Man accused of making Zoom lecture bomb threat free on bond

HOUSTON (AP) — A man accused of making a bomb threat against the University of Houston during a Zoom lecture was released on bond Wednesday. A federal magistrate judge set bond at $2...

Man accused of making bomb threat during Zoom lecture

A man has been arrested after being accused of making a bomb threat against the University of Houston during a Zoom lecture. Ibraheem Ahmed Al Bayati was set to make his initial cou...

Smoke fills air as Portland police clear riot at precinct

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Smoke filled the air outside a police precinct in Portland, Oregon, as authorities worked to clear a crowd accused of damaging patrol vehicles, throwing projectiles and pointing ...

US buildings closed in Portland after car-bomb threat made

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — At least two federal buildings in Portland have been closed and the FBI is investigating after a car bomb threat was made, the officials said Friday. The threat...

Ex-student pleads to swatting conspiracy with neo-Nazi

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former Old Dominion University student who targeted his school with a fake bomb threat so he could skip class has pleaded guilty to a swatting conspiracy that ended up encompa...

Norway arrests British man suspected of plane bomb threat

HELSINKI (AP) — Norwegian authorities say they have arrested a 51-year-old British man suspected of issuing a bomb threat midair during a Ryanair flight from London to Oslo. The inci...

Alaska airport reopens after bomb threat diverts cargo plane

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An airport in Alaska has reopened Saturday after a bomb threat regarding a cargo plane heading to Asia forced the aircraft to divert to Anchorage and officials closed the air ...

Deputies: Man made bomb threat to avoid work

WELLINGTON, Fla. (AP) — A Florida construction worker called in a bomb threat to a water treatment facility to get a day off work, authorities said. Richard Hamilton, 36, was arreste...

Man has plea deal over neo-Nazi group's 'swatting' calls

A former Virginia college student has reached a plea agreement with federal prosecutors to resolve a charge that he coordinated with neo-Nazi group members to harass and endanger their targets by call...

Virginia teen charged in 'swatting' ring linked to neo-Nazis

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has charged a former Virginia college student with calling in fake emergencies to prompt law enforcement response, in coordination with a group the...

Man who planted suspected bomb at Taiwan KMT office nabbed after gunfight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A man suspected of planting an explosive device at a Kuomintang (KMT) office in Tainan was caught alive after a massive gunfight in Kaohsiung early Saturday (December 14) ...

Woman shouts 'bomb' on Hong Kong Airlines plane in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A flight from Taipei to Hong Kong was delayed by four hours on Thursday (Oct. 24) after a Hong Kong woman shouted that there was a bomb on the aircraft. As passengers a...

Schools face backlash for not reporting threats to parents

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When officials at a Catholic high school in South Carolina learned that a 16-year-old student made videos of himself firing a gun and using racial slurs, they alerted police, but ...

De Blasio sticks to gym routine despite bomb threat

NEW YORK (AP) — A bomb threat didn't keep New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio from working out at his favorite gym in Brooklyn. The Daily News reports that an anonymous caller phoned ...

Taiwan's China Airlines grounds jet bound for Shanghai after bomb threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's China Airlines pulled its jet from a flight scheduled to fly from Taoyuan to Shanghai after it received a letter threatening to blow up the aircraft on Sunday (May...