Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says there are no specific threats against the Fourth Of July celebrations in New York City as the NYPD ramps up security amid concern over possible terrorist attacks.
The security measures include radiation detection, checks on suspicious vehicles, hotel staffs and suspicious guests, and social media monitoring.
World leaders are still trying to figure out their response, but one thing they say they won’t do is cower.
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton says there’s “much less tension” between the police union and city officials now than there was in the aftermath of the chokehold death of a Staten Island man last year.
Now that a jury has convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on all charges, even more is at stake in the next phase of the federal trial: The same 12 people must decide whether the 21-year-old lives or dies.
Noelle Velentzas, 28, and Asia Siddiqui, 31, allegedly conspired to prepare an explosive device they planned to detonate in a terror attack in the U.S., according to court documents.
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Officials said the Islamic State posted a video on Twitter calling for attacks on police officers and soldiers in the United States, Canada, Great Britain and France.
John Miller, the NYPD’s deputy commissioner of intelligence and counterterrorism, said on CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday that the Islamic State posted a video on Twitter on Saturday.
Three terrorists who seized hostages at separate locations and ignited fear across Paris were killed Friday along with three of their hostages as the gunmen clashed with thousands of French security forces.
France’s prime minister, Manuel Valls, said the two suspects still at large in the Charlie Hebdo slayings — Cherif Kouachi, 32, and his 34-year-old brother, Said Kouachi — were known to intelligence services.
Extra officers have been stationed at various locations throughout the city, including the French Consulate, since the attack Wednesday on the Paris offices of the satirical newspaper, the Charlie Hebdo weekly.
The hacker group calling themselves Guardians of Peace threatened moviegoers Tuesday and theaters showing the movie with violence reminiscent of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
A man wielding a knife who stabbed an Israeli student inside a Brooklyn synagogue was fatally shot by police early Tuesday morning when he refused to drop the knife, police said.
A frightening string of “lone wolf” terror attacks was the topic at NYPD headquarters on Thursday as a security summit was held to discuss how the war on ISIS might be felt here in the homeland.