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  • Woman suspected in trying to poison Trump arrested with gun

    09/20/2020 4:29:28 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 46 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 7:15 p.m. on Sunday, September 20, 2020 | Victor Morton
    A woman suspected of trying to poison President Trump has reportedly been arrested. CNN reported Sunday evening, citing “a U.S. law enforcement official,” said that the unnamed woman was taken when she tried to cross from Canada into the U.S. A package containing the poison ricin was sent to Mr. Trump earlier this week but intercepted by law enforcement. The woman was carrying a gun when arrested, CNN reported. Charges are expected to be filed by U.S. prosecutors in Washington, although the short investigation has been a joint U.S.-Canadian enterprise.
  • Law enforcement intercepts package of ricin mailed to Trump: report

    09/19/2020 12:46:30 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 31 replies ^ | September 19, 2020 | Laura Italiano
    The FBI and Secret Service are investigating a package containing the highly-toxic poison ricin that was mailed to President Trump last week, CNN is reporting. The package was intercepted by law enforcement, the report said. Two tests were done to confirm the presence of ricin in the package, law enforcement sources told the network.
  • Package addressed to the White House containing ricin intercepted by law enforcement

    09/19/2020 11:30:09 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 22 replies
    BREAKING: Package addressed to the White House containing ricin intercepted by law enforcement. The package was addressed to President Trump. - CNN
  • All southbound lanes of I-35 shut down in Georgetown...suspicious package investigation [tr]

    07/01/2019 10:32:12 AM PDT · by bgill · 12 replies
    cbsaustin ^ | July 1, 2019 | CBS
    LIVE TRAFFIC ALERT: All southbound lanes of I-35 shut down in Georgetown near Inner Space Caverns for suspicious package investigation
  • Bomb Squad Investigating Suspicious Package, Vehicle Near Media Offices in Pasadena; Evacuations...

    10/29/2018 8:39:06 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 11 replies
    ktla ^ | OCTOBER 29, 2018, | Erika Martin
    Evacuations were underway in Pasadena as authorities investigated a suspicious vehicle and package reported in a commercial area of the city on Monday.
  • Cory Booker latest Democrat targeted in suspected mail bomb campaign as feds focus on Florida

    10/26/2018 5:56:50 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 107 replies
    Authorities have recovered an eleventh suspected package in the widening investigation into a mass mail bombing campaign, with the latest target being Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey, multiple sources told ABC News. The latest package addressed to Booker was found Friday morning at or near Opa-locka in South Florida, sources said.
  • Suspicious package mailed to Joel Olsteen

    10/25/2018 4:01:39 PM PDT · by RedStateRocker · 20 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 10/24/2018 | Babylon Bee
    HOUSTON, TX—A suspicious package mailed to Joel Osteen and intercepted by Lakewood Church security was found to contain a copy of the Christian Bible, sources confirmed Wednesday.
  • Suspicious package addressed to the White House intercepted: CNN

    10/24/2018 7:34:11 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 60 replies
    CNBC via CNN ^ | 24 OCT 18 | Tucker Higgins | @tuckerhiggins
    A suspicious package addressed to the White House was intercepted on Wednesday, according to CNN. Earlier in the day, the Secret Service said that "potential explosive devices" were addressed to former President Barack Obama and ex-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. The Time Warner building in New York City on Wednesday was evacuated following a report of suspicious package. The White House and the Secret Service did not immediately respond to requests for comment from CNBC regarding the package addressed to the White House.
  • Suspected mail bombs sent to Clinton, Obama, CNN building and others intercepted

    10/24/2018 1:05:31 PM PDT · by · 73 replies
    CNBC ^ | 10-24-2018 | Kevin Breuninger
    Suspected mail bombs sent to Clinton, Obama, CNN building and others intercepted The Secret Service says "potential explosive devices" addressed to former President Barack Obama and ex-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton have been intercepted. New York police evacuate the Time Warner Center, in which news outlet CNN is located, to investigate an explosive device. The offices of Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., are also evacuated after reports of suspicious packages. Kevin Breuninger | @KevinWilliamB Published 6 Hours Ago Updated 34 Mins Ago A police car is pictured in the driveway of the house of...
  • Police intercept suspicious package addressed to Maxine Waters

    10/24/2018 11:53:06 AM PDT · by bkopto · 80 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/24/2018 | Chris Rodrigo
    A suspicious package addressed to Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Ca.) was intercepted by at a mail facility in Maryland by Capitol Hill police on Wednesday, a Democratic aide tells The Hill. ABC News first reported the interception and subsequent investigation of the package. This incident follows the delivery of suspicious packages to the homes of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, as well as to the CNN offices. D.C. Capitol Police did not immediately respond to The Hill's request for confirmation on this issues. Capitol Hill police bomb technicians were deployed to the Congressional mail facility, per ABC.
  • Suspicious package sent to Obama intercepted by Secret Service

    10/24/2018 7:09:53 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 84 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 24, 2018 | Avery Anapol
    The Secret Service has intercepted a suspicious package addressed to former President Obama in Washington, D.C. The Secret Service said in a statement that the package, and another sent to the home of Bill and Hillary Clinton in New York, were identified as “potential explosive devices and appropriately handled as such.” The statement said that the Obamas and Clintons did not receive the packages, and were not at risk of receiving them. The package sent to the Clintons was reported earlier Wednesday and was intercepted late Tuesday night, according to the Secret Service. "The packages were immediately identified during routine...
  • Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Package At Wasserman Schultz’s Office

    10/24/2018 8:51:55 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 169 replies
    WFOR CBS Miami ^ | October 24 | Staff
    FT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – The building that houses Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s office in Sunrise was evacuated after a suspicious package arrived in the mail, according to Sunrise police.
  • NYC offices of CNN evacuated over package

    10/24/2018 7:50:02 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 93 replies
    CNN says its offices in Manhattan have been evacuated because of a suspicious package. The news network reported on Wednesday morning that a police bomb squad was at its offices. *snip* Law enforcement officials say the CNN package was discovered in the mail room. It's not clear yet if it's related to the other packages.
  • Police tackle man who went under tape at suspicious package incident in downtown Milwaukee

    05/22/2018 1:19:32 PM PDT · by BBell · 11 replies ^ | 5/21/18 | JONATHON GREGG
    MILWAUKEE -- Police on the scene of a suspicious package in downtown Milwaukee had to play defense when, out of nowhere, a man rushed to the package and spilled out the contents. The unidentified man was arrested for interfering with members of the Milwaukee County Bomb Squad. The bomb squad was on the scene at Wisconsin and Plankinton Avenues early on Monday, May 21 for reports of a suspicious package. The investigation shut down that intersection and several nearby blocks in the middle of the morning commute.The action was captured on camera by several FOX6 News viewers in the area....
  • [N. Korea] N.K. claims U.S. seized its diplomatic package, demands explanation

    06/18/2017 6:57:13 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 22 replies
    Yonhap News ^ | 2017/06/18
    N.K. claims U.S. seized its diplomatic package, demands explanation SEOUL, June 18 (Yonhap) -- North Korea claimed on Sunday that the United States recently mugged its delegation carrying a diplomatic package in New York, calling on Washington to provide an explanation on what it calls a provocation. According to the (North) Korean Central News Agency, which quoted its foreign ministry, a group of government officials and police officers from the U.S. took a diplomatic package from its delegation on Friday at John F. Kennedy International Airport before it was about to board a flight home. The delegation was in New...
  • Suspicious Package Shuts Elizabeth Train Station Tonight

    09/18/2016 8:43:43 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 7 replies
    Tapinto ^ | 9/18/16 | FRAN SULLIVAN AND KATHY LLOYD
    ELIZABETH, NJ – Police and emergency responders have shutdown train service at the main train station at Broad Street due to a suspicious package found under the nearby bridge tonight, September 18, according to Breaking News Network. The device is being reported as a possible pipe bomb but has not been confirmed at this time. The area including businesses has been evacuated. Elizabeth Police, NJ Transit Police, and Union County Police are investigating. Hazmat has been called in to investigate. Union County Bomb Squad has a robot operating at this time, reported BNN.
  • Bomb squad called to Norristown Transportation Center for suspicious package (Philly suburb)

    06/05/2016 12:17:38 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Authorities have been called to the report of a suspicious package at the Norristown Transportation Center. The incident was reported at 1:21 p.m. Sunday at the center located at West Lafayette and Swede streets. Police have evacuated the area as a precaution. …
  • White House placed on partial security lockdown: official

    05/30/2016 11:06:10 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    Reuters ^ | Mon May 30, 2016 1:50pm EDT | Lisa Lambert and Jeff Mason
    The north side of the White House was placed on a security lockdown on Monday because of a suspicious package, a Secret Service official said. The partial lockdown on the Memorial Day holiday occurred while President Barack Obama was home. Reporters were not allowed to leave the White House compound through its northwest gate and flashing lights from emergency responders could be seen nearby. …
  • New Jersey RT 9 Closed due to suspicious package on NJ Transit Bus

    12/10/2015 7:32:38 AM PST · by XRdsRev · 13 replies
    Just announced. RT 9 in Marlboro closed to all traffic due to suspicious package on NJ Transit Bus. Passengers evacuated. State Police on scene.
  • Secret Service agents disrupted bomb investigation at White House

    03/13/2015 6:53:21 AM PDT · by McGruff · 33 replies
    Washington Compost ^ | March 12, 2015 | Carol D. Leonnig and Peter Hermann
    Two Secret Service agents suspected of being under the influence while striking a White House security barricade drove through an active bomb investigation and directly beside the suspicious package, according to current and former government officials familiar with the incident. These and other new details about the March 4 incident emerged Thursday from interviews and from police records obtained by The Washington Post