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Bomb Plot Suspect Spoke to Classmates About Bombs Weeks Before Arrest

Bomb Plot Suspect Spoke to Classmates About Bombs Weeks Before Arrest

Facebook; ABC News(ALBANY, Ore.) — An Oregon high school student accused of plotting to blow up his school had approached classmates to talk about bombs weeks before his arrest, according to students.
Grant Acord, 17, a junior at West Albany High Scho…

Terror Sting: California Man Arrested in Taliban Car Bomb Plot

Terror Sting: California Man Arrested in Taliban Car Bomb Plot

Doug Menuez/Thinkstock(OAKLAND, Calif.) — Federal agents arrested a California man Friday morning in a terror sting after he allegedly tried to detonate a car bomb at an Oakland bank as part of a Taliban plot.The FBI said the explosive device that Mat…

Alabama Teen’s Planned Bomb Plot Against School Was a Hate Crime

Alabama Teen’s Planned Bomb Plot Against School Was a Hate Crime

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A 17-year-old, self-proclaimed white supremacist will be arraigned on Monday in what police say was a plot to attack fellow students at his high school in Russell County, Ala., with homemade explosive devices.Derek Shrout was arre…

Sentences Handed Down in Ohio Bridge Bomb Plot

Sentences Handed Down in Ohio Bridge Bomb Plot

Hemera/Thinkstock(AKRON, Ohio) — Three men convicted of a plot to blow up an Ohio bridge last spring received stiff prison sentences Tuesday in an Akron courtroom.Douglas Wright, the admitted ring leader who goes by the name of “Cyco,” got an 11-year …

Student Handed Life Sentence for Attempted Bomb Plot

Student Handed Life Sentence for Attempted Bomb Plot

Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A judge in Texas sentenced a Saudi Arabian man Tuesday for attempting to make bombs in an attempt to target several sites and former President George W. Bush.Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, a Saudi Arabian citizen living in L…

Man Believes His Bar Was Targeted by Teen in Alleged Bomb Plot

Man Believes His Bar Was Targeted by Teen in Alleged Bomb Plot

ABC(CHICAGO) — The FBI has yet to name the Chicago bar that an 18-year-old suburban teen was allegedly trying to blow up with a car bomb, but one bar owner says his establishment was the target. Mike Feirstein, the co-owner of Cal’s Bar and Liquors, t…

Ft. Hood Bomb Plotter Sentenced to Life in Prison

Ft. Hood Bomb Plotter Sentenced to Life in Prison

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WACO, Texas) — The young serviceman convicted of plotting a massacre of his fellow soldiers near Fort Hood in Texas received dual consecutive life sentences today. Naser Jason Abdo, 22, sat in a Texas court today in a bizarre ma…

Alexandria Man Admits to Capitol Bomb Plot

Alexandria Man Admits to Capitol Bomb Plot

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Amine Mohammed El Khalifi, 29, of Alexandria, plead guilty in federal court Friday on charges of plotting to suicide bomb the Capitol earlier this year, according to the Washington Post.Under a plea bargain with th…

FBI Investigates Media Leaks in Yemen Bomb Plot

FBI Investigates Media Leaks in Yemen Bomb Plot

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — FBI director Robert S. Mueller III Wednesday disclosed that the FBI is investigating leaks to the news media about the recently disrupted plot by al Qaeda’s Yemen affiliate to smuggle a bomb designed t…

Al Qaeda Mole Recruited By British Intelligence: Officials

Al Qaeda Mole Recruited By British Intelligence: Officials

Saudi fugitive Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri. (Saudi Interior Ministry/Landov)(WASHINGTON) — A mole recruited by British intelligence is the hero who penetrated al Qaeda’s most recent bomb plot, intelligence sources told ABC News. The operation in which the…

Obama: Foiled Al Qaeda Plot Not a Surprise

Obama: Foiled Al Qaeda Plot Not a Surprise

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — A foiled al Qaeda bomb plot meant to coincide with the one-year anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death did not endanger any American lives, President Obama said, adding that he was “on top of this the entire time.&rd…

US Concerned About Growing Al Qaeda Bomb Plots

US Concerned About Growing Al Qaeda Bomb Plots

Saudi Interior Ministry/Landov(NEW YORK) — The U.S. government is highly concerned that 30-year-old Ibrahim al-Asiri, the man behind al Qaeda’s latest attempt to bring a bomb aboard a U.S.-bound plane, has been actively training a new wave of bo…

Top Counter-Terrorism Official: No Further Threat from Bomb

Top Counter-Terrorism Official: No Further Threat from Bomb

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The inside source who helped foil a U.S. bomb threat meant to coincide with the first anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death has been taken out of Yemen and is safely in Saudi Arabia, ABC News reported Tuesday morning.When asked o…

AQAP Bomb Maker Killed in Yemen Drone Strike Tied to Recent Foiled Plot

AQAP Bomb Maker Killed in Yemen Drone Strike Tied to Recent Foiled Plot

FBI(SHABWA, Yemen) — A drone missile strike in Shabwa, Yemen, on Sunday killed a man named Fahd Mohammad Ahmed Al-Quso, the Yemeni government said in a statement.Al-Quso, 37, from Yemen, was best known in the United States for heading terrorist operat…

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