A package that accidentally tore open at the UPS Mesquite Distribution Center last week did not have an explosive device, experts say, but it did contain example bomb materials.
Police evacuated residents in the immediate area of Garland Road and I-635 shortly after 10:30 p.m. Saturday night.
Weary residents who were evacuated from their neighborhoods in West Wednesday evening were allowed back home Saturday. The long line of people snaked their way through the first loosening of check points in days. All had obtained a special mark on their cars to get in. Only homeowners who lived further away from the deadly blast site where a fertilizer plant blew up were allowed back. This is “Stage-1″ of what has turned into a long week of loss, transition and ultimately hope for the small town.
The FBI has joined University Park Police in investigating a series of threats that have been made at Highland Park High School over the past two months.
Highland Park High School went into lockdown on Wednesday morning after a box of .22-caliber shells were found in the boys bathroom. Students have since been released.
A large natural gas plant in Wise County has been evacuated. The action was taken after the plant received a bomb threat.
Students at Highland Park High School were dismissed at 11 a.m. on Tuesday after a threatening note forced a campus-wide evacuation.
The entire campus of R.L. Turner High School in Carrollton was evacuated for more than an hour Monday morning.
Every person at the University of Texas at Austin was ordered to evacuate campus buildings Friday morning. Officials with the university say someone called at 8:35 a.m. claiming to have placed bombs all over campus.
A teacher and several students in the Arlington Independent School District were taken to the hospital after a chemistry experiment went awry.
Repair crews on the Southern Methodist University (SMU) campus are still working to find a gas leak, but the ‘all clear’ has been issued on campus and evacuation orders have been lifted.
With New Orleans once again in the bull’s eye of a hurricane, Jarrett Brinson didn’t hesitate to pack up his family and hit the road.