Bomb Scare

Everett Basham

Santa Clara Man Charged With Threatening State Senator Yee

A Santa Clara man was charged Friday with possessing assault weapons, explosives and bomb-making materials after the California Highway Patrol tracked an emailed death threat to Democratic state Sen. Leland Yee of San Francisco.

02/15/2013

State Senator Leland Yee addresses a death threat made against him. (CBS)

Senator Yee Says Death Threats Won’t Deter Gun Control Efforts

State Sen. Leland Yee said Thursday that a death threat against him that led to the arrest of a Santa Clara County man will not deter him from moving forward with gun control proposals in the Legislature.

02/14/2013

Police block the 5800 block of Emeryville because of a bomb threat, February 6, 2013. (CBS)

Bomb Threat At Emeryville Building Housing UC Berkeley Lab Prompts Evacuations

Two buildings have been evacuated Wednesday morning as police and fire crews investigate a bomb threat to a University of California at Berkeley-affiliated office in Emeryville.

02/06/2013

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Shelter-In-Place Ordered After Bomb Threat At Sunnyvale School

The shelter-in-place order was issued around 1:30 p.m. after someone called the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety saying there was a bomb at the high school, located at 589 W Fremont Ave., academic superintendent Kate Jamentz said.

01/31/2013

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UC Davis Researcher Facing Firearm, Explosives Possession Charges After Explosion

A chemistry researcher at the University of California, Davis who was injured in an explosion at his campus apartment last week faces 10 charges of possessing firearms and explosives.

01/24/2013

San Francisco police responded to an explosive device found near AT&T Park.  (CBS)

SF Bomb Squad Called To Investigate Military Device Found Near AT&T Park

A San Francisco police bomb squad was called out to investigate a piece of military ordinance discovered Thursday near AT&T Park.

01/23/2013

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Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation Of Oakland Cerebral Palsy Center

Police have given the all-clear after a bomb threat forced the evacuation of dozens of people at the Cerebral Palsy Center for the Bay Area in Oakland Thursday morning, police said.

01/10/2013

The bomb squad was called to a home on the 900 block of 37th Avenue in Oakland on December 26, 2012, after 5.5 pounds of TNT was found. (CBS)

Bomb Squad Removes World War II-Era Explosives From Oakland Home

The Alameda County sheriff’s bomb squad has safely removed old explosives that a resident had stored at his home in the 900 block of 37th Street near West Oakland, sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. J. D. Nelson said.

12/26/2012

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Bomb Threat Evacuates Stores At Great Mall In Milpitas

No bomb was found after a search of the Kohl’s department store at the Great Mall in Milpitas after a threat prompted an evacuation of the Kohl’s and some adjacent stores Friday afternoon, police said.

12/14/2012

Geoffrey McGann (Santa Rita Jail)

No Charges Filed In Oakland Airport Bomb Scare

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has declined to file charges against a Southern California artist and teacher who was arrested Thursday evening at Oakland International Airport for wearing a suspicious watch.

11/19/2012

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