JOPLIN, Mo. — The FBI has around 30 agents investigating the fire, said FBI special agent in charge Michael Kaste, with the Kansas City FBI office. He said it continued to be characterized as “suspicious” until a cause was determined. He said the investigation was in its preliminary stage. “If this fire is determined to [...]
In late January, workmen in Chantilly erected a minaret on the roof of a new building, the first highly visible sign that it was to be a mosque. That night, vandals hurled rocks at its arched windows, shattering many. Empty beer cans and liquor bottles were scattered on the mosque’s grounds and roof. The attackers [...]
WASHINGTON (CNN) – As New York authorities investigate what appears to be the nation's latest hate crime, the FBI's annual hate crime report, released Monday, shows no significant change in the level of crimes motivated by bias. The FBI reports the number of U.S. hate crimes – offenses as a result of bias toward race, [...]
RARITAN BOROUGH — A Hindu congregation that fought criticism of its move into a formerly Christian church two years ago, this week was the target of vandalism. County officials are offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of anyone responsible for the graffiti at the Mission of Swaminarayan Church on Somerset Street. [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI and Homeland Security have issued a nationwide warning about al-Qaida threats to small airplanes, just days before the anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks. Authorities say there is no specific or credible terrorist threat for the 10-year anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. But they [...]
Radicalism, sometimes thought of as a foreign export, is increasingly homegrown in America, as U.S. citizens foment hate, terrorism and bloodshed. Men, typically in their 20s, are joining extremist groups, as radical Internet blogs and online magazines recruit new faces to a variety of alarming causes, said Oren Segal and Marilyn Mayo, co-directors of the [...]
Joint Press Release San Francisco Field Division At The Frontline Against Violent Crime For Immediate Release May 25, 2011 www.atf.gov Contact: Pete Smith Stockton Police Department Office: (209) 937-8209 Cell: (209) 403-0545 [email protected] Contact: Helen Dunkel, Special Agent, PIO Office: (925) 557-2815 Cell: (925) 202-8135 [email protected] Contact: Paul Willette, PIO Stockton Fire Department Office: (209) [...]
NOAA NHC Director Bill Read offers some tips of what to do before, during and after the storm.
FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate explains the importance of having a hurricane plan.
NHC senior hurricane specialist Daniel Brown looks at the collaborative effort used to forecast hurricanes.
Meteorologist Dan Gregoria of the NWS Miami Weather Forecast Office describes the hazards of inland flooding from a tropical cyclone.
WFO Miami warning coordination meteorologist Robert Molleda explains the dangers of wind from a tropical cyclone, including tornadoes.
NHC hurricane specialist Robbie Berg looks at the dangers of storm surge, and describes the interactive NHC storm surge website.
NHC Director Bill Read discusses the hazards associated with a hurricane and the role of the National Hurricane Center.
WASHINGTON—Henry Clay Glaspell, of Arlington, Texas, pleaded guilty today to a hate crime charge stemming from the ethnically motivated arson of a children’s playground at the Dar El-Eman Islamic Center in Arlington in July 2010, the Justice Department announced today. Glaspell, 34, pleaded guilty to damaging religious property in violation of federal hate crime laws [...]