BREAKING - KC- Federal Courthouse EvacuatedSubmitted by meekandmild on Mon, 04/05/2010 - 11:18
KANSAS CITY, Mo. --
The federal courthouse in downtown Kansas City was evacuated Monday morning after a suspicious object was found outside the building, police said.
"The package, a soft side cooler, was located near a garage door on the east side of the building. The cooler had a note indicating the contents of the cooler would explode. The federal building was evacuated as a precaution and the KCPD Bomb and Arson detectives were called in to evaluate the package. The bomb robot is going to evaluate the package before a determination is made on how to proceed," said police Capt. Rich Lockhart in a news release.