• East Haven May 9, 2022 8:00 pm

    Woman Arrested After Being Accused of Making Bomb Threat to East Haven Bank

    A woman has been arrested in connection with a bomb threat that was made to an East Haven bank last week. Police said the Walgreens store on Main Street received a phone call from someone stating there was a bomb at Wells Fargo Bank next door. The anonymous caller advised both Walgreen and the bank to evacuate anyone inside the…

  • new haven May 6, 2022 7:18 pm

    No Explosives Found at New Haven City Hall After Bomb Threat: Police

    New Haven City Hall has been given the all clear after an employee received a bomb threat, according to police. City hall was one of two buildings being evacuated because of a potential bomb threat, according to officials. Director of Emergency Operations Rick Fontana said a man called city hall at about 4:15 p.m. and said there was a bomb…

  • East Haven May 2, 2022 6:34 pm

    No Explosives Found After Bomb Threat at East Haven Bank: Police

    Police investigated a bomb threat at a bank in East Haven Monday. At around 11:51 a.m., the East Haven Public Safety Dispatch Center received a 911 call from a Walgreens manager who stated they had received a phone call from an unknown number advising her to evacuate the building due to a that a bomb threat was allegedly present at…

  • East Haven March 7, 2022 9:48 pm

    East Haven Academy Classes Resume After Reports of a Bomb Threat

    Classes have resumed at East Haven Academy after reports of a bomb threat on Monday morning. Officers said they do not believe it is a credible threat, but East Haven Academy and Joseph Melillo Middle School were evacuated as a precaution. Students were returned to their respective school buildings after both schools were cleared and classes have resumed, authorities said….

  • New Britain March 3, 2022 9:49 pm

    State Police Investigate Bomb Threat at New Britain Courthouse

    Connecticut State Police are investigating a bomb threat that happened at the New Britain courthouse Thursday afternoon. A spokesperson for Mayor Erin Stewart said a person dropped a note in the courthouse saying there was a bomb in one of the bathrooms. State police later determined the claim was unsubstantiated. The threat is under investigation.

  • school threats December 3, 2021 10:32 pm

    Connecticut Schools Grapple With Ongoing Violence and Threats

    “It was pretty scary.  Something that a parent doesn’t want to hear,” Jennifer, a parent of two Hamden High School students who asked us not to use her last name, told NBC Connecticut News on Friday. Hamden High School closed Friday after school officials said they were made aware of a threat of potential gun violence.  “Trust me, no...

  • north haven November 19, 2021 2:04 am

    People Evacuated From North Haven Plaza After Bomb Threat: Police

    People were evacuated from a plaza in North Haven because of a reported bomb threat, according to police. Officials said part of the plaza at 117 Washington Ave. was evacuated as a result of the threat. Several businesses in the area were also evacuated as a precaution. The plaza has since been checked and deemed safe, authorities said. The area…

  • bomb threat November 13, 2021 6:27 am

    Teen Gamer in Virginia Involved in Recent Tri-State College Bomb Threats: Sources

    A teenage gamer in Virginia is said to be involved in the recent spate of bomb threats at colleges and universities in the tri-state area, sources familiar with the investigation told NBC New York.

  • Columbia University November 8, 2021 6:24 am

    Bomb Threats Trigger Evacuations at Multiple Ivy League Schools

    Shortly before 5 p.m. Sunday, school officials said the threats were not deemed credible and evacuated buildings were cleared for reentry.

  • bomb threat November 6, 2021 3:29 am

    Yale Bomb Threat Calls Prompt Several Building Evacuations

    Several buildings at Yale University in New Haven were evacuated and police are investigating after receiving calls about bombs being placed in several buildings, according to an alert sent to staff.

  • bomb threat September 22, 2021 11:36 pm

    DC Bomb Threat Suspect Ruled Competent, Pleads Not Guilty

    The North Carolina man accused of a bomb threat that shuttered Capitol Hill last month pleaded not guilty to federal charges, including attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction, as a judge ruled him competent to proceed in the case after adjustments were made to his medication regimen.

  • Bridgeport February 19, 2021 10:57 pm

    Bridgeport Police Investigate Bomb Threat

    UPDATE: Police said the incident has cleared and there is no active threat. Part of Broad Street in Bridgeport is closed while emergency crews respond to a bomb threat, according to police. The scene is on the 200-block of Broad Street. No details were immedaitely available. The public should avoid the area if possible. NBC Connecticut will provide updates as…

  • Plainfield January 9, 2021 3:27 am

    Officials Investigate Bomb Threat in Plainfield

    Officials are investigating after a bomb threat in Plainfield Friday night. Police said they received a bomb threat from an unknown number directed towards an address on Pickett Road in Central Village at approximately 5:50 p.m. Crews responded to the scene and closed the surrounding roadways, along with evacuating the property where the threat was directed, police said. The Connecticut…

  • moosup December 29, 2020 12:39 am

    Bomb Threat to Moosup Post Office Was a False Alarm: Police

    Plainfield Police responded to a post office in Moosup after they allegedly received a bomb threat this morning. The incident happened at approximately 9:45 a.m. The post office on South Main Street was evacuated and the road was closed by officials. Police said the state police bomb squad responded to the scene and conducted a search of the property, utilizing…

  • Windsor Locks July 19, 2020 6:43 pm

    Police Investigate Bomb Threat in Windsor Locks

    Windsor Locks police are investigating a bomb threat at a business in town on Sunday. Police said they responded to a bomb threat that the Auto Zone in Dexter Plaza received by phone. The area was evacuated and a police bomb sniffing dog from Hartford responded to the scene, officials added. “No suspicious packages or explosive chemicals were discovered by…

  • LISBON June 3, 2020 12:48 am

    Crews Respond to Bomb Threat at Lisbon Walmart

    Emergency crews were called to Walmart in Lisbon Tuesday for a reported bomb threat, according to Connecticut State Police. State police said investigating crews found nothing at the store. No other details were immediately available.

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