US facing biggest Islamic terror threat since 9/11

The United States faces its highest threat from Islamist terrorists since 9/11 and much of that stems from those radicalized at home, according to the House Homeland Security Committee’s December Terror Threat Snapshot released Tuesday. (FOX)- What’s more, the report said, the threat to the United States and Europe will persist in 2017. Throughout 2016, […]

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Security stepped up on Los Angeles rail system after reported threat

Local and federal law enforcement authorities in Los Angeles have stepped up security on the city’s Metro rail system after the FBI received a tip that a terror attack on a subway station was planned for Tuesday. (FOX)- Although the threat’s credibility had not been confirmed, authorities were taking no chances, Deirdre Fike, assistant director […]

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Europe police reveal which nations ISIS could target next

The Islamic State group is likely to carry out new attacks in the European Union in the near future, probably targeting countries that are members of the U.S.-led coalition fighting the extremist organization in Syria and Iraq. (FOX)- EU police agency Europol said in a report published Friday. “Estimates from some intelligence services indicate several […]

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Filipino militants who left bomb near US Embassy captured

Philippine police officials have captured two local sympathizers of the Islamic State group who allegedly tried to detonate a bomb near the U.S. Embassy and prompted authorities to raise a terror alert. (FOX)- National police chief Director-General Ronald dela Rosa said Thursday the two militants, who were separately arrested on Wednesday, initially wanted but failed […]

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Defense urges lighter sentence for plot to attack US Capitol

Defense attorneys say an Ohio man who plotted to attack the U.S. Capitol has now rejected “radical Islamic propaganda” that influenced him and should get a substantially lighter prison term than the 30-year sentence prosecutors are seeking. (FOX)- In a 31-page memo filed Tuesday, attorneys for 22-year-old Christopher Lee Cornell say a sentence between 10 […]

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Ordinary people trained to save lives in shootings, attacks

I actually came up with a similar idea on this last year. I think that this is a brilliant initiative and should be seriously considered nation wide. Fox News Reports: A new federal initiative seeks to prevent deaths in terror attacks and school shootings by training ordinary people from custodians to administrators on how to […]

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Investigators believe OSU attacker self-radicalized, inspired by ISIS propaganda

Investigators have found evidence that the man who plowed a car into a crowd at Ohio State University Monday before stabbing several pedestrians with a butcher knife was inspired by ISIS propaganda, law enforcement sources told Fox News. (FOX)- The sources did not specify what evidence was found, but investigators are inclined to believe that […]

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FBI investigates possible Facebook ‘declaration’ by OSU attack suspect

Federal investigators are examining a Facebook post that may have been written by the Somali-born Ohio State University student who injured 11 people Monday. (FOX)- He plowed his car into a group of pedestrians, then attacked bystanders with a butcher knife, law enforcement sources told Fox News. Abdul Artan, 18, was shot and killed by […]

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Ohio State police officer hailed hero for quick reaction to campus attacker

An Ohio State police officer was being hailed a hero for his quick reaction after killing a man a minute after he drove his car into a crowd and then stabbed multiple people Monday. (FOX)- Officer Alan Horujko, who had only joined the department in January 2015, was responding to reports of a nearby gas […]

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Man arrested for plotting terror attack on Times Square

A Brooklyn man has been arrested for plotting a terror attack on Times Square and trying to join ISIS at least five times, according to a complaint unsealed Monday. (FOX)- Mohamed Rafik Naji, 37, is charged with traveling to Turkey and Yemen between March and September of last year in an effort to join the […]

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US Capitol attack plotter kept trying to incite Lone Wolf Attacks

Federal authorities say an Ohio man who plotted to attack the U.S. Capitol during President Barack Obama’s 2015 State of the Union address kept trying from behind bars to incite others to violence in support of the Islamic State. (FOX)- Prosecutors describe 22-year-old Christopher Lee Cornell’s “post-arrest conduct and misconduct” as unusual in a sentencing […]

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5 arrested men were planning imminent attack on France

Paris prosecutor Francois Molins says that five men arrested recently in two French cities were planning a terror attack in France as early as next week. (FOX)-He also says that they were receiving their orders from an Islamic State group member based in Iraq or Syria. Molins spoke to reporters Friday, the day after anti-terrorism […]

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