Ohio St. shuts library, 3 buildings in bomb scare

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University has evacuated four buildings, including the main library, following bomb threats.

Campus police say they were alerted by the FBI shortly before 8:30 a.m. Tuesday to threats received for The William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library and three laboratory buildings. The buildings were evacuated and closed until further notice. Students and faculty were being warned to stay out of the area.

The university also sent 32,000 text messages regarding the warning.

More details are expected at a morning media briefing.