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Two of Four Evacuated OSU Labs Re-Open

12:00AM
November
16, 2010

State and federal authorities have completed searched of two of the four Ohio State campus buildings that were closed Tuesday morning due to a bomb threat.

So Far No Bombs Found In OSU Labs, Library

12:00AM
November
16, 2010

So far, state and federal authorities have found no evidence explosive devises in any of the four buildings closed on campus.

Busy Day for Bomb Squad

12:00AM
April
28, 2008

It’s only Monday, but it has already been a busy week for the Columbus Division of Fire Bomb Squad after two bomb threats, at two locations, in two days here in Columbus.

Senate Okays tougher penalties for school bomb threats

12:00AM
November
14, 2007

People convicted of inducing panic at Ohio high schools and colleges may soon face more time in prison or youth detention centers. That’s because the Ohio Senate today approved a bill, already okayed by the House, that bumps up penalties for bomb threats and violence at educational facilities.

Bomb squad called to OSU campus

12:00AM
July
10, 2007

Ohio State students were re-routed on their way to classes this morning. A section of campus was closed off as the Columbus bomb squad investigated a suspicious package reported around 11:00 Tuesday morning.

Ohio’s Bomb Squads Get New Suits

12:00AM
April
12, 2006

The Ohio Department of Homeland Security distributed new protective gear to seventeen bomb squads around the state Wednesday. The new gear is versatile and can be used in all bomb squad emergency tasks.

Cincinnati Blasts Cause Vigilance in Columbus

12:00AM
December
22, 2005

The FBI is offering a $15,000 reward in the investigation of the bombing of a Cincinnati mosque. The Bureau says the reward is payable for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone responsible for the two Tuesday night explosions. There were no injuries, but a director of an Islamic relations group says the blasts have caused Muslims to be more vigilant.