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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

Photo released by officials of suspected terror suspect Jose Pimentel. (Credit: Kristen Artz/Flick/NYCMayorsOffice)

Sources: Terror Suspect Wanted To Blow Up A Bomb On The USS Intrepid

Jose Pimentel was behind bars Monday night, being held without bail because, officials say, he had grandiose plans to blow up people and places in the metropolitan area, including the Intrepid Air and Space Museum.

11/21/2011

Bloomberg, Kelly announce terror arrest (credit: CBS 2)

Terror Suspect Allegedly Plotted Bombings Against U.S. Troops, NYC Sites

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the 27-year-old man was acting as a lone wolf and was taken into custody Saturday. He allegedly was inspired by al-Qaida, although his citizenship was not immediately known.

11/20/2011

File - This October 2008 file photo by Muhammad ud-Deen shows Imam Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen. (credit: AP Photo/Muhammad ud-Deen, File)

Kelly: NYC Remains ‘Alert’ After Killing Of American Born Cleric Anwar al-Awlaki

Kelly said Samir Khan, who was also killed in the attack, had extensive contacts in New York City and published the English language Inspire Magazine, which in its most recent issue identified Grand Central Station as a target.

09/30/2011

Two New Jersey Men Plead Guilty To Trying To Join Al-Shabab Terror Group Overseas

Mohamed Mahmood Alessa, 21, and Carlos Eduardo Almonte, 24, accepted a plea deal, admitting they wanted to try to join an Al Qaeda-affiliated group.

03/03/2011

Subway (credit: CBS 2)

UK Judge Approves Extradition Of Subway Terror Suspect

City of Westminster Magistrates’ Court says that Abid Naseer can be sent for to the U.S. to stand trial for his alleged role in a terror campaign.

01/21/2011

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (credit: AP)

Gov.-Elect Cuomo Opposes 9/11 Trial In New York

Cuomo addressed the matter in a radio interview Thursday, a day after Attorney General Eric Holder said the Obama administration was close to deciding where to prosecute Khalid Sheik Mohammed.

11/11/2010

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (credit: AP)

Attorney General Says 9/11 Trial Decision Is Near

The attorney general suggested since last spring that a decision was near, telling a House subcommittee in March that he thought the administration was just weeks away from making a determination.

11/11/2010

YouTube

YouTube Removes Videos From Yemeni Cleric

New York Congressman Anthony Weiner had recently sent letters to YouTube, urging it to remove the videos.

11/04/2010

A Continental Airlines jet is seen at Newark Liberty International Airport (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Disaster Drill At Newark Airport On Saturday

“They’re gonna see cars. They’re gonna see bodies,” said Port Authority Deputy Executive Director Bill Baroni.

10/15/2010

NYPD Logo - File / Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

NYPD Holds Terrorism Response Drill

The New York City Police Department wants to be ready for the next terrorist attack.

10/14/2010

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Bloomberg: I Don’t Want To Fight 9/11 Responders

The deal would pay first responders anywhere from several thousand to about $2 million, depending on the severity of their illness.

10/06/2010

Mayor Bloomberg (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Urges Ground Zero Workers To Settle

Lawyers for about 10,000 workers tentatively worked out a settlement last spring. It could be worth $625 million to $712.5 million, depending on how many people take the deal.

10/05/2010

New York City Subways

Man Held In NY Terror Plot Faces Extradition Hearing

Abid Naseer appeared by video link from prison Tuesday for a hearing at a London court.

10/05/2010

Terminal 4 at JFK Airport (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Unfazed By Terror Warning Sunday

“Current information suggests that al-Qaida and affiliated organizations continue to plan terrorist attacks,” the warning said.

10/03/2010

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