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Deadly Anthrax Sent to Office of Pakistani PM

Posted February 1st, 2012 at 10:20 am (UTC-5)
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A Pakistani official says a package containing deadly anthrax was mailed last year to the office of Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani. A spokesman for Mr. Gilani said Wednesday tests conducted at a laboratory after the package arrived in October of 2011 determined that it contained anthrax. The package was mailed from the town […]

Deadly Powder Sent to Office of Pakistani PM

Posted February 1st, 2012 at 8:55 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani police say a package containing deadly white powder has been sent to the office of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani. A police official said Wednesday the package was sent several weeks ago to Mr. Gilani. Officials gave no immediate word on who may be responsible. Islamic militants have not been known to send letters […]

Suspicious Cylinder Found in Washington

Posted October 6th, 2011 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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Police in Washington, D.C. have found a suspicious cylinder on a street near the U.S. Capitol building and are trying to determine what it is. Officials say the device was loaded Thursday into a specialized truck operated by a bomb squad and taken to a site outside Washington for investigation. A police statement offered no […]

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Suspicious Package Delivered to Home of Biden’s Brother

Posted October 2nd, 2011 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. authorities say a suspicious package containing a powdery substance delivered on Saturday to the home of Vice President Joe Biden’s brother appears to be harmless. The envelope was mailed to Francis Biden’s Ocean Ridge home in Florida. No injuries were reported, though the area surrounding Biden’s home was evacuated while the bomb squad investigated. […]

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Two More Suspicious Deaths in British Hospital

Posted July 21st, 2011 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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British police have linked two more deaths at a northwest England hospital to insulin-contaminated saline, as they continue to hold a nurse for questioning. Greater Manchester Police say the deaths of an 83-year-old man who died Thursday and an 84-year-old woman who passed away July 14 are now part of the investigation. Three other deaths […]

British Nurse Arrested In Suspicious Hospital Deaths

Posted July 20th, 2011 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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British police have arrested a nurse on suspicion of murdering three patients by intentionally giving them a saline solution contaminated with insulin. The nurse, identified as 27-year-old Rebecca Leighton, was arrested after authorities said 14 patients at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport were given the contaminated solution. Greater Manchester Police have the woman in custody […]

Man in Custody in Pentagon Threat Investigation

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. authorities say a man, detained near the Defense Department headquarters with a backpack of suspicious items, is a member of the Marine Corps Reserve. The man has been identified as Lance Corporal Yonathan Melaku, a 22-year-old U.S. citizen originally from Ethiopia. A U.S. Park Police spokesman told reporters Friday that Mr. Melaku was discovered […]

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Man in Custody in Pentagon Threat Investigation

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. authorities say they found suspicious items inside the backpack of a man who was detained overnight near Defense Department headquarters. A U.S. Park Police spokesman told reporters Friday that the man was discovered inside Arlington National Cemetery, just outside Washington. After interviewing him, the spokesman said police thought it appropriate to look for a […]

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Man in Custody in Investigation at Pentagon

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. authorities have taken a man into custody in connection with an investigation into a suspicious vehicle near the U.S. Defense Department headquarters. A police official told reporters Friday that the man was discovered overnight in Arlington National Cemetery, just outside Washington. After finding the man, the official said park police thought it appropriate to […]

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