Officials at Columbia, Cornell, and Brown University have since given an all-clear and found no credible threats.
The plane was taxiing and had to be rerouted with passengers evacuated while authorities searched the plane.
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport said part of the baggage claim area was blocked off while authorities investigate the bomb threat.
A woman in California left multiple voice messages containing bomb threats to a Catholic prep school after the school declared it would add same-sex marriage announcements to its alumni magazine in 2019. Sonia Tabizada, 36, pleaded guilty to the hate crime of “intentionally obstructing persons in the enjoyment of their […]
Princeton University ordered an emergency evacuation Saturday after a reported bomb threat, according to a release from the school’s communications department. Students were ordered to vacate multiple buildings, including the school’s art museum, library, Nassau Hall, and the Chapel. About two hours after the reported bomb threat, Princeton’s public safety […]
A bomb threat was emailed to 19 Jewish Community Centre locations in the US, including several in New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said at a press conference in Albany on Sunday. The threat was emailed to JCC email accounts at about 11:30 a.m. Sunday, the director of New York State’s […]
An Air India flight from Mumbai to New York made an emergency landing in London Thursday after the airline said a bomb threat was made. The airline tweeted about a bomb threat, but deleted the tweet soon after. The Royal Air Force confirmed to Business Insider that Typhoon jets were […]
Police took a man into custody after he walked into Brisbane International Airport “carrying a metal box with exposed wiring and claimed to be carrying a bomb.” There were no reported injuries to the public or police. Passengers are reportedly locked inside aircraft still on the tarmac. The Courier-Mail newspaper […]
A 23-year-old student from Rennes, France, is accused of calling a hoax bomb threat in to easyJet on January 18. The public prosecutor in Rennes said the student’s parents were on the flight and he did not want to see them. The call caused the flight to turn around and […]
The studio behind major “Call of Duty” games like “Modern Warfare” and “Infinite Warfare” was evacuated on Thursday, Kotaku reports. Infinity Ward is based in Woodland Hills, California, and it employs hundreds of people. Police reportedly arrived on Thursday morning and informed the staff of a bomb threat. One of […]
Shorly before midnight, CNN commentators reporting from the New York City streets reported they were given the “all clear.” The New York Police Department is investigating an alleged bomb threat at Columbus Circle, according to a tweet from CNN host Brian Stelter. An “unsubstantiated telephone threat” came through to the […]
Voters in Georgia experienced long lines and broken machines. A gun scare caused one location in Florida to be put on lockdown. Signatures have proven to be a sticking point in multiple states. Excitement for the midterm elections has been at unusually high levels, with voters rushing to the polls […]
A “pair of unattended packages” on Thursday evening prompted the evacuation of some areas of the Time Warner Center Mall, the location of CNN’s studios in New York City. Images from the scene show people leaving the building. It’s the second time this week that portions of the building were […]
United Airlines Flights 971 made an emergency landing in Shannon, Ireland on Monday. Reports indicate a bomb threat was discovered on board the Boeing 767-300. According to reports, the threat was found inscribed in the bathroom of the plane. The incident was referred to as a “potential security concern.” Flight […]
Tyler Raj Barriss, 25, has been indicted on charges of making hoax bomb threats to the Federal Communications Commission during the net-neutrality hearings and to the FBI headquarters in Washington, DC. He was already charged with involuntary manslaughter and awaiting trial over a “swatting” incident in which a call to […]
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A Malaysia Airlines plane was forced to return to Melbourne after a man who claimed to have a bomb attempted to enter the cockpit. Shortly after take-off, passengers onboard flight MH128, traveling from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur, tackled a man carrying a strange object as he moved towards the front […]