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Ahmed Ferhani: Terrorist or Loser?

Len Levitt | Posted 05.18.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

So who is Ahmed Ferhani, sentenced last week to 10 years in jail after pleading guilty to planning to attack New York City synagogues?

Man Who Plead Guilty To NYC Synagogue Bomb Sentenced

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.15.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — An Algerian New Yorker was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday for plotting an attack on New York City synagogues, even as his law...

NYC Synagogue Bomb Plotter Pleads Guilty

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 02.03.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York man pleaded guilty Tuesday to rare state-level charges that he plotted to blow up city synagogues, saying he had wanted to...

Ruling Due On Bid To Dismiss NYC Temple Bombing Case

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 08.25.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — There's enough evidence to support a rare state-level terror case against a man charged with plotting to blow up synagogues, a judge ...

Intelligence Division: Yet Again, Bending the Rules

Len Levitt | Posted 07.07.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

According to WNYC, Intel detectives arrested half a dozen Occupy Wall Street protestors on old warrants for minor violations to question them about their May Day demonstrations, which were expected to shut down key areas of the city.

Lone Wolves or Sheep?

Len Levitt | Posted 05.19.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

Defense attorney Elizabeth Fink last week underscored an ugly truth about the NYPD's three key terrorism cases. In each case, terrorism suspects have turned out to be mentally unstable young men.

Lawyer In Synagogue Bomb Plot Says Case A Target Of Illegal NYPD Surveillance

AP | By KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 03.14.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A lawyer for an Algerian native accused of planning to blow up synagogues said Tuesday that her client was a mentally unstable man targete...

Another Take on Terror

Len Levitt | Posted 08.20.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Another full-court press conference on terror. Another terrorism air ball. That's the tale of the tape in last week's indictments of Ahmed Ferhani and Mohamed Mamdouh, two alleged "lone wolf" terrorists.

Terror Suspect's Lawyer: Case Is 'Bogus' Political Posturing

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 08.15.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Two men accused of a synagogue bomb plot won't face the most serious charge initially brought against them in a rare state-level terr...

Lawyer Questions Strength Of Synagogue Bombing Case

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 07.17.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A man charged with participating in a plot to blow up synagogues is a proud American and the case against him is questionable, his la...

New York City's Topsy-Turvy Terrorism War

Len Levitt | Posted 07.16.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Mayor Bloomberg declaring last week that the FBI was not interested in pursuing a terrorism case developed by the NYPD suggests that the relationship between the two agencies has sunk to an all-time low.

Mohamed Mamdouh, NYC Terror Plot Suspect, Says He Is Innocent

AP | Posted 07.14.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — One of the two men accused of plotting to bomb a New York City synagogue proclaimed his innocence in a jailhouse interview and blamed...

Terrorism, Or Hate Crimes? FBI And NYPD See It Two Ways

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 07.14.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The latest terrorism arrests in New York were announced with the fanfare of a City Hall news conference, a dramatic photo of a broad ...

NYC Terror Suspects Were Lone Wolves, Surveilled For Months

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 07.13.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The latest terrorism arrests in New York were announced with the fanfare of a City Hall news conference, a dramatic photo of a broad ...