California: Man arrested, bomb-making materials found in Pleasant Hill

A San Francisco Bay Area man has been arrested after police found an incendiary device and bomb-making materials in his apartment, authorities said. The 27-year-old man, who has not been identified, came under police scrutiny after detectives police connected him Read More …

LAPD bomb technician’s warnings were ignored before ill-fated fireworks detonation, report finds

Before members of the LAPD bomb squad destroyed part of a South L.A. neighborhood by exploding a stash of illegal fireworks last summer, they repeatedly ignored warnings from one of their most experienced technicians that the plan was not safe, Read More …

759th Ordnance Company (EOD) technicians clear more than 700 rounds from Air Force range

FORT IRWIN, California – A team of U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians cleared 723 rounds from a U.S. Air Force training range in California’s Mojave Desert. Three EOD Soldiers from the Fort Irwin, California-based 759th Ordnance Company (EOD) disposed Read More …

Master Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician selected for command sergeant major

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland – A Master Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician was selected for the U.S. Army command sergeant major program. Sgt. Maj. Stephen P. Cunningham will become the senior enlisted leader for the Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington-headquartered 3rd Ordnance Read More …

California: Police investigating Sacramento explosions arrest 23-year-old man

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in Sacramento, California, in connection with two explosions in a neighborhood, police said Sunday. Investigators served a search warrant on Saturday following an explosion that caused damage to a vehicle the previous day, a Read More …

ATF: Overloading of Bomb Squad Container Caused Fireworks Explosion in South LA Neighborhood

Overloading of a containment vessel used by the LAPD bomb squad to destroy illegal fireworks was the cause of a late June explosion that rattled a South Los Angeles neighborhood and left 17 people injured, according to a federal report. Read More …