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Firm Apologizes for Project that Looks Like Exploding Twin Towers

Dutch architectural firm MVRDV apologizes over South Korean project that evokes terror attack. 

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 »

Hamilton Heights Man Arrested for Alleged Terror Bomb Plot, Officials Say

Police arrested a man Saturday who's accused of making pipe bombs to attack police patrol cars, postage facilities and military personnel returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Downtown »

Order to Shoot Down Planes Would Come From Mayor, Says Kelly

Mayor Michael Bloomberg would have the final say to shoot down a terrorist plane, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly told the City Council Thursday.

Downtown »

Thousands Commemorate 10th Anniversary of 9/11 at World Trade Center Site

The city marked the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 with a solemn ceremony at the flourishing World Trade Center site.

Midtown & Theater District »

2,753 Empty Chairs Honor 9/11 Victims at Bryant Park

Bryant Park's normally bustling lawn was transformed into a solemn memorial to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

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.

Manhattan »

Mayor Bloomberg Defends NYPD's Controversial Counter-Terrorism Efforts

Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the NYPD Thursday against charges that its counter-terrorism efforts violate Muslims’ civil rights.

Manhattan »

NYPD Blames Counter-Terrorism Criticism on Petty 'Jealousies'

Muslim leaders charged Wednesday that counter-terrorism tactics allegedly used by the NYPD violated their civil rights.

Manhattan »

NYPD Spying on Muslim Communities with Help of CIA, Report Says

The NYPD has used undercover officers to spy on mosques and gather intelligence in ethnic communities, according to the AP.

Manhattan »

Norway Terror Attacks Prompt NYPD to Boost Consulate Security

The NYPD deployed additional security forces around official buildings in Manhattan Friday after a pair of deadly terror attacks in Norway.

Manhattan »

Men Accused of Synagogue Bomb Plot Plead Not Guilty

Ahmed Ferhani and Mohamed Mamdouh were indicted in connection to an alleged synagogue bomb plot.

Manhattan »

Three Manhattan Fire Companies Facing Budget Ax

A plan to close 20 fire companies citywide includes a pair in Lower Manhattan and one in Midtown.

Downtown »

TriBeCa Residents Fight to Save NYPD Horse Stable

The NYPD plans to replace the Varick Street stable with a World Trade Center command post.