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Duane Jackson

Vendor Who Spotted Times Square Bomb Running For Congress

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 04.08.2012 | New York

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A Times Square street vendor who alerted police to an attempted car bombing in 2010 said Tuesday that he is running for Con...

Street Vendors Often First Line Of Defense: 'If Something Is Amiss, They Know It'

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Ask a street vendor, and you'll hear that it's no surprise that it was guys hawking their wares who noticed a car in Times Square par...

Obama Thanks Duane Jackson, Times Square Vendor, For Foiling Bomb Plot

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has telephoned Times Square vendor Duane Jackson to commend him for alerting authorities to the SUV used in ...

Duane Jackson, Hero Times Square Vendor, Spotted Suspicious Vehicle (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Handbag seller Duane Jackson is being hailed as a hero after being one of the first people to report a suspicious SUV that turned out to contain an ex...