Evergreen man sentenced after threatening mass violence at 3 Colorado locations

Evergreen man Kyle William Staebell was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Thursday for making threats to commit mass violence. According to the defendant’s plea, in the early morning hours of Jan. 16, 2023, the defendant, 34, threatened to attack the Federal Bureau of Investigation office in Denver, an office of the Department of…

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FBI, DOJ warn against threatening election workers

With the November election now less than six months away, the Department of Justice is sending a clear warning. “If you threaten to harm or kill an election worker…the Justice Department will find you and we will hold you accountable,” said Attorney General Merrick Garland. After threats soared in 2020, Attorney General Garland and FBI…

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Justice Department seeks 40-year sentence for Paul Pelosi attacker

Federal prosecutors are seeking a maximum sentence for the man who was convicted of breaking into former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco home and attacking her husband Paul with a hammer in 2022. The Department of Justice filed a sentencing memorandum Friday in anticipation of next week’s sentencing of David DePape, saying he should…

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Illinois Police arrest suspect in government bomb threats

Illinois State Police arrested a suspect in an April bomb threat to two government buildings. Police arrested Gabrielle Williams, 23, on Thursday. This came after a weeks-long investigation into the threats via interviews and cell-phone data. Williams is currently held in the Sangamon County Jail awaiting trial. She remains innocent until a jury deems her…

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Police identify suspect in College of Veterinary Medicine arrest

Oro Valley Police were on scene at the College of Veterinary Medicine in Oro Valley. Police say they responded to a call for unknown threats. The single suspect detained has been identified as 39-year-old Daniel Rathgeb from Sierra Vista. OVPD says Rathgeb was arrested and booked on charges of disorderly conduct, weapons misconduct, and threats…

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Series of bomb threats targeting LGBTQ+ Pride events in Montana deemed to be hoaxes

A series of bomb threats targeting annual Pride events in Montana were deemed to be hoaxes “used to try to dissuade people from participating” in the LGBTQ+ celebrations, police say. Two threats were made on Saturday and Sunday when the Bozeman Police Department investigated two bomb threats that “occurred within the city limits of Bozeman,”…

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Slovakia hit by wave of bomb threats

Police in Slovakia are trying to find out who sent more than 1,000 bomb threats to schools and other institutions on Tuesday. Police teams with sniffer dogs and bomb disposal experts were called out repeatedly across the country. The alerts prompted mass evacuations. Officials said they were treating the threats “as a particularly serious crime…

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NYC synagogue bomb threats found to be fake, officials say

Multiple bomb threats were made against synagogues in New York City on Saturday, according to the New York City Police Department. New York officials said the threats were unfounded, and investigators are working to find whoever was responsible. Schumer and Rep. Jerry Nadler held a press conference Sunday morning, saying they had spoken with the…

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