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Habersham County drug raid disaster highlights need for police reform

...billion funding law enforcement agencies with what some would characterize as weapons of war ? assault rifles, explosive devices, machine guns and other tactical equipment.While police continue to stockpile such paramilitary armament, they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-13/habersham-county
Blast injuries can be subtle, long-lasting

...killed and 50,500 were wounded, the vast majority were caused by explosions, according to the report.Improvised explosive devices accounted for 75 percent of all injuries, the report said. Advances in treatment and personal protection led to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-02-23/blast-injuries-can-be-subtle
Deputy shot, suspect dead at Georgia courthouse

...checked the home in a hilly, wooded neighborhood, fearing he may have set explosive traps around the property. While explosive devices were found inside the home, they were not set to detonate, Piper said. Marx had left his house several days before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-06/deputy-shot-suspect-dead-ga-
The marathon is on

...America. It's spirit.And like a marathoner's, ours is relentless, determined and unflagging.The cruel explosive devices filled with ball bearings and metal shards were intended for maximum harm to human flesh. And a number of runners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-04-16/marathon
Anti-terrorism drills could cause delays at Fort Gordon

...exercise scenarios will occur at various locations on the installation and will include simulations of casualty events, explosive devices and gunfire.If possible, personnel should postpone nonofficial business on the post until the exercise is completed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-05-30/anti-terrorism-drills-could-c
Robbery suspect uses bomb threat as diversion

...threat and robbery were related, calling the threat a "diversionary tactic," according to the statement. No explosive devices were found.Alexander was being held in the Emanuel County Jail without bond on felony charges of armed robbery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-09-06/robbery-suspect-uses-b
Obama: 'We will find out who did this'

...injured during two explosions near the finish of the marathon. A senior U.S. intelligence official said two other explosive devices were found near the end of the 26.2-mile course.The president said the government would increase security around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-04-15/obama-we-will-find-out-who-d
878th Engineer Battalion returns to Augusta from Afghanistan

...coalition forces and Afghan civilians by conducting route clearance operations designed to locate and disarm potential explosive devices."It's an extremely dangerous mission," said Lt. Col. Eduardo Granados, the battalion commander. "But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-24/878th-engineer-battalion-retu
Some veterans suffer with unseen wounds

...because in combat they learned to be very cautious about things on the side of the road that could be improvised explosive devices. Then, "when they return here, veterans might become very anxious when they get caught in traffic" or when there's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-12-28/some-veterans-suffer-unsee
Boston Marathon explosions kill 3, more than 140

...were pushed out to make room for victims of the bombing.A senior U.S. intelligence official said the two other explosive devices found nearby were being dismantled. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-04-15/boston-marathon-explosions-k