Terrorism

President Barack Obama delivers remarks after meeting with members of his national security team concerning ISIS at the Pentagon July 6, 2015 in Arlington, Virginia. From left, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, Commander of U.S. Africa Command Gen. David Rodriguez, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey. Obama announced the U.S. military is making progress against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. (Photo by Drew Angerer - Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Encouraged By Weekend Air Strikes On ISIS In Eastern Syria

The president has been under intense pressure to wipe ISIS off the battlefield and on Monday afternoon he spoke about 16 air strikes over the weekend on the Syrian city of Raqqa.

07/06/2015

Ali Muhammad Brown. (credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Man Indicted On Terrorism Charges In Murder Of College Student In West Orange

A Seattle man was indicted on terrorism and murder charges Thursday in a shooting that killed a college student in West Orange, New Jersey last year.

07/02/2015

Spectators at a suburban fireworks display. (Credit: CBS2)

Suburbs Prepare Amid Worries Of Fourth Of July Terror Threat

Worries have been mounting about a terror threat during Fourth of July celebrations in New York City, and the NYPD is not the only agency that has added extra protection.

07/02/2015

People gather to watch the annual Macy's fourth of July fireworks show looking over the East River on July 4, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

NYPD Stepping Up Security For Fourth Of July Fireworks

The security measures include radiation detection, checks on suspicious vehicles, hotel staffs and suspicious guests, and social media monitoring.

07/01/2015

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Terror Suspect Arrested In NJ; NYPD On High Alert For July 4 Fireworks

The arrest comes at the same time that the NYPD is on high alert, concerned about a possible ISIS-inspired terror attack in the United States this holiday weekend.

06/29/2015

Raees Alam Qazi, left, and brother Sheheryar Alam Qazi, both of Oakland Park, Fla., are seen in this combination of undated mug shots provided by the Broward County Sheriff's Office. (credit: Broward County Sheriff's Office via CBS News)

Florida Brothers Hit With Maximum Sentences For NY Terror Plot

Two Pakistani-born brothers were sentenced to the maximum possible prison sentences after pleading guilty in Florida to charges of organizing a terror plot against New York City landmarks.

06/11/2015

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

Women Charged In Alleged ISIS-Inspired NYC Terror Plot Plead Not Guilty

Noelle Velentzas, 28, and Asia Siddiqui, 31, both wore blue prison garb as their attorneys entered the pleas on their behalf to an indictment charging them each with a count of conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction and teaching how to make such a devise.

05/07/2015

Marcos Zea. (credit: Handout)

Long Island Man Who Plotted To Help Al Qaeda Sentenced To 25 Years

Marcos Alonso Zea, 26, of Brentwood, pleaded guilty in September to attempting to provide material support to al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, also known as Ansar al-Sharia, and obstruction of justice.

04/20/2015

Jose Marti Park in Union City. (Credit: Sonia Rincon/1010WINS)

Obama Announces Plan To Remove Cuba From List Of State Sponsors Of Terrorism

President Barack Obama will remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism, the White House announced Tuesday, a key step in his bid to normalize relations between the two countries.

04/14/2015

A sketch of defendants Akhror Saidakhmetov (left)  and Abdurasul Hasanovich Juraboev in Brooklyn federal court on accusations that they tried to join ISIS. The pair, along with Abror Habibov, face charges of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. (credit: Jane Rosenberg)

4 Men Charged In Alleged Plot To Help ISIS Plead Not Guilty In Brooklyn

The fundraising was “tantamount to providing money to slaughter innocent victims,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Alexander Solomon told the judge.

04/08/2015

A sketch of three defendants in Brooklyn federal court on accusations that they tried to join ISIS. Abdurasul Hasanovich Juraboev, Akhror Saidakhmetov and Abror Habibov face charges of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. (Credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Fourth Man Charged In Connection With ISIS Recruitment Plot In Brooklyn

A fourth man was charged Monday in a terrorism case, on allegations that he raised money in a plot for U.S. residents to travel overseas and join ISIS.

04/06/2015

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

Muhanad Mahmoud Al Farekh appears in court on charges of providing material support to terrorists in Pakistan. (Credit: CBS2)

Prosecutors: U.S. Citizen Went To Pakistan To Help Terrorists Targeting Americans

A U.S. citizen was charged in Brooklyn Thursday with conspiring to provide support to terrorists who sought to kill Americans abroad.

04/02/2015

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson speaks April 2, 2015 at NYPD headquarters in lower Manhattan. (credit: Marla DIamond/WCBS 880)

Homeland Security Dedicating $181 Million To New York City

In addition to the money going to the city, New York state is receiving $76 million. Newark was awarded $20 million, and the state of New Jersey is getting $8 million.

04/02/2015

Tunisian security forces open a gate to allow an ambulance carrying wounded victims from a gunmen attack at Tunis' famed Bardo Museum on March 18, 2015 to pass. At least 17 foreigners were killed, they were among 19 people who died in the attack by two men armed with assault rifles on the museum, the interior ministry said. The attack appeared to be the worst on foreigners in Tunisia since an Al-Qaeda suicide bombing on a synagogue killed 14 Germans, two French and five Tunisians on the island of Djerba in 2002. (Credit: FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Expert: Tunisia Museum Massacre Targeted Both People And Culture

A local expert Wednesday night said a mass shooting at a museum in Tunisia amounted to a statement by terrorists against both people and the culture they represent.

03/18/2015

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