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Trouble in Gotham: Crime news

By DNAinfo Staff on October 7, 2009 9:48am  | Updated on October 7, 2009 9:46am

The alleged plot to bomb New York City was "one of the most serious terrorist threats to our country since Sept. 11, 2001," Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday. He vowed to "bring everyone who was involved to justice" but so far, only Najubullah Zazi has been charged in the conspiracy. [NYDailyNews.com]

In the wake of a brawl between a pedicab and a taxi driver, city leaders say new rules regulating pedicabs cannot come fast enough. "Pedicabs have been for too long acting like they rule the streets ahead of any other mode of transportation because they're wearing a cloak of environmental friendliness that no other commuter vehicle could do," said City Councilman Leroy Comrie, who chairs the Consumer Affairs Committee that oversees pedicab licensing. [NYPost.com]