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  • Civilian guards ordered to leave [recruiting station] after one accidentally fires rifle

    07/25/2015 6:44:42 AM PDT · by pabianice · 50 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | 7/25/15 | Lane
    LANCASTER, Ohio (Tribune News Service) — The armed civilians who have been guarding a military recruitment center here are gone, ordered off the property after one of them accidentally discharged his rifle on Thursday. No one was injured. U.S. Properties Group Portfolio Four LLC, the owner of the shopping center near the River Valley Mall that includes the multi-branch military recruitment center, ordered the armed volunteers to leave just hours after the shot was fired. A Lancaster police officer delivered the order to several of them outside the Armed Services Career Center, saying, “God bless you,” but they had to...
  • Man armed with AR-15 stands guard at Virginia military recruiting offices

    07/21/2015 8:01:39 AM PDT · by NorthMountain · 19 replies
    MyFOXDC ^ | Posted: Jul 17, 2015 1:56 PM EST | By Emily Miller, FOX 5 Chief Investigative Reporter
    WINCHESTER, Va. - The horrific murder of four Marines and one Navy petty officer in Chattanooga showed the vulnerability of military recruitment centers. They are in public locations, and by law, they are “gun free zones” -- meaning the military that are there are not allowed to carry their weapons. As the country realized the Marines that were killed were unarmed at the recruiting center, people have started showing up to provide security. At 8 a.m. Friday morning, one man decided to spend his day off standing guard outside of a military recruitment center in Winchester, Virginia. He is not...
  • VA Man stands guard outside military recruiting center with AR 15

    07/21/2015 7:55:57 AM PDT · by NorthMountain · 13 replies
    The Virginia Post ^ | July 19, 2015 | Roman B
    WINCHESTER, Va. – The horrific murder of four Marines in Chattanooga showed the vulnerability of military recruitment centers. They are in public locations, and by law, they are “gun free zones” — meaning the military that are there are not allowed to carry their weapons. As the country realized the Marines that were killed were WINCHESTER, Va. – The horrific murder of four Marines in Chattanooga showed the vulnerability of military recruitment centers. They are in public locations, and by law, they are “gun free zones” — meaning the military that are there are not allowed to carry their weapons....
  • Muhammad pleads guilty in Ark. soldier killing

    07/25/2011 11:38:24 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 29 replies
    www.boston.com ^ | 25 JUL 11 | Jeannie Nuss
    <p>UPDATE: Abdulhakim Muhammad--who confessed to shooting two soldiers outside a military recruiting station in Arkansas in June of 2009--has changed his plea to guilty. Jury has been dismissed.</p>
  • UPDATE: Army recruiting shooter declines name change (Abdulhakim Muhammad aka Carlos Bledsoe)

    07/06/2009 4:26:03 PM PDT · by Libloather · 3 replies · 485+ views
    CW Arkansas ^ | 6/30/09
    UPDATE: Army recruiting shooter declines name changeLast Update: 6/30 7:20 pm The man charged with shooting two Army recruiters, killing one of them, says in court Tuesday he no longer wants to change his name. It was part of a civil hearing for Abdulhakim Muhammad, 23, who also faces a capital murder charge for his accused act of domestic terrorism. FOX16 News was the only station at the hearing. Pulaski County prosecutors are still working on filing formal criminal charges against Abdulhakim Muhammad. Muhammad didn't appear to know which way to go stepping into the hallway on the fourth floor...
  • Converting our citizens against the non-believers

    03/10/2011 7:23:43 PM PST · by smokingfrog
    The Hill's Congress Blog ^ | 10 Mar 2011 | Melvin Bledsoe
    “The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community’s Response” Committee on Homeland Security - US House of Representatives March 10, 2011 Thank you very much for allowing me to come here and tell the country what happened to my son. This hearing today is extremely important to begin the discussion about the issue of Islamic radicalization in America and my hope is that this Committee can somehow address this issue in a meaningful, productive way. First, I would like to express my deepest sympathy to the family of Private William Long, and to the wounded soldier,...
  • Recruiting Center Shooting Suspect Accused of Stabbing Inmate to Death (terrorist Muhammad)

    06/17/2010 6:50:59 PM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies · 757+ views
    Recruiting Center Shooting Suspect Accused of Stabbing Inmate to DeathReported by: Associated Press Last Update: 6/10 5:29 pm LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A prosecutor says a man accused of fatally shooting a soldier outside a recruiting center now faces charges stemming from an alleged attack on another inmate at the Pulaski County Jail. Chief Deputy Prosecutor John Johnson said Thursday that battery and weapons charges were filed earlier this month against Abdulhakim (ahb-DOOL hah-KEEM) Muhammad, accusing him of assaulting an inmate with a weapon fashioned out of eyeglasses. Muhammad was charged in April with a similar attack on a...
  • Man Confesses To ‘Jihad Operation' Murder In Nashville (Muhammad - Arkansas recruiter shooter)

    04/16/2011 6:37:54 AM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    News Channel 5 ^ | 4/13/11 | Jeff Tang
    Man Confesses To ‘Jihad Operation' Murder In Nashvilleby Jeff Tang Posted: Apr 13, 2011 6:57 PM EDT NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A former TSU student on trial for murder in Arkansas said he killed a man in East Nashville in 2006. **SNIP** But, in a letter to an Arkansas Judge, Muhammad confesses to another murder, an East Nashville man in 2006. "The letter was sent to us immediately after it was discovered and our cold case detectives will be going to interview him to see how much he knows about the case to see if he was involved," said Metro Police...
  • Hawaii Man Arrested on Terrorism-Related Charge

    10/25/2010 10:31:28 PM PDT · by Cindy · 26 replies · 1+ views
    CNN.com ^ | ctober 26, 2010 12:09 a.m. EDT | n/a
    (CNN) -- SNIPPET: "The charge centers around a one-way ticket that authorities allege Abdel Hameed Shehadeh purchased from Queens, New York, to Islamabad, Pakistan. Shehadeh originally told investigators that the purpose of his trip was to visit an Islamic university and attend a friend's engagement party. But he later admitted to FBI agents in Hawaii that he bought the ticket in order to join a fighting group such as the Taliban, according to a criminal complaint unsealed in New York Monday."
  • Letters detail Tennessee man's terrorist plans (Abdulhakim Muhammad - Arkansas recruiter shooter)

    11/15/2010 8:07:04 PM PST · by Libloather · 2 replies
    Volunteer TV ^ | 11/15/10
    <p>MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A Tennessee man charged with killing a soldier at a recruiting station in Arkansas says in letters to a newspaper that he had planned a larger-scale attack before his arrest.</p> <p>Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad says he was planning multiple attacks including sites in Nashville and Florence, Ky.</p>
  • Update: LR Shooting Suspect Tells How & Why He Shot Soldiers [To Avenge his Muslim Bros]

    06/02/2009 1:26:15 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 105 replies · 5,267+ views
    Arkansas Matters ^ | June 2, 2009 | Reported by: KARK 4 News
    The man charged in Monday's shootings outside a Little Rock military recruiting center has been ordered held without bond after a Tuesday morning appearance in Little Rock District Court. Meanwhile, police reports released in court Tuesday shed some light on what happened on Monday. Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad, 23, also known as Carlos Bledsoe, is charged with capital murder and 16 counts of terroristic acts. According to the police reports, Muhammad admitted to shooting the victims, and then revealed how and why. He told police that he put three weapons, including an assault rifle, into his SUV and then drove around...
  • Canadian Border Incident, Photos Part Of Times Square Investigation

    03/06/2008 7:47:43 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 49 replies · 945+ views
    msnbc ^ | 3-6-08
    NEW YORK - WNBC.com has learned that NYPD and FBI officials are now revisiting an incident that occurred along the Canadian border last month because they are concerned there might be a connection to the Times Square explosion. Four men trying to cross the border tried to flee the checkpoint when Canadian officials tried to question them, investigators said. Two of the men got away, officials said. The men left behind a backpack with photos of various New York City locations including Times Square, according to sources speaking on condition of anonymity. One of the photos included the military recruitment...
  • French anarchists linked to New York bombing

    11/14/2008 2:46:09 AM PST · by Cindy · 67 replies · 4,881+ views
    TELEGRAPH.co.uk ^ | Last Updated: 1:48AM GMT 14 Nov 2008 | Henry Samuel in Paris
    SNIPPET: "A French couple arrested in connection with a series of anarchist attacks on the country's rail network have been linked by the FBI to a bomb attack in New York." ARTICLE SNIPPET: "French anti-terrorist police are holding 10 alleged members of a violent anarchist movement suspected of sabotaging power cables on high speed TGV train lines. But it now transpires that the alleged culprits were netted thanks to information from the FBI, which allegedly linked two of them to the home-made bomb attack on an army recruitment centre in New York's Times Square in March. Julien Coupat, 34, the...
  • Code Pink protests Berkeley Marines, Iraq war

    03/12/2008 10:10:56 PM PDT · by USMC Brat · 18 replies · 612+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | March 11, 2008 | Carolyn Jones
    ***EXCERPT*** Toting house plants, pink pajamas, drums and organic veggies, protesters in Berkeley began settling in Monday for an around-the-clock protest at the Marine Corps recruitment center this week... "We wanted to step up the pressure," said Medea Benjamin, ... "Baghdad has a Green Zone. We wanted to create a really, really green zone with plants and bicycles and films about ecology." A few dozen protesters are expected to camp out until Friday on the sidewalk in front of the Marines center ... But they're likely to run afoul of the Berkeley Police Department when they unroll their sleeping bags....
  • Letters under scrutiny in NY blast (8 democrats received the letter)

    03/06/2008 4:11:01 PM PST · by Brilliant · 332 replies · 1,679+ views
    AP via Yahoo! ^ | MATT APUZZO
    WASHINGTON - A law enforcement official says police are investigating letters sent to Capitol Hill offices showing pictures of a Times Square military recruiting station that was bombed. According to the official, who was briefed on the investigation, the letters included words to the effect of, "We did it." The official did not know which offices received the letters. The small bomb caused minor damage to the New York military recruiting station before dawn Thursday and police were searching for a hooded bicyclist seen on a surveillance video peddling away.