Feb 15, 2011

Appeals court nixes release of Gitmo detainee

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Tuesday vacated the release of a detainee still at Guantanamo Bay who says he was tortured into falsely confessing that he was part of al-Qaida. U.S. officials say Saeed Hatim of Yemen acknowledged that he worked for al-Qaida and the Taliban and fought against American forces. But Hatim […]

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 […]

Feb 2, 2011

4th Circuit affirms terrorist’s sentence

RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court upheld the life sentence given a U.S. man who joined al-Qaida and plotted to replicate the 9-11 terrorist attacks and assassinate then-President George W. Bush. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Tuesday that a judge properly concluded that Ahmed Omar Abu Ali’s […]

Dec 9, 2010

FBI: Md. bomb plot suspect knew about Oregon sting

A 21-year-old man charged with trying to blow up a military recruiting center briefly hesitated when he heard about a federal sting operation that nabbed an alleged terrorist in Oregon last month but decided to keep going with his plan, authorities said. Antonio Martinez, a naturalized U.S. citizen who goes by the name Muhammad Hussain […]

Nov 23, 2010

O’Malley, Rawlings-Blake welcome piece of World Trade Center to Baltimore

Gov. Martin O'Malley, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, firefighters, police and members of the Maryland 9/11 Memorial Advisory Committee met Tuesday to welcome a piece of the World Trade Center to Baltimore. The 4,000 pound piece will soon be made into a memorial honoring those who died in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

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