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New York City Terrorism

Authorities: NY Man Tried To Join Al Qaeda Group

AP | Posted 10.21.2013 | New York

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. -- CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man sought to join an al-Qaida group in Yemen, conspired to commit murders overseas and...

NYPD: 2Men Arrested For Trying To Buy Taliban Some Boots

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 10.10.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Two men tried to buy boots, winter coats and other gear for Taliban and al-Qaeda soldiers fighting U.S. troops in Afghan...

NYC Man Sentenced In Terror Training Case

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 09.23.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — An American citizen was sentenced to 13 years in prison on Friday for lying to the FBI about his attempts to wage violent jihad against U...

Man Gets 30 Years In Prison For NYC Terror Plot

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 10.09.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A Bangladeshi student who came to the U.S. intending to commit jihad was sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to t...

Tunisian Man Charged In NY In Terror Cell Plot

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER and JAKE PEARSON | Posted 07.09.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A Tunisian man accused of radicalizing a Canadian resident charged in a plot to derail a train has been charged with trying to stay i...

9/11 Cited In Manhattan Court's BIG Security Boost

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.07.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A federal courthouse blocks from the World Trade Center site in Manhattan is getting a $10.4 million security boost, more than a decade af...

Suspicious Package At Grand Central Was Actually Garbage

Newsday | John Valenti | Posted 07.06.2013 | New York

A suspicious package found Monday on a busy subway platform servicing Grand Central Terminal turned out to be a backpack filled with garbage, an NYPD ...

Man Gets Prison For NYC Terror Conspiracy

AP | Posted 04.26.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- An American citizen of Moroccan descent who was charged in a police sting with plotting to blow up New York synagogues will spend five yea...

NYPD Will Release Non-Toxic Gas Into Subways This Summer

Newsday | Posted 06.24.2013 | New York

A multimillion-dollar airflow study will be conducted this summer to help authorities better understand the risks of airborne terrorist attacks on New...

Lawyer In Terror Trial Hopes To Exclude Jews From Jury

Posted 03.11.2013 | New York

The lawyer for an accused terrorist is reportedly planning to ask a judge to exclude Jews from the jury Monday. The New York Post reports Abdel Ham...

PHOTOS: 20th Anniversary Of WTC Bombing

Posted 02.27.2013 | New York

The World Trade Center bombing in 1993 was 20 years ago this Tuesday. The attack, on February 26, 1993, killed six people in New York City and injure...

Bomb Threat Evacuates Grand Central

Posted 04.26.2013 | New York

A bomb scare reportedly caused the evacuation of Grand Central Terminal in New York City Sunday night. From DNAinfo: The Metropolitan Transp...

NYPD, Microsoft Create 'Domain Awareness System'

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 04.22.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A 911 call comes in about a possible bomb in lower Manhattan and an alert pops up on computer screens at the New York Police Departme...

Bangladeshi Man To Plead Guilty In NYC Bomb Plot

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 04.09.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A Bangladesh native accused of trying to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank in New York with what he thought was a 1,000-pound car bomb...

Greenwich Village Couple Arrested For Bomb-Making Materials

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER and COLLEEN LONG | Posted 03.02.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A woman who gave birth under arrest and her boyfriend were facing weapons charges Monday after authorities said they found a substanc...

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...

Gangster Or Terrorist?

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 12.08.2012 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — In 2002, a New York City street gang crashed a christening party, shouted out their superiority, confronted a rival and started a...

How Firefighters May Be Putting NYers in Danger

The New York Observer | Posted 11.19.2012 | New York

The Fire Department's promotional exams may be the most challenging civil service tests in the city. The guys who take them certainly think so. "The f...

Ray Sanchez

Jose Pimentel, New York Bombing Suspect, Was Frustrated By Unemployment, Mother Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Ray Sanchez | Posted 11.22.2011 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- The mother of the man accused of plotting to build and detonate bombs in New York said Monday that her son had grown increasingly frustrat...

FBI Declined To Pursue Man Arrested In NY Terror Plot

AP | TOM HAYS and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 01.21.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — The mother of a "lone wolf" accused of plotting to attack police stations and post offices with homemade bombs apologized to New York...

Terror Suspect's Mother: 'I Didn't Raise Him That Way'

Posted 11.21.2011 | New York

The mother of Jose Pimentel, the alleged al-Qaida sympathizer arrested for plotting to kill US military personnel returning from Iraq and Afghanistan ...