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Boston Police Say FBI Never Shared Tsarnaev Warning

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 05.09.2013 | Crime

WASHINGTON -- The FBI did not initially share with Boston police the warnings it had received from Russia about one suspect in last month's marathon b...

Report: Driver In Gas-Soaked SUV Tried To Use Lighter After Crash

Posted 06.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Maryland man accused of driving a stolen Jeep Liberty SUV into a downtown office building on Friday night tried to use a lighter whe...

D.C. Police Chief: 'I Don't Think It Was A Terrorist Act'

Posted 06.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Police in the nation's capital, along with the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force, investigated an incident where a stolen SUV is believed...

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.

The Spoils of Spying

Len Levitt | Posted 03.10.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

Now that the AP investigation of the NYPD's widespread spying on the city's Muslims has apparently run its course, what's been the result? Much of the city's establishment have derided the AP series as "smearing" the NYPD.

Dermot Shea's "Payback" Transfer

Len Levitt | Posted 01.14.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

The NYPD seems to have taken payback to a new level. The department appears to have retaliated against the brother of a deputy chief who earlier this year embarrassed a high-profile civilian deputy commissioner.

'Lawless' Set Off Devices At Strip Club In 2005 (FOURTH UPDATE)

The Huffington Post/AP | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.25.2011 | Denver

GOLDEN, Colo. - Authorities say two suspicious devices were found inside a Borders Bookstore at a suburban Denver mall in a case that's being investig...

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.

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.

Harlem Mosque Shooting: New Facts From the Old Chief

Len Levitt | Posted 05.28.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Finally, after 39 years, a racial smear that dogged the city's first black police commissioner to his grave has been unequivocally debunked.

Hats Off to Judith

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

The latest gentleman in Regan's crosshairs is Roger Ailes, who is chairman of Murdoch's Fox News Channel and supposedly Giuliani's close friend.

How Top Secret America Misfires

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

Why has Congress not yet awoken to the fact that since 9-11 we have been sailing into a perfect storm? Here are just some of the turbulent winds blowing and pushing officials in the wrong direction.

Two Wives Warned U.S. Authorities Before Mumbai Terrorist Attacks

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Two wives of a businessman convicted in the Mumbai terrorist attacks in India spoke to U.S. authorities about their husband before the ...

A Failure to Communicate

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

There is more cause for concern about the NYPD's Lone Cowboy behavior the more we learn about its dealings with the Queens imam who jeopardized the investigation into the subway bombing plot.

Congress Partially to Blame for Fort Hood Massacre

John Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Rosenthal

Had the FBI been allowed to know that Hasan had bought tactical weapons, there's a good chance he could have been caught before killing 13 and wounding 29.