FBI issues nationwide alert for San Francisco man

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI has issued a nationwide alert to law enforcement agencies about a San Francisco social media consultant they consider armed and dangerous who is wanted on suspicion of possessing explosives.

FBI spokesman Peter Lee said Sunday that 42-year-old Ryan Kelly Chamberlain II was last seen in a dark blue, hooded sweatshirt and jeans.

Multiple agencies, including hazardous materials crews, searched Chamberlain’s apartment in San Francisco’s Russian Hill neighborhood on Saturday, blocking off the street to vehicle and pedestrian traffic for much of the day.

Lee gave no details Sunday about the nature of the investigation, but said authorities believe Chamberlain is acting alone. Continue reading

As 9/11 anniversary approaches, San Diego officials ask residents to be on alert

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With the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks approaching, San Diego political and law enforcement officials Wednesday launched a campaign to warn residents to look for signs of terrorist planning.

Al Qaeda and others have always had a fascination with significant dates in history,” Keith Slotter, special agent in charge of the San Diego office of the FBI, said at a news conference. Continue reading