Four campuses at Harvard University have been evacuated after an email reportedly (could change, who knowns) claimed that explosives had been placed on the four campus. That email was received one hour ago, about 9:25 a.m. ET. The Science Center, Thayer Hall, Emerson and Sever Halls are the evacuation sites. According to Fox this minute, no explosions have occurred and authorities have issued no statements. Nine finals were scheduled today and all have been cancelled. Some areas of the University are not evacuated and still operating. The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI are present on the sites. The following updates are from The Crimson, @thecrimson. Ongoing updates as available. UPDATE 10:39 a.m. ET: Catherine Herridge, Fox News Homeland Security reporter has confirmed that the threat did come via email.
UPDATE 11:15 a.m. ET: Still nothing new on this story.
Shortly before 11 a.m., HUPD spokesperson Steven G. Catalano said in a phone interview that no explosives had been found at that point.
— The Harvard Crimson (@thecrimson) December 16, 2013
Harvard Alert: Unconfirmed reports of explosives at 4 sites on campus: Science Center, Thayer, Sever & Emerson. Evacuate those buildings now — The Harvard Crimson (@thecrimson) December 16, 2013