explosives

Map shows area of ongoing investigation into a series of explosions in Upper Bucks County.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
May 09, 2019 - 2:33 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Quakertown man accused of setting off bombs across upper Bucks County last spring has been released on house arrest. Bail for 31-year-old David Surman was revoked Wednesday when a Bucks County judge determined Surman’s purchase of electronics was a violation...
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Philadelphia police
KYW Newsradio, file
Jim Melwert
May 08, 2019 - 3:28 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bail has been revoked for the Quakertown man accused of setting off bombs across upper Bucks County last spring. In addition to the explosives, 31-year-old David Surman Jr. is also charged with possession of child pornography. Prosecutors say the pornography was...
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Cesar Sayoc
Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP, File
April 24, 2019 - 12:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man who mailed crudely made pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump said he abused steroids for over 40 years, an issue his lawyers say they'll cite at sentencing. Cesar Sayoc made the assertion in lengthy and rambling letters to a federal judge that were...
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It's one of the ways the Transportation Security Administration sniffs out potential security threats at airports, including Philadelphia International Airport
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
February 26, 2019 - 5:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In addition to metal detectors and X-ray machines, there's another safeguard in place that you may not even be aware of near passenger screening checkpoints: Transportation Security Administration explosive detection dogs. It's one of the ways the TSA sniffs out...
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This combination of three Jan. 22, 2019, photographs released by the Greece Police Department in Greece, N.Y., shows Brian Colaneri, from left, Andrew Crysel and Vincent Vetromile.
Greece Police Department via AP
January 22, 2019 - 5:13 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Three men and a high school student were charged with plotting to attack a rural upstate New York Muslim community named Islamberg with explosives, authorities said Tuesday. The Rochester-area residents are accused of plotting to attack the small Muslim enclave west of the...
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Forensic investigators at the scene of a car bomb blast on Bishop Street in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019.
Niall Carson/PA via AP
January 20, 2019 - 11:45 am
LONDON (AP) — Police in Northern Ireland said Sunday they suspect Irish Republican Army dissidents were behind a car bombing outside a courthouse in the city of Londonderry. Two men in their 20s have been arrested over the attack, which caused no injuries. Attackers hijacked a pizza delivery...
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Man in Georgia wanted to attack the White House, federal officials say
WGCL via CNN
January 17, 2019 - 10:44 am
By Nick Valencia, Hollie Silverman and Steve Almasy, CNN (CNN) -- A Georgia man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a plot to attack the White House with an armor-piercing rocket and explosive devices, US Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia BJay Pak said. Pak told reporters at a...
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Tina May Smith, right, and her lawyer, Robert Goldman, arrive at a preliminary hearing in New Britain.
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
November 30, 2018 - 2:25 pm
NEW BRITAIN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The woman who prosecutors say was behind a series of explosions in Upper Bucks County earlier this year has been ordered to stand trial on dozens of charges. According to prosecutors, 31-year-old Tina May Smith was the driver as her boyfriend, David Surman Jr.,...
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Map shows area of ongoing investigation into a series of explosions in Upper Bucks County.
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Tim Jimenez
October 17, 2018 - 8:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A warning for residents in the Quakertown area from authorities in Bucks County: Several devices, allegedly planted by a couple behind a series of explosions earlier this year, may still be out there. Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub, in an alert sent out...
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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, security personnel surround Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during an incident as he was giving a speech in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018.
Xinhua via AP
August 05, 2018 - 8:55 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dodged an apparent assassination attempt when drones armed with explosives detonated while he was delivering a speech to hundreds of soldiers being broadcast live on television, officials said. Caught by surprise mid-speech, Maduro and...
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