St. Louis, Mo – Captured Al-Qaida leader Khalid Shaikh Mohammed has reportedly told investigators that bridges in St. Louis were considered for terrorism.
St. Louis police chief Joe Mokwa says the FBI contacted him about two weeks ago with a so-called "generic threat." Police are now more closely watching two of the seven bridges across the Mississippi River; Mokwa wouldn't say which ones.
Springfield, IL – Illinois public health officials today suspended smallpox vaccinations because of fears it causes heart problems.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying to determine whether there's a link between the vaccination and cardiac problems in seven people nationwide who have received the vaccination.