Federal prosecutors say formal charges have been lodged against a man accused of having called in a hoax threat of explosives on an aircraft to get back at the former boyfriend of his girlfriend.
The U.S. attorney's office says 26-year-old Kenneth Smith Jr. of Philadelphia was charged Monday with malicious false information about an explosive and false information and hoaxes.
Smith was arrested in September after authorities alleged that his call to police set off a terrorism scare and got the other man taken off an airliner at gunpoint. Authorities said the defendant was angry about a compromising photo posted on a social media site.
Defense attorney Bill Brennan said at the time of Smith's arrest that his client was "embarrassed" and "very sobered" by the consequences of his actions.
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Saturday will start off unsettled, especially S&E, but towards the afternoon most of us should remain drier with light scattered showers.
Saturday (79/68): AM Rain, PM Clouds
Weekend, clouds will stick around throughout Saturday and Sunday as wet weather dampens the first weekend in August. Saturday will start off unsettled, especially S&E, but towards the afternoon most of us should remain drier with light scattered showers. There is a better chance for more widespread precipitation Sunday with on and off showers/thunderstorms possible.
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Sunday (81/68): Cloudy, Showers & T-Storms
We've got an update on a New Jersey boy who has been wearing hearing aids since he was age 5 and now needs them replaced.
The United States tortured al Qaida detainees captured after the 9/11 attacks, President Obama said Friday, in some of his most expansive comments to date about a controversial set of CIA practices that he banned after taking office.
Breaking news out of Delaware, and the news is good. SkyFOX was live Thursday over the Interstate 495 bridge in Wilmington, where the southbound lanes reopened at 5 p.m. after a nearly two-month closure.
If you're headed out on a shore getaway this afternoon, it could be a wet ride. The National Weather Service has issued Flash Flood Warning for parts of New Jersey and Delaware.