Pipe Bomb

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Object Prompting Shutdown Of Highway 12 Near Fairfield Not A Bomb, Was Tube For Geocaching

A prize from a scavenger hunt looked like a possible bomb to highway work crews and prompted the California Highway Patrol to shut down state Highway 12 at Interstate Highway 80 near Fairfield Tuesday afternoon, a CHP officer said.



Traffic Stop Leads To Pipe Bomb Arrest In Clayton

A routine traffic stop in Clayton late Wednesday night led to a man’s arrest for alleged possession of a pipe bomb, police said Thursday.



FBI, Police Find Explosive Devices Inside Petaluma Home

Police and the FBI Tuesday were continuing to search a northeast Petaluma home where two explosive devices “similar to” pipe bombs were found, a police lieutenant said.


Bomb squad investigating pipe bomb inside SUV parked outside College Park High, in  Pleasant Hill.

E. Bay Teens Suspected Of Blowing Up A Mailbox With Pipe Bomb

Pleasant Hill police arrested 3 teenagers Friday night, for allegedly using a homemade bomb to blow up a mailbox.


A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

Police Detonate Live Pipe Bomb After San Jose Traffic Stop; Driver Arrested

Police detonated a live pipe bomb found in a car during a traffic stop in San Jose Wednesday night.



Homemade Pipe Bomb Discovery Temporarily Shuts Fairfield Streets

A pipe bomb was found in a Fairfield home when a family member was cleaning the house Tuesday afternoon, police said.



Oakley Man’s Pipe Bomb Explodes In His Hands

OAKLEY (BCN) – A man was in critical condition Tuesday after a homemade pipe bomb exploded in his hands early Tuesday morning in Oakley, Oakley police Chief Bani Kollo said. Police received a call shortly […]

CBS San Francisco–07/12/2011

Fairfield Police Arrest Pipe Bomb Suspect

Fairfield police arrested the man allegedly responsible for two explosive device incidents after an eight-hour standoff Saturday.

CBS San Francisco–06/19/2011

Alex Youshock

San Mateo School Bomber Sent To Mental Hospital

A teenager convicted in a 2009 attack at his former San Mateo high school pleaded no contest to more charges Friday and will be sent to a mental hospital.

CBS San Francisco–05/13/2011

Alex Youshock

Jury Deadlocks In Sanity Trial Of San Mateo School Bomber

A mistrial was declared Friday afternoon in Redwood City in the sanity trial of Alexander Youshock, who was found guilty last week of attempted murder of his former Hillsdale High school chemistry teacher.

CBS San Francisco–04/08/2011