Bomb disposal

Jacksonville airport reopens after evacuation

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville International Airport has reopened after a bomb squad removed a “destructive” device from the area. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office spokesman Shannon Hartley told a news conference Tuesday night that one […]

10/01/2013

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Military practice bomb lands in parking lot

SUDLERSVILLE, Md. (AP) — An electronic failure may be to blame for a practice bomb that was dropped from a jet onto a tavern’s parking lot, a Maryland National Guard official said Friday. An A-10 […]

08/30/2013

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San Diego police kill gunman in shootout

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego police say they killed a gunman in a shootout in Escondido and later found pipe bombs in his car. U-T San Diego says a police surveillance team was tailing […]

06/06/2013

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LA apartment evacuated, bomb squad finds devices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A police bomb squad combed through an apartment Wednesday afternoon after finding explosive material in a man’s car and potentially explosive devices in his apartment. The bomb squad went to the […]

05/15/2013

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Explosion kills man at Costa Mesa home

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Police say a Costa Mesa man has died in an explosion at his home that’s prompted the evacuation of 16 neighbors. Authorities say the 52-year-old man was killed by some sort of explosive device around 8 p.m. Sunday.

04/15/2013

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LA hospital evacuated, bomb squad examines bag

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles police say a man is under arrest and several floors of a hospital in the San Fernando Valley were evacuated for hours while a bomb squad examined his duffel bag.

03/04/2013

LAX investigation of unattended items

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Unattended items found at a gate at Los Angeles International Airport where an Israeli airliner was parked prompted a response today by the police bomb squad, which determined there was no […]

10/10/2012

Plastic wrap prank leads to bomb squad rollout

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – A prankster may be facing criminal charges for wrapping a co-worker’s pickup truck in cellophane outside a Southern California hospital with ominous appearing notes on the grill. The bomb squad was […]

10/05/2012

Suspects sought after Hollywood-style bank heist

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Two masked gunmen managed to evade authorities and are still at large after a bizarre bank heist in Los Angeles. Police say the men strapped what they said was a bomb […]

09/06/2012

Calif. bank robbed; device strapped to manager

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Two masked gunmen kidnapped a bank manager, strapped what they said was a bomb to her midsection and forced her to order employees to empty cash drawers when her Bank of […]

09/05/2012

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