Virginia: VSP K9s specializing in explosive detection complete training at airport

Five cute K9s completed training at a Virginia airport on Wednesday. In a social media post, Virginia State Police said “We regret to inform you there will be no peanut butter biscuits available from the snack cart today, your dedicated Read More …

Virginia: Richlands man pleads guilty to possessing and manufacturing explosive device

According to a press release, a Richlands man, who appeared at a health clinic in June 2020 with severe injuries to his hands and fingers, has pled guilty to charges of possessing and manufacturing an unregistered explosive device. The dept. Read More …

Virginia: A Police Bulletin Instructs Officers to Look for Explosives

Following the discovery of two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) amid the pro-Trump mob in Washington, D.C., yesterday, Virginia police instructed officers to be on the lookout for suspicious packages, according to an internal bulletin obtained by The Nation. The information Read More …

North Carolina: Live 100-pound aerial bomb from World War II washes up near Outer Banks lighthouse

The historic Cape Hatteras Light Station grounds were closed Thursday after a bomb appeared in the surf at Buxton on the Outer Banks, according to the National Park Service. A half-mile safety perimeter was established to keep tourists out, including Read More …

Virginia: Warrant details how a note in a safe helped Roanoke County police identify a suspected bomb-maker

“These devices are consistent with what has been used to attack police during riots in the past.” That’s how a search warrant executed on Sept. 3 described what authorities found inside a safe at a Roanoke County apartment on Aug. Read More …

Virginia: Officials find explosives in safe at Villages at Garst Creek

Officials say what was uncovered was not dynamite, but rather explosives that could have been cobbled together from fireworks. Investigators believe someone could have been trying to put those together with other materials that were found in the safe to Read More …

Virginia man blew off hand making explosives to target ‘hot cheerleaders’

A southwest Virginia man who blew off his hand in an apparent explosives accident has been charged in federal court after authorities say they found evidence he was making a bomb and wanted to target “hot cheerleaders” because of his Read More …

Virginia: Stockpile of explosives found in home of Valley man killed in NY police shootout

Federal and state officials found a stockpile of explosive devices on the property of a Shenandoah Valley man who was killed after a shootout with police on a New York highway last week. Last Friday, WHSV was there as Virginia Read More …