EXPLOSIVES

PVC Tube Containing Dynamite Detonated in Meeker County

The Minneapolis Bomb Squad was called and conducted a controlled explosion.

LITCHFIELD, Minn.–A PVC tube containing 11 sticks of dynamite was found in a Meeker County garage and detonated by authorities. Sheriff Brian Cruze says his office got a call Monday about possible explosives found in Harvey Township. The house was unoccupied and the family found the tube as they were preparing to sell the property. The Minneapolis Bomb Squad was…

Undercover Agents Dupe Minneapolis Airport TSA in 17 out of 18 Security Tests

An undercover team, referred to as the "Red Team" from Washington, D.C., posed as passengers and attempted to sneak items through security that should easily be caught. Jack Highberger of KMSP Fox 9 News reports from Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — When put to the test, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport failed 95 percent of security tests conducted last week. An undercover team, referred to as the “Red Team” from Washington, D.C., posed as passengers and attempted to sneak items through security that should easily be caught. It’s the sort of failing grade that MSP-TSA has received before. Seventeen…

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…