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New York Terrorism

Ryan J. Reilly

Victory For NY Police Pursuing Rare Terrorism Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A suspect in a terrorism sting pleaded guilty on Wednesday in a case that federal prosecutors and the FBI had turned down, setting up a ...

Family Of Man In Federal Reserve Terror Plot Shocked

AP | FARID HOSSAIN | Posted 12.18.2012 | New York

DHAKA, Bangladesh -- A few hours before he was arrested in an FBI sting, a Bangladeshi man accused of trying to blow up New York's Federal Reserve bui...

How The 'Bigger Than The FBI' NYPD Overstated Their Counterterrorism Record

Posted 07.10.2012 | New York

By Justin Elliott, ProPublica The NYPD is regularly held up as one of the most sophisticated and significant counterterrorism operations in the c...

Guilty Plea In 'Mini Al-Qaeda' Case

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 06.18.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A New Yorker accused of trying to start what prosecutors called "a mini al-Qaida cell" pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges of conspir...

Anniversary Of Bin Laden's Death Prompts Terror Bulletin

Posted 04.26.2012 | New York

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security released a bulletin Wednesday warning of possible terror attacks on the one year anniversary of Osama bin ...

NYPD Oversight Bill Introduced To Overlook Muslim and Occupy Wall Street Abuses

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 04.11.2012 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Three Democratic New York state senators want an independent inspector to oversee the New York Police Department after what they ...

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...

Matt Sledge

Janet Napolitano On 9/11 Anniversary Terror Threat: 'Let's Go About Our Business'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.10.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Speaking at a conference for 9/11 victims' family members on Saturday, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said New Yorkers shoul...

NYPD's Demographic Group Eyed 250-plus Mosques, Student Groups

AP | MATT APUZZO and ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 11.06.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The New York Police Department compiled lists of mosques and Muslim businesses it saw as potential security risks for reasons that in...

Terror Witness Tells Of Friendship, Betrayal

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 09.04.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Betim Kaziu and Sulejah Hadzovic grew up across the street from each other in Brooklyn. Hadzovic says they bonded over video games as...

New York City's Topsy-Turvy Terrorism War [Con't]

Len Levitt | Posted 07.23.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

This recent disagreement between the NYPD and the FBI reflects a level of distrust that has only deepened over the past decade. Yet distrust is only part of the problem.

2 Charged With Terrorism In Alleged NY Synagogue Plot (VIDEO)

Posted 07.13.2011 | New York

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Two Men Arrested For Terror Plot To Attack Synagogues With Grenades

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.12.2011 | New York

UPDATE: Two Americans, including one who complained the world was treating Muslims "like dogs," bought guns and a grenade and wanted to carry out a te...

Canadian Fugitive Charged In NYC Subway Plot

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A Canadian fugitive helped get terror training for three New Yorkers accused in a failed al-Qaida sanctioned plot to attack the city'...

MTA Spent $250 Million Terror-Proofing Tunnels And Bridges

nypost.com | TOM NAMAKO Transit Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The MTA is nearing completion on a $250 million anti-terror project to reinforce underwater subway tunnels and bridges against a bomb blast, The Post ...

Inside The NYPD's 'Mumbai-Like' Anti-Terrorist Exercises

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York and the NYPD have been training for a Mumbai-like terrorist attack ever since the Mumbai attacks in November of 2008. On December 3rd, the po...

Left, Right & Center: Economic Anxiety, the Oil Spill, and Newsweek

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

Greece, Spain, Portugal, Italy--debt is overpowering the EuroZone and having an impact on the U.S. as well. Wall Street's jitters and glitches aren't helping much. And Newsweek is up for sale!

Against Terror, Our Liberty Is Our Best Defense

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wajahat Ali

I worry that fear and divisive rhetoric will undermine the mutual trust and cooperation that has been painstakingly built over the past two years between American Muslims and law enforcement agencies.

New Yorkers: Keep Calm And Carry On

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Another failed terrorist plot. Another mass sigh of relief. The Times Square car bombing attempt last weekend was just the latest in...

Times Square Car Bomb Suspect May Be White Male Seen Near SUV

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly announced at a press conference this afternoon that the NYPD is working on several leads related to Saturday ni...

Pakistani Taliban Claims Times Square Bomb; Says Revenge For Death Of Group's Leader Baitullah Mehsud

AP | NAHAL TOOSI and RYAN LUCAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's Taliban chief promised attacks on major U.S. cities in a video apparently dated early April and released following the we...

Bloomberg: 'Very Happy' If 9/11 Trials Were Moved

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Where should the men accused of planning the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks be tried? Not here, say New York City business and community ...

Najibullah Zazi: Terror Suspect May Have Told Accomplices To Buy More Bomb Materials

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT and TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — An Afghan immigrant accused of plotting a terror attack in New York City contacted accomplices there while making a cross-country d...

Yousef Al-Khattab, Pedicab Driver, Promotes Jihad

nypost.com | Chuck Bennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

This jihadist wannabe is a "terror" on the road. Yousef al-Khattab is a Jewish-born, Jersey-raised convert to Islam who schleps tourists on his pedica...

Police Question Adis Medunjanin, Zarein Ahmedzay In New York Terror Probe

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Federal investigators have questioned two men whose photographs were shown to a Muslim religious leader along with a picture of an Af...