Latest Bomb threats News

Police: Executive had weapons stockpile in hospital closet

Aug. 09, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — The marketing director of a northern New Jersey hospital is facing weapons charges after a bomb threat yielded what police said was a cache of weapons in the hospital. According to police in Secaucus, the bomb threat — which later was determined to be bogus...

Hiroshima vows nuke ban at 77th memorial amid Russia threat

Aug. 06, 2022 01:52 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Hiroshima on Saturday remembered the atomic bombing 77 years ago as officials, including the head of the United Nations, warned against nuclear weapons buildup and as fears grow of another such attack amid Russia's war on Ukraine. “Nuclear weapons are nonsense. They...

NY man who sent threats to LGBTQ groups gets 30 months

Aug. 03, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A 74-year-old retired schoolteacher from a New York City suburb was sentenced to 30 months in prison Wednesday for mailing dozens of violent threats to LGBTQ affiliated individuals, groups and businesses over several years. According to prosecutors,...

EXPLAINER: A look at the missile that killed al-Qaida leader

Aug. 03, 2022 13:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For a year, U.S. officials have been saying that taking out a terrorist threat in Afghanistan with no American troops on the ground would be difficult but not impossible. Last weekend, the U.S. did just that — killing al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri with a CIA drone strike. ...

FBI: Massachusetts man threatened Arizona election official

Jul. 29, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The FBI on Friday arrested a Massachusetts man for threatening to blow up Arizona's top election official following the 2020 election that saw former President Donald Trump lose in the state. James W. Clark, 38, of Falmouth made an initial court appearance in Boston...

Man sentenced to 1 year for bomb threat at Michigan Capitol

Jul. 27, 2022 19:26 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A man who admitted to calling in a bomb threat at the Michigan Capitol was sentenced Wednesday to one year in jail, Attorney General Dana Nessel said. Michael Varrone, 49, of Charlotte, pleaded guilty last month to false report or threat of bomb/harmful...

Terror threat cancels Iranian opposition's summit in Albania

Jul. 22, 2022 16:42 PM EDT

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Iranian dissidents in Albania on Friday said they had canceled a summit following warnings from local authorities of a possible terrorist threat. Some 3,000 Iranian dissidents from the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq, best known as MEK, live at Ashraf 3 camp in Manez, 30...

San Francisco airport worker stabbed, suspect detained

Jul. 19, 2022 19:26 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A worker at the San Francisco International Airport was stabbed Tuesday, and a suspect was in custody, police said. It was the third security incident in a month at the airport south of San Francisco. The man, who has not been identified, was attacked in the...

Man arrested in bomb threat that led to airport evacuation

Jul. 18, 2022 21:45 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An Oakland man was arrested for allegedly reporting a false bomb threat over the weekend, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of people from the San Francisco International Airport’s international terminal, police said Monday. Terry Addison, 53, was charged...

San Francisco airport terminal evacuated due to bomb threat

Jul. 16, 2022 01:15 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco International Airport's international terminal was evacuated on Friday night due to a bomb threat and authorities found a potentially incendiary device, officials said. One person is in custody. The bomb threat was reported around 8:15 p.m....