Free Republic 1st Qtr 2023 Fundraising Target: $80,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $23,773
Woo hoo!! And we're now over 29%!! Thank you all very much!! God bless.

Keyword: bombthreat

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • FBI investigating dirty bomb threat on ship in South Carolina

    06/14/2017 10:47:48 PM PDT · by Eyes Unclouded · 9 replies
    News ^ | Staff
    Officials with the Coast Guard say federal and state authorities are continuing to investigate a potential threat which was reported at the Wando Terminal Wednesday night. Coast Guard officials say the FBI is investigating a report of a "dirty bomb" aboard a vessel.
  • Florida man charged after claiming to have bomb in bag at O'Hare Airport

    12/02/2022 3:15:50 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 22 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | November 26, 2022 | CBS Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) – A man is charged after claiming to have a bomb in his bag at O'Hare Airport Friday, according to CPD director of communications Tom Ahern. Gilberto Killingbeck, 72, of Boynton Beach, Florida was arrested in Terminal 1 of the airport after jokingly telling TSA that there was a bomb in his bag. The Chicago Police Bomb and Arson detectives investigated and found no explosives in his bag. Killingbeck has been charged with one misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct for the incident.
  • Feds investigate possible dirty bomb in Charleston

    06/14/2017 10:02:33 PM PDT · by Texas Colonel · 184 replies ^ | 14 June 2017 | Texas Colonel
    MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) - Officials with the Coast Guard say federal and state authorities are continuing to investigate a potential threat which was reported at the Wando Terminal Wednesday night. Coast Guard officials say the FBI is investigating a report of a "dirty bomb" aboard a vessel.
  • Man charged, accused of bomb threat inside Wilton Manors dentist office

    11/01/2022 6:30:10 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    WSVN 7 News Miami ^ | October 28, 2022 | T. J. Parker
    WILTON MANORS, FLA. (WSVN) - A Wilton Manors man has been charged after, police said, he made a bomb threat inside a dentist’s office. Forty-five-year-old Brian Koller faced a judge in court, Friday morning. Koller has been charged with making a false bomb report, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill and criminal mischief. Wilton Manors Dental Office, where the incident occurred, was closed Friday. Oriana Perez said she and her fellow co-workers and patients wasted no time in getting out after Koller charged in threatening he had a bomb. “I was just trying to be out...
  • Crank Calls about School Shootings?

    09/26/2022 5:53:24 AM PDT · by jimjohn · 25 replies
    self | jimjohn
    I heard a commenter on Fernando & Matt's show Sunday there were rumors of fake calls going out around the country about active shooters at school. But late Sunday evening, without my brining it up, I overheard a visiting family member from TN say they their school (in the Nashville area) were getting similar reports. Question: Is this more than just a rumor? Have you folks been hearing the same reports in your local communities?
  • EXCLUSIVE: Waukesha massacre suspect Darrell Brooks was convicted for threatening to bomb Nugget Casino in Nevada and is STILL wanted after failing to appear in court

    11/24/2021 3:33:57 PM PST · by george76 · 35 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 24 November 2021 | RUTH STYLES , MARTIN GOULD and ALAN BUTTERFIELD
    Darrell Brooks was busted in March 2007 for calling in a bomb threat to the $43-per-night Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks, Nevada, ... He was put on probation after being convicted of conspiring to disturb the peace - a gross misdemeanor - and was banned from the casino for life.. His rap sheet also includes a conviction for statutory sexual seduction – the term for sex with a minor aged 16 or under in Nevada law - in January 2007.. Brooks was also charged with failing to inform the police of a change of address while a registered sex offender.....
  • Deputies: 14-year-old Panama City child contributed to two false bomb threats in the U.S. [FL & PA]

    10/01/2021 7:04:44 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 5 replies
    WEAR-TV3 ^ | Tuesday, September 14th 2021 | by Kai Davis
    BAY COUNTY, Fla. -- An investigation is ongoing surrounding a 14-year-old child from Panama City who allegedly has ties to two false bomb threats in the U.S. Alex Solorio, 14, is being charged twice with Principal To Making A False Bomb Threat for threats that occurred at Arnold High School in Panama City and Canon McMillan High School in Pennsylvania. On Sept. 13, Bay County deputies say they secured the school grounds and coordinated an evacuation of Arnold High School after a threatening phone call was made. A release says, North Strabane Township Police Department in Canonsburg, Pa, relayed information...
  • Chicago woman accused of making false bomb threat after missing flight at Florida airport, officials say

    09/08/2021 12:02:48 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | SEP 08, 202 | Stephanie Casanova
    A Chicago woman was arrested in a Florida airport after allegedly making a false bomb threat, officials said. Marina Verbitsky, 46, of the Old Town neighborhood, was arrested Monday night at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. Verbitsky told airport employees there was a bomb in her checked luggage that was on the plane after she was told she and her party were too late to board the plane, deputies said.
  • Rochester Antifa member pleads guilty for posting IED recipe and inciting riots ( New York )

    06/28/2021 7:41:30 AM PDT · by george76 · 22 replies
    The Post Millennial ^ | Jun 26, 2021 | Andy Ngo and Mia Cathell
    An upstate New York antifa member has pleaded guilty in federal court for posting an online homemade explosive recipe to social media and instructing fellow comrades to make firebombs to harm law enforcement. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of New York charged 27-year-old Ryan Howe, of Rochester, in October 2020 with using a facility of interstate and foreign commerce to incite, promote, and encourage a riot. Howe—who uses the pronouns "they/them" and "she/her"—is also known as "Rylea Autumn." This week Howe pled guilty to civil disorder, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison and...
  • Fishmongers' Hall: Usman Khan was lawfully killed by London police

    06/10/2021 9:42:15 AM PDT · by RandFan · 15 replies
    BBC ^ | June 10 | BBC
    A convicted terrorist who was shot by police following the Fishmongers' Hall attack was lawfully killed, an inquest jury has found. Usman Khan fatally stabbed Jack Merritt and Saskia Jones during a prisoner rehabilitation conference at the London venue on 29 November 2019. He was chased from the hall on to London Bridge by three men, before being shot at 20 times by armed police. The inquest heard police feared Khan might detonate a suicide belt. Six police officers from the Met and City of London fired 20 times at Khan, including 18 shots in a 90-second period. They had...
  • Bomb threat locks down Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

    06/09/2021 1:00:22 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 8 replies
    KITV ^ | Tuesday, June 8th 2021, 9:07 PM HST | Paul Drewes
    Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam was locked down for hours because of a bomb threat. Play Video: A bomb threat forced military officials to lock down Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. By the afternoon, it was back to normal for the busy Oahu base, after its gates were closed for four hours. The ripple effects of the bomb threat were also felt around Pearl Harbor. A line of traffic stretched out from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after its gates were closed at 9:39 a.m. Drivers not only waited to get in, but also were unable to leave because of a security...
  • Local man charged with making threat during university Zoom lecture

    09/09/2020 8:17:54 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 5 replies ^ | September 8, 2020 | U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of Texas
    HOUSTON – A 19-year-old U.S. citizen residing in Richmond is set to appear in federal court on allegations he made a bomb threat against University of Houston (UH), announced U.S. Attorney Ryan Patrick.Ibraheem Ahmed Al Bayati is charged with making threats or conveying false information to destroy by means of fire or explosives and making a threat over interstate commerce. He is expected to make his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Sam Sheldon today at 2 p.m.Federal authorities took him into custody late Friday, Sept. 4, upon the filing of a criminal complaint. According to those charges, Al...
  • NEWSBomb threat diverts flight, closes Ted Stevens airport to inbound traffic

    05/02/2020 12:32:19 PM PDT · by Species8472 · 16 replies
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | 5-2-2020 | Angela Krenzien
    Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport was briefly closed to inbound flights Saturday morning after a bomb was reported on a flight that was then diverted to the airport. A Facebook post from the airport says the cargo plane was bound for Asia and diverted to Anchorage early Saturday. Officials at the airport confirmed it was a China Airlines flight.
  • German police close Bonn station over apparent bomb threat

    01/26/2020 9:10:56 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 01.26.2020 | Lewis Sanders IV
    German railway operator Deutsche Bahn on Sunday said the central station in Bonn was closed due to police investigations. Local newspaper General Anzeiger said the closure was due to a bomb threat. However, police did not locate a device after combing through the station and its surrounding areas. …
  • Jersey City shooters had a bomb in their truck with the reach of five football fields, FBI says

    01/15/2020 12:38:39 AM PST · by grundle · 21 replies ^ | January 13, 2020 | Mark Morales
    New Jersey shooters David Anderson and Francine Graham had an improvised explosive device inside their U-Haul van that had the reach of five football fields, a weapon that could have been part of larger wave of attacks targeting the Jewish community and law enforcement, officials said Monday. "If it exploded in the right place it could have certainly injured or killed people up to five football fields away," said FBI Newark Special Agent in Charge Gregory Ehrie. Ehrie and others mentioned the homemade bomb along with new details about the investigation into both the shooters and the incidents that led...
  • BOMB THREAT AND CHEMICAL ATTACK Disrupts Pro-Life Students for Life Event in Rochester, MN

    09/21/2019 12:28:20 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 8 replies ^ | September 19, 2019 | Jim Hoft
    A 40 Days for Life  and Students for Life Kick Off in Rochester, MN, was disrupted Wednesday night as Students for Life of America Northern Regional Coordinator Noah Maldonado was speaking.An agitated man allegedly had in his possession what looked to be a bomb. Maldonado was giving a speech titled “Embracing Controversy” at Rochester Community and Technical College in Rochester, MN, as police were called to the scene.  Maldonado said that the man was “very agitated during the event and was reportedly mixing chemicals together in his backpack in the center of the room before leaving in a hurry. Many members of the audience were disturbed...
  • Wave of bomb threats causes evacuations, anxiety nationwide

    12/13/2018 2:22:01 PM PST · by tuffydoodle · 44 replies
    NiBC News ^ | 12/13/2018 | Daniella Silva
    A wave of bomb threats were reported Thursday against businesses, schools, hospitals and other places across the country — causing panic and evacuations, although all appeared to be hoaxes. Police in cities nationwide reported threats, some emailed, some phoned in. The FBI in a statement said they were "aware of the recent bomb threats made in cities around the country, and we remain in touch with our law enforcement partners to provide assistance. As always, we encourage the public to remain vigilant and to promptly report suspicious activities which could represent a threat to public safety." Authorities in New York...
  • CNN’s New York Office Evacuates Again Tonight Over Bomb Threat

    12/06/2018 8:27:30 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 68 replies
    Variety ^ | December 6, 2018 | Erin Nyren
    CNN’s New York headquarters has been evacuated late Thursday night due to a nearby bomb threat. It is unclear whether the threat was directed at CNN or another location close by. CNN’s Brian Stelter tweeted that the headquarters had been evacuated while NYPD investigates. The network is airing taped programming due to the disruption, including “Anderson Cooper 360” on the East Coast.
  • Jewish man sentenced to 10 years in jail for making antisemitic bomb threats

    12/04/2018 6:50:23 PM PST · by BlackVeil · 31 replies
    Sky news ^ | 22 Nov 2018 | Staff
    An Israeli-American man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for making more than 2,000 bomb threats against US Jewish institutions, schools, airlines, police stations and even a basketball team's plane. ...
  • The Sickness Spreads

    10/30/2018 4:23:48 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies ^ | October 30, 2018 | Cal Thomas
    Just in time for Halloween comes a former male stripper, who drove a van with Trump stickers plastered all over it, being charged with sending pipe bombs to top Democratic leaders, a journalist and at least one celebrity, all of whom have been vocal critics of President Trump. The New York Post headline was the cleverest: "Caught Red Hatted: Steroid-abusing Florida stripper driving Trump van is charged with Dem bomb spree." The Post reported that the accused, Cesar Sayoc Jr., was said to be lost and a "sick individual" who is estranged from his family, but eventually "found a father"...