President Donald Trump confirmed the death of Hamza Bin Laden, son of the 9/11 terrorist mastermind and al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden, marking the first time the White House is confirming his death since it was initially reported a few months ago.
In an old former factory in Southington are two sisters from Brooklyn, New York named Chaya And Rachel Shapiro. The two are healthcare workers by trade who made the trip to Connecticut to prepare for an act of terrorism.
LONDON (AP) — British police have arrested a Swedish woman at London’s Gatwick Airport on suspicion of committing a terrorism offense. Police said Friday that the 40-year-old suspect was arrested Thursday afternoon after arriving in Britain on a flight from Italy. The arrest was made by the South East Counter Terrorism police unit. Police say […]
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is facing rival resolutions calling for a cease-fire in Syria’s last rebel stronghold in Idlib, “to avoid a further deterioration of the already catastrophic humanitarian situation.” Germany, Belgium and Kuwait finalized their text Wednesday afternoon and called for a vote Thursday. Their draft resolution calls for a […]
More than a million people are expected to ring in the new year in New York City’s Times Square, making the crowded tourist site an inherent target, experts say.
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says security services will assess the risks posed by suspected Islamic State group members deported home to Germany by Turkey. Merkel said Friday that Germany’s joint counter-terrorism center would apply the same procedures to them as with people already in the country “and then determine in each case […]
LONDON (AP) — A man from southwestern England has been charged with making bomb hoax threats against the Super Bowl, Britain’s Houses of Parliament and schools in the U.K., U.S. and Canada. Avon and Somerset police said Wednesday that Andreas Dowling, 23, was facing 30 counts of bomb hoax threats in all. The American charges […]
NEW CANAAN, Conn. (WTNH) — The investigation for Jennifer Farber Dulos has cost the Connecticut State Police plenty of time and plenty of money. To compensate for 8,847.5 calculated overtime hours, CSP paid $557,609.21 to its personnel through July 18. According to the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP), 193 personnel worked on […]
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey deporting captured Islamic State suspects to their home countries. (all times local): 9:45 p.m. German federal police say they have detained seven people deported by Turkey for alleged Islamic State links. Federal police detained them as they arrived Thursday afternoon at Berlin’s Tegel airport. A police official, […]
Connecticut State Police posted a notice on their Facebook page announcing the release of a new safety phone app available Tuesday.