Two bomb-sniffing dogs were working overtime Under the Dome on Tuesday after someone called in a threat to the City Attorney’s Office.A disturbing phone call about a device came in around noon, according to Eileen Hirst, spokeswoman for the Sheriff’s Department. The brief call prompted sheriff’s deputies to explore the hallways of the second floor of City Hall with the two dogs. Read More
A senior at Burlingame High School told police that he was playing a prank when he allegedly posted a threat online targeting a rally at his school, police said.
Authorities have not said what the 17-year-old boy wrote in the online post. But the post was alarming enough that the FBI and San Mateo Police Department teamed to arrest the boy at his school Monday morning. Read More
An Antioch man pleaded guilty Friday to felony charges of child endangerment and making a false bomb threat last November, when he was involved in a police standoff on the Bay Bridge, the San Francisco District Attorney's office said today. The charges for Craig Carlos-Valentino, 52, stem from his actions on Veteran's Day, when he pulled his car over on the bridge's upper deck and called a local radio station explaining that he had two pipe bombs and a gun. Read More