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4 years 6 months ago

FBI arrests 2 in NYC terror investigation

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...

4 years 9 months ago

Terror suspect's father indicted

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...

4 years 9 months ago

AP Sources: NYC suspect contacted senior al-Qaida

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...

4 years 9 months ago

NYC to expand its high-tech counterterror system

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...

4 years 10 months ago

Accomplices in NYC terror plot known

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...

4 years 10 months ago

Colorado terror suspect arrives in New York

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...

4 years 10 months ago

Probe involving Colorado terror suspect widens

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...

4 years 10 months ago

Colorado terror plot suspect appears in federal court

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...

4 years 10 months ago

Terror plot suspect due in federal court

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....

4 years 10 months ago

Aurora terror suspect admits to terror ties

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...

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