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Alaska airport reopens after bomb threat diverts cargo plane

May. 2, 2020 7:03 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An airport in Alaska has reopened Saturday after a bomb threat regarding a cargo plane heading to Asia forced the aircraft to divert to Anchorage and officials closed the air space. The China Air cargo plane en route to Taipei, Taiwan, had been diverted after taking off from...

In this April 20, 2020 photo, A person walks with a little boy across the trestle near tent city off of Martin Luther King Jr Dr. in Allentown, Pa. Allentown’s homeless have yet to see an outbreak, but the population, now mostly on the streets or in encampments, is not ready for when that happens, advocates say.(April Gamiz/The Morning Call via AP)

Homeless camps called ‘ticking time bomb’ amid outbreak

May. 2, 2020 9:19 AM EDT

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Eduardo Fernandez was coming to terms with death before a new threat started creeping in around him. He moved into a gazebo-shaped tent at the top of a clearing in the wooded Little Lehigh Parkway in August after he was diagnosed with lung cancer and given six to 12 months to live....

Deputies: Man made bomb threat to avoid work

Apr. 25, 2020 10:01 AM EDT

WELLINGTON, Fla. (AP) — A Florida construction worker called in a bomb threat to a water treatment facility to get a day off work, authorities said. Richard Hamilton, 36, was arrested Thursday and charged with making a bomb threat, the Palm Beach Post reported. More than 20 people evacuated Wellington's...

Guilty plea in bogus online threat to Pennsylvania college

Apr. 20, 2020 3:08 PM EDT

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — An Alaska man has pleaded guilty to making a bogus online threat that disrupted exams and a graduation ceremony at an eastern Pennsylvania college almost two years ago. Gavin Lee Casdorph, 21, of Anchorage pleaded guilty to one count of willfully making false threats in connection with...