Someone called 911 and directed law enforcement to a home on Newark Avenue, where they claimed a Kean University student was holding his brother and sister hostage with a pipe bomb.
The Port Authority says the all-clear has been given after the upper level of the central terminal building at LaGuardia Airport was evacuated Tuesday morning.
The Port Authority Bus Terminal was evacuated Monday evening, after someone found a package of what looked like grenades.
Two floors of an apartment building in Hell’s Kitchen were evacuated Monday evening, after police discovered what might have been a drug lab.
New York officials say $1.4 million in federal homeland security money will be distributed to support the operations of a dozen bomb squads across the state.
Police say they are not sure of Marc Ringel’s motives, but say the don’t believe he is a member of an extremist group or a terrorist.
Workers were digging in the water and the cannonball, believed to be from the Civil War time period, was found in dirt that was scooped up by their backhoe, officials said.
Police said students at Wayne Hills High were forced to wait on the bleachers of the football field as police investigate the report of a suspicious package.