Terrorism

Tarek Mehanna. (Family photo courtesy: J.W. Carney)

Friend: Mehanna Flew Overseas To Look For Terror Training Camp

A former friend of a Massachusetts man accused of conspiring to help al-Qaida has testified the man said “we’re finally doing it” as they traveled overseas looking for a terrorist training camp.

11/29/2011

Rezwan Ferdaus. (Photo courtesy: U.S. Dept. Of Justice)

Judge Denies Bail For Ashland Terror Plot Suspect

A federal judge has denied bail for a Massachusetts man accused of plotting to fly remote-controlled model planes packed with explosives into the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol.

11/28/2011

Rezwan Ferdaus (Photo credit: U.S. Marshalls)

Ashland Terror Suspect Seeking Bail

Prosecutors say a Rezwan Ferdaus was a “ticking time bomb” who was caught before he could carry out his plan.

11/14/2011

Tarek Mehanna

Friend: Mehanna Dubbed Osama Bin Laden His “Real Father”

A friend has testified at the federal trial of a Mass. man charged with conspiring to help al-Qaida that they watched jihad videos together and praised Osama Bin Laden.

11/03/2011

Rezwan Ferdaus

Rezwan Ferdaus Pleads Not Guilty To Terror Plot

Ashland man has pleaded not guilty to plotting to fly explosives-packed remote-controlled model planes into the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol.

10/03/2011

Rezwan Ferdaus

Understanding Homegrown Terrorism

An Ashland man accused of plotting a terror attack had real explosives, and said he was committed to killing Americans. But how did this happen and why?

09/29/2011

Rezwan Ferdaus

Ashland Man Indicted For Alleged Terror Plot

A grand jury indicted Rezwan Ferdaus today on charges he planned attacks on the pentagon and the U.S. Capitol.

09/29/2011

Rezwan Ferdaus

Ashland Man Charged In Plot To Attack Pentagon, U.S. Capitol

The man allegedly plotted to use large remote controlled aircraft to damage or destroy the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol.

09/28/2011

Tarek Mehanna

US Attorney Fights Evidence Disclosure In Sudbury Man’s Terror Case

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. is asking a federal judge not to release certain evidence against a Massachusetts man accused in a terror plot, saying the disclosure of “top secret” materials could harm national security.

07/25/2011

Taunton Approves Terrorism Memorial Proposal

Taunton has approved a proposal to build a “Global War on Terrorism” memorial to honor the newest generation of servicemen and women.

07/17/2011

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