Pennsylvania: ISIS supporter sentenced to 17 years for bomb plot targeting Pittsburgh church

A Pittsburgh man who plotted to bomb a local church out of a desire to show support for the Islamic State group was sentenced this week to a 17-year prison term. Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, 24, who is originally from Syria Read More …

Pennsylvania: Court sentences man for plotting with ISIS to bomb Nigerian church in US

A federal court in the United States has sentenced a Pennsylvania man, Mustafa Mousab Alowemer to 208 months (17 years and 3 months) for plotting with an international terrorist organisation, Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) to bomb a Read More …

Pennsylvania: Multiple people injured during bomb squad training exercise

Multiple people have been injured during a Pennsylvania bomb squad training exercise at a prison facility. Officials say that three law enforcement officers were hurt in an explosion during the exercise at a Montgomery County prison on Thursday morning. The Read More …

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers destroy more than 250 cannon balls in Pennsylvania

CHAMBERSBURG, Pennsylvania – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers destroyed more than 250 Civil War-era cannon balls during a domestic explosive mitigation mission on Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. EOD technicians from the Fort Belvoir, Virginia-based 55th Ordnance Company Read More …

Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIS

A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty today to one count of attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization. Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, 23, of Pittsburgh pleaded guilty to one count Read More …

Pennsylvania: Cambria County man arrested after explosive materials found in home

A South Fork man was arrested Friday after police said he detonated two explosive devices in South Fork Borough on Thursday, and explosive materials were later found in his home. Mark Stephen Yatsky, 57, was charged with felony unlawful possession Read More …

Pittsburgh police search for vehicle after explosion in Lawrenceville

Authorities are searching for a white pickup truck after an explosion damaged a car Sunday night in Lawrenceville. City police said an improvised explosive device detonated in the 3600 block of Penn Avenue shortly after 9 p.m. A separate explosive-related Read More …