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Explosive Device Found In George Soros's Westchester Mailbox

Explosive Device Found In George Soros's Westchester Mailbox

Mailboxes stand outside the entrance to a house owned by philanthropist George Soros in Katonah, NY (Seth Wenig/AP/Shutterstock) An explosive device was reportedly recovered at the Westchester County home of George Soros, the billionaire investor and...

NY Man Allegedly Plotted Election Day Bombing In D.C. To Promote 'Sortition'

NY Man Allegedly Plotted Election Day Bombing In D.C. To Promote 'Sortition'

MICHAEL REYNOLDS/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock The Justice Department says investigators have thwarted a Rockland County man's plan to blow himself up on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on election day, using a homemade explosive intended to unleash "untold...

Police: Exploding Package That Critically Injured Landlord Was Meant For Gang Member

Police: Exploding Package That Critically Injured Landlord Was Meant For Gang Member

222nd Street, between 145th Avenue and 14th Road, the Queens block where the explosion occurred. (Google Maps) An explosive package that critically injured a Queens landlord on Friday was intended for a gang member believed to...

Police: Grenade Found In Bronx, NOT A Bomb Or Terrorism Threat

Police: Grenade Found In Bronx, NOT A Bomb Or Terrorism Threat

Rumors started running wild this afternoon that an explosive device with possible terrorism-connections had been founding the Bronx, leading to a "heavy" police presence. According to FDNY, they responded to an incident at West 238th Street...

Man Called In Fake Explosives Threat About Planes At JFK Airport

Man Called In Fake Explosives Threat About Planes At JFK Airport

Via WCBS 2 Yesterday afternoon, just before 3 p.m., a man called the Port Authority Police and claimed there were explosives on two flights coming into JFK Airport. But, after an investigation by the Port Authority...

"Nice, Normal" Guy With Bomb In His Safe

The suspicious package on Howard Avenue mentioned on the Gothamist Newsmap? According to the Daily News, it was an "M80 wired with nine bullets and lashed to a small brown glass bottle filled with an ounce...

Man In Wheelchair Put Bomb In 125th St. Metro-North Station

Man In Wheelchair Put Bomb In 125th St. Metro-North Station

from JKönig's flickr A legless man in a wheelchair planted explosives in the 125th Street Metro-North station yesterday, according to police. Trains were rerouted and the Harlem station was evacuated while officers tried to make sure...

Firecracker Found On Plane At LGA; Passenger Questioned

Firecracker Found On Plane At LGA; Passenger Questioned

Sigh: WCBS 2 reports that a passenger who flew into LaGuardia Airport last night "was questioned by FBI agents" because he allegedly boarded the flight with a 4" long, 3/4" wide firecracker: "Officials confirmed Monday that...

Detroit Plane Passenger Allegedly Tried To Set Off Explosive

Detroit Plane Passenger Allegedly Tried To Set Off Explosive

Sigh: Apparently a passenger aboard a Northwest Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Detroit tried to set off an explosive as the plane was landing. ABC News reports, "Federal officials and police are interviewing a Nigerian man,...

Teens To Blame In Starbucks Bombing?

Teens To Blame In Starbucks Bombing?

Photograph at Third Avenue & East 92nd Street from 1010WINS Police are continuing to investigate the low-grade explosive that detonated outside a Starbucks on the Upper East Side early yesterday morning. Authorities do not think the...

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