Bombs Found Near KS Statehouse; Threats Made Against Gov
Police say they found explosives inside a vehicle near the Kansas Statehouse today (WED). Capitol Police have been investigating at least two security threats. While checking on an illegally-parked truck, an officer spotted a holster -- but no gun -- through the window. Police spokesman Patrick Saleh (SAH-luh) says officers called in the FBI and the Topeka Police bomb squad.
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Saleh says the explosives were safely collected. The owner of the vehicle was located and detained. In a second incident at the Statehouse, a man made a threatening call to the governor’s office. The call was traced to a local hotel, where a suspect was apprehended. No one was hurt in either incident.