Pipe bomb found under bridge
Catawissa, MO. – Authorities are investigating a pipe bomb that Franklin County sheriff's deputies found today beneath a highway bridge.
Sheriff Gary Toelke says a local highway department worker found the bomb and reported it to authorities around noon.
The pipe bomb was under a rural highway bridge near the town of Catawissa, about 40 miles southwest of St. Louis.
Toelke says deputies are investigating the bomb along with agents from the F-B-I and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.