bomb threats

Arrest Made In WSU Bomb Threats Case

Aug 29, 2017
Scott Leadingham / Northwest Public Radio

Washington State University says a student has been arrested in connection with several bomb threats recently made against a residence hall on the Pullman campus.

Police in Medford, Oregon have arrested a suspect believed to be behind the bombing last week of the Jackson County District Attorney’s office. 

Police in British Columbia Tuesday announced that they foiled a terrorist plot to bomb Monday's Canada Day celebration in Victoria.

West Albany High School students are praising one of their classmates as a hero. Truman Templeton sounded the alarm that a fellow student was plotting what officials call "mass murder" at his high school. Seventeen-year-old Grant Acord is being held on $2 million bail after his initial court appearance Tuesday. Salem Correspondent Chris Lehman reports.

Oregon Teen Faces Charges In School Attack Plot

May 27, 2013

An Oregon teenager will be in court Tuesday on charges that he was planning to set off bombs at his high school. The court appearance comes on the same day that students return to West Albany High School for the first time since police uncovered the alleged plot. Correspondent Chris Lehman reports.

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A 78-year-old runner from Lake Stevens was finishing the Boston Marathon just as the explosions went off. Bill Iffrig talked about his experience with KUOW’s Weekday today.

A physician from Florence, Ore., had just finished running the Boston marathon when the explosions went off Monday.

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The Spokane police chief says there will be an increased police presence at the Bloomsday race this year, following the bombing Monday at the Boston marathon.

A small school district in north Idaho is trying to figure out who's behind 10 bomb threats made since the beginning of the school year. The series of hoaxes has rattled the community, and caused huge disruptions in school.

Most of the threats were made on bathroom stalls. Boundary County schools superintendent Richard Conley says the last four threats alone came in March.

“I've been in education for 41 years and I've never seen this,” he says.

Police believe multiple students are responsible. None of the threats, however, turned up an actual bomb.

Attorneys Paint Dueling Pictures Of Mohamud

Jan 14, 2013

Attorneys laid out opening statements Friday in the trial of a young man accused of a bomb plot. The FBI enacted a sting operation that led to the arrest of Mohamed Mohamud. From Oregon Public Broadcasting, April Baer reports.

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Washington state troopers evacuated the state capitol building in Olympia for several hours Monday morning due to a bomb scare. Washington State Patrol spokesman Bob Calkins says several witnesses saw a woman deposit a cloth shopping bag in the capitol rotunda and walk away.