Northern Michigan: Newsmakers Jan. 15, 2009




Traverse City Record-Eagle:

A bomb threat received through an e-mail prompted the evacuation of employees of TV 7&4 this morning. A few station employees received an e-mail from an unknown sender between 7 and 7:30 a.m. today, said Jill Saarela, the station's vice president and chief executive officer. She wouldn't say whether the e-mail specified why 7&4 was targeted. The threat forced 20 people to evacuate the building off M-72 in Elmwood Township... Bomb threat evacuates 7&4 (Thu, 1/15)

Updated, 1/16: Maybe someone wasn't happy with a weather forecast. The Elmwood Township offices of local NBC affiliate TV 7&4 were evacuated Thursday morning after a bomb threat. Emergency crews didn't turn up any explosives, but the threat brought the station to a halt for a few hours as authorities looked for signs of trouble. Someone e-mailed the threat to a few station employees at about 7:30 a.m. Thursday, station president and chief executive officer Jill Saarela said... Bomb threat e-mailed to TV station







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