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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2017, file photo, a police K-9 unit patrols in New York's Times Square where crowds were gathered for the annual New Year's Eve celebration. The New York Police Department is adding a drone this year to the security forces it uses to protect the huge crowds celebrating New Year's Eve in the city. (AP Photo/Go Nakamura, File)
December 30, 2018 - 7:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It's an Auld Lang Syne of the times: For the first time, a police drone will be keeping watch over the New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square. The unmanned eye-in-the-sky is the latest wrinkle in the New York City Police Department's ever-evolving plan to keep...
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Viewed from the Upper West Side of Manhattan, the night sky is alight as a Con Edison facility in the Queens borough of New York experiences a transformer explosion, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
December 28, 2018 - 12:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A transformer explosion at an electrical plant set the skies above New York City ablaze in an eerie, pulsing blue light Thursday night, causing scattered power outages, delaying flights and sparking a social media storm of jokes about an alien invasion. The blast prompted a brief...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission shows Akayed Ullah, who has been convicted of terrorism charges for setting off a pipe bomb in New York City's busiest subway station at rush hour last Dec. 11. The verdict against the Bangladeshi immigrant was returned on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Manhattan federal court. (New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission via AP, File)
November 06, 2018 - 3:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Bangladeshi immigrant convicted Tuesday of supporting a terrorist group after setting off a pipe bomb in New York City's busiest subway station let the jury leave before saying he was angry at President Donald Trump and didn't plan the attack for the Islamic State group. The...
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November 05, 2018 - 12:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Bangladeshi immigrant who set off a pipe bomb in a Times Square-area subway station at rush hour was on a suicide mission to kill only himself, a defense lawyer told jurors in a closing argument on Monday, contesting claims by prosecutors that he's a terrorist. "He wanted to die...
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The FBI released this poster on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, asking for the public's assistance in finding the people responsible for sending suspicious packages to multiple locations across the United States. The targets of the packages were some of the figures most frequently criticized by President Donald Trump. (FBI via AP)
October 25, 2018 - 3:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigators searched coast-to-coast Thursday for the culprit and mysterious motives behind the bizarre mail-bomb plot aimed at critics of the president, analyzing the innards of the crude devices to reveal whether they were intended to detonate or simply sow fear two weeks...
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This image obtained Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, and provided by ABC News shows a package addressed to former CIA head John Brennan and an explosive device that was sent to CNN's New York office. The mail-bomb scare widened Thursday as law enforcement officials seized more suspicious packages. (ABC News via AP)
October 25, 2018 - 2:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on pipe bombs sent to prominent Democrats and CNN (all times local): 5:25 p.m. A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that investigators hunting for the source of package bombs sent to critics of President Donald Trump suspect that some of the parcels...
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This photo taken from video provided by KABC-TV shows federal and city investigators at the scene of a reported suspicious package at a U.S. Postal Service mail facility in South Los Angeles Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (KABC-TV via AP)
October 24, 2018 - 6:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on explosive devices sent to former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN and others (all times local): 9:30 p.m. The FBI is confirming that two additional suspicious packages, addressed to Rep. Maxine Waters, have been intercepted that are similar in appearance...
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An NYPD bomb squad vehicle departs an area outside Time Warner Center on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in New York. Law enforcement officials say a suspicious package that prompted an evacuation of CNN's offices is believed to contain a pipe bomb. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
October 24, 2018 - 5:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sudden wave of pipe bombs targeting Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, other prominent Democrats and CNN was thwarted without physical harm, but an anxiety-filled day on Wednesday deepened political tensions and fears two weeks before national midterm elections...
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October 22, 2018 - 4:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Police Department scrambled Monday to find ways to quickly replace thousands of body camera devices it suddenly stopped using after an officer said one caught fire and exploded as he headed out on patrol over the weekend. The department shelved about 3,000 of its...
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A woman weeps by herself as she leans against a tree during a ceremony marking the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States. Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at the World Trade Center in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
September 11, 2018 - 6:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans looked back on 9/11 Tuesday with tears and somber tributes as President Donald Trump hailed "the moment when America fought back" on one of the hijacked planes used as weapons in the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil. Victims' relatives said prayers for their country,...
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