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NYPD Report on Kenyan Mall Massacre Sparks Long-Running Diplomatic Crisis

Fallout is still being dealt with after an inaccurate NYPD report claimed the shooters had escaped.

New York City »

Bloomberg Avoids Latest Debate Over Where to Hold 9/11 Terror Trials

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that he did not want to complicate the president's decision.

New York City »

Osama Bin Laden's Son-in-Law Faces Terrorism Charges in New York

Sulaiman Abu Ghayth was arrested on terrorism-related charges and brought to New York, officials said.

Financial District »

Federal Reserve Bomb Plot Suspect Indicted

Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, 21, wanted to "destroy America," authorities said.

Manhattan »

Possible Terror Threat Against City Posted on Al Qaeda Sites

Cops are investigating a graphic that appeared to be an Al Qaeda threat against the city.

Harlem »

Grand Jury Postponed in Jose Pimentel Terror Case

Grand Jury action has been pushed back a month for WaHi bomb plot suspect Jose Pimentel.

Manhattan »

Role of NYPD's Informant Led FBI to Drop Jose Pimentel Terror Case

Murray Weiss has got the inside story on why the FBI didn't pursue the Jose Pimentel bomb plot case.

Harlem »

Mother of Alleged Terrorist Plotter Jose Pimentel Apologizes for Son

Carmen Sosa, the mother of accused terrorist plotter Jose Pimentel, apologized to New Yorkers for her son's alleged plan to bomb police, post offices and military personnel.

Manhattan »

The Feds Have the Real Firepower in Manhattan —┬áStinger Missiles

Murray Weiss reports that the feds have greater anti-aircraft firepower in the city than the NYPD.

Manhattan »

Police On High Alert Following 9/11 Anniversary Terrorist Threat

Police descended on Midtown Friday morning in response to a "credible, but not corroborated" terrorist threat against New York.

Manhattan »

NYPD Commissioner 'Concerned' About Small Plane Terror Threat

NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly said that he was concerned about a recent FBI bulletin saying that terrorists have considered loading small planes with explosives.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Art Transcends Politics for Asia Society's New Pakistani Exhibit

Asia Society's "Art of Gandhara," with works from ancient Pakistan and Afghanistan, is a rare example of cultural cooperation in the wake of strained political alliances.

Downtown »

Mayor Bloomberg: 'No Immediate Threats Against Our City'

The NYPD and Port Authority increased security around Manhattan after news of Osama bin Laden's death became public.

Downtown »

Wall Street Banks Beef Up Security in Face of Al Qaeda Threats, Report Says

Security officials have reportedly been briefing Wall Street executives about a possible al Qaeda attack.

Manhattan »

First Guantanamo Detainee Tried in Civilian Court Cleared on 284 Counts, Guilty on 1

A former Gitmo detainee who participated in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Africa was cleared of 284 charges.