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3 years 2 weeks ago

Government concerned about exploding implants

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. government is warning airlines that some terrorists are considering surgically implanting explosives into humans to carry out attacks. There is no intelligence pointing to a specific plot, but the U.S. has shared this information with executives at domestic and international carriers. The Transportation Security...

3 years 3 months ago

Explosive devices rendered harmless

The Regional Explosives Unit has disposed of a cache of improvised hand grenades and other pyrotechnic devices. The devices were found in the Black Forest area in storage earlier this week. The owner is deceased. Members of the Explosive Unit removed a total of 26 grenade devices, about...

3 years 10 months ago

Manitou Police investigate strange packages

Manitou Springs Police Department with the assistance of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms are continue to analyze two suspicious packages that were found in Manitou Springs on Thursday, forcing the closure of several businesses. An x-ray released by the Manitou Springs Police Department shows what was inside one of the...

3 years 11 months ago

Fort Carson soldier killed by IED

The Department of Defense has announced the death of a soldier from an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan. Spc. Pedro A. Millet Meletiche, 20, of Elizabeth, N. J., died Aug. 22 at Arghandab River Valley, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device. ...

3 years 11 months ago

Suspicious device found at Fort Carson

A suspicious device was found at Fort Carson Friday afternoon. The device was found in a barracks on post. Members of the 242nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit were called in to investigate. They examined the device and made sure it was safe. The incident is now under investigation.

4 years 3 months ago

Man indicted for blowing up mailboxes

A Texas prosecutor says a man accused of planting 36 explosive devices across east Texas caused fear that was "nothing short of domestic terrorism." Prosecutor Brit Featherston says, "Today that fear stops." Larry North was indicted yesterday on charges of possessing an illegal firearm or destructive device. He...

4 years 5 months ago

Found artillery shell was a "dummy"

Academy Blvd and Westmeadow Dr. have reopened, and Fort Carson has given the all-clear for residents of neighboring apartment buildings to return home. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office closed Academy after an artillery shell was discovered in some weeds Thursday morning. It was found under the S. Academy...

4 years 9 months ago

Five Americans killed un Afghanistan

Six more American military have been killed in southern Afghanistan. There's no word on their home posts. The Department of Defense says four soldiers were killed in Zabul province yesterday when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb. Another soldier was shot to death in an insurgent attack. Meanwhile, a...

4 years 10 months ago

Two US troops killed in Afghanistan

The NATO-led force in Afghanistan says attacks have killed two U.S. troops, keeping August on track to be the deadliest month of the war for the U.S. military. NATO says one American died Wednesday after an improvised explosive device detonated in southern Afghanistan. A second service member was killed in...

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