Kentucky: Madisonville man arrested for allegedly making homemade explosives

A Madisonville man was arrested by the FBI on Thursday for allegedly making homemade explosives. Federal court documents state Robert Coleman, 66, was “knowingly engaging in the business of importing, manufacturing, and/or dealing in explosive materials.” The FBI was alerted 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 …

CISA: Office for Bombing Prevention Trains Its 150,000th Person

Earlier this month, CISA’s Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP) reached a major milestone during the delivery of its Surveillance Detection Course in Louisville, Kentucky, by training its 150,000th person. Interest in OBP training has steadily increased since its inception, training Read More …

Maine man and two teenagers arrested for planning to attack Chicago mosque

An 18-year-old Maine man and two other teens, one in Chicago and another in Kentucky, conspired to attack a Chicago mosque with homemade explosives this month, new court documents reveal – until the FBI unraveled the plot. The teens, agents Read More …

Kentucky school employee injured after explosive device put on toilet

A school worker in southeastern Kentucky has filed a lawsuit against his district and three coworkers after allegedly being injured by fireworks in an act of “horseplay” while he was sitting on the toilet. Daniel Rice, who worked in maintenance Read More …

Man with gun, explosives arrested at Kentucky hospital, police say

A man who police say was in possession of several guns and improvised explosive devices was arrested March 25 at University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital in Lexington, reports the Louisville Courier Journal. UK police received a tip from Read More …

Kentucky: Homemade explosive found after McCracken County shooting

Jay Garland of Paducah Kentucky was arrested in connection to a Dec. 3 shooting at 5120 Concord Avenue. When deputies arrived, they found the victim, Tyler Busby of Paducah Kentucky, in the driveway. While executing a search warrant at the Read More …

Kentucky: Sheriff’s office: Pipe bomb found in hunting area in Boone County

The Boone County Sheriff’s Office says it found a homemade pipe bomb that was set up for a delayed explosion. The bomb was safely dismantled, but Chief Deputy Brian Pontius warned there could be others. “We have no way to guarantee Read More …

Kentucky: LMPD – Two Explosions Set Off At Protests Near Waterfront Park Late Thursday

Two explosions occurred alongside protesters near Louisville’s Waterfront Park Thursday night. Louisville Metro Chief of Public Safety Amy Hess said that one of the explosions left a crater roughly one-and-a-half feet in length on Witherspoon Street. Another nearby explosion, the Read More …