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Jan 11, 2018

Failed NY Subway Bomber Pleads Not Guilty to Terror Charges

Failed NY Subway Bomber Pleads Not Guilty to Terror Charges

A Bangladeshi immigrant accused of trying to set off a pipe bomb in a subway corridor but only succeeded in harming himself pleaded not guilty to terror charges on Thursday. Akayed Ullah had no visible injuries...

Jan 10, 2018

New York Subway Bombing Suspect Indicted on Terrorism Charges

New York Subway Bombing Suspect Indicted on Terrorism Charges

The Bangladeshi immigrant accused of setting off a pipe bomb in a Manhattan subway tunnel last month has been indicted on federal terrorism charges, prosecutors announced Wednesday. Akayed Ullah, 27, is accused...

Oct 7, 2017

NY Concerts, Subways Targeted in Alleged ISIS-Inspired Plot

NY Concerts, Subways Targeted in Alleged ISIS-Inspired Plot

Authorities have cuffed three men in connection with an alleged ISIS-inspired plot to target concerts, landmarks and crowded subways in New York City in 2016, federal prosecutors announced Friday afternoon.

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Staffer Shot While Campaigning For Aldermanic Candidate
Staffer Shot While Campaigning For Aldermanic Candidate

The shooting of a campaign worker in Chicago’s West Englewood neighborhood has led to a heated war of words between the incumbent alderman and one of his challengers in the 15th Ward.

All Eyes on Burke Amidst Ongoing Investigation
All Eyes on Burke Amidst Ongoing Investigation

Ald. Ed Burke is trying to conduct business as usual, despite an ongoing investigation.

Chicago-Bound Amtrak Train Collides With Vehicle
Chicago-Bound Amtrak Train Collides With Vehicle

A Chicago-bound Amtrak train and a vehicle collided Monday in Ranson, West Virginia, the rail agency said.

Video: Officer Tackles Teen Appearing to Walk Toward Train
Video: Officer Tackles Teen Appearing to Walk Toward Train

Dramatic video shows a suburban police officer tackling a 17-year-old girl appearing to walk toward a moving train, moments after her family called 911 fearing the teen was planning to take her own life...

Trump Scrambling to Find New White House Chief of Staff
Trump Scrambling to Find New White House Chief of Staff

Wanted: Top aide to most powerful leader in world. Chief qualification: Willing to take the job. Must also be prepared to tolerate regular undermining by boss and risk of steep legal bills.

Firm Suggested Hiring Out-of-Towners to Preckwinkle Campaign
Firm Suggested Hiring Out-of-Towners to Preckwinkle Campaign

As the crowded race for Chicago mayor heats up – and with 21 candidates who hope to be on the ballot – those campaigns are hiring field staff for the work ahead. A political consultant firm working with...