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  • Bomb threat forces school evacuation
  • A bomb threat forced the evacuation of a Montgomery County school on Monday.
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  • A school in Delaware was evacuated due to a bomb threat Thursday morning  the second such threat in the last two weeks.
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  • Student arrested for Smyrna threats
  • Police say they have made an arrest in connection with a bomb threat hoax, which led to the evacuation of an entire school district Tuesday morning.
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  • Police are investigating after an 'incendiary device' was found outside a business in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania early Wednesday morning.
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  • The Atlantic County Criminal Courthouse was evacuated Tuesday after police received a called-in bomb threat.
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  • school bomb threat
  • A Houston-area school district says a student is in custody after a bomb squad was dispatched to a high school for a "potential explosive device" in a campus building.
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  • robert sickle fake bomb robbery
  • Police announced Thursday an arrest in the 2012 robbery of the Blue Bell Giant Food Store in which the suspect strapped a fake bomb to his waist.
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  • Bomb threats that led to the evacuations of four Harvard University campus buildings this week were made by a student trying to get out of taking a final exam, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
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  • Harvard University has reopened all four buildings that were evacuated after police received an unconfirmed report that explosives may have been placed inside.
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  • Authorities said a man arrested at Jacksonville International Airport told security screeners he had a bomb in his backpack.
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  • The Fire Marshal is calling a van fire in Northeast Philadelphia late Wednesday night a case of arson.
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  • New Jersey State Police are questioning a man they believe made a credible bomb threat Tuesday.
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  • Bomb threat prompts taxi search in NJ
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  • Ocean City Police have arrested a lifeguard in connection with Tuesday's bomb scare along the beach front.
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  • A bag left at a ticket counter at the SEPTA City Hall stop caused some chaos and concern overnight.
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  • Officials say one person was taken into custody following a "possible security threat" on a Denver-bound flight.
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  • Princeton University evacuation
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  • Princeton University evacuation
  • A phoned-in bomb threat forced Princeton University to shutter its campus for several hours Tuesday, but it later reopened.
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  • Princeton University evacuation
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Nora Muchanic
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  • Princeton University evacuation
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  • Princeton University evacuation
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  • Authorities are detaining a New Jersey teen charged with possessing a destructive device in his home.
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  • The force wasn't too strong with a homemade lightsaber.
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  • Police in central New Jersey have charged a teenager with possession of explosive devices.
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  • Camden threats prompt evacuation of gov. buildings
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  • Camden threats prompt evacuation of gov. buildings
  • A man from Collingswood, New Jersey is accused of making multiple bomb threats and false shooting reports in Camden on Thursday.
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  • Camden threats prompt evacuation of gov. buildings
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  • Kenneth Smith
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  • Kenneth Smith
  • A man who called in a bogus airplane threat to get back at a romantic rival over a Facebook photo was sentenced Monday to 15 months in prison.
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  • A bomb squad has detonated a suspicious package at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
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  • A western Pennsylvania mall has been evacuated after police said a bomb threat was found in a department store dressing room.
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  • A bomb squad responded to the call of a suspicious package outside a bank in North Philadelphia Friday morning.
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  • Eiffel Tower in Paris
  • The Eiffel Tower was evacuated Saturday night after an anonymous caller phoned in a bomb threat, police said.
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  • Daniel Bowden
  • Radnor Township Police say they have made an arrest in a bomb threat hoax at Cabrini College this past weekend.
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  • A spokesman for Cabrini College tells Action News a bomb threat called in to one of the school's dormitories turned out to be a hoax.
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  • Philadelphia Police Narcotics Division served a search warrant on the home, located on the 2600 block of East Thompson Street, after they received information alleging that a 31-year-old man who lives there is a drug dealer. Several guns, including assault rifles, were removed from the home. Police tell us at least two pipe bombs were also confiscated during the raid, as well as Marijuana plants.
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  • Police found weapons and explosive devices inside a home in Philadelphia's Kensington section Thursday morning.
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  • Philadelphia Police Narcotics Division served a search warrant on the home, located on the 2600 block of East Thompson Street, after they received information alleging that a 31-year-old man who lives there is a drug dealer. Several guns, including assault rifles, were removed from the home. Police tell us at least two pipe bombs were also confiscated during the raid, as well as Marijuana plants.
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  • Philadelphia Police Narcotics Division served a search warrant on the home, located on the 2600 block of East Thompson Street, after they received information alleging that a 31-year-old man who lives there is a drug dealer. Several guns, including assault rifles, were removed from the home. Police tell us at least two pipe bombs were also confiscated during the raid, as well as Marijuana plants.
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • Action News was there as police removed guns, drugs and explosives from a Kensington home.
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  • Action News was there as police removed guns, drugs and explosives from a Kensington home.
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  • Delaware Capitol Police have arrested a man they say phoned in a bomb threat to the New Castle County Courthouse in Wilmington last week.
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