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Bomb Squad Searches, Clears Plane At Philadelphia International Airport

It’s not currently known what circumstances caused the police response to the airport or the search of the plane.

06/02/2015

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Bomb Squad Determines Grenade Found In Camden Was Not Operational

The Camden County Police Department says the grenade was reported Tuesday afternoon at the Camden Rescue Mission.

07/03/2013

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Police: Device, Note Found Inside Lawnside Borough Hall Is Hoax

A threatening device that was found along with a note addressed to the mayor forced the evacuation of a borough building in Camden County Thursday morning.

03/07/2013

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Sanitation Worker Finds Grenade In The Back Of Philadelphia Trash Truck

On Friday morning at approximately 9 a.m., sanitation crew worker Kenneth Clea discovered an unusual object in the rear of the sanitation truck that he was collecting trash in.

02/22/2013

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Suspicious Device At US Courthouse Turns Out To Be Knapsack Filled With Recyclables

What officers believed to be a suspicious device outside the US Courthouse in Center City Monday evening turned out to be a knapsack filled with recyclables, according to authorities.

08/06/2012

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Philadelphia Police Building Evacuated Over Suspected Grenade

A bomb squad has taken charge of what police say they believe was a grenade that an elderly man brought in to a police district building in northeast Philadelphia.

05/13/2012

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Three Pipe Bombs Found In Warrington, Area Homes Evacuated

Police called to Warrington for reports of a suspicious device ended up finding three pipe bombs.

05/09/2012

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Update: Suspect Charged After Suspicious Items Found In Wilmington Restaurant

A bomb squad was called out to a Wilmington restaurant Monday evening after suspicious items were discovered in the basement.

05/02/2012

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Man Charged After Attempting To Board Plane With Fireworks At Philadelphia International Airport

A man has been charged after he attempted to board a plane with fireworks and a suspicious container in Philadelphia early Thursday morning.

03/29/2012

Mock Torpedo Creates Bomb Scare in Kensington

The Philadelphia police department’s bomb squad rushed to Kensington this morning to deal with what appeared to be a 20-foot-long torpedo discovered at a railroad construction site.

08/27/2010