Pipe bomb suspect scheduled for Election Day court hearing

NEW YORK (AP) — Pipe bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc is expected to make his first court appearance in New York.

Sayoc was being transferred from federal custody in Florida ahead of a Tuesday court hearing. Prosecutors say they will ask a judge to hold him without bail because he is considered dangerous.

Sayoc is accused of sending improvised explosive devices to numerous Democrats, critics of President Donald Trump and CNN. The scare heightened tensions before the crucial midterm elections, happening the same day as his court appearance.

Sayoc’s lawyer has questioned the evidence in the case. Sayoc faces nearly 50 years in prison if convicted.

Associated Press

Associated Press

More News

STORMTRACKER 18 WEATHER
Osseo
21°
Menomonie
18°
Chetek
20°
Durand
21°
Ladysmith
21°
Neillsville
21°
Rice Lake
20°
New Richmond
19°
Black River Falls
24°
Medford
19°
River Falls
21°
Duluth
19°
Green Bay
30°
La Crosse
25°
Madison
25°
Milwaukee
30°
Twin Cities
21°
Weather Outlook: January-like today and tomorrow, then warming…

Weather Outlook: January-like today and tomorrow, then warming…

Eau Claire's average high for November 12th is 44 degrees.

Connect With WQOW
Top Stories

Sex offender faces new charges in Eau Claire

A convicted sex offender living in Eau Claire is charged with two counts of first degree sexual assault of a

UPDATE: Middleton shooter was employee of business where he opened fire

The Middlelton Police department sent a phone message to residents about an active shooter.

UPDATE: 4 from Loyal, including 3 kids, killed in Apostle Island kayak incident

Sheriff Michael Brennan said Erik Fryman, 39, and his kids 3, 6 and 9-years-old died. The mom, Cari Mews, 29,

NEW: Missing Mondovi man found dead Wednesday afternoon

According to Mondovi Police Chief Colin Severson, the department is looking or Nathan D. Kummer who was reported missing by

UPDATE: Gas leak contained in Boyd

Boyd's fire chief told News 18 crews were digging up a leaking water line at Double D's Saloon and workers

Scroll to top
Skip to content