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Feds: L.I. Man Wanted To Join Al Qaeda Affiliate, Commit Murder Overseas

Marcos Alonso Zea, also known as Ali Zea, of Brentwood is charged with conspiracy to commit murder in a foreign country, attempting to provide material support to terrorists, obstruction of justice and more.

10/18/2013

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FBI Investigating Following Recent Laser Attacks On Pilots

The FAA has reported a 17 percent increase in laser attacks for the year in the New York area.

10/18/2013

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L.I. Teen Pleads Guilty To Attempting To Offer Support To Al Qaeda Affiliate

Federal authorities announced Wednesday a high school student from Long Island pleaded guilty to charges stemming from his plans to travel to Yemen to volunteer to fight for al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

06/26/2013

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Feds: Upstate NY Men Face Terror Charges In Radiation Plot

Glendon Scott Crawford and Eric J. Feight wanted to build a mobile, remotely operated device that would silently zap unsuspecting targets with lethal doses of X-rays, prosecutors said.

06/19/2013

A city official walks out of a US military recruiting station in Times Square after an early-morning explosion March 6, 2008.(Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

FBI Releases New Video In 2008 Times Square Bombing

The case has remained unsolved since March 6, 2008, when a person riding 10-speed blue Ross bicycle placed an explosive device at the U.S. Armed Forces Recruiting Station, lit a fuse and then fled the scene before the early morning blast.

06/18/2013

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Feds Arrest Suspect In Terror Plot Targeting Federal Reserve Bank

Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis is charged with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction. He is currently being held without bail and, if convicted, faces life in prison.

10/17/2012

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NJ State Review: NYPD Didn’t Break Law In Surveillance Of Muslims

New Jersey officials say a three-month review has found that New York City police did not violate any New Jersey laws when they conducted surveillance of Muslim businesses, mosques and student groups.

05/24/2012

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FBI Launches Unprecedented Attack On NYPD Over Muslim Surveillance Tactics

The head of the Newark FBI said Wednesday the NYPD’s monitoring of Muslims in New Jersey has had a chilling effect on the feds’ ability to gather counter terrorism intelligence.

03/07/2012

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Questions Linger Over Why CIA Operative Is At NYPD

Testifying at City Hall recently, New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the CIA operative provides his officers “with information, usually coming from perhaps overseas.”

10/17/2011