Bomb threats

The FBI released this poster on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, asking for the public's assistance in finding the people responsible for sending suspicious packages to multiple locations across the United States. The targets of the packages were some of the figures most frequently criticized by President Donald Trump. (FBI via AP)
October 25, 2018 - 7:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators searched coast-to-coast Thursday for the culprit and motives behind the bizarre mail-bomb plot aimed at critics of the president, analyzing the innards of the crude devices to reveal whether they were intended to detonate or simply sow fear two weeks before Election...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally at Central Wisconsin Airport in Mosinee, Wis., Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 25, 2018 - 6:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It didn't last. With the country on edge over a widening pipe-bomb scare, talk of national unity quickly gave way to finger-pointing on Thursday. President Donald Trump cast blame on the media for fomenting anger in society while candidates across the country traded partisan...
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This image obtained Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, and provided by ABC News shows a package addressed to former CIA head John Brennan and an explosive device that was sent to CNN's New York office. The mail-bomb scare widened Thursday as law enforcement officials seized more suspicious packages. (ABC News via AP)
October 25, 2018 - 12:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on pipe bombs sent to prominent Democrats and CNN (all times local): 11:45 a.m. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is hailing the "quick-witted work" of a security guard who alerted authorities to a suspicious device at Robert De Niro's Manhattan office. Two officials...
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Police stand watch near a building associated with Robert DeNiro, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, in New York after reports of a suspicious package. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
October 25, 2018 - 11:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on pipe bombs sent to prominent Democrats and CNN (all times local): 11:45 a.m. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is hailing the "quick-witted work" of a security guard who alerted authorities to a suspicious device at Robert De Niro's Manhattan office. Two officials...
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Police stand watch near a building associated with Robert DeNiro, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, in New York after reports of a suspicious package. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
October 25, 2018 - 10:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on pipe bombs sent to prominent Democrats and CNN (all times local): 9:55 a.m. A law enforcement official says a second package addressed to former Vice President Joe Biden has been intercepted at a mail facility in Wilmington, Delaware. The official says it has similar...
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New York City Police Dept. officers arrive outside the Time Warner Center, in New York, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. A police bomb squad was sent to CNN's offices in New York City and the newsroom was evacuated because of a suspicious package. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 25, 2018 - 7:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on pipe bombs sent to prominent Democrats and CNN (all times local): 7:10 a.m. A New York City police bomb squad has removed a suspicious package from a Manhattan building associated with Robert De Niro. A law enforcement source tell The Associated Press that the device...
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President Donald Trump gestures as he leaves the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, to attend a campaign rally in Mosinee, Wis. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 25, 2018 - 3:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The discovery of pipe bombs targeting prominent Democratic politicians and CNN is raising the threat of election-season violence largely unknown in the U.S. — and prompting uncomfortable questions about the consequences of leaders' increasingly vitriolic rhetoric. Coming two weeks...
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This screenshot from CNN's Twitter account shows what CNN says is the explosive device that was delivered to their New York headquarters on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. The package sent to CNN contained a live explosive with wires, a black pipe and an envelope with white powder. Officials said the substance was being tested to see if it was dangerous. (CNN Twitter Account via AP)
October 24, 2018 - 7:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on explosive devices sent to former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN and others (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The attempted bomb attacks against President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN and others are front-and-center at the preshow of President Donald...
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A Broward County Sheriff's bomb defusing robot is sent into the Sunrise Utility Administrative Center in Sunrise, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, after a suspicious package was discovered in the building where Congresswoman Deborah Wasserman Schultz's office is located. (Taimy Alvarez/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
October 24, 2018 - 5:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on explosive devices sent to former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN and others (all times local): 5:40 p.m. The U.S. Capitol Police are confirming they are investigating a suspicious package found at a facility that screens congressional mail before it...
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President Donald Trump speaks about crude pipe bombs targeting Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, CNN and others, during an event on the opioid crisis, in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 24, 2018 - 4:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on explosive devices sent to former President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton (all times local): 4:15 p.m. CNN chief Jeff Zucker is criticizing the White House for what he calls "a total and complete lack of understanding" about the seriousness of attacks on the media...
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