LAX SWAT team boards packed jet from Houston

May 25, 2016

LAX SWAT team boards packed jet from Houston

A SWAT team with guns drawn searched a jet packed with passengers at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday after authorities received a threat about the flight from Houston, officials said. The search, which was aired live on local television stations, was one of two ...

/ Jun 12, 2015

Teen held over bomb threat at Okayama high school

A 15-year-old male was arrested Thursday for an alleged bomb threat targeting a high school in Bizen, Okayama Prefecture, that was evacuated earlier this week, police said. The teen is suspected of leaving a handwritten note that said: "A bomb has been planted at school" ...

Bomb threat clears White House press briefing

Jun 10, 2015

Bomb threat clears White House press briefing

The White House briefing room was briefly evacuated Tuesday after a bomb threat was called in to police, the Secret Service said. Secret Service officers responsible for presidential security interrupted a live, televised press briefing with White House press secretary Josh Earnest and evacuated the ...

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 of ...

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 might ...