PRINCETON — Princeton University has evacuated nearly 7,000 people on its campus and in off-campus university buildings after receiving a phoned-in bomb threat.
The university says state, federal and local law enforcement agencies are investigating and that bomb-sniffing dogs have been brought in to check buildings from administrative offices to dorms.
Princeton spokesman Martin Mbugua says the school received the threat around 9 a.m. Tuesday and decided to evacuate just before 10:30 a.m. The spokesman says officials took that time to assess the threat.
The New York Rangers announced on Wednesday afternoon that John Tortorella has been relieved of his duties as the team's head coach. This comes four days after the Rangers were eliminated by the Boston Bruins in the 2013 Eastern Conference Semifinals.
Rutgers University's bold new move into the Big Ten will come with bold new leadership with a woman running the athletic department for the first time in school history.
Julie Hermann, most recently the No. 2 athletic administrator at Louisville, has been named the schools new athletic director -- making her one of just three women at a BCS program to currently hold the athletic department's top position (N.C. States Debbie Yow and Californias Sandy Barbour are the others), according to two people familiar with the process.
TRENTON, N.J. — A standoff with an armed man who took multiple hostages inside a Trenton home has ended, and three children are safe, police said early Sunday. According to the Associated Press, word of the confrontation's conclusion came a short while after the standoff, which had had prompted the evacuation of nearby homes, entered its third day.
"The Trenton hostage situation is resolved, the three children are safe, and the area is secure," state police Sgt. Adam Grossman told the Associated Press, delivering a joint statement also from Trenton police and county prosecutors.
Three additional suspects have been taken into custody in the Boston Marathon bombing case, according to the Boston Police Department. FiOS1 will provide an update with more information as soon as it becomes available.