While the current administration calls for stiffer penalties against bomb pranksters, this bill remains pending in Congress. But bureaucratic red tape and political grandstanding aside, what’s to aid the police in detecting and stopping these dangerous … Link.

OCALA, Fla. (AP) – A Citrus County man has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for sending bomb threats to a nuclear power plant and several government facilities. Court records show 25-year-old David Wayne Willmott Jr. was sentenced Wednesday. Link.

THE need for bomb-sniffing dogs was keenly felt last Tuesday when several schools in Cebu City received phone calls warning of the presence of a bomb. The Cebu City Police Office has already requested K9 bomb-sniffing dogs from Camp Crame and the city … Link.

The boy and dog were later taken to the Rantoul police station, and officers made a search of the truck, where they found the weapons, ammunition and the explosive devices … a “minor arrest for some kind of drug possession.” Dave Hinton is editor … Link.