Evacuated Millennium Park - What Was It?

AP | Posted 09.09.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Chicago authorities say an 18-year-old has been charged after police found a suspicious package that forced the evacuation of Chicago'...

Suspicious Package At Times Square

Posted 08.27.2011 | New York

A suspicious package near 45th Street and Broadway has prompted a portion of Times Square to be shut down on Monday evening, according to eyewitness r...

Mystery Continues: More Suspicious Letters Containing White Powder Turn Up At D.C. Schools

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 07.06.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON — More than three dozen suspicious but apparently harmless letters addressed to District of Columbia schools appear to have been mail...

Suspicious Package Reports Surge After Bin Laden Death

AP | By TOM HAYS | Posted 07.04.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Within minutes of a news conference at ground zero where authorities preached calm and vigilance after the killing of Osama bin Laden, the...

Germany: Namibia Suspicious Package Security Test

AP | MELISSA EDDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAMBURG, Germany — A suspicious package found in a Namibian airport near bags bound for Munich was a device designed to test security and didn't...

Suspicious Package Found At Blue Line Station

Chicago Sun-Times | Tom Conoboy's Writing Blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Emergency crews are investigating a suspicious package found at a Northwest Side CTA station Monday night. Police responded just after 6 p.m. to a ...

Yemen Bomb 17 Minutes From Exploding

AP | ELAINE GANLEY and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — American and British officials moved quickly Thursday to downplay the French interior minister's comment that one of two mail bombs sent...

Suspicious Package Addressed To Berlusconi SEIZED

Yahoo! News || Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A suspect package from Greece found aboard a courier company plane rerouted to Bologna airport was intended for Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusc...

Double Agent Tipped Involved In Terror Plot

The Guardian | Peter Walker, Johnny McDevitt and Agencies | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Yemen has revealed that a former Guantánamo Bay detainee who fled to the country from Saudi Arabia after his release by the US tipped off authorities...

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 ...

MORE BOMBS: Angela Merkel's Office Receives Suspicious Package

AP | NICHOLAS PAPHITIS, ELENA BECATOROS and MELISSA EDDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ATHENS, Greece — Suspected Greek terrorists unleashed an unprecedented two-day wave of mail bomb attacks in Athens and abroad, with one package ...

Authorities Uncover Suspicious Packages Heading To Multiple U.S. Airports

AP/The Huffington Post | EILEEN SULLIVAN and MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Friday that authorities had uncovered a "credible terrorist threat" against the United States ...

The Onion: Suspicious Package Industry Falls On Hard Times

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The recession hasn't been too kind to a lot of our most valued industries. The housing market crashed, people are out of work, and now of all things, ...

Jihadi Website Encourages Fake Bombs To Exhaust NYPD

nydailynews.com | By Alison Gendar | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

They want to kill us, but in the meantime, terrorists may just mess with our heads. A well-known jihadi Web site called on supporters to plant fake b...