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Feds: Man Tried To Crash Speeding Train Into Hospital Ship To ‘Wake People Up’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A train engineer intentionally drove a speeding locomotive off a track at the Port of Los Angeles because he was suspicious about the presence of a Navy hospital ship docked there to help during the coronovirus crisis, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. The locomotive crashed through a series of barriers and fences before coming to rest more than 250 yards (230 meters) from the U.S. Navy Hospital Ship Mercy on Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a release. Nobody ...
Tags: News, Navy, Los Angeles, Ap, Fbi, Port Of Los Angeles, California Highway Patrol, Associated Press, CHP, Mercy, U S Department of Justice, Moreno, Robert Jablon, Mark J Terrill, John Light, Joint Terrorism Task Force

Alleged Hospital Bombing Plotter Who Died During Arrest Attempt Was Target Of FBI Sting

A Missouri man who allegedly believed he was picking up an IED to bomb a hospital died when the FBI attempted to arrest him, the bureau said Wednesday. Timothy Wilson, 36, had been the subject of a months-long terrorism investigation “which revealed him to be a potentially violent extremist, motivated by racial, religious, and anti government animus,” the FBI said in a statement. He was allegedly planning a bombing and had considered several targets, according to the statement. Though the FBI...
Tags: News, Cnn, Fbi, Bomb, Wilson, Joint Terrorism Task Force, National Socialist Movement, Informant, Timothy Wilson, Neo Nazi, Matt Shuham, Atomwaffen, Atomwaffen Division, FBI Sting, Vorherrschaft Division

Have Fun In Prison, Little Boy

News from Washington: Sheriffs in Okanogan County have arrested a man accused of posting Facebook death threats directed at Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and other Washington state Sheriffs after they announced their opposing of Inititative-1639. Late Wednesday morning, a search warrant was served at the residence of 23-year-old Jaydin Ledford. The investigation began on Feb. 4 after death threats surfaced from a Facebook account, stating that “Ozzie Knezovich is gonna get a bullet in h...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Washington, Fbi, Military, Karl Marx, South, Spokane County, Okanogan County, Ozzie Knezovich, Joint Terrorism Task Force, Ledford, JTTF, Jaydin Ledford, Omak Police, Okanogan County Jail

DOJ Issues Correction After Whitaker Falsely Says Bomber Had Help Overseas

NEW YORK (AP) — Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker erroneously told an audience of law enforcement officials Wednesday that a terrorist who set off bombs in New York City and New Jersey had two co-conspirators overseas and that one was in custody. Whitaker, who took over as the head of the Justice Department this month, made the remarks about the case of convicted bomber Ahmad Rahimi while addressing members of the Joint Terrorism Task Force, a team of police officials and federal a...
Tags: New York, News, New York City, America, Ap, New Jersey, Manhattan, World Trade Center, Doj, Justice Department, Whitaker, Matthew Whitaker, Joint Terrorism Task Force, Ahmad Rahimi, Rahimi, Summer Concepcion

Miami Herald: DNA Trail Helped Lead Authorities To Cesar Sayoc

The Miami Herald reported DNA evidence helped lead investigators to apprehend mail bombing suspect Cesar Sayoc: A trail of DNA evidence on the packages or the devices helped investigators narrow a nationwide manhunt to Cesar Sayoc, a 56-year-old man from Aventura, law enforcement sources told the Miami Herald. Sayoc was being questioned by FBI agents with the Joint Terrorism Task Force following his arrest. [Author: David Taintor]
Tags: News, Fbi, Miami Herald, Joint Terrorism Task Force, Livewire, David Taintor, Cesar Sayoc, Miami Herald Sayoc

Massachusetts Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Planning ISIS Inspired Attack

Defendant was planning an attack on a university; stabbed nurse 10 times while in custody. Alexander Ciccolo, a/k/a Ali Al Amriki : Shortly after his arrest, Ciccolo stabbed a nurse with a pen more than ten times, leaving a bloody gash on the top of the nurse’s head. BOSTON – -( An Adams, Mass. man was sentenced today in federal court in Springfield, MA in connection with a plot to engage in terrorist activity inspired by and in the name of ISIS.Alexander Ciccolo, a/k/a Ali Al A...
Tags: Isis, Guns, Boston, Massachusetts, Iraq, Syria, United States, Boston Marathon, Department Of Justice, War On Terror, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U S District Court, Franklin County, Massachusetts State Police, Western Massachusetts, Homeland Security Investigations

FBI was investigating suspected SD cop shooter

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - The FBI reports that it was actively investigating the man who allegedly opened fire on police officers in a Rolando condo complex, injuring two officers.The now-deceased shooter, Joseph Darwish, was apparently being investigated after a tip was received that he was making suspicious purchases. He was not supposed to own any weapons, a condition from a restraining order stemming from an assault. It was reportedly the FBI’s second time investigating Darwish.The FBI issued the f...
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A Special Message To All Of The Kids At The Fusion Centers

Via WRSA, Matt Bracken. On a related note, have y’all studied much on the JTTF and Fusion Centers?  .
Tags: Military, Department Of Homeland Security, Matt Bracken, Joint Terrorism Task Force, WRSA, Fusion Centers, JTTF

New York Subway bomb: Bangladeshi suspect 'armed with pipe device and battery pack' in 'Isil-inspired' attack

Suspected bomber named as Akayed Ullah, 27-year-old Bangladeshi national Device exploded on a subway platform at at the Port Authority Bus terminal near Times Square Five people, including the suspect, have been injured but none of the injuries are life-threatening The transit hub, one of the busiest in the US, has now reopened A bomb has exploded on a Manhattan subway platform leaving five people injured in a suspected-Isil-inspired attack. The suspected bomber is Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Ba...
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NYC Mayor: Eight Dead After Driver Rams Into People On Bike Path

Eight people were killed and more than a dozen injured on Tuesday after a driver allegedly rammed a rental pickup truck into people on a bike path in lower Manhattan,  New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio said Tuesday. The city’s police commissioner said the incident was being investigated as an act of terrorism. The New York City P0lice Department said that the the only suspect involved in the incident was in their custody, and that there was no longer an immediate threat to New Yorkers. “We, at...
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Ahmad Khan Rahami's Dad: I Reported My Son To The FBI Years Ago

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Tags: New York, News, Nbc, Fbi, New York Times, New Jersey, Huffington Post, Ryan Grenoble, Elizabeth New Jersey, Joint Terrorism Task Force

Self-Gratify Passenger Investigated By Joint Terrorism Task Force

This is disgusting. The flight was on Thursday, and charges were filed Monday. Let's not get into the particulars of what happened on the flight. Really, let's not get into those. There are two uniquely striking things about this case, however. Continue reading Self-Gratify Passenger Investigated By Joint Terrorism Task Force...
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Self-Gratifying Passenger Investigated By Joint Terrorism Task Force

This is disgusting. The flight was on Thursday, and charges were filed Monday. Let's not get into the particulars of what happened on the flight. Really, let's not get into those. There are two uniquely striking things about this case, however. Continue reading Self-Gratifying Passenger Investigated By Joint Terrorism Task Force...
Tags: Travel, Advice, Joint Terrorism Task Force

The Orlando massacre: Why 15 + years after 9/11 the FBI still fails to connect the dots on terror

Following the greatest mass shooting and second deadliest mass casualty act of terror in U.S. history (after 9/11) the pundits are shaking their heads as to how it could have happened. How was it that suspect Omar Mateen, a licensed security guard who had twice been investigated by the FBI, amassed an arsenal of weapons and despite his known sympathies to ISIS was able to walk into a gay nightclub and wreak havoc for the jihad? After all, the FBI, charged back in 1982 with protecting the U.S. H...
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Should Terror Suspects Still Have Access To Guns, After The Orlando Tragedy?

For years, Senators have introduced bills trying to keep terror suspects from buying guns. Even though more than 80 percent of Americans support this legislation, opponents have blocked these amendments. Their own plan on terror suspects and guns would have made it harder to stop the Orlando shooter. For years, Senators have tried to pass laws restricting terror suspects in America from buying a gun. U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey brought up the bill several times before his deat...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, Washington Post, America, Gop, New Jersey, Paris, Dianne Feinstein, Huffington Post, Kennedy, Cnbc, Orlando, Bush, Feinstein, Stephen Hayes

Quantico: Another Agent Bites the Dust

Natalie blew up into bits on Sunday's episode. Not by that bomb belt the caller tied around her waste, but by an exploding computer! Actually, she kind of brought it on herself after the caller gave her and Alex their first task: get files from the server room of the Joint Terrorism Task Force, where Alex is now assigned under a very angry Hannah .
Tags: Alex, Quantico, Natalie, Joint Terrorism Task Force

Nyc Terror Threat Isis suspect attacks agents with knife in raid, feds say

A New York man suspected of plotting to help ISIS attacked law enforcement agents with a knife early Wednesday as they conducted one of several ongoing anti-terror operations against ISIS sympathizers in the U.S., authorities said. No one on the Joint Terrorism Task Force team, made up of state, local and federal law enforcement agents, was hurt in the attack allegedly carried out by Fareed Mumuni just a day after another New York man, Munther Saleh, was charged with plotting to make a pressure ...
Tags: New York, Isis, Joint Terrorism Task Force, Fareed Mumuni, Munther Saleh