Terrorism

Ari Halberstam

Family Remembers Terror Shooting That Killed Ari Halberstam 20 Years Later

It has now been 20 years since a shooting near the Brooklyn Bridge killed a Jewish teenager, in a case that sparked a conversation on the definition of terrorism.

03/01/2014

Airport Security (file / credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Homeland Security Warns Of New Terror Chatter About Explosives In Shoes

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security was warning airlines Wednesday to be aware of new chatter about explosives placed in shoes.

02/19/2014

Jose Pimentel appears in a courtroom in New York, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.   (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, Pool)

Jose Pimentel Pleads Guilty In NYC Pipe Bomb Terrorism Plot

Jose Pimentel entered the plea Wednesday to attempted criminal possession of a weapon as a crime of terrorism. It was less than a week before his scheduled trial in a rare state-level terrorism case.

02/19/2014

FILE -- Terrorism suspect Jose Pimentel appears in Manhattan Criminal Court. (credit: Getty Images)

Prosecutors Seek To Protect Witnesses’ Identities In Jose Pimentel Terrorism Trial

Prosecutors want to keep testimony of three key witnesses out of public view at the trial of a New York man charged with plotting terror attacks with homemade bombs.

01/29/2014

A sample of the six tons of ivory confiscated by the U.S. Fish and Wildfire Service, as seen in Colorado, Nov. 14, 2013 (credit: by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

NY Lawmakers Seek Ban On Ivory Sales That ‘Support Organized Crime And Terrorism’

The Assembly Committee on Environmental Conservation held a hearing on the issue Thursday. Wildlife officials said poaching is a local issue.

01/16/2014

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith in 2002 (credit: MBC/Getty Images)

Convicted Terrorist To Testify Via Video Link In Bin Laden Spokesman’s Trial

A man convicted in the United Kingdom in the 2001 shoe bomb plot can testify through a video link at the terrorism trial of Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law and former spokesman, a judge ruled Wednesday.

01/15/2014

Former attorney Lynne Stewart says goodbye to friends and supporters as she reports to prison on Nov. 19, 2009 in New York. (credit: Getty Images)

Judge Orders ‘Compassionate Release’ Of Jailed Former Civil Rights Lawyer

A federal judge in Manhattan ordered a “compassionate release” Tuesday from prison for a dying former civil rights lawyer.

12/31/2013

Police Commissioner (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYPD: Late-Night Terror Drill Conducted At Brooklyn Mall

Some New Yorkers said New York City has been and always will be a target for terrorists, and that threats will not stop them from going about their every day lives.

12/10/2013

An image grab taken from AFP TV shows civilians being evacuated from a shopping mall following an attack by masked gunmen in Nairobi on Sept. 21, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Peter King: Americans Could Be Among Attackers In Kenyan Terrorist Assault

King said any time there is a terrorist attack overseas, “we have to see if there’s any possible connection to the United States.”

09/22/2013

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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

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Kelly Blasts Candidates, Says Terrorism Must Be ‘Top Priority’ For Next Mayor

Kelly said none of the candidates have requested a terrorism briefing from the police department. He said the public should be asking whether or not candidates understand the threat to New York City.

09/09/2013

An injured man is helped by first responders immediately after the Boston Marathon bombings. (credit: CBS 2)

Chilling Audio From Immediate Aftermath Of Boston Bombings Released

The transmissions are another view of how well all of Boston’s various emergency services agencies responded to the April attack.

08/30/2013

Muslims rally outside NYPD headquarters after learning some mosques were classified as terrorist organizations. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYPD Designates Mosques As Terrorism Organizations

The New York Police Department has secretly labeled entire mosques as terrorism organizations, a designation that allows police to use informants to record sermons and spy on imams, often without specific evidence of criminal wrongdoing.

08/28/2013

Manhattan Bridge

Police Tighten Bridge Security After Manhattan Bridge Dance Party

CBS 2 has learned that NYPD officers have been told to keep closer tabs on activity on city bridges, a directive issued two days after a flash mob party was held on the Manhattan Bridge’s walkway.

08/12/2013

U.S. Embassies closed on Sunday. (credit: CBS 2)

International Travelers Urged To Take Precautions Amid Terror Warning

CBS News has learned that U.S. intelligence suggests that al Qaeda or one of its affiliates has a major plot under way. What they don’t know is the date, time or exact target.

08/04/2013

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