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Upstate New York Man Convicted for his Role in Attempting to Develop Lethal Radiation Device

Jury Finds Glendon Scott Crawford Guilty on All Counts Following a Five-Day Trial. A jury convicted Glendon Scott Crawford, 51, of Galway, New York, today after a five-day trial on all charges relating to his efforts to build a weapon of mass destruction. Assistant Attorney General for National Security John…
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Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in South Bronx Over. 12 dead, 128 sickend

New York City, NY: Health Department Announces Source of Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in South Bronx, Declares Outbreak Over. Opera House Hotel cooling tower Legionella strains match strains taken from patients; Hotel’s cooling tower was disinfected. All cooling towers in the affected area have been disinfected. No new illnesses related to outbreak since August…
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Health Department Reports First Human Case of West Nile Virus Infection for 2015 Season

New York, NY: Patient Hospitalized, Treated, and Discharged. New Yorkers, especially those aged 60 and older, should take precautions against mosquito bites. Mosquito spraying scheduled for areas of Queens on the evening of Monday, August 17 August 16, 2015 – The Health Department today confirmed the season’s first human case of West…
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Brooklyn, New York, Resident Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Provide Material Support to Terrorists

Defendant Purchased Ticket to Travel to Turkey to Join ISIL Abdurasul Hasanovich Juraboev, 25, a citizen of Uzbekistan and resident of Brooklyn, New York, pleaded guilty today to conspiring to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The guilty…
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Albanian National Sentenced to 16 Years for Attempting to Support Terrorism

New York, NY, 8/14/2015: Agron Hasbajrami, 31, an Albanian citizen and resident of Brooklyn, New York, was sentenced to 16 years in prison for attempting and conspiring to provide material support to terrorists.  Pursuant to the terms of his plea agreement, Hasbajrami will be removed from the United States at…
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2 Former New York Students Indicted on Islamic State Terror Charges

US authorities said two former New York City college students were indicted on terror charges accusing them of plotting to help the Islamic State group. Munther Omar Saleh and Fareed Mumuni have been in custody since June. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn announced on Tuesday a grand jury had returned an…
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Do You Take Hurricane Evacuation Orders Seriously ? 286 Sandy Deaths !

  Do You Take Hurricane Evacuation Orders Seriously ?    Nearly half of the drowning deaths from 2012 Hurricane Superstorm Sandy were people in mandatory evacuation zones who died in their homes. “A lot of the drowning occurred in the evacuation zones, and so that just reminds us how important…
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How Vulnerable are the US Stock Markets to Hackers?

When the New York Stock Exchange halted trading for nearly four hours on July 8, it raised an important question: How vulnerable are the markets to hackers? That morning, United Continental had grounded flights due to a computer error and the Wall Street Journal's website went down, fueling theories that…
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NYPD to Hunt for Drones During Pope Francis’ Visit in Fall

Part of the plan to keep Pope Francis safe during his New York City visit is to create a safety net so tight that hundreds of thousands of rush-hour commuters might need divine intervention to get home. Counter-sniper teams, frozen zones for cars and pedestrians and radiation detectors are expected.…
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