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Bomb Threat Delays Pacers-Pistons Game

The threat of a bomb in Indiana’s locker room delayed the start of the Pacers-Detroit Pistons (news) game for 1 hour, 25 minutes Friday night. Auburn Hills chief of police Doreen Olko said the switchboard at The Palace — the site of the melee between the teams 18 weeks ago — received a call about an hour before the scheduled start from an unknown subject with a very specific threat that there was a bomb in the locker room. The locker room had been searched Friday morning with bomb dogs, and it was searched again later in the afternoon. After the threat was called in, Olko said the locker room was searched again. Security was posted outside the door at all times after the initial search in the morning and during the rest of the day. “Nothing was found,” Olko said. “We are completely confident that the Pacers’ locker room and that this entire building is safe. If not, we wouldn’t be here. Full Story

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