Bomb Scare At Houston Airport Caused By Toy GrenadeA toy grenade in a passenger's bag forced the shutdown of a security checkpoint at Houston's William P. Hobby Airport Thursday morning, just a day after the international terminal of the city's other major airport was evacuated due to a bomb scare.
Police: 'Suspicious Package' Found On UW-La Crosse CampusPolice are asking people to avoid a section of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse after the discovery of a suspicious package Tuesday afternoon. The area between 15th Street and Pine Street has been blocked off and a bomb squad has been called in to investigate.
Bomb Scare Ends Peacefully In RochesterAuthorities have determined that a suspicious suitcase found leaning against a natural gas pipeline in Rochester is not a threat. The St. Paul Bomb Squad made that conclusion around 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, nearly four hours after the suitcase was reported to police.
Man Who Caused Stillwater Bomb Scare Charged With Aggravated Robbery 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.
No Arrests Yet After Pipe Bomb Found Near Mayo ClinicA pipe bomb was found Thursday on the second floor of a Mayo Clinic parking ramp, police say. No one was hurt after family members of a Mayo Clinic patient found the device in the Generose Building parking ramp at about 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Hospital, according to authorities.