American Who Joined Al-Qaida Faces Sentencing in New YorkAfter growing up in obscurity on Long Island, Bryant Neal Vinas became a militant Muslim convert, relocated to an outlaw region of Pakistan and schemed with senior al-Qaida members on how best to attack the Long Island Railroad.
FBI, NYPD Assess Possible al-Qaida Threat on US Election EveThe FBI and New York Police Department say they are assessing the credibility of information they received of a possible al-Qaida terror attack against the U.S. on the eve of Election Day.
US Seeks 50 Years in Prison for Vietnamese Man in Bomb PlotProsecutors say a Vietnamese man accused of plotting with an al-Qaida off-shoot to bomb London's Heathrow Airport should get 50 years in prison.
'20th Hijacker' Seeks Transfer To GuantanamoAn imprisoned man known as the "20th hijacker" in the 9/11 terror attacks asked a South Florida federal judge Wednesday for a transfer to the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where several alleged senior terror plotters are awaiting trial.
Terror Plotter Padilla Gets New 21-Year Sentence Convicted terrorism plotter Jose Padilla was handed a new prison sentence Tuesday of 21 years after a federal appeals court ruled his original 17-year sentence was too lenient.
Florida Man Pleads Guilty For Conspiring To Join Terrorist GroupA 20-year-old Florida man has pleaded guilty to federal terrorism charges after authorities say he conspired to aid al-Qaida and traveled to the Middle East to join terrorist groups.
Florida Teen Accused Of Al-Qaida Conspiracy Pleads Not GuiltyA 19-year-old Florida man accused of conspiring to aid al-Qaida and traveling to the Middle East to join terrorist groups has pleaded not guilty in a federal court in Jacksonville.