• Boston police stepping up patrols after NYC subway bombing

    11 monthes ago - By Miami Herald

    Law enforcement is stepping up patrols at Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority train stations after a pipe bomb went off in a crowded subway corridor in New York City. Boston police...
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  • The Latest: Official: Bombing suspect came to US 7 years ago

    11 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    NEW YORK - The Latest on the explosion in Manhattan in an underground passageway : 12:40 p.m. Law enforcement officials say the 27-year-old man who set off a pipe bomb in the New York City subway came to the U.S. from Bangladesh seven years ago with a type of preferential visa for people with relatives who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
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  • Chicago beefs up transportation security after NY bomb

    11 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    CHICAGO - A Chicago police spokesman say there is “no credible threat” of any attack to the city's public transportation but after a pipe bomb exploded in New York, the department is deploying more officers to train stations and other transportation centers as a precaution. Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says that the department is...
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  • MBTA ramps up security at T stops in wake of NYC explosion

    11 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    Boston's transit authorities are ramping up deployments throughout the T system, officials said today, after this morning's rush-hour pipe-bomb explosion on a subway platform in New York City's bustling Port Authority Bus Terminal near Times Square. "The MBTA Transit Police Department is in communication with its federal, state and local partners, particularly the FBI," MBTA spokesman Joe Pesaturo said. "At this time, Transit Police have no information credible or otherwise to suggest there is a local threat.
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  • The Latest: Police comb through video of NYC subway bombing

    11 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    NEW YORK - The Latest on the explosion in Manhattan in an underground passageway : 10 a.m. New York City police say they are combing through video of the bombing in the subway system. They say the suspect meant to set off the bomb, but it's not clear if he meant to do so in a passageway in the Times Square area where it went off Monday during the morning rush hour. Twenty-seven-year-old Akayed Ullah is in police custody. Officials say he sustained burns to his abdomen and hands and cuts after the crude pipe bomb exploded.
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  • NYC bombing suspect identified as 27-year-old Brooklyn resident from Bangladesh

    NYC bombing suspect identified as 27-year-old Brooklyn resident from Bangladesh

    11 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Police identified the suspect in the New York City bombing as Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Brooklyn resident from Bangladesh.
    Ullah is a suspect in what the police believed to be a pipe bombing at New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal on Monday morning. He has been taken to a hospital for treatment for his injuries, which police say include burns to his hands and abdomen.
    Former New York City Police Department Commissioner Bill Bratton told MSNBC's Lisa Daftari that Ullah acted in the name of the terrorist group ISIS .
    When asked whether Ullah carried out the attempted attack on...
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  • NJ Transit buses resume normal service into Manhattan

    11 monthes ago - By Miami Herald

    New Jersey Transit buses have resumed normal service into New York City after the Port Authority Bus Terminal reopened following a "terror-related" subway pipe-bombing. NJ Transit on Monday diverted buses...
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  • The New York City police commissioner calls the subway pipe-bombing a “terror-related incident”

    11 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    NEW YORK - The New York City police commissioner calls the subway pipe-bombing a “terror-related incident”
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