San Francisco 49ers Player Reportedly Won’t Face Charges For False Bomb Threat At LAX

San Francisco 49ers Player Reportedly Won’t Face Charges For False Bomb Threat At LAX

A San Francisco 49ers linebacker reportedly won’t face charges for allegedly making a false bomb threat at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this year. [More]

Police: Man Called In Bomb Threat To Southwest Airlines To Ruin Ex’s Vacation

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There are plenty of immature ways that you could — but most definitely shouldn’t — get revenge on an ex. While most of them are, at worst, misdemeanors, a Seattle man is facing a much bigger penalty for allegedly calling in a bogus bomb threat to Southwest Airlines just to get back at an ex-girlfriend. [More]

Charter Customer Pleads Guilty To Making Bomb Threat On Customer Service Office

Charter Customer Pleads Guilty To Making Bomb Threat On Customer Service Office

As people who not only spend all day looking at readers’ complaints about the companies they deal with but who also have cable subscriptions of our very own, we get being frustrated with your cable company. Calling in a bomb threat, however, is a terrible idea. A Minnesota man accused of doing just that pleaded guilty to a lesser charge this week. [More]

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No Explosives Found On Diverted Southwest Airlines Flight After Phoned-In Bomb Threat

Passengers likely had a bit of a scare yesterday, after their Southwest Airlines flight from Los Angeles was diverted to Phoenix instead of its Austin destination. The FBI said Monday that the flight had to change course after a “telephonic bomb threat was made.” That’s official speak for “someone called and said a bomb was on the plane.” However, no bombs or explosives have been found on the plane, authorities say. So, whew. [More]

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Alaska Airport Evacuated Because Guy Somehow Didn’t Know Bomb Jokes Aren’t Welcome

Ever since there have been bombs and airplanes, it hasn’t been a particularly great idea to make jokes about the two together. But especially in times like these when the U.S. and other countries are always on the lookout for potential terrorists, it’s an awful idea to talk about bombs. One man didn’t get the “no bomb jokes” memo, apparently, and ended up shutting down Alaska’s largest airport. [More]

No Explosives Found On Plane Headed To Russia From NYC After Bomb Threat

No Explosives Found On Plane Headed To Russia From NYC After Bomb Threat

A Moscow-bound Aeroflot flight heading out of New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport had to make an emergency landing in Iceland after an anonymous caller phoned in a bomb threat on Thursday morning. After a bomb squad searched the flight, however, no explosives were found on board. [More]

False Bomb Threat Causes Scare On D.C.-Bound Flight

False Bomb Threat Causes Scare On D.C.-Bound Flight

Authorities swept a plane that landed in Washington, D.C. after a flight from Dayton, Ohio, following a threat originating in Ohio that a bomb was on board. The search came up empty and the woman who made the threat is suspected to suffer mental health issues. [More]

Unhappy With Sears' Service? Please Do Not Threaten To Blow Up The Store

Unhappy With Sears' Service? Please Do Not Threaten To Blow Up The Store

We’ve probably all been driven to the point of anger by horrendous customer service. Some of us have probably even said things in the heat of this anger that we didn’t mean. But in a day and age when taking a photo on a plane is considered suspicious activity, you can’t just go threatening to blow up a Sears because you’re ticked off. But that’s exactly how the police ended up at the house of an 80-year-old California man over the weekend. [More]

Drunk Carnival Cruise Passenger Makes Fake Bomb Threat, Activates Jerry Bruckheimer

Drunk Carnival Cruise Passenger Makes Fake Bomb Threat, Activates Jerry Bruckheimer

A Jerry Bruckheimer movie was accidentally activated Sunday when an allegedly drunk Carnival Cruise passenger started yelling bomb threats as the boat was approaching Port Canaveral, FL. [More]