Bomb threat at Hector International Airport temporarily halts flights

Police were called to investigate the threat Saturday morning around 9:00

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Authorities respond to a bomb threat report at Hector International Airport. The call came in shortly before 9 a.m. Fargo Police officers worked with FBI, TSA and Airport Authority members as they investigated the threat. A K-9 unit was brought in to sweep the airport but did not come up with anything in the search. Officers…

Man Facing Multiple Charges After Bomb Found in His Vehicle

Kandiyohi County Sheriff Eric Holien said the device had a fuse and was larger than a pipe bomb.

WILLMAR, MN– It was just a home-made sparkler, a Benson, Minnesota man, who’s now facing multiple charges told the police, after they found a bomb in his pickup truck Monday afternoon. Kandiyohi County Sheriff Eric Holien said the device had a fuse and was larger than a pipe bomb. According to the sheriff, “It had inside materials that were used…

Man Overhead Saying He Had A Bomb In His Computer At Grand Forks Public Library

Police arrested 34-year-old Raymond Lassiter

GRAND FORKS, ND — A Grand Forks man was arrested after he was overheard saying he had a bomb in his computer. Police arrested 34-year-old Raymond Lassiter at the Grand Forks Public Library around 2:30 this afternoon. The library was cleared for a short time so officers could investigate. Nothing was found and the library was re-opened a short time later….

Grand Forks Police Find Bomb While Investigating Shooting

One man has been arrested for reckless endangerment

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — On Wednesday evening, officers were called to Sam’s Club on 32nd Avenue South after a report of shots fired. People in two different vehicles had met up, and an altercation broke out, but no one was hurt. Twenty–year old Devon Hricak has been arrested and charged with felony reckless endangerment. Officers conducted a search warrant on the…

Grand Forks Police Investigating Suspicious Package Left in Parking Lot

The liquor store was vacated while the bomb squad determined that the case was empty

  GRAND FORKS, ND — The Grand Forks Regional Bomb Squad was called after an abandoned case was found near Sam’s Club. The suspicious case was found around 11:30 last night outside the Sam’s Club Liquor Store on 32nd Avenue South in Grand Forks. The liquor store was vacated while the bomb squad determined that the case was empty. Police…

Minnesota Man Killed in Somalia Bombing

He was applying for a job with the U.N.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The deadliest single attack in Somalia’s history killed more than 300 people including a man from Bloomington, Minnesota. According to a GoFundMe page, Ahmed Eyow was in a hotel in Mogadishu when the bombs went off. “And he was a great father and he served his community,” said the Ahmed’s brother, Bashir Eyow. “I would like to…

Flight Attendant Pleads Guilty to Interfering with Aircraft, Avoids Prison

He said he wanted to be recognized as a hero

  BISMARCK, ND — A flight attendant from Arizona accused of making bogus bomb threats on two flights will not be going to prison. Justin Cox-Sever, 23, has pleaded guilty in federal court in Bismarck to interfering with an aircraft. He said he wanted to be recognized as a hero. The judge gave him up to five months in a…

UPDATED: Authorities Give the All Clear in Park Rapids Explosives Investigation

Schools in the area were on lockdown but students and staff were allowed to leave at the normal dismissal time

  PARK RAPIDS, Minn. —  Authorities have given the all clear in an explosives investigation on the west side of the city. This information was posted on the Hubbard Co. Sheriffs Office & Emergency Management Facebook page: The scene on the west side of Park Rapids has been cleared. Everyone can return to the area & the roadways are being…

Man Identified in Sanford Hospital Bomb Threat

Joshua Ourada was booked into Cass County jail, accused of three felonies

A Fargo man is in Cass County jail tonight charged with bringing an explosive device into Sanford Emergency Center. After last night’s events, Joshua Ourada is accused of three felonies. Sanford Hospital released a statement saying a man was brought to their emergency center and was in possession of a potentially explosive device. Fargo Police say they were initially called…

Police: Wisconsin Man Dies Trying to Blow Up Apartment Building

Police say 44-year-old Joseph Zunker called dispatch threatening to blow up his apartment building

  Police say a man in a small northwestern Wisconsin community was killed after he followed through on his threat to bomb his apartment building. Joseph Zunker, 44, called dispatch late last night and said he had a bomb. As officers tried to make contact with Zunker, he threatened to blow everyone up. He eventually set off the bomb and…