Court appearance for woman who spoke of bomb threats at Tucson airport

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- A woman who wanted to keep her mother and brother from flying to New York near 9/11 is in trouble for making a fake bomb threat.

The FBI says the New York woman called the Tucson Airport police twice to say she had overheard details of a bomb plot targeting a Southwest Airlines flight on Sept. 10.

Because of the calls, luggage was taken off the flight and a search was done, but no bomb was found.

The woman made her first court appearance in New York Tuesday.