bomb threats

NYPD: 3 suspicious packages were not explosive

Three suspicious devices that turned out to be empty rice cookers were discovered Friday morning in downtown New York, prompting a brief scare as residents began their day. All the devices were ultimately deemed safe.

Suspicious package headed to CNN HQ intercepted

For the third time in a week, a suspicious package has been addressed to CNN. This time, on Monday morning, the package was intercepted in Atlanta, the home to CNN's worldwide headquarters.

How alleged bomber was caught

DNA, fingerprints and pings from a cell phone tower led authorities to an auto parts store parking lot in south Florida where they arrested a 56-year-old man Friday morning. The arrest brought an end to a four-day nationwide manhunt for the alleged mailer of over a dozen suspected pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump.

Rep. McCarthy deletes tweet about Soros

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy posted and later deleted a tweet last week that suggested three Jewish, billionaire Democratic donors were attempting to "buy" the 2018 midterm elections.

What to expect in the case against pipe bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc

On Friday, federal authorities arrested Cesar Sayoc Jr., who was charged with sending 13 pipe bombs targeting prominent members of the Democratic party as well as CNN (a 14th bomb was discovered after the arrest). Given the seriousness of the charges and the strength of the evidence, both of which could escalate as the case progresses, Sayoc is likely to spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Bomb suspect threatened people on Twitter

On October 11, a little less than two weeks before the discovery of the first of 14 improvised explosive devices he is suspected of sending to prominent Democrats and CNN's New York offices, Cesar Sayoc tweeted at Rochelle Ritchie.

Suspect's van a focus of bomb investigation

After authorities took Cesar Sayoc into custody Friday, many people couldn't help but notice his white van, its windows covered in eye-catching political images and stickers of President Donald Trump.