San Jose police, in response to alerts about potential threats to police nationwide, have for the first time assigned two officers to patrol cars over New Year’s Eve.
Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace made ominous threats Tuesday against movie theaters showing Sony Pictures’ film “The Interview” that referred to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The group also released a trove of data files including about 8,000 emails from the inbox of Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton.
El Cerrito High School is being evacuated due to a bomb threat that was called in this morning, according to police. The threat has not been verified as credible.
The Supreme Court is weighing the free-speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on Facebook and other social media.
All students, faculty and staff were being evacuated off campus Wednesday morning and the campus was officially closed after college officials reported receiving a “credible threat.”
Police in Santa Cruz have detained two persons of interest Thursday night in connection with an email threatening a mass shooting that was sent Tuesday to the principal of Santa Cruz High School, officials announced Friday.
Santa Cruz police are investigating an email received Tuesday night mentioning an intention to create “a mass casualty situation” at Santa Cruz High School, which was closed Wednesday in response.
Students and faculty have been asked to stay away from the Student Center building in the heart of campus after a threat.
Novato police were stationed at the city’s three high school campuses Friday after a threat of violence at Novato High School was posted on an anonymous social media site, police and school officials said.
Federal officials have released water reserves to combat the growing threat from a drought-fed parasite that a fisheries spokesman called the “Ebola” of salmon and which could result in a “die-off” to the state’s fragile salmon population.