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  • Medal of Honor campaign continues for black sergeant who saved troops

    Medal of Honor campaign continues for black sergeant who saved troops
    If he had known in 2005 what he knows today, Brig. Gen. Gary Brito would have nominated Sgt. 1st Class Alwyn Cashe for the Medal of Honor. Brito knew in 2005 that Cashe, his uniform soaked with fuel, had plunged into a burning vehicle in Iraq on Oct....
  • Another Bomb Threat At Bristol School

    Another Bomb Threat At Bristol School
    BRISTOL — Southside School was evacuated for the second time this week after a bomb threat was discovered in a girls' bathroom, police said. The building was evacuated about 11:15 a.m. Friday after someone noticed a threat scrawled on a stall, Lt....
  • Bomb threat prompts evacuation at New Jersey mall

    NEW YORK - A telephone bomb threat triggered the evacuation of a major department store at a popular New Jersey mall on Friday, police said. The threat was phoned in at about 5:30 p.m., said Sgt. Elliot Colon of the Paramus Police Department. Police had...
  • Suicide bomber kills 27 militia members in Iraq

    Suicide bomber kills 27 militia members in Iraq
    A suicide bomber killed at least 27 Shi'ite militiamen on the outskirts of the Iraqi town of Jurf al-Sakhar on Monday after security forces pushed Islamic State militants out of the area over the weekend, army and police sources said. The attacker,...
  • Iraqi security forces and Kurds gain ground against Islamic State

    Iraqi security forces and Kurds gain ground against Islamic State
    Iraqi government forces and Shi'ite militias seized control of the strategic town of Jurf al-Sakhar near Baghdad from Islamic State on Saturday and Kurdish fighters made gains in the north after heavy coalition air strikes against the Sunni militants....
  • Iraqi forces retake 4 villages from Islamic State

    Iraqi forces retake 4 villages from Islamic State
    Iraqi government forces retook four villages on Sunday near a mountain ridge overlooking Islamic State supply lines, security officials said, in a campaign which has struggled to make advances against the Sunni Islamist insurgents. Iraqi security forces...
  • Iraqi Shiites warily greet new year, watch for suicide bombers

    Iraqi Shiites warily greet new year, watch for suicide bombers
    First came billowing banners in yellow, green and black. Then colorful tents were raised Sunday beside tables stacked with sugar-filled tea glasses, steaming teapots and plates of biscuits. And, surrounding every table and tent, wary Iraqi federal...
  • 15-Year-Old Boy Charged In Bristol Bomb Threat

    15-Year-Old Boy Charged In Bristol Bomb Threat
    BRISTOL — Police have charged a 15-year-old boy with scrawling a bomb threat on a desk Oct. 9, prompting an evacuation of Bristol Central High School. Police announced the arrest Thursday. The boy was charged with first-degree threatening and...
  • Police: Students evacuated for third time in two weeks after Whitehall High bomb scare

    Police: Students evacuated for third time in two weeks after Whitehall High bomb scare
    For the third time in a two weeks, students at Whitehall High School were evacuated following a reported bomb threat, police said. Whitehall police said a written threat was discovered in a boy's bathroom at 12:45 p.m. Thursday, prompting an evacuation...
  • Hamden High School Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat

    Hamden High School Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat
    HAMDEN — Hamden High School was evacuated Wednesday morning after a male phoned a bomb threat to the school administration. Hamden police and four state police dog teams searched the building and found nothing. Students, who gathered first at...
  • Suffolk courthouse, roads back open after bomb threat

    Suffolk courthouse, roads back open after bomb threat
    A Suffolk court building was closed for nearly an hour Wednesday morning while police and firefighters investigated a bomb threat, a city spokeswoman said.  The threat at the Godwin Courts Building, was called in at about 9:45 a.m., spokeswoman Diana...