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Saudi student opens fire at Florida Naval base, killing 3

Dec. 6, 2019 9:29 PM EST

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — An aviation student from Saudi Arabia opened fire in a classroom at the Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday morning, killing three people in an attack the Saudi government quickly condemned and that U.S. officials were investigating for possible links to terrorism. The assault,...

US digs into Saudi shooting suspect motive in Navy shooting

Dec. 6, 2019 7:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. law enforcement officials were digging into the background of the suspected Florida naval station shooter Friday, to determine the Saudi Air Force officer's motive and whether it was connected to terrorism. As questions swirled about the shooting, which left four people dead,...

Chase with stolen UPS truck ends with shootout, 4 dead

Dec. 6, 2019 4:56 AM EST

MIRAMAR, Fla. (AP) — Four people, including a UPS driver, were killed Thursday after robbers stole the driver’s truck and led police on a chase that ended in gunfire at a busy South Florida intersection during rush hour, the FBI said. Both robbers were shot and killed, and the fourth victim was in a...

Man accused of supporting ISIS through bomb-making video

Dec. 5, 2019 4:19 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man who moved from Florida to Virginia earlier this year was indicted Thursday on a charge of attempting to support the Islamic State terrorist group by posting a video online for making explosives. Romeo Xavier Langhorne, 30, was formally charged in Jacksonville federal court....

Feds: Over 60 Latin Kings members arrested along East Coast

Dec. 5, 2019 3:54 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — More than 60 members of the Latin Kings have been arrested on federal racketeering, drug and firearms charges, including the leaders of the street gang’s East Coast operations, authorities announced Thursday. Among those arrested is Michael Cecchetelli, a 40-year-old Springfield,...

Late detective gets attorney general's award for MS-13 cases

Dec. 3, 2019 4:14 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A New York police detective who relentlessly investigated killings committed by MS-13 gang members before succumbing to cancer last year became the first law enforcement officer on Tuesday to posthumously receive a distinguished service award from the U.S. attorney general. Attorney...

Trump looks beyond DOJ watchdog’s Russia report

Dec. 3, 2019 3:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he expected an upcoming watchdog report to be "devastating" on the origins of the Russia investigation that dogged his presidency for nearly two years, but also suggested Americans should really be more interested in the findings of a federal...

Rosenstein said he was ‘horrified’ at how Comey was fired

Dec. 2, 2019 9:56 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told the FBI he was “angry, ashamed, horrified and embarrassed” at the way James Comey was fired as FBI director, according to records released Monday. Rosenstein was interviewed by FBI agents several weeks after Comey’s...

US citizen raised in San Diego faces new terrorism charges

Dec. 2, 2019 9:34 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A U.S. citizen on the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List has been charged with additional crimes involving ties to Somalia’s al-Shabaab rebel group, according to a federal indictment unsealed Monday. Jehad Serwan Mostafa, 37, a former San Diego resident, was indicted on similar...

Brooklyn man charged with encouraging NYC subway attacks

Nov. 27, 2019 4:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Brooklyn man was arrested Wednesday on charges that he tried to help the Islamic State group, in part by encouraging attacks on New York’s subway system. Zachary Clark, 40, was detained after an initial appearance in Manhattan federal court, where a criminal complaint accused Clark...