A Queens man has been arrested for buying illegal firearms that he allegedly planned to use for a terror attack on Times Square. [ more › ]Gothamist
A New York man was arrested after allegedly discussing acquiring grenades and detonating them in Times Square, one of midtown Manhattan's most crowded crossroads, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.IN
A New York man was arrested after allegedly discussing acquiring grenades and detonating them in Times Square, one of midtown Manhattan's most crowded crossroads, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.U.S.
An elementary school in New Jersey was placed on lockdown this week after a man was found in the parking lot with a gun and multiple rounds of ammunition, authorities said. Officers found the suspect Thursday afternoon in the front seat of his SUV at Tamaques Elementary School in Westfield, according to the Union County prosecutor's office. He was holding a loaded .45-caliber handgun, it said in astatement Friday. Classes had let out for the day, but the precautionary lockdown went into effect...WPLG
Complaint alleges Syrian man plotted attacks in name of ISISWTAE
Federal prosecutors say that a Syrian refugee was arrested for allegedly planning a terror attack on a Christian church in Pittsburgh. 21-year-old Mustafa Mousab Alowemer was accused of the plot "to support the cause of ISIS and to inspire other ISIS supporters in the United States." The Department of Justice announced the arrest on Wednesday. Alowemer was born in Daraa, Syria, and came to the United States as a refugee in 2016, according to the criminal filing. "Alowemer also...TheBlaze
Police in Westfield, N.J. arrested a man who was sitting in his car in an elementary school parking lot with a loaded handgun and ammunition in his trunk. Thomas J. Wilkie, 46, went to the school looking for a female faculty member he had previously been in a relationship with, a senior law enforcementwww.nydailynews.com