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  • Threat puts Metea Valley High School briefly on lockdown

     Threat puts Metea Valley High School briefly on lockdown
    Metea Valley High School went on lockdown briefly Monday afternoon while police and school officials investigated the legitimacy of a bomb threat. Aurora police spokesman Dan Ferrelli said about noon a student found a piece of paper in a bathroom with...
  • Al Qaeda leader linked to New York subway plot is killed in Pakistan

    Pakistani officials said Saturday that Al Qaeda’s operations chief -- wanted for his alleged role in a plot to bomb New York’s subway system -- was killed in a gun battle with security forces near the Afghanistan border. Adnan Shukrijumah...
  • 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....
  • Threat puts Metea Valley High School briefly on lockdown

    Threat puts Metea Valley High School briefly on lockdown
    AURORA – Metea Valley High School went on lockdown briefly Monday afternoon while police and school officials investigated the legitimacy of a bomb threat. Aurora police spokesman Dan Ferrelli said about noon a student found a piece of paper in...
  • U.S. launches 20 airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

    U.S. launches 20 airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq
    The United States launched 20 airstrikes against Islamic State militants in recent days, military officials said in a statement on Wednesday. Since Monday, U.S. forces conducted seven strikes against the militant group in Syria and led 13 strikes in ...
  • Cheney Tech Evacuated In Manchester

    Cheney Tech Evacuated In Manchester
    MANCHESTER — Howell Cheney Technical High School was evacuated Wednesday morning because of a bomb threat, police said. An alarming message was found on a wall in the school about 8:20 a.m., and the building was evacuated. State troopers with bomb-...
  • Did CIA torture yield key information? Report says no; defenders disagree

    Did torture make America safer? The conclusion of a Senate committee that investigated CIA interrogation of terrorism suspects is that it did not — that intelligence gained under duress stopped no imminent plots. But that is hotly disputed by...
  • Reward offered in Naperville bomb threat case

    A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information helpful in solving a recent bomb threat incident at Neuqua Valley High School. Naperville Crime Stoppers made the offer this week to help police track down the source of an Oct. 30 email that...
  • Easton High School evacuated after bomb threat

    Easton High School evacuated after bomb threat
    Easton Area High School students were briefly evacuated Wednesday after school officials discovered a bomb threat. Nothing was found and no one was injured, according to school officials. Just before noon, school officials found a message that...
  • Authorities investigate bomb threat at federal building

    Authorities investigate bomb threat at federal building
    Authorities are investigating after someone called in a bomb threat this morning at the Kluczynski Federal Building in the Loop. Police were notified at 7:15 a.m. that an unknown male had phoned in the threat at the building, 230 S. Dearborn St., said...
  • Stalker Gets 10 Years In Attempted Acid Bomb Attack

    A Florida man who tracked his fleeing, ex-girlfriend to Connecticut and tried to injure and disfigure her with acid-filled car bombs, was sentenced to 10 years in prison Thursday in federal court in Hartford. Federal prosecutors said Frank Mendoza, 53,...