Terrorism

UK Raises Terror Threat In Northern Ireland To “Severe”

CNN reports: The terrorism threat level in Northern Ireland has been raised from “substantial” to “severe” just days before a potential visit to the country by US President Joe Biden, but the White House has said the change won’t alter his plans. The decision to raise the threat level to “severe,” meaning an attack is highly likely, was made by …

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Florida House Approves No-Permit Concealed Carry Bill

Florida Politics reports: The House has passed a permitless carry bill that could dispose of Florida’s requirements for licenses to carry concealed firearms. “This bill today recognizes that while the government always has a duty to protect its citizens, its citizens have a right to protect themselves,” said Rep. Chuck Brannan, a Macclenny Republican, who sponsored the legislation (HB 543). …

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Trump Predicts “Death And Destruction” If He’s Indicted

Posted this morning to Trump’s Truth Social account: What kind of person can charge another person, in this case a former President of the United States, who got more votes than any sitting President in history, and leading candidate (by far!) for the Republican Party nomination, with a Crime, when it is known by all that NO Crime has been …

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MI Man Indicted For Threats To Kill Jewish Politicians

The Detroit News reports: A man from the Adrian area accused of threatening to kill members of state government was indicted Thursday and could face more severe punishment because a federal grand jury alleges he intentionally targeted Jewish politicians. The indictment of Tipton resident Jack Eugene Carpenter III, 41, was filed eight days after Carpenter was charged in the most …

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Feds: Man Checked Explosives Onto Orlando Flight

CNN reports: Federal agents arrested a Pennsylvania man this week after he allegedly tried to bring explosives in his suitcase on a flight from Lehigh Valley International Airport to Florida. According to court documents, an alarm alerted that the baggage belonging to Marc Muffley contained explosives. TSA agents paged Muffley over the airport intercom system and asked him to report …

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Michigan AG Targeted With Antisemitic Death Threats

Detroit’s ABC affiliate reports: Jack Eugene Carpenter III, 43, from Tipton, was arrested and charged with making the threats through social media. The threats were made under a Twitter account in mid-February, and he reportedly wrote, “I’m heading back to Michigan now threatening to carry out the punishment of death to anyone that is jewish in the Michigan govt if …

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Buffalo Mass Shooter Sentenced To Life Without Parole After Anguished Man Lunges At Him In Court [VIDEO]

CNN reports: A man rushed at the Buffalo grocery store mass shooter in court on Wednesday during an emotional sentencing hearing for the anti-Black racist attack last year. The man, wearing a gray sweatshirt, ran at the gunman but was quickly blocked by security in court, and the gunman Payton Gendron was taken out of the courtroom. The incident came …

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Cultist Begs For Plea Deal In Plot To Firebomb Dem HQ

The Sacramento Bee reports: One of the two Donald Trump supporters accused of plotting to firebomb Sacramento’s state Democratic headquarters building is asking a federal judge to accept a plea deal that would net him up to nine years in prison, and “begging you for a chance to redeem myself.” In a four-page handwritten letter filed in court in San …

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Trump Rants At McCarthy: Ashli Babbitt Was Murdered

Posted this morning to Trump’s Truth Social account: I totally disagree with the Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy, in that the Police Officer “Thug,” who has had a very checkered past to begin with, was not just “doing his job” when he shot and killed Great Patriot Ashli Babbitt at point blank range. Despite trying to keep him anonymous, …

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FBI Warns Of Nazi Attacks On “Electrical Infrastructure”

NPR reports: A Nov. 22 alert from FBI headquarters and the agency’s Newark field office warned of an increase of “threats to electrical infrastructure” from racially or ethnically motivated violent extremists (“RMVE”). Those would include white supremacists and other so-called accelerationists attempting to sow chaos. “The FBI has received reports of threats to electrical infrastructure by threat actors who espouse …

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FL Man Charged With Anti-Gay Mass Shooting Threat

The Tallahassee Democrat reports: A Winter Park man who admitted posting an image of a semi-automatic rifle with threats to kill gay people in a mass shooting at Florida State University was arrested by the FBI. Sean Michael Albert, 19, was arrested Tuesday on a federal charge of making an interstate communication to threaten to injure another person, according to …

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NYC Subway Shooter To Plead Guilty To Terror Charges

The New York Daily News reports: Frank James, who’s accused of wounding 10 people during a rush hour mass shooting on a Brooklyn subway, is expected to plead guilty in his federal terrorism case, according to a new court filing. James, 63, who was hit with upgraded charges last week, advised his lawyers “that he wishes to schedule a guilty …

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Subway Shooter Hit With Ten New Terrorism Charges

Courthouse News reports: The man accused of shooting up a New York City subway in April now faces 10 federal terrorism charges, one for each of the 10 victims struck by the bullets in the attack. Identifying each of the victims by their initials, prosecutors filed the superseding indictment Friday charging Frank Robert James with 10 counts of terrorism on …

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FBI Arrests Man Charged In 1988 Lockerbie Bombing

The New York Times reports: A Libyan intelligence operative charged in the 1988 bombing of an American jetliner over Lockerbie, Scotland, was arrested by the F.B.I. and being extradited to the United States to face prosecution for one of the deadliest terrorist attacks in American history, officials said on Sunday. The arrest of the operative, Abu Agila Mohammad Mas’ud, was …

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Search Warrants Issued In NC Power Grid Attack

Raleigh’s NBC affiliate reports: On Thursday, investigators issued multiple search warrants related to attacks on the power grid. The warrants, which will remain sealed, are on the state level. The FBI has also applied for a Federal Order to retrieve cell phone records to identify people in the area of the substations on Saturday night. They are still working on …

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SC Drag Venue Evacuated After Bomb Threat: “You All Deserve To Die And We Will Kill All You Fuckers” [Video]

Myrtle Beach’s CBS affiliate reports: Myrtle Beach Police are working to determine who emailed a bomb threat on Sunday that led to the evacuation of a drag show brunch at a popular Myrtle Beach restaurant. News13 received the email, which threatened to blow up the Mr. Fish Seafood Restaurant, at 11:50 a.m. Sunday and immediately notified Myrtle Beach police. In …

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DHS Bulletin Warns Of “Persistent” Threats Of Terrorism

NBC News reports: In a terrorism advisory bulletin, the Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday raised concerns about potential threats to the LGBTQ, Jewish and migrant communities from violent extremists inside the United States. Americans motivated by violent ideologies pose a “persistent and lethal threat,” a senior DHS official told reporters in a briefing on the bulletin. Asked if recent …

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European Parliament Votes To Adopt Resolution Which Declares Russia To Be A “State Sponsor Of Terrorism”

Via press release from the European Parliament: On Wednesday, Parliament adopted a resolution on the latest developments in Russia’s brutal war of aggression against Ukraine. MEPs highlight that the deliberate attacks and atrocities committed by Russian forces and their proxies against civilians in Ukraine, the destruction of civilian infrastructure and other serious violations of international and humanitarian law amount to …

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Terror Threat: NYPD Collars Man With Nazi Armband

The New York Post reports: An unhinged 22-year-old man has been arrested for making threats to Big Apple synagogues, sources said. The suspect, Christopher Brown, was collared at the Long Island Rail Road platform at Penn Station late Friday night, carrying weapons and a Nazi armband recovered in his bag, the sources added. The FBI/NYPD Joint Task force had been …

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FBI Identifies Extremist In Threat To NJ Synagogues

The New York Times reports: Hours after issuing a rare warning about a security threat at New Jersey synagogues, the FBI identified a man who holds “radical extremist views,” a federal official told faith leaders Friday morning. “He no longer poses a threat to the community at this time,” James E. Dennehy, the special agent in charge of the F.B.I.’s …

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