NEW YORK (AP) - A federal judge has sentenced the father of an admitted terrorist to 4 ½ years in prison for destroying evidence and lying to investigators.
Mohammed Wali Zazi was sentenced Friday in Brooklyn for charges including conspiracy and obstruction of justice.
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Terrorism suspect Najibullah Zazi has told a federal judge that he was trained by al-Qaida for a "martyrdom" plan to attack the New York City subways.
The 25-year-old former Denver airport shuttle driver pleaded guilty Monday in New York to conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction.
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A law enforcement official says a Colorado air shuttle driver accused of a homemade-bomb plot against New York City has agreed to enter a guilty plea. The official tells The Associated Press that Najibullah Zazi reached the plea deal after cooperating with authorities over the past few weeks. The official... more »
A federal grand jury has charged the father of an airport driver accused in a terrorism plot with conspiring to obstruct a criminal investigation of the matter.
A newly unsealed indictment says Mohammed Wali Zazi conspired to conceal and destroy chemicals, glasses and masks in a terrorism probe. His... more »
A network of security cameras, license plate readers and weapons sensors designed to protect lower Manhattan from terrorist threats is now expanding to New York City's midtown area. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly say the city will extend the counterterrorism system into an area that includes Grand... more »
Bryan Cunningham says the case of Najibullah Zazi and what he is accused of planning is one of the biggest terrorism cases found on U.S. soil since the September 11th attacks.
"Clearly, it's a victory for law enforcement and intelligence, because we stopped the attack," says Cunningham.
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Three suspects charged in a wide-ranging terror probe are going to court in New York City and Denver. Colorado air shuttle driver Najibullah Zazi and his father have detention hearings later Thursday in Denver. A New York City imam, Ahmad Afzali, has a hearing in New York City. The three... more »
Federal authorities have arrested a 24-year-old airport shuttle driver and his father as part of terrorism probe in New York and Colorado, a spokeswoman for the younger man's defense team says. Najibullah Zazi and his father were taken into custody at his suburban Denver apartment by FBI agents at 9:55... more »
FBI agents are searching the home of a Colorado man identified by law enforcement as having a possible al-Qaida link. FBI agents and sheriff's deputies entered the home of Najibullah Zazi in Aurora on Wednesday, and took out several boxes. They also are searching his aunt's home. FBI special agent... more »