Archive for July, 2012

Jul
30
2012

Police Believe Walmart Bomb Threats are Connected

Police in Missouri investigating the string of bomb threats that triggered evacuations and searches for dangerous devices at 11 Midwest Walmart locations now say they have the phone number the call was made from. In total eight stores across... Read more
Jul
21
2012

Would-be model plane bomber admits DC plot

The Massachusetts man charged with plotting to attack the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol with remote-controlled model airplanes filled with explosives entered a guilty plea in a Boston federal court on Friday. Rezwan Ferdaus, 26, of Ashland, Massachusetts, pled... Read more
Jul
20
2012

Moviegoers describe confusion, terror as gunman opened fire

As the new Batman movie played on the screen, a gunman dressed in black and wearing a helmet, body armor and a gas mask stepped through a side door. At first he was just a silhouette, taken by some... Read more
Jul
19
2012

Americans on no-fly list allowed to learn to fly

U.S. citizens who are on the government’s list of people banned from flying because they’re considered terror threats are not prevented from learning how to fly in schools around the country, according to government regulations. via WDTN. Read more
Jul
19
2012

Bombing suspect in attack that killed 7 on bus of Israeli tourists was carrying fake Michigan driver’s license, Bulgaria says

The suspected suicide bomber in Wednesday’s attack on a tour bus that killed seven and injured dozens was carrying a fake U.S. identification card, the Bulgarian prime minister said. The suspect, whose nationality has not been determined, had a... Read more
Jul
17
2012

Olympics security failure is ‘humiliating shambles,’ boss concedes

British lawmakers tore into the chief executive of the security contractor that will be unable to deliver enough guards for the Olympic Games, forcing Nick Buckles to agree Tuesday that the fiasco is "a humiliating shambles." The company’s failure... Read more
Jul
06
2012

Police: 7 men arrested in UK anti-terror operation

Seven men have been arrested in the United Kingdom on suspicion of terror offenses, West Midlands police said Friday.The arrests on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday followed the discovery of firearms and offensive weapons hidden in a car stopped by... Read more