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  • $65,000 Reward Offered for Information in Search for Bomber in 2008 Times Square Attack

    06/18/2013 4:05:26 PM PDT · by Cindy · 22 replies
    $65,000 Reward Offered for Information in Search for Bomber in 2008 Times Square Attack Bomber May Have Also Been Involved in Two Other Unsolved Bombings—One at the British Consulate in 2005, the Other at the Mexican Consulate in 2007 FBI New York June 18, 2013 SNIPPET: "Today, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the New York City Police Department announced a reward of up to $65,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the suspect or suspects involved in the unsolved 2008 bombing of the United States Armed Forces Recruiting Station in Times Square. Also released today...
  • Knife-wielding man gunned down by cops in Times Square

    08/12/2012 4:28:33 AM PDT · by raybbr · 86 replies
    NYPost.com ^ | 8/12/21012 | LARRY CELONA, AARON FEIS and ANNIE KARNI
    Cops shot a knife-wielding maniac dead on a packed Midtown street yesterday after several officers drew their weapons and chased him at gunpoint through Times Square. “Shoot me! Shoot me!” the armed madman shouted at a crowd of more than 20 cops, who had followed him for several blocks and blasted him with pepper spray before cornering him on Seventh Avenue near West 38th Street, according to witness Robert James. The furious 51-year-old finally lunged at the officers with his 11-inch butcher knife, leading two cops to blast him in the torso, groin and arms at about 3 p.m., police...
  • From New Citizen to Suspect in a Year (Disliked President Bush; an Invisible Man at His University)

    05/04/2010 6:01:03 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 30 replies · 1,235+ views
    New York Times ^ | Wednesday MAY 4, 2010 | JOSH BARBANEL, ANDREW GROSSMAN And SUMATHI REDDY
    Pakistan-Born Shahzad Faced Foreclosure in Connecticut and Disliked President Bush; an Invisible Man at His University Faisal Shahzad was losing his Connecticut home to foreclosure, disliked President George W. Bush, and was an almost invisible presence at the American university where he earned two degrees. Those are some of the details in the still-emerging portrait of the man who authorities say has implicated himself in the botched Times Square bomb plot. Mr. Shahzad was born in Pakistan's Northwest Frontier Province, according to Pakistan's U.S. embassy. He worked at a Connecticut marketing firm until 2009, the same year he became a...
  • Bloomberg: NYC Bomb Suspect Someone With A "Political Agenda"

    05/04/2010 5:20:45 AM PDT · by Third Person · 32 replies · 1,242+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | May 3rd, 2010 | Real Clear Politics
    “If I had to guess, twenty five cents, this would be exactly that,” Bloomberg said. “Homegrown maybe a mentally deranged person or someone with a political agenda that doesn’t like the health care bill or something. It could be anything.”
  • U.S. Seeks Man From Pakistan Tied to S.U.V. in Bomb Case (Bald white guy no longer a suspect)

    05/03/2010 7:28:37 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 71 replies · 1,549+ views
    NY Times ^ | 5/3/10 | William K. Rashbaum, Mark Mazzetti and Peter Baker.
    Federal authorities have identified the man who recently bought the 1993 Nissan Pathfinder that was rigged to explode in Times Square as a naturalized United States citizen from Pakistan who recently returned from a trip there, and were seeking to arrest him on Monday night, according to several people briefed on the investigation. The man, a Connecticut resident who was not publicly identified, bought the sport utility vehicle in Bridgeport, within the last three weeks, paying cash in a deal that involved no formal paperwork.
  • Times Square Block Shut Down [Bomb Squad Summoned]

    05/01/2010 7:00:18 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 535 replies · 17,500+ views
    Wall St. Journal ^ | May 01st 2010
    Times Square Block Shut Down By SEAN GARDINER and R.M. SCHNEIDERMAN NYPD closed off streets from 42nd to 47th along Broadway in New York City. Police shut down a block in the heart of Times Square Saturday night after receiving a call about a suspicious car fire, delaying some Broadway shows by more than an hour. The call came in just after 6:30 and as of 9 p.m., 45th Street between Seventh and Eighth avenues had not been opened. When police initially responded, they saw smoke coming out of the car but no fire. Dustin Drankoski for the Wall Street...
  • Times Square Bombing, a 'Weather Underground-like' action

    03/07/2008 10:58:41 AM PST · by Eye On The Left · 7 replies · 187+ views
    Various sources | March 7, 2008 | Various
    Times Square Bombing, a 'Weather Underground-like' action Note: I'm not suggesting that Ward Churchill or William 'Bill' Ayers was behind it, lord knows there are plenty of others just like them. I just wanted to remark that this really 'smells' of a 'Weather Underground-like'/Revolutionary-Left action. --LC (Eye On The Left) Fri, Mar 7, 2008. This short message/warning? right below appeared on a blog in the NY Daily News today, Friday, March 7, 2008: blogger: JahLuv Mar 7, 2008 6:00:23 AM: "I do not believe this was the work of a foreigner or some foreign national. This was plot hatched by...