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Twin Cities airport terminal reopens after security scare

A bomb squad was called to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to investigate a suspicious device. It was found in the luggage checked by a passenger, who was questioned but not arrested. Part of Terminal 2 was evacuated for a couple of hours on Sunday.
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A bomb squad was called to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to investigate a suspicious device. It was found in the luggage checked by a passenger, who was questioned but not arrested. Part of Terminal 2 was evacuated for a couple of hours on Sunday.

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