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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...

Life Sentence Upheld In Plot To Firebomb JFK

AP | Posted 07.12.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A New York appeals court has upheld the conviction and life sentence of a man who joined a failed plot to firebomb Kennedy Airport. Karee...

NYPD Releases Gases In Subway For Chemical Weapons Study

Newsday | Posted 09.07.2013 | New York

Subway riders can expect to see in stations Tuesday the installation of special equipment scientists will use as part of an experiment to see how chem...

WATCH: FBI Releases New Video Of 2008 Times Square Bombing

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 08.18.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — New video footage of a suspected bomber riding a blue bicycle was offered Tuesday along with a $65,000 award in an effort to generate...

Statue Of Liberty Security Concerns

AP | Posted 05.28.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- New security plans for the Statue of Liberty could leave visitors vulnerable when it reopens July Fourth, New York officials said Monday. ...

NY Officials: Cigarette Smuggling Ring Has Links To Terror Group

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 07.16.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A smuggling ring that made a fortune selling more than a million cartons of untaxed cigarettes in New York may have funneled some of ...

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...

Suspicious Package Reports Triple In NYC After Boston Bombing

| Posted 04.16.2013 | New York

By DNAinfo Staff NEW YORK CITY — Straphangers swiped into the subways, then gave a cautious scan of their surroundings. Police with machine guns ...

Jury Convicts Man Accused Of Lying To FBI About Terrorism Training

AP | Posted 03.25.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A New York man has been convicted of lying to the FBI about plans to team up with the Taliban or al-Qaida. A jury on Monday found Abdel H...

Nazi Symbol On Alleged Bomb Plotter's Letter

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 01.10.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A man accused of keeping bomb-making materials in his Greenwich Village apartment told acquaintances late last year that he planned to blo...

Court Rules Gang Members Are Not Terrorists

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 02.10.2013 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Street gangsters who commit assaults and killings are not terrorists under the statute enacted after hijackers crashed jets into ...

NYC Terror Suspect Convicted Of Conspiring To Use Weapons Of Mass Destruction To Be Sentenced

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 01.16.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York City man, after reciting verses from the Quran rather than expressing remorse, was sentenced Friday to life in prison in a...

Bangladesh Probing Background Of Federal Reserve Terror Suspect

AP | Posted 10.20.2012 | New York

DHAKA, Bangladesh -- Police in Bangladesh on Saturday interviewed former teachers and classmates of a Bangladeshi man charged with trying to blow up t...

Man Arrested In Suspected Terror Plot To Attack Federal Reserve In NYC

Posted 10.17.2012 | New York

A suspect has been arrested for allegedly plotting to attack the Federal Reserve building in New York City on Wednesday. ABC reports federal autho...

Man Convicted In NYC Subway Bomb Plot

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 07.01.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — In what authorities called the most serious terror threat since the Sept. 11 attacks, a New York City man was convicted Tuesday of pl...

Accused NYC Bomb Plotter Recruited Fourth Man 'To Wage Violent Jihad'

AP | By TOM HAYS | Posted 01.19.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Federal prosecutors have quietly added a new wrinkle to their case against a New York City man charged in one of the most serious terror p...

Plea Negotiations For NYC Pipe Bomber Case

AP | By JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 01.09.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Prosecutors and defense lawyers are in plea negotiations in a rare state-level terror case against a man charged with building a homemade ...

David Ramirez

All Eyes On Hamilton Heights After Arrest Of Dominican-Born Man In Terror Plot

HuffingtonPost.com | David Ramirez | Posted 11.22.2011 | Latino Voices

Jose Pimentel, the American citizen of Dominican origin, who was arrested under the suspicion of plotting to commit a terrorist attack in New York, wa...

Rep. Holt: Special Counsel Should Investigate NYPD

AP | MATT APUZZO | Posted 11.16.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — A New Jersey congressman has called on the Justice Department to appoint a special counsel to investigate New York Police Department in...

City Heightens Security To Counter Potential Terror Threat

AP | By COLLEEN LONG | Posted 11.09.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Security worker Eric Martinez wore a pin depicting the twin towers on his lapel as he headed to work in lower Manhattan on Friday, unfazed...

NYPD's Anti-Terror Surveillance Not Unfair To Muslims: Bloomberg

Yahoo! News | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York

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Poll: Most NYC Residents Not Worried About Terror

AP | Posted 10.12.2011 | New York

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — A new poll released a month before the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks finds worry about another terrori...

Post-9/11, Biggest NYC Terror Threat Is Underground

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 09.17.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — It's the morning rush in the Times Square subway station, a routine convergence of humanity and mass transit that makes New York City...

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 ...