The NYPD shut down West 34th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues to investigate a suspicious package. Reader Brian James sent these photographs and tells us the package turned out to be harmless—it was an empty suitcase!
Well, Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad did warn of impending terror during his sentencing yesterday (in the wake of Shahzad's May 1 bomb, there were many suspicious package reports) and there have been concerns about Al Qaeda plots targeting tourist destinations in Europe lately.