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  • Police Looking for Clues into Pressure Cooker Bomb Threat

    May 2, 2013 6:31 PM

    The search is on for whoever threatened to blow up Broussard Middle School using a pressure cooker bomb. The campus is on South Morgan Street off the Amabassador Caffery Extension. Around 9:30 Thursday morning, Broussard Police evacuated students to a nearby church. After a two hour search, nothing... more »
  • Car bomb explodes near Nigeria church; 10 killed

    March 12, 2012 10:49 AM

    JOS, Nigeria (AP) - A suicide car bomber has attacked a Nigerian church in the middle of Sunday Mass, killing at least 10 people and injuring many others. The bomb detonated as worshippers attended the final Mass of the day at St. Finbar's Catholic Church in Jos (jahs), a city... more »
  • Officials Chase Unconfirmed Al-Qaida Bomb Threat

    September 9, 2011 8:54 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. counterterrorism officials are chasing an unconfirmed al-Qaida threat to attack New York or Washington in a plot timed to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Officials said the intelligence came in late Wednesday night and indicated al-Qaida planned to use car bombs... more »
  • Update on New Year's Eve Bomb Threat

    January 1, 2011 2:44 PM

    Update to New Year's Eve bomb threat: Officials with the Lafayette Fire Department tell KATC that the threat last night turned out to be a pipe bomb inside a port-o-let at a construction site on Duhon Road near Giles Nissan. Officials believe the pipe bomb was nothing more than a... more »
  • Arrest Made in Connection With Bomb Threat at Bank

    December 31, 2010 4:57 PM

    Press Release: Shortly before noon on December 30, 2010, the St. Martin Parish Sherriff's Office received a complaint regarding a bomb threat from the First Louisiana National Bank branch in Breaux Bridge. A bank employee at the Breaux Bridge branch received a phone call from an unknown male subject claiming... more »
  • Bomb squad probes package found at Arizona nuke plant

    October 13, 2010 11:01 AM

    WINTERSBURG, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a suspicious package found at a nuclear power plant west of Phoenix. Maricopa County Sheriff's spokesman Brian Lee says security officers at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station called them at about 5 a.m. Wednesday after they found the suspicious package. A second... more »
  • UPDATE- Crowley Pipe Bomb

    September 27, 2010 5:39 PM

    Crowley Police have made three arrests into a matter which has been under investigation for the past several weeks. Police say there are possibly more arrest to come. The incident stems from a September 5th incident which occurred on Fairway Dr. in Crowley. Police received a complaint that an... more »
  • Man Sentenced for making Bomb Threat

    September 24, 2010 11:16 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A 26-year-old White Castle man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for making a false bomb threat at a petroleum refinery. Michael Miller pleaded guilty in June to phoning in the threat to security workers at the Marathon refinery in Garyville last year. Miller was... more »
  • Second Tourist Hub Evacuated in France Following Bomb Threat

    September 14, 2010 6:03 PM

    PARIS (AP) - French media report that a second tourist hub - the Saint-Michel subway station near Notre Dame Cathedral - has been evacuated following a similar bomb threat at the Eiffel Tower. A Paris police spokesman said he had no information about the reports on the Saint-Michel station, which... more »
  • Bomb Alert at Eiffel Tower

    September 14, 2010 4:44 PM

    PARIS (AP) - Paris' Eiffel Tower and its immediate surroundings have been evacuated amid French news reports of a bomb alert. An AP photographer on the site saw several busloads of police officers under the famous tower. An officer on the site says the tower and the nearby Champs de... more »
  • Homemade Bombs In Crowley Subdivision

    September 5, 2010 8:06 PM

    A neighborhood in Crowley has been the scene of at least three small explosions during the past week. No one was hurt in the blasts, but the booms were loud enough to startle the residents of Fairway Dr. and now they want the authorities to figure out who is tinkering... more »
  • Arrest Made in New York Bomb Scare

    May 4, 2010 1:26 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - A Pakistani-born U.S. citizen was hauled off a plane about to fly to the Middle East and arrested in the failed attempt to explode a bomb-laden SUV in Times Square, authorities said Tuesday. One official said he claimed to have acted alone.... more »
  • St. Martinville Police Make Arrest in Bomb Threat

    April 7, 2010 7:16 PM

    The St. Martinville Police Department received an assignment to respond to a State office in the St. Martinville City limits in regards to a bomb threat. Upon officers' arrival, all office personnel were evacuated as officers canvassed the facility searching for any suspicious packages. Concluding the search, no suspicious... more »
  • Bomb Found In River Ranch

    January 11, 2010 6:40 PM

    HAZMAT officials were called to a scene where state police were investigating an explosive device found on a construction site in River Ranch. Workers in the 100 block of Settlers Trace say the device was found on the construction site near the intersection with River Ranch Blvd. All construction... more »
  • Bombs Kill 23 in Iraq's Western Anbar Province

    December 30, 2009 1:31 PM

    Twin bombings - one an assassination attempt against an Iraqi provincial governor - killed 23 people and wounded the governor Wednesday in the worst violence in months to hit the western province that was once al-Qaida's top stronghold in Iraq. Also on Wednesday, a British hostage held for more... more »
  • Pearl Harbor Veteran Tells His Story

    December 7, 2009 2:29 PM

    Pearl Harbor was attacked 68 years ago years ago, beginning the U.S. engagement in World War II. Although the Japanese bombers are long gone, the memories remain for the handful of survivors that are still with us today. Four surviving veterans are here in Acadiana: Douglas Harper, Joe... more »

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