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New York Employs Cell Phone Alert System in Bombing Suspect Manhunt

Once a suspect was identified in the New York and New Jersey bombings, officials in New York used a cell phone emergency alert system for the first time for a non weather or missing child situation. Monday cellphones all over the city began blaring the emergency alert tone. The message read, “WANTED: Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28-yr-old male. See media for pic. Call 9-1-1 if seen,” according to the New York Times. The newspaper reported the message was sent roughly at the same time New York...

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