Bombs

  • Marc Cassell, Bethesda bomber suspect, arrested in Fairfax County

    7/14/14 11:38 PM

    A man accused of setting off explosive devices at his estranged wife’s parents’ home in Bethesda early Sunday has been arrested in Fairfax County. He is expected to be extradited to Montgomery County within days.

  • Syria bomb threat could prompt increased airport security

    7/2/14 5:29 PM

    The Obama administration may ask overseas partners to enhance security measures at airports and is weighing whether to do the same here at home to address deepening concerns that terrorists in war-ravaged Syria are trying to develop a new generation of bombs that could be smuggled onto commercial planes.

  • Boston bombing: Bombs made of pressure cookers

    4/16/13 11:47 PM Comment

    The bombs that ripped through the crowd at the Boston Marathon were fashioned out of pressure cookers and packed with shards of metal, nails and ball bearings to inflict maximum carnage.