February 25, 2010 9:37 AM
Two comrades of foiled New York City subway bomb plotter Najibullah Zazi are scheduled to make their first court appearances since he pleaded guilty.
Zarein Ahmedzay and Adis Medunjanin went to high school with Zazi in Queens and are accused of traveling with him to Pakistan in 2008.
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February 2, 2010 5:54 PM
Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair says Al-Qaida will continue to try to attack the United States until Osama bin Laden and his No. 2 Ayman al-Zawahri are dead.
Blair and CIA Director Leon Panetta are among top intelligence officials outlining to Congress Tuesday the main threats facing the... more »
January 19, 2010 2:42 PM
There may be new charges brought against a man whose friend is accused of plotting to bomb New York City. Prosecutors allege Adis Medunjanin conspired to kill U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan. They told a Brooklyn judge on Tuesday they expect further charges, and that his case might be combined with... more »
January 8, 2010 8:27 AM
The terror threat involving a Denver man has widened to two more arrests. The men were arrested in connection with the investigation of a bomb plot against New York City. FBI Special Agent Richard Kolko says Adis Medunjanin and Zarein Ahmedzay were arrested early Friday in New York. Medunjanin's attorney... more »
October 8, 2009 7:00 PM
The father of an Afghan immigrant accused of plotting a terror attack in New York City has been formally indicted on a charge of lying to investigators.
The U.S. Attorney's office in Denver says a grand jury returned the indictment against 53-year-old Mohammed Zazi on Thursday for allegedly making... more »
October 6, 2009 7:03 AM
Intelligence officials familiar with the investigation say an Afghan immigrant who allegedly planned a New York terror attack also had contact with a senior al-Qaida operative. The officials tell The Associated Press the CIA learned about Najibullah Zazi through one of its sources and alerted domestic agencies. The intelligence and... more »
October 5, 2009 6:27 PM
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 »
September 29, 2009 9:26 AM
An Afghan immigrant has pleaded not guilty to plotting a terrorist attack on New York City using common chemicals. Najibullah Zazi'slawyer entered the plea Tuesday in Brooklyn. Zazi was ordered held without bail during the brief hearing. Defense attorney J. Michael Dowling says what he's seen so far "does not... more »
September 28, 2009 2:39 PM
A law enforcement official has confirmed that investigators have identified possible accomplices of an Afghan immigrant accused of plotting a terrorist attack on New York. Court papers allege that at least three people helped Najibullah Zazi buy beauty products containing peroxide and acetone in suburban Denver. The chemicals can be... more »
September 25, 2009 2:22 PM
Colorado terror suspect Najibullah Zazi has arrived in New York City, where he is charged with conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction. The U.S. Marshals Service plane left the privately run Centennial Airport south of Denver at 12:05 p.m. mountain time, a little more than an hour after a... more »
September 24, 2009 10:49 AM
Colorado terror suspect Najibullah Zazi has been indicted for conspiring to detonate bombs in the United States. The new charge of conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction was filed in New York. Authorities plan to transfer him to the federal court in Brooklyn to face the new charge. Zazi... more »
September 24, 2009 9:20 AM
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 »
September 23, 2009 6:02 PM
Hundreds of investigators have widened their probe of a potential terrorist bomb plot by questioning more residents of a New York City neighborhood raided last week. A law enforcement official familiar with the probe says investigators are re-interviewing people already questioned in Queens. The apartments were searched after a visit... more »
September 21, 2009 4:22 PM
A judge ordered an Afghanistan-born Colorado man who allegedly received al-Qaida training and had bomb-making instructions on his computer to be held pending a detention hearing Thursday. Investigators say Najibullah Zazi, a 24-year-old airport shuttle driver, played a direct role in an alleged terror plot that unraveled during a trip... more »
September 21, 2009 3:40 PM
A New York City imam accused of lying to officials investigating a terrorism plot has been ordered held without bail.
Ahmad Afzali smiled and waved at relatives as deputy marshals led him out of federal court Monday in Brooklyn.
His attorney, Ron Kuby, says he'll seek bail for... more »
September 21, 2009 7:43 AM
A Colorado man arrested as part of a terrorism investigation who admitted to receiving training from al-Qaida will be in court to hear the charges against him. Najibullah Zazi will be in federal court today after being arrested late Saturday on charges of making a false statement to the government.... more »
September 18, 2009 5:29 PM
NBC (Denver)-- NBC reports Najibullah Zazi has admitted to ties to al-Qaeda and has admitted attending a terror training camp in Pakistan.
NBC says Najibullah Zazi denies planning to stage attacks in the United States. This comes as Zazi continued his third day of FBI questioning, Friday. FBI agents... more »