By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 07/12 — A white supremacist has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for illegally buying a gun authorities say he planned to use in a hate crime attack similar to the South Carolina church shootings.
By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) 07/06 — The execution of Japanese doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara leaves unanswered questions about Aum Shinrikyo, which carried out the 1995 sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway that killed 13 people and sickened 6,000.
ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) 06/19 — A Utah teenager told police that he tried to blow up a homemade device in his backpack at school because he’d been looking at Islamic State propaganda and wanted to cause fear,Read more »
By JOSEF FEDERMAN, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) 06/12 — Israeli authorities have foiled over 200 Palestinian attacks by monitoring social media and sifting through vast amounts of data to identify prospective assailants ahead of time,
LONDON (AP) 05/31 — A supporter of the Islamic State group accused of encouraging attacks on 4-year-old Prince George has changed his plea from innocent to guilty.Read more »
By RAF CASERT and LORNE COOK, Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) 05/30 — A Belgian prison inmate who killed four people while on furlough committed “terrorist murder”
By RAF CASERT and SYLVAIN PLAZY, Associated Press LIEGE, Belgium (AP) 05/29 — A knife-wielding man stabbed two police officers Tuesday in the Belgian city of Liege,
AKARTA, Indonesia (AP) 05/16 — Indonesian police on Wednesday shot dead four sword-wielding men who attacked a police headquarters in Sumatra, killing one officer, the latest in a spate of militant attacks across the Muslim-majority country.
By SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 05/14 — French police on Monday were questioning the parents and a friend of a 20-year-old man who attacked passers-by with a knife in Paris,
By ELLIOT SPAGAT and SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press MENIFEE, Calif. (AP) 04/05 — The woman who shot three people at YouTube’s headquarters was prolific at producing videos and posting them online,
By SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 03/26 — A national memorial event for a police officer who lost his life after swapping himself with a hostage being held by an Islamic extremist will take place Wednesday in Paris,
By LORI HINNANT, Associated Press TREBES, France (AP) 03/24 — A French police officer who offered himself up to an Islamic extremist gunman in exchange for a hostage died of his injuries,
By DON THOMPSON and PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) 03/24 — Investigators are working around the clock as they struggle to determine why a man with no apparent ties to terrorism drove a flaming minivan full of propane tanks and gasoline cans through the main gate of a major Northern California Air Force Base this week.
By SYLVIE CORBET and SAMUEL PETREQUIN, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 03.23 — An armed man took hostages in a supermarket in southern France on Friday,
By JOSHUA GOODMAN and CESAR GARCIA, Associated Press BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) 03/15 — Police hauled a handcuffed Cuban man into court in Colombia’s capital Thursday for allegedly plotting to kill U.S.
By JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/14 — A former member of a black radical group who was convicted in the 1971 killings of two police officers has been granted parole after 44 years behind bars for a crime that crystalized an era when militant groups declared war on authorities.
By TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) 03/14 — Opening statements at her federal trial Wednesday outlined contrasting portraits of the widow of the man who shot and killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Florida.
By DAVID PORTER, Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. (AP) 03/06 — A man who said he was on a “jihad” to avenge U.S. policy in the Middle East made a surprise guilty plea Tuesday to killing a college student in New Jersey and confessed to killing three other people in Washington state in a crime binge that took investigators weeks to connect.
By LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/06 — A military investigation into the Niger attack that killed four American service members concludes the team didn’t get required senior command approval for their risky mission to capture a high-level Islamic State militant,
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 02/17 — A 20-year-old Minneapolis man who said he was inspired by the Islamic State group has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for attacking and seriously injuring two brothers at the Mall of America.Mahad Abdirahman was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty earlier to two counts of first-degree assault for the November knife attack at the Bloomington mall.Read more »