A California man with delusions of joining the Taliban has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for trying to blow up a bank with a car bomb he thought would go off but was actually made up of inert materials supplied by the FBI.
Parts of the Stanford University campus have been evacuated as police investigated a suspicious package that was found there Tuesday morning, Stanford police said.
A university student from Russia charged with making bombs in his central Pennsylvania apartment is scheduled to appear before a federal magistrate next week who will determine whether he’ll remain jailed until the charges go to trial.
A Pennsylvania judge has refused to reduce bail for a college student from Russia charged with possession of bomb-making and marijuana-growing materials.
Police arrested three 19-year-old Vallejo men for making a false bomb threat and placing a fake bomb under an acquaintance’s vehicle in Vallejo on Thursday afternoon, police said.
A man clutching what appeared to be a bomb detonator escaped with cash after robbing a bank in downtown San Mateo, according to authorities.
A San Jose man pleaded not guilty in federal court Friday to a charge alleging that he attempted to detonate a car bomb at an Oakland bank last month in order to spark a civil war.
A Bay Area man arrested in an FBI terrorism sting after he allegedly tried to blow up an Oakland bank with an inoperative bomb may need a mental health evaluation, his defense lawyer said Thursday.
A San Jose man who purportedly wanted to spark a civil war in the U.S. was arrested by federal agents Friday after he allegedly attempted to detonate a car bomb at a bank in Oakland, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.
Police detonated a live pipe bomb found in a car during a traffic stop in San Jose Wednesday night.