5 charged in Ohio bomb plot plead not guilty


CLEVELAND (AP) -- Five men accused of plotting to bomb a highway bridge near Cleveland have entered not guilty pleas.

The five are described by the government as self-proclaimed anarchists. They appeared Monday at a preliminary hearing in a Cleveland federal court.

The FBI says the five were arrested last week after setting the codes for what they thought would be an explosion to destroy a bridge south of Cleveland. But the bomb was a fake arranged by an FBI informant.

One defense attorney calls it a case of entrapment, with the informant guiding the way.

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