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January 15, 2015 at 12:07 PM

2 more bomb threats phoned in to Marysville-Pilchuck High School

Two bomb threats phoned in to Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Thursday morning have been deemed a hoax, police said. The first threat was phoned into the school at 7:45 a.m. Police said the call was similar to one made to the school on Wednesday in which the caller’s voice was electronic. Thursday’s telephone threat was directed at law enforcement…

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October 27, 2014 at 12:09 PM

Shooting threat made at Green River Community College

Update at 12:31 p.m.: Auburn police expect to complete their search of the campus in an hour or so. So far, the person responsible for the threat has not been found. Original post: Green River Community College has been placed under lockdown while Auburn police investigate a threat made against the school. Auburn police said at 10:15 a.m….

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October 27, 2014 at 9:47 AM

Seattle teen arrested after bringing Molotov cocktail to school

Update at 12:45 p.m.: The search for explosive devices at the Seattle Center Armory building is over and the building is again open to the public, according to the Seattle Police Department. Detectives are still investigating the incident but police say they will book the 16-year-old suspect into the King County Youth Service Center for possession of an…

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October 1, 2014 at 8:01 AM

Oregon man gets 30 years in Christmas bomb plot

The Associated Press PORTLAND — An Oregon man was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for plotting to bomb a crowded Christmas tree-lighting ceremony in Portland’s town square four years ago. Prosecutors had sought a 40-year term for Mohamed Mohamud, 23, in the plot that actually was an FBI sting. Mohamud was arrested Nov. 26, 2010, after…

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September 30, 2014 at 6:05 AM

5-year prison sentence for Lynnwood bomb threat

The Associated Press EVERETT — A man who threatened to blow up a Department of Corrections office in Lynnwood was sentenced in Everett to nearly five years in prison. The Daily Herald reports the Snohomish County Superior Court judge declined a defense request Monday to be lenient with 42-year-old David Moyer of Shoreline because of his history…

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September 23, 2014 at 12:41 PM

Bomb threat prompts evacuation of Glacier Peak High School

Update 12:59 p.m.: The Snohomish School District just said that students and staff at Glacier Peak High School have been called back to their classrooms after a bomb scare prompted the evacuation of the school. “The situation at Glacier Peak High School has been cleared by authorities, and it has been deemed safe for students and staff to…

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June 18, 2014 at 4:38 PM

Man accused of making bomb threat against ex-girlfriend’s Sea-Tac flight

The Associated Press SEATAC — A Seattle-Tacoma International Airport spokesman says a 26-year-old Seattle man accused of making a bomb threat against a Southwest Airlines flight his ex-girlfriend was taking has been arrested. Spokesman Perry Cooper says Port of Seattle police, Seattle police and federal authorities investigated after a telephone threat was made to Southwest Flight 149,…

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May 1, 2014 at 11:39 AM

Man charged in Washington bomb plot dead in cell

The Associated Press SEATAC — A Washington state man charged this week with plotting to blow up a Wal-Mart and two gas stations as a diversion for a robbery spree has been found dead in his cell. The U.S. Bureau of Prisons said Thursday that 52-year-old Larry Ray Gillette was discovered unresponsive at the Federal Detention Center at…

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March 14, 2014 at 1:50 PM

King County Courthouse evacuated after threat

A Seattle police officer on horseback monitors the scene outside the King County Courthouse after a threat was called in. (Lindsey Wasson / The Seattle Times) The King County Courthouse is being evacuated after someone phoned in a threat, Seattle police said. The call came in at 1:19 p.m. when the caller said people need to be evacuated from…

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March 5, 2014 at 5:09 PM

Police: Man threatens to blow himself up at Sea-Tac Airport

A Bothell man has been ordered held for investigation in lieu of $30,000 bail after he was arrested at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport for allegedly threatening to blow himself up with a homemade bomb, according to King County prosecutors. Just after 1 p.m. Tuesday, the man called 911 from a pay phone outside an airport coffee shop and told the…

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