West Virginia man pleads guilty to making school bomb threat
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has pleaded guilty to making a bomb threat at a high school.
U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart on Wednesday announced that 24-year-old William Lee...
Bomb threats sent to Bulgarian media offices, airports
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Police in Bulgaria are investigating several bomb threats sent by email to media outlets in the capital, Sofia, and to major airports in the country.
All-clear after University of St. Thomas evacuates building
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The University of St. Thomas has issued an all-clear after receiving a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of a building on its St. Paul, Minnesota, campus.
Man charged in stadium bomb threat amid Muslim dispute
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A man has been charged in connection with an online bomb threat at a Connecticut minor league baseball stadium amid a dispute between the team's owner and a Muslim civil...
New Mexico man pleads guilty in Delaware swatting case
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A New Mexico man has pleaded guilty to making interstate bomb threats against an elementary school and a Walmart in southern Delaware.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say an Arkansas convict who claims to be a member of the White Aryan Resistance has pleaded guilty to mailing bomb threats to Tennessee judges.
De Blasio sticks to gym routine despite bomb threat
NEW YORK (AP) — A bomb threat didn't keep New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio from working out at his favorite gym in Brooklyn.
The Daily News reports that an anonymous caller phoned the Park...
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A disgruntled former employee of a Lowe's store in northern Utah has been charged with making a terroristic threat on accusations he called in a bomb threat to the...
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A man accused of making a bomb threat at a movie theater in Washington state has been charged with additional counts.
Man charged with bomb hoax on 2015 Super Bowl
LONDON (AP) — A man from southwestern England has been charged with making bomb hoax threats against the Super Bowl, Britain's Houses of Parliament and schools in the U.K., U.S. and...
MYERSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police arrested a Pennsylvania man after they say he placed a bomb in a parking lot behind a hotel in Lebanon County.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida inmate has been indicted on federal charges for making several bomb threats that led to evacuations at federal buildings.
MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say they've minimized a threat posted by a man against the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. The post mentioned a bomb and said, "I might kill such...
ATLANTA (AP) — A man who threatened to blow up a grocery store near Atlanta is in custody after an hours-long standoff.
News outlets report authorities early Thursday evacuated the Kroger...
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida inmate made several bomb threats that led to evacuations at two federal buildings.
An FBI complaint says 24-year-old Noah Stirn faces federal...
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A man was detained Monday after he tried to walk into Argentina's presidential palace with a pistol while seeking a meeting with the president.
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say a Chicago man has been accused of falsely reporting a bomb threat and the shootings of police officers.
Prosecutors say 22-year-old Terreance King, who had his...
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- The Herald-DispatchWAVE OF HOAX BOMB THREATS MADE ACROSS U.S.December 15, 2018
SARAH, Miss. (AP) — Two teenagers have been charged with making bomb threats against a north Mississippi elementary school and high school.
PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP) — The first African American police officer in one Alabama city faced numerous death threats and bomb threats after he was hired in 1966, one of his daughters recalled after...
Babies among those evacuated at St. Paul university
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Classes at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul have been canceled after a bomb threat forced the evacuation of students, staff and even babies who were rolled out of an...
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's flagship airline and officials say a passenger reported a bomb threat that led to flights being grounded at the country's main airport for hours.
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Police have made an arrest in connection with a bomb threat against Macy's department store in Goodyear last fall.
Goodyear authorities said Tuesday that 30-year-old...
Police: Man made bomb threat to get girlfriend off work
LOVINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he made a bomb threat to a Family Dollar so his girlfriend could get off work.
MADRID (AP) — A hoax bomb threat called in to the Australian Embassy in Spain prompted the evacuation of a 57-story office tower in Madrid's business district on Tuesday, Spanish police...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A California man charged with making online threats to bomb two suburban Indianapolis high schools is facing new federal charges involving alleged sextortion and...
Ex-journalist to get resentenced in Jewish threats case
NEW YORK (AP) — A former journalist from St. Louis who terrorized his ex-girlfriend and made bomb threats in her name to Jewish groups must be resentenced.
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A woman has admitted calling in two bomb threats that forced evacuations at courthouses in New Jersey because she was frustrated about a civil lawsuit she had...
CARTHAGE, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man accused of calling in a bomb threat to a high school to try to get out of a traffic stop has pleaded guilty in the case.
SUMNER, Iowa (AP) — A 26-year-old eastern Iowa man has been accused of phoning in a bomb threat to an elementary school.
Authorities say Ean Weipert was arrested Tuesday at his home in...
Brussels area close to EU reopened after bomb alert
BRUSSELS (AP) — Police in Brussels have reopened a street close to the European Union headquarters after a bomb threat was sent to a company linked to the EU.
Police say Idaho man made false sarin bomb threat
CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — A southwestern Idaho man has been charged with terrorism and other crimes after police say he falsely threatened to release deadly nerve gas in the city of...
Arizona man pleads guilty to Harvard bomb threats
BOSTON (AP) — An Arizona man has pleaded guilty to threatening to bomb Harvard University's Black Commencement event in 2017.
U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Andrew Lelling says 24-year-old...
Canadian man arrested for Deadwood casino bomb threats
DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — A 45-year-old man is in custody in the Canadian province of Alberta for allegedly phoning in bomb threats that cleared a Deadwood hotel and casino for about 3 1/2 hours...
Indictment: Hackers charged with making threats to schools
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two computer hackers were charged with sending false shooting and bomb threats to hundreds of schools and other institutions in the U.S. and Britain, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
The men are members of Apophis Squad, a worldwide collective of hackers intent on using the internet to "sow chaos," the Department of Justice said in Los Angeles.
Bail denied for Georgia Tech student accused of bomb threat
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A judge has denied bail for a Georgia Tech student accused of threatening to bomb a middle school and shoot any survivors.
News outlets reported that 18-year-old Andrew Sean Brady, of Austell, appeared in court Wednesday and was ordered to continue to be held without bond. Authorities say Brady emailed the threats to Floyd Middle School workers last month and was arrested days later on charges including terroristic threats.
Norwegian Air plane evacuated after receiving threat
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian Air says one of its planes bound for Nice, southern France was forced to return to Stockholm soon after taking off for security reasons after the airline received a bomb threat.
Swedish police said 169 passengers were evacuated. They said that no explosives were immediately found but officers would continue checking the plane.
Moscow faces 300 bomb threats, up to 50,000 evacuated
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian news reports say that a flurry of fake bomb calls has prompted the evacuation of tens of thousands.
The Interfax news agency said the city's emergency services received nearly 300 bomb threats Tuesday, resulting in the evacuation of about 50,000 people. The state RIA Novosti news agency said 130 venues were targeted with bomb hoaxes.
Police arrest 10-year-old for bomb threat hoax
NEW SHARON, Maine (AP) — Police have charged a 10-year-old elementary school student with felony terrorizing in connection to a bomb threat to school buses in Maine.
Regional School Unit 9 Superintendent Tina Meserve says first responders received a call from someone saying there was a bomb on a bus in the Farmington-based district around 4 p.m. Thursday.
The district canceled after-school activities and evacuated school buildings and buses in response.
Man pleads guilty of phoning bomb threats to Pentagon, CNN
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to making a series of bomb threats to a CNN news affiliate and a Pentagon tour office.
The plea by George Tomasack of Baltimore was announced Thursday by federal prosecutors and a Secret Service official.
Man pleads guilty to making bomb threat at veterans clinic
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A former Springfield man pleaded guilty to making bomb threat aimed at a veterans clinic in Mount Vernon.
Federal prosecutors say 48-year-old Richard Leslie Turner III on Tuesday admitted that on July 13, 2018, he threatened to blow up the Community Based Outpatient Clinic.
Man is arrested in Dona Ana County for alleged bomb threats
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Dona Ana County authorities say a man has been arrested for allegedly making bomb threats.
County sheriff's officials say 37-year-old Samuel Gilpin was wanted on a federal warrant accusing him with malicious threat to injure by fire or explosives.
It was unclear Thursday if Gilpin had a lawyer who could speak on his behalf.
Man in custody after bomb threat at Missouri truck stop
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The Boone County Sheriff's Department says a man is in custody after he made a bomb threat at a truck stop in central Missouri.
The sheriff's department said in a news release that officers were called to the Midway Travel Plaza west of Columbia early Monday after a man refused to leave after he allegedly tried to start a fire.
The release says the man allegedly told a dispatcher that he had a bomb in a backpack and would be waiting for deputies to arrive.
Amsterdam airport departure area evacuated for bomb threat
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch military police evacuated passengers from a departure area at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport for a short time Monday evening due to a bomb threat, police said.
The Royal Marechaussee police force said in a tweet that officers overpowered a suspect and quickly lifted the evacuation order. An update from the military force's Twitter account said the suspect was a 51-year-old Canadian man who was held for questioning.
Police spend 6 hours probing false bomb threat at NY church
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Schenectady, New York have spent six hours investigating a bomb threat at a church that turned out to be false.
The Schenectady Police Department says in a news release that someone called police at 2 p.m. Friday claiming there were "multiple explosive devices" inside the First Reformed Church. Police say the caller also said someone was inside the church with a weapon.
Flight held when crew fears bomb threat; no threat found
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A flight from Philadelphia to Boston was held before takeoff while police investigated what the crew feared was a bomb threat.
It was eventually determined there was no threat.
Philadelphia police said flight attendants alerted the captain of the American Airlines flight Tuesday that a passenger was "displaying suspicious material on his cell phone, possibly alluding to a bomb threat."
Mall evacuated over bomb threat
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A bomb threat has forced the evacuation of a Vermont shopping mall on one of the busiest shopping days of the holiday season.
Police say workers at a Target store at the University Mall in South Burlington reported the threat around 2 p.m. Saturday.
Authorities evacuated the mall and reopened the area around 3 p.m. after determining the store was safe.
Bomb threat leads to evacuation of Target store
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Christmas shopping briefly turned into unease after a bomb threat was called into a Target store in Raleigh.
News outlets report that the big box store near Triangle Town Center was evacuated of shoppers Saturday at roughly 1:30 p.m.
The business was reopened about an hour later after officials determined there was no danger.
Man charged after threat to blow up bus in Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) — Police say a Chicago man faces a felony charge after he threatened to blow up a Greyhound bus along a Chicago expressway.
Illinois State Police said 22-year-old Dondre White was arrested Thursday and charged with making a false bomb threat. They say White is in custody awaiting a bond hearing.