Authorities say a mother got so angry when told that her daughter had failed a New York state exam that she threatened to bomb the school.
The FBI is working to determine the source of telephone threats that prompted the evacuation and search of two planes at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
An alleged bomb threat prompted a massive police response at John F. Kennedy International Airport Monday night.
The threat comes on one of the busiest travel days of the holiday season.
The school superintendent says police and bomb-sniffing dogs searched the building and did not find any explosives.
Just before 10 a.m. Monday, Newark police received a call from a male caller who didn’t identify himself but said four bombs were set to explode in the building at 11:09 a.m., the city said a statement.
According to Monroe Police Lt. Brian McCauley, the school was evacuated as a precaution after the threat was called in at 9:30 a.m.
A defense lawyer says the Boston Marathon bombing suspects’ sister denies making phone threats, allegations that have resulted in a harassment charge.
The sister of Boston Marathon bombing suspects Dzkokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev was in police custody Wednesday, on allegations that she issued a bomb threat.
The new rules went into effect Tuesday and officials say they will remain in effect for the rest of the school year.
Fearful that her family would learn she was not graduating, a 22-year-old woman phoned in bomb threats to Quinnipiac University on Sunday to try and force commencement ceremonies to be canceled, police said.
UConn called for people to evacuate an admissions building on its Storrs campus Thursday morning and others on campus to shelter in place.
All of the students have been accounted for and school officials were working to send them home, according to school officials. A technological glitch delayed the school’s ability to send out an alert to parents.
The latest device was found in Grymes Hill on Saturday — what police called a realistic looking bomb found in a backpack, along with a note, a name and an address.
Employees were asked to leave campus at around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. The all-clear was given at 6:25 p.m.