Terror Plot

Alleged terror plot suspects Fareed Mumuni (left) and Munther Omar Saleh. (Credit: SIAdvance/CBS2)

Grand Jury Indicts 2 Men For Allegedly Trying To Provide Support To ISIS, Attacks On Authorities

While under investigation by federal authorities in early June, Saleh and another individual charged at a federal officer with knives.

08/11/2015

Authorities say Alexander Ciccolo took four guns from a person who was cooperating with members of the Western Massachusetts Joint Terrorism Task Force. (Image Credit: US Attorney’s Office)

Boston Police Captain’s Son Charged In ISIS Terror Plot

Alexander Ciccolo is accused in a criminal complaint unsealed Monday of receiving four guns July 4 from a person cooperating with the Western Massachusetts Joint Terrorism Task Force.

07/13/2015

An excerpt from court papers in the case against Munther Omar Saleh. Saleh is accused of plotting a terror attack in New York City (credit: CBS2)

College Student In Queens Accused Of Plotting Terror Attack In New York City

Investigators claim Munther Omar Saleh used his personal computer to search topics ranging from weapons and pressure cookers, to eluding police and disguises.

06/16/2015

Noelle Velentzas (left) Asia Siddiqui appear in U.S. District Court on charges of plotting terror. (Credit: CBS2)

Prosecutors: Women Charged In Alleged Terror Plot Believed ‘Armageddon’ Was Coming

Noelle Velentzas and Asia Siddiqui were arrested at their Queens homes early Thursday following a sting operation using an undercover officer wearing a wire.

04/03/2015

A terror plot was thwarted in London early on Friday, Nov. 7, just hours after London Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe attended a summit meeting with Police Commissioner Bill Bratton. (Credit: CBS2)

London Police Foil Terror Plot Aimed At Remembrance Sunday Celebrations

According to police, the men planned to attack this weekend during celebrations for Remembrance Sunday – the memorial day in the U.K. for the anniversary of the end of World War I.

11/08/2014

A terror plot was thwarted in London early on Friday, Nov. 7, just hours after London Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe attended a summit meeting with Police Commissioner Bill Bratton. (Credit: CBS2)

Terror Plot Thwarted In London Hours After Police Commissioner Attends New York Summit Meeting

Police in London announced they thwarted a terror plot Friday, just hours after their commissioner met with NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton in New York City.

11/07/2014

Tighter security is seen at Penn Station after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an increase in police presence in New York City transportation hubs due to the threat of terrorism. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bratton, De Blasio Reassure New Yorkers They’re Safe Following Alleged ISIS Subway Terror Plot

Iraq’s prime minister says his country’s intelligence operation has uncovered a plot for an attack on subway systems in the United States and Paris.

09/25/2014

This frame grab from the Saudi-owned television network MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith , the alleged spokesman of Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network in an undated videotape broadcast by the Dubai-based MBC 17 April 2002. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Admitted Shoe Bomb Plotter Testifies In Bin Laden Son-In-Law’s Terrorism Trial

Saajid Badat, a 34-year-old United Kingdom resident, is expected to testify all day Tuesday by video hookup from London. He refuses to testify in the United States because he faces terrorism charges in Boston that could send him to prison for life.

03/11/2014

Smoke rises from the Westgate mall in Nairobi on September 23, 2013. (credit: Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images)

Authorities: ‘Dangerous And Influential’ Members Of Al-Shabab Face Brooklyn Court Appearance

Three men facing federal terrorism charges in New York City have strong ties to the same extremist Islamic group that’s claimed responsibility for the deadly attack on an upscale Kenyan shopping mall, U.S. authorities say.

09/23/2013

Fort Dix Army Base (credit: CBS 2)

Fort Dix Terror Plotters Want Convictions Tossed

Two brothers convicted of planning to attack military personnel on installations in New Jersey and elsewhere are asking a judge to vacate their convictions, saying their lawyers made key mistakes in their defense.

06/19/2013

Al Qaeda Terror Suspect Abid Naseer (credita: CBS 2)

Extradited Al Qaeda Terror Suspect Arrives In New York Ahead Of Arraignment

Abid Naseer, 26, arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport Thursday afternoon from England to stand trial in Brooklyn. He will be arraigned on Monday.

01/03/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer holding up GAO report on "sham universities" that issue student visas Oct. 18, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Calls For More Oversight Of Student Visas In Wake Of Foiled Terror Plot

Schumer said the student visa Nafis obtained from a Missouri university is legitimate, but said his quick transfer to a university in the city should have raised a red flag.

10/18/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Terror Plot Is Reminder That ‘Freedom Is Fragile’

Bloomberg said this incident should remind New Yorkers to not become complacent.

10/18/2012

Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis (inset) is accused of plotting to bomb to the Federal Reserve Bank in New York City. (credit: Personal Photo | Getty Images)

Authorities Paint Disturbing Picture Of Federal Reserve Bank Suspect

According to a federal complaint, Quazi Nafis was aware a bomb planted outside the Federal Reserve Bank would likely cause the deaths of many people, including women and children.

10/17/2012

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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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