Bomb threats

March 03, 2017 - 12:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former journalist fired for making up details in stories is behind at least eight of the scores of threats made against Jewish institutions nationwide, and a bomb threat to New York's Anti-Defamation League, in an effort to harass and vilify his former girlfriend, federal...
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March 03, 2017 - 10:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A jilted ex-boyfriend is behind at least eight of the scores of threats made against Jewish Community Centers nationwide, plus a bomb threat to New York's Anti-Defamation League, in an effort to harass and vilify his former girlfriend, federal officials said Friday. Juan Thompson...
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March 02, 2017 - 5:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds have turned out for a "Stand Against Hate" rally in Philadelphia in response to the recent vandalism of a Jewish cemetery and hate crimes around the country. A Jewish federation says it organized Thursday's rally to "restore a sense of security and peace to our...
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March 02, 2017 - 1:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of people have turned out for a "Stand Against Hate" rally at Independence Mall in Philadelphia in response to the recent vandalism of a Jewish cemetery and hate crimes around the country. A Jewish federation says it organized Thursday's rally to "restore a sense of...
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February 24, 2017 - 6:43 pm
CLARKSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Two World War II-era grenades have been found in a suburban New York nursing home resident's refrigerator, prompting an evacuation. The Journal News reports ( http://lohud.us/2mgv16B ) the Tappan Zee Manor Nursing Home was evacuated Friday afternoon while police searched the...
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February 24, 2017 - 6:24 pm
CLARKSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York nursing home was evacuated after two World War II-era grenades were found in a 91-year-old resident's refrigerator. The Journal News reports ( http://lohud.us/2mgv16B ) that the Tappan Zee Manor Nursing Home was evacuated shortly before 3 p.m. Friday...
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February 22, 2017 - 2:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Law enforcement agencies are investigating a bomb threat made to the Anti-Defamation League's headquarters in New York City. ADL CEO Jonathan A. Greenblatt says it appears to be no more than a threat. However, he said the organization is "taking it very seriously." Gov. Andrew Cuomo...
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February 22, 2017 - 12:41 pm
DUBLIN (AP) — A booby-trap bomb has exploded outside the home of a Northern Ireland policeman, injuring nobody but underscoring the continued threat from Irish Republican Army splinter groups. The Police Service of Northern Ireland says Wednesday's failed attack involved a bomb attached to the...
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President Donald Trump speaks in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. The president denounced threats against Jewish community centers as "horrible," his first forceful statement against anti-Semitism. Earlier botched attempts to address the issue and an angry encounter with a Jewish reporter last week have fueled concerns that Trump emboldens bigots. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 21, 2017 - 6:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday condemned recent threats against Jewish community centers in the U.S. as "painful reminders" of lingering prejudice and evil, his first full-throated comments on the rise of anti-Semitic venom after pressure for him to speak out forcefully. With...
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