Bombings plague New York and New Jersey

By: Aaron Krick ~Staff Writer~ New York City was in a panic the night of Sept. 17 when an explosion rocked the Chelsea area in Manhattan. An improvised explosive device (IED) believed to be hidden in a trashcan on 23rd Street reportedly caused the explosion. This detonation occurred hours after the explosion of a┬ápipe bomb at a charity run in New Jersey. The attack left 31 injured and sent the city into high alert. During the police investigation, a second device was discovered in a 27th Street trashcan and was disarmed at a remote location before any further damage could … Continue reading Bombings plague New York and New Jersey