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Investigators looking into whether NYC bomb suspect had help

Sep 22, 2016

Investigators looking into whether NYC bomb suspect had help

U.S. authorities investigated on Wednesday whether anyone helped an Afghan-born American citizen charged with carrying out bombings in New York and New Jersey, while the city’s top federal public defender asked for access to the man. Police in New York City also said they ...

NY, NJ bombs found by thieves, street denizens; ingredients easy to get

Sep 20, 2016

NY, NJ bombs found by thieves, street denizens; ingredients easy to get

Thieves inadvertently helped police find a bomb in New York’s fashionable neighborhood of Chelsea, it emerged Monday after the suspect wanted for planting the device and detonating another was arrested. The pressure cooker device was discovered on 27th Street late Saturday — four blocks ...

FBI questions car's occupants in NYC blast probe

Sep 19, 2016

FBI questions car's occupants in NYC blast probe

Agents from the FBI pulled over a car on a highway in Brooklyn on Sunday night and were questioning its occupants in connection with the investigation into the New York City bombing that injured 29 people, authorities said. Agents stopped “a vehicle of interest ...

9/11 Florida mosque arson suspect confesses

Sep 16, 2016

9/11 Florida mosque arson suspect confesses

An ex-convict who posted anti-Islamic rants online confessed to setting fire to a mosque that the Orlando nightclub shooter occasionally attended, and said he was embarrassed by the crime, according to an arrest affidavit released Thursday. St. Lucie County sheriff’s detectives wrote in the ...

Sep 16, 2016

IRS raids late don Gotti's mansion, sons' NYC car-parts shop

The Internal Revenue Service says it has raided a New York City car-parts shop and a Long Island mansion in an investigation involving relatives of the late mobster John Gotti. IRS spokesman Gregory Tranchina and the U.S. attorney’s office in Brooklyn declined to discuss ...