'Suspicious' ornament shuts Pentagon train station

**FILE** In this Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007 file photo, riders wait for their yellow line train to depart the Pentagon City metro station in Arlington, Va. The federal government has given tentative approval on Wednesday April 30, 2008, to a planned Metrorail extension in northern Virginia that, if completed as envisioned, would extend the region's popular subway system to Dulles International Airport. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

December 15, 2010 9:04:22 AM PST
A blinking Christmas ornament in a Pentagon subway trash can caused the station to be shut down Wednesday during morning rush hour, diverting hundreds of passengers in frigid temperatures while authorities investigated the "suspicious object."

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