Nineteen people, including two children, were wounded after gunmen opened fire on the crowd at a neighborhood Mother’s Day parade. Authorities believe a possible suspect can be seen in newly released surveillance video.
On Wednesday, federal law enforcement officers arrested a 21-year-old Idaho man suspected of firing on the White House late last week. At least one bullet struck the building but no one was hurt. The suspect, Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez, has an alleged fixation on things presidential, but officials have not yet determined a motive.
Accused terror suspect Khurram Syed Sher is featured in a surprising new viral video that is popping up on the Internet. The video shows Sher auditioning for the “Canadian Idol” TV show in 2008 by singing a rather tortured rendition of Avril Lavgine’s “Complicated”—and tossing in a not-half-bad moonwalk.
The four men arrested Wednesday night for allegedly planning to bomb two synagogues in the Bronx and gun down military planes were “not connected to another terrorist group,” New York Sen. Charles Schumer said in a statement Thursday.
Indian officials have identified the nine suspected gunmen in the recent terrorist attacks in Mumbai—their names, as well as photos of eight out of nine of them, were released Tuesday. All nine were reported to be from Pakistan.
Friends’ and relatives’ memories of microbiologist Bruce E. Ivins, who apparently committed suicide last week as he became a top suspect in the 2001 anthrax attacks, differ greatly from the image of him invoked by the stories that have emerged about his threatening behavior in recent months.
A United Nations panel on torture isn’t buying President Bush’s assurances that America does not send suspected terrorists to countries known for using torture to extract information. The panel also recommended the closing of America’s Guantanamo military prison in Cuba.