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Christopher Lee Cornell is accused of plotting an attack on the U.S. Capitol that federal authorities say was inspired by ISIS. (Credit: CBS2)

Parents Of Ohio Man Accused In Plot To Bomb U.S. Capitol, Kill Officials Speak Out

The parents of an Ohio man accused of plotting to bomb the U.S. Capitol and shoot lawmakers are coming to his defense, saying he was just lost and misguided.

01/15/2015

A US Capitol Police officer stands guard in front of the US Capitol building. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

FBI: Ohio Man Inspired By ISIS Plotted Attack On U.S. Capitol

Days after NYPD officials warned of a threat against police officers and soldiers by Islamic State militants, federal authorities charged an Ohio man with plotting an attack on the U.S. Capitol inspired by the militant group.

01/14/2015

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FBI, NYPD Warn Of ‘Virtual Kidnapping’ Scam

In the “virtual kidnapping” scheme, a caller claims that the victim’s loved one has been kidnapped or that the person was involved in some kind of accident with a gang member and is now in danger.

01/13/2015

A screengrab of the apparently hacked Twitter page of the U.S. Central Command. (credit: Twitter.com/CentCom)

U.S. Central Command Twitter Account Hacked, Apparently By ISIS

The hack apparently started at 12:30 p.m. with a message that read “American soldiers, we are coming, watch your back. ISIS.”

01/12/2015

New Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says NYC will receive more anti-terror funding than previously allocated. (Photo: CBS 2)

Security Expert: ISIS, Al Qaeda In A Race To See Who Can Attack New York City First

From the French consulate to synagogues to transit hubs to news organizations in Times Square, the NYPD has visibly increased security in New York City following the attack on a newspaper in Paris.

01/09/2015

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FBI Names Diego Rodriguez As Next Head Of New York Office

Before joining the FBI, Diego Rodriguez graduated from St. John’s University and worked as a teacher in New York City.

12/17/2014

A vehicle exits the entryway to Sony Pictures Entertainment in Los Angeles, on December 4, 2014.  (credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Sony Hackers Reference 9/11 Attacks, Threaten Theaters During Upcoming Premiere Of ‘The Interview’

The group also released a trove of data files: what they called the beginning of a “Christmas gift.” But GOP, as the group is known, included a message warning that people should stay away from places where “The Interview” will be shown, including the upcoming premiere. Referencing 9/11, it urged people to leave their homes if located near theaters showing the film.

12/16/2014

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FBI, NYPD Search For Suspects In Little Neck Bank Robbery

Both the NYPD and FBI are searching for two suspects in connection with a robbery in Little Neck, New York.

12/09/2014

American Airlines Flight 67 following a bomb scare on Nov. 30, 2014. (Credit: CBS2)

Port Authority, FBI Investigating Bomb Threat Against Flight From Spain At JFK

Authorities at John F. Kennedy Airport said they found nothing dangerous Sunday on an American Airlines plane after a bomb threat was phoned in and the aircraft arrived from Spain.

12/01/2014

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Federal Authorities In N.Y. Charge 7 In Georgia-Based Debt Collection Scam

Federal authorities in New York say they’ve brought criminal charges against seven people in a debt collection scam run out of Georgia.

11/18/2014

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director James Comey speaks during a conference on "Todays Terrorism: Todays Counterterrorism" in New York on November 3, 2014. US faces an increasing number of homegrown violent extremists radicalized online and inspired by jihadists in Syria to carry out acts of violence, Comey warned during the conference. Comey said the danger was witnessed "in a very real way" by attacks that killed two soldiers in Canada in recent weeks. In a speech in New York, Comey said tracking down those inspired by the so-called Islamic State group in Syria was "extremely difficult and something we spend every single day working on." (Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

FBI Director Visits Newark, Warns Of Threat From Homegrown ISIS Terrorists

The head of the FBI spent the day in Newark Monday, meeting with federal, state and local law enforcement officials.

11/17/2014

Police vehicles are seen outside Leonia High School in Leonia, N.J., following a bomb threat Nov. 12, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Police Step Up Patrols At Bergen County Schools Following Bomb Threats

County police said the school calls came in within 15 to 20 minutes of each other, and their bomb technicians and K-9 units were dispatched to investigate.

11/13/2014

Ringo Delcid is wanted in several police impersonation robberies in Brooklyn and Queens. (Credit: FBI)

FBI: Suspect Wanted In String Of Police Impersonation Robberies

The FBI and the NYPD on Wednesday were asking for help from the public in finding a Brooklyn man who allegedly posed as police officer while committing several robberies.

10/29/2014

Moner Mohammad Abusalha (left) and Shannon Conley are among the Americans who have been radicalized to aid ISIS. (Credit: CBS News)

FBI Tracks More Than 100 Americans Working To Aid ISIS

Who are the Americans who authorities say are out to attack their own country? The FBI said it is watching them and stopping them is a priority.

09/23/2014

Pennsylvania state trooper shooting suspect Eric Frein. (credit: Handout)

Search Continues For Pennsylvania State Trooper Shooting Suspect With Ties To NY, NJ

The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for an eighth day Saturday.

09/20/2014

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