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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

A Long Island couple had their lives turned upside-down for a little while this week after simple Google searches triggered the police into action. (Photo: CBS 2)

Long Island Couple Gets Quite The Scare Over A Simple Google Search

It’s something you probably do a dozen times a day — jump on your computer and enter a search into Google. One Long Island couple did just that, and then heard a knock on the door from police.

08/01/2013

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L.I. Teen Pleads Guilty To Attempting To Offer Support To Al Qaeda Affiliate

Federal authorities announced Wednesday a high school student from Long Island pleaded guilty to charges stemming from his plans to travel to Yemen to volunteer to fight for al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

06/26/2013

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

Tunisian Man Charged In New York Terror Cell Plot

“The allegations in this case serve as still another reminder that terrorism has not abated, that we must remain vigilant, and that when we do, terrorist plots against us can be thwarted,” said Police Commissioner Ray Kelly.

05/09/2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19 (FBI)

Kelly Wishes FBI Warned NYC Sooner Of Possible Times Square Attack

Kelly said the FBI apparently learned of the suspects’ supposed plan at least 48 hours prior to telling the NYPD.

04/26/2013

Ambulances are seen near the finish line of the Boston Marathon where there were two explosions on Monday, April 15, 2013. (credit: CBS News)

Expert: Long Investigation Likely Needed To Get To Bottom Of Boston Explosions

In the wake of the explosions at the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon, police are looking at all possible angles — whether it was an act of domestic terrorism or international terrorism.

04/15/2013

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)

Sequester Budget Cuts Could Delay Alleged Al Qaeda Spokesman’s Terror Trial

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was brought to the United States last month. He’s charged with conspiring to kill Americans in his alleged role as al Qaeda’s top propagandist after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. He has pleaded not guilty.

04/08/2013

Courtroom/File (Photo: CBS 2)

NYC Attorney Asks Judge To Ban Jews From Accused Terrorist’s Jury

Inside Brooklyn Federal Court, attorney Frederick Cohn, representing an accused terrorist, told the judge, “I’m not wild about having Jews on the jury in this case.”

03/11/2013

The NYPD and other local law enforcement agencies use radiation detectors as a preemptive measure to keep a dirty bomb out of the area. (Photo: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: NYC’s Ring Of Protection — Tools In The Fight Against Dirty Bombs

Walk around the city, or drive around the suburbs, and there’s a good chance that a dirty bomb detector will check you out.

02/05/2013

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Susan Rice Thrown Under Democrat’s Bus And Tied Down

It is becoming more and more clear that it was liberal-leaning politicians who threw her under the bus and they are also the ones who are keeping her under the bus.

11/30/2012

Susan Rice (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Susan Rice’s Meeting With GOP Leaders Made Benghazi Matters Worse

Now that the Obama White House and senior intelligence officials have reportedly admitted that they approved Susan Rice’s inaccurate talking points about the Benghazi terrorist attack being the reaction to a protest about a film rather than a terrorist attack, the investigation must go on.

11/28/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Few Brave Newspapers Endorse Romney Fighting Tide Of Liberal Press

The newspapers that are not endorsing President Barack Obama are extremely brave. They are to be positively recognized for their courage to stand up against the onslaught of the liberal media which refuses to speak in the best interest of the country as the presidential election nears.

11/02/2012

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