Officials closed all Los Angeles Unified School District campuses Tuesday morning after receiving a "credible threat" of violence involving backpacks and packages left at campuses.
My alma mater
Authorities said they plan a search operation of all of the LAUSD's more than 900Think about what this does. Even if the terrorists don't blow anything up, they've shut LA down, business-wise. (For once, I'm glad that I no longer have a car.)
schools. The nation's second-largest school district has more than 700,000 students.
“I think it’s important to take this precaution based on what has happened recently and what has happened in the past,” LAUSD Superintendent Ramon Cortines said.
The move comes less than two weeks after two shooters killed 14 people in San Bernardino in what was the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil since Sept. 11.
I think it's a giant recon operation; "what will the infidels do if we do this?" Now they know.
UPDATE: New York City received the same threat, but the authorities say it was a hoax and decided to keep schools open. The threat was sent by email and came from Germany. (ht: Ace)
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