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Plane laser attacks to be probed by terrorism unit

NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI announced Friday it has assigned its Joint Terrorism Task Force to lead a probe of laser attacks on the cockpits of two planes approaching LaGuardia Airport this week, inviting […]

10/18/2013

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Garden Grove man charged with attempting to aid Al-Qaida

SANTA ANA (CNS) – A Garden Grove man was arrested and charged today with attempting to provide support to the al-Qaida terrorist network. Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen, 24, was arrested around 7:30 a.m. at a […]

10/11/2013

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Judge sends drug website suspect to New York

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a California man charged with operating a notorious online drug marketplace known as Silk Road to be sent to New York to face charges. The […]

10/09/2013

This image from the FBI website shows Anas al-Libi. (AP Photo/FBI)

US interrogators sent to question al-Qaida suspect

WASHINGTON (AP) — A team of military, intelligence and Justice Department interrogators has been sent to the USS San Antonio in international waters to question terror suspect Abu Anas al-Libi, who was captured in Libya […]

10/07/2013

This Sept. 11, 2001 photo shows smoke rising from the burning twin towers of the World Trade Center after hijacked planes crashed into the towers, in New York City.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

FBI, DHS: No specific threat to 9/11 anniversary

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is aware of no credible or specific information that points to any terror plot tied to the anniversary of the September 2001 attacks, according to a new confidential threat assessment […]

09/06/2013

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller (AP Photo)

Departing FBI chief worries about airborne terror

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nature of terrorism has changed in Robert Mueller’s dozen years as FBI director, but his concerns for the future are much the same as when terrorists struck on Sept. 11, 2001, […]

08/22/2013

In this courtroom sketch, James "Whitey" Bulger, second from right, stands with defense attorneys Hank Brennan, third from right, and J.W. Carney, right, as the jury submits its verdicts before Magistrate Judge Marianne Bowler Monday, Aug. 12, 2013 in federal court in Boston.  (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins)

For families, Bulger verdict brings closure, angst

BOSTON (AP) — The guilty verdicts against James “Whitey” Bulger brought catharsis and closure to relatives of the 11 victims in whose killings he was convicted of playing a role, but for the families of […]

08/13/2013

This 2013 file photo provided by Andrew Spanswick, a friend of James Lee DiMaggio, shows DiMaggio posing for a photo in a restaurant in West Hollywood, Calif.  (AP Photo/Andrew Spanswick)

Man killed in Idaho mirrored father’s actions

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A family spokesman says the man who was killed by FBI agents in the Idaho wilderness after allegedly abducting a 16-year-old California girl followed his father’s footsteps. Andrew Spanswick said Monday […]

08/12/2013

This 2013 file photo provided by Andrew Spanswick, a friend of James Lee DiMaggio, shows DiMaggio posing for a photo in a restaurant in West Hollywood, Calif.  (AP Photo/Andrew Spanswick)

Rescued teen returns to California with father

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The 16-year-old southern California girl who was abducted last week and rescued Saturday by FBI agents in a remote corner of the Idaho wilderness has returned home with her father, federal […]

08/12/2013

ADA County paramedics and other authorities offload at the Cascade Emergency Operations Center in Cascade, Idaho, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013.   (AP Photo/Robby Milo)

Teen found safe in Idaho; alleged abductor killed

CASCADE, Idaho (AP) — A harrowing weeklong search for a missing California teenager ended Saturday when FBI agents rescued the girl and shot and killed her apparent kidnapper at a campsite deep in the Idaho […]

08/10/2013

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