Times Square car bomb scare investigated as potential terrorist attack

Sunday, May 2, 2010 | 9:00 a.m. CDT; updated 9:33 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, May 4, 2010

NEW YORK — Police found an "amateurish" but potentially powerful bomb that apparently began to detonate but did not explode in a smoking sport utility vehicle in Times Square, authorities said Sunday.