bomb threat

Author: Mario Sánchez Prada, Wikimedia Commons

The man who held a bus full of Henry County students hostage with a bomb threat this morning is undergoing a mental evaluation. Henry County Sheriff Monte Belew says 26 year old Steven Decker boarded the bus during a stop on Guthrie Road. He told the bus driver he had a gun and a bomb and demanded $25 thousand  in cash. Belew says the bus driver called 9-1-1 during the incident. He says,

Afternoon Round-Up 3/27/12

Mar 27, 2012
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On NPR: To keep customers, brick-and-mortar stores look to smartphones.

 

Education:

Kentucky lawmakers are trying again to raise the state's dropout age.

A Murray State student accused of possessing bomb-making supplies in his dorm room has pleaded not guilty to four charges of wanton endangerment. Police found a pipe, wicks, and black powder during a search of 18-year-old David Wilson's room in February. A status hearing for Wilson’s case is scheduled for April 23rd.

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