False Alarm at Lincoln Memorial

There was a false alarm at one of the country's most famous landmarks Monday.

The Lincoln memorial in Washington D.C. was closed and tourists were evacuated after some suspicious items were found.

A U.S. government official says a vial of what appeared to be a liquid substance was found in a restroom at the memorial.

An envelope with the word Anthrax on it was also found nearby.

But, HAZMAT specialists on the scene found nothing hazardous.


WNDU - Channel 16 54516 State Road 933 South Bend, IN 46637 Front Desk: 574-284-3000 Newsroom: 574-284-3016 Email: newscenter16@wndu.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 4754756 - wndu.com/a?a=4754756