Texas: Federal documents give details on explosive device found in Fort Smith home

Federal court documents give more details about what kind of explosive device was found in the home of a man arrested in Austin, Texas, by the FBI Tuesday. Neil Ravi Mehta, 31, of Fort Smith, an employer for Federal Armament Read More …

Kentucky: Bardstown police investigating explosive devices found

An investigation is underway in Bardstown after a reported bomb threat. Bardstown police say around 8:30 Friday morning, officers were called to the 300 block of North 1st street for a suspicious device. When officers arrived they found what looked Read More …

Maryland: K9 Deacon Joins the MD State Fire Marshal’s Office

There’s a new employee at the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s office – K9 Deacon and his human Senior Deputy State Fire Marshal Jeff Thomas. Deacon is a 13 month old yellow Lab and has been ATF-trained in the accelerant detection Read More …

Montana: ATF offers reward after pipe bombs were found in Great Falls

The investigation continues into the discovery of two explosive devices in Great Falls earlier this month. On July 4th, 2022, several agencies – including the ATF, Great Falls Police Department, and the Malmstrom AFB Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit – responded Read More …

Minnesota: K-9 teams gather in Arden Hills to train on explosive-detection skills

Dozens of dogs across Minnesota, Wisconsin and Canada came together on Wednesday to sniff out trouble. More than 30 K-9 teams came to the Arden Hills Army Training Center to earn their National Odor Recognition Testing (NORT) certification. One of Read More …

Vermont: Springfield Man Faces Federal Pipe Bomb Charge

The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that Anibal Castro, Jr., 33, of Springfield, Vermont, has been charged with unlawful possession of a “destructive device” (“Pipe Bomb”), in violation of the National Firearms Act. Read More …

Oklahoma: Man arrested for placing an improvised explosive device outside of the Hard Rock Casino in Catoosa

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) said they arrested Zachary Schmidt on for leaving a bag containing an improvised explosive device (IED) outside of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tuesday night. Around 8 p.m. on Jan. Read More …

Chicago Police, Feds Seek Help to Identify Persons of Interest in 53 Arson Investigations

A man wearing a dark shirt and a hat sprays a liquid over the counter of a looted Ulta Beauty store in Brighton Park and ignites the fluid with a match. A group of men start a fire inside the Read More …

Explosion at FedEx facility near San Antonio likely linked to serial bomber, feds say

A package bomb that exploded at a FedEx facility near San Antonio early Tuesday is likely linked to attacks by a serial bomber that have killed two people in Austin, a federal official said. “We suspect it is related to our investigation” into four bombings Read More …

Explosion outside US Air Force recruiting office under investigation

Local and federal authorities are investigating an explosion at a US Air Force recruiting office in Bixby, Oklahoma. Bomb squads from Bixby and Tulsa police responded around 10:30 p.m. local time Monday to the reported explosion, near Tulsa, Bixby Police Read More …