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      Calhoun County Courthouse evacuated due to bomb threat, dogs searching property (Update)

      Police K-9 units search outside the Calhoun County Courthouse following a bomb threat, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (abc3340.com)

      CALHOUN COUNTY, Ala. -- The Calhoun County Courthouse was evacuated Wednesday morning due to a bomb threat, ABC 33/40 reporter Robert Richardson reports.

      Authorities used bomb-sniffing K-9 dogs to sweep the property and building. Shortly after 10 a.m. and after no explosive devices were found, law enforcement gave the "all clear" for the court house to reopen.{}

      An investigation into who made the threat remains ongoing. No arrests have been made at this time.