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Queens District Attorney Richard Brown (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Queens DA: Men Accused Of Conspiring To Aid Taliban In Effort To ‘Kill American Soldiers’

Police say Humayoun Nabi, 27, and Ismail Alsarabbi, 32, wanted to buy boots, winter coats and other gear for Taliban fighters. They have been arrested on state-level terrorism charges.

10/10/2013

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

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NYPD Steps Up Security In Wake Of Deadly Attack In Kenya

Kenyan officials say the assault by Somali militants on Nairobi’s top shopping mall killed at least 39 people and wounded more than 150 others.

09/21/2013

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Staten Island Man Sentenced For Lying To Authorities About Terror Training

Abdel Hameed Shehadeh was sentenced to 13 years in prison Friday in Brooklyn federal court.

09/20/2013

The Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - File / Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

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

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announces arrests in cigarette smuggling ring (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Officials: Virginia-NY Cigarette Smuggling Ring Has Terror Links

Some of the suspects charged in a Virginia-to-New York cigarette smuggling scheme have links to top Hamas officials, authorities said.

05/16/2013

FILE - These undated mug shots provided by the U.S. Marshals show Carlos Eduardo Almonte (L) and Mohamed Mahmood Alessa. (credit: U.S. Marshals)

Admitted Would-Be Terrorists Face Sentencing Hearing In Newark

Mohamed Mahmood Alessa and Carlos Eduardo Almonte pleaded guilty in March 2011 for conspiring to join al-Shabab, a terror group affiliated with al Qaeda.

04/15/2013

Undated propaganda video shows al Qaeda spokesman Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden. (YouTube)

Congressman King: Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law Captured In Jordan

A law enforcement source told CBS News that Abu Ghaith is scheduled to be arraigned Friday on a sealed indictment in New York City.

03/07/2013

An artist's rendering of Adis Medunjanin in court. (credit: CBS 2)

Adis Medunjanin Sentenced To Life In Prison For Plot To Blow Up NYC Subways

A jury found Adis Medunjanin guilty of all counts for his role in a terror plot that federal authorities say was one of the closest calls since Sept. 11, 2001.

11/16/2012

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly

Kelly: Terror Threat Will Be ‘With Us For A Long Time’

While giving the FBI and other law enforcement agencies credit for thwarting a bomb plot against the Federal Reserve Bank in Lower Manhattan, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the threat of terrorism will be “with us for a long time.”

CBS New York–10/17/2012

The Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - File / Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Feds Arrest Man For Trying To Detonate Car Bomb In Downtown Chicago

Undercover FBI agents arrested an 18-year-old American man who tried to detonate what he believed was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar, federal prosecutors said Saturday.

09/15/2012

An artist's rendering of Adis Medunjanin in court. (credit: CBS 2)

Adis Medunjanin Convicted Of Plotting To Attack NYC Subways

Adis Medunjanin, a former security guard, agreed to become a suicide bomber targeting the New York City subway system, prosecutors said. The plan has been called the most significant terror plot on United States soil since 9/11.

05/01/2012

An artist's rendering of Adis Medunjanin in court. (credit: CBS 2)

Jury Deliberations Expected To Begin In NYC Terror Trial

Prosecutors say Adis Medunjanin and two of his Flushing high school classmates planned to bomb city subways in 2009.

04/30/2012

An artist's rendering of Adis Medunjanin in court. (credit: CBS 2)

Najibullah Zazi, Confessed Ring-Leader In NYC Subway Terror Plot, Testifies

In court Tuesday, Zazi, with short hair and a beard, was asked if he could identify one of the two men who were committed to killing New Yorkers. He pointed to the defendant and said in a clear voice, “I see Medunjanin.”

04/17/2012

NYPD canine unit - Officer Wayne Rothschild and German Shepherd Danz (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD Deploys Canine Units To Counter Terror Plots

“He’s one of us. His job is very important in the Police Department,” officer Wayne Rothschild said of his partner, 6-year-old German Shepard Danz.

04/13/2012

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