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Explosives placed on Norfolk Southern tracks in Illinois

(Source: Fox2Now, January 20, 2014)

MADISON COUNTY, Ill. -- Authorities with called Norfolk Southern railroad in a suspicious object to the bomb squad at around noon on Monday. They found a 1.2lb propane tank with flares attached to it. The suspicious object was placed on the tracks near Highway 140 and Quercus Grove Road. Investigators say that someone tried to detonate the bomb. They were unsuccessful in their attempt to detonate the propane canister.

Full story: Fox2Now

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

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