Jun 21, 2013

Md. woman gets 18 months in murder-for-hire plot

ANNAPOLIS — The mistress of an Annapolis man who tried to enlist a hit man to kill his wife has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for her part in the plot. The Capital of Annapolis reports Cynthia Mills entered an Alford plea to conspiracy to commit murder, maintaining her innocence while acknowledging prosecutors […]

Jun 18, 2013

NSA director says plot against Wall Street foiled

WASHINGTON — The director of the National Security Agency said Tuesday the government’s sweeping surveillance programs have foiled some 50 terrorist plots worldwide, including one directed at the New York Stock Exchange, in a forceful defense of the spy operations. Army Gen. Keith Alexander said the two recently disclosed programs — one that gathers U.S. […]

Jun 11, 2012

Lawyers for Maryland teen terrorist seek juvenile facility

PHILADELPHIA — Lawyers for a Maryland teen convicted in a Jihadist terror plot want him moved to a juvenile facility to await sentencing. A federal judge in Philadelphia is considering the request after a hearing Monday for 18-year-old Mohammad Hassan Khalid of Ellicott City. The Pakistani citizen has been in custody since his arrest last […]

Oct 24, 2011

Maryland teen in ‘Jihad Jane’ case pleads not guilty

PHILADELPHIA — A high school honors student from Maryland pleaded not guilty Monday to charges he helped the American terrorist dubbed “Jihad Jane” raise money and recruits for a Muslim holy war. Mohammad Hassan Khalid, 18, of Ellicott City, entered the plea at his first public court appearance since his July 6 arrest. The reed-thin, […]

Feb 8, 2011

Man charged in Baltimore County toilet bomb hoax

A Baltimore man has been charged after county police said he left a decorated toilet made to look like a bomb outside a Baltimore County office building. Duane Davis Sr., 51, was charged late Monday with placing a phony destructive device outside the old courthouse building in Towson, which now houses the offices of the […]

Dec 13, 2010

Baltimore man accused in bomb plot is due back in court

A Baltimore man accused of plotting to blow up a military recruitment center will be back in court. A detention hearing for Antonio Martinez is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Monday in U.S. District Court. Martinez is 21 years old and a recent convert to Islam, and court documents describe him as obsessed with jihad. He […]

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