Minneapolis Police say that the bomb threat that temporarily closed Nicollet Mall Monday afternoon was a prank call. The bomb threat was called to the Walgreens on the 800 block of Nicollet Mall.
A Kmart in Grand Rapids was evacuated Saturday afternoon after a bomb threat, according to police. At 2:10 p.m., Grand Rapids Police responded to a reported bomb threat at the Kmart at 1111 Pokegama Ave. S. after employees received a call from someone claiming to have left a bomb somewhere in the store. Police closed, evacuated and thoroughly searched the store. Employees and customers were eventually allowed re-entry.
Authorities say they are investigating a pair of bomb threats that were received at Walgreens stores south of the Twin Cities late Wednesday morning. The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office said it received reports of bomb threats at Walgreens stores in Apple Valley and Rosemount.
Authorities said a portion of eastbound Highway 36 near Oak Park Heights in the east Twin Cities metro had to be closed Tuesday morning after suspicious devices were found in a strip mall. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said it received a report of a threat just after 5:30 a.m. on the south side of Highway 36 in the area of a strip mall in Oak Park Heights.
A Michigan man was charged Monday with 2nd-degree aggravated robbery after robbing a bank Saturday morning with a fake bomb – which shutdown a part of downtown Stillwater for hours. According to a complaint filed in Washington County, 65-year-old David Michael Tyler traveled from his town of Cheboygan, Mich. to Minnesota in order to rob a bank. Tyler says he decided to rob a bank because he owes $90,000 in child support payments and felt he had no other option.
The Minnesota State Patrol said one person is in custody and a bus was evacuated on Interstate 94 near Woodbury after a passenger made comments about bombs. Authorities said a Greyhound bus headed for Chicago, Ill., was stopped on eastbound I-94 near Radio Drive Thursday afternoon after it was reported that a passenger made comments and references about bombs to other passengers and the bus driver.
A federal indictment accuses a 22-year-old man of making bomb threats at the Mall of America and the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The indictment issued Tuesday charges Dana William Ashey with two counts of false information and hoaxes.
With a community still reeling after a school shooting hoax, officials say New Prague Area Schools received a bomb threat Thursday, which forced student evacuations.
Investigators have accused a man of bringing four homemade bombs into the Wisconsin Capitol. The man was booked into the Dane County jail Tuesday.
Polling was temporarily halted at a polling station in Yellow Medicine County as authorities investigated a potential bomb threat, according to officials there.
A charter school was evacuated in Minneapolis Wednesday afternoon when a bomb squad responded to a suspicious package report on 1534 6th St. Northeast.
Fargo police have given the all-clear at North Dakota State University and classes will resume around 2 p.m., according to KGFO in Fargo.
The Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Office says an explosive device was found during a traffic stop Tuesday morning.
A bomb threat was called into a Delta Air Lines administrative building, located near the two terminals of the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport, on Tuesday afternoon.
A man is in custody after he called police to say he had a bomb and was going to blow up the Aqua City Motel.