Dec 24, 2014

FBI warns of Islamic State threat to Mississippi River bridge

The FBI has warned local authorities of a threat that Islamic State militants would blow up the Memphis & Arkansas Bridge spanning the Mississippi River, an agency spokesman said on Tuesday. The bridge is a major route connecting Tennessee and Arkansas. The Federal Bureau ...

Jul 17, 2014

Louisiana campus shut down; bomb squad checks suspicious packages

Bomb technicians were working Wednesday to neutralize a suspicious device found in a park near one of Louisiana’s largest universities while authorities investigated a second suspicious package in a nearby parking garage. Residents near the University of Louisiana at Lafayette were warned that they ...

Jul 3, 2014

U.S. asks for more security at some foreign airports

The U.S. is calling for tighter security measures at some foreign airports, as intelligence officials are concerned about a new al-Qaida effort to create a bomb that would go undetected through airport security, a counterterrorism official said Tuesday. American intelligence has picked up indications ...