Ahmad Khan Rahami: A timeline of bombings in NYC & N.J. that led to his arrest

assetcontentAhmad Khan Rahami was taken into custody late Monday morning after a shootout with police in Linden, officials said. Rahami had been sought for his alleged involvement in bombings in Seaside Park and the New York City neighborhood of Chelsea. Earlier Monday, the FBI had released a security alert, naming Rahami. The bombings Saturday were followed… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 19th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: News, War on terror | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

Ahmad Khan Rahami arrested after shootout with cops, was wanted in N.J., NYC bombings

assetcontent-52LINDEN – The man wanted in the weekend explosions in New York and New Jersey has been taken into custody in Linden after a shootout with police that left two officers wounded. Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, of Elizabeth, has been the subject of a massive manhunt since being named as a suspect by the FBI early… Read the rest of this entry »

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Rahami arrested after shooting with police in Linden

Ahmad Khan Rahami, wanted for questioning in the Seaside Park, New York and Elizabeth explosions, has been arrested after a shooting with police in Linden, NJ, according to a report by BuffingActions on twitter.

Initial reports indicate that Rahami was shot in the shoulder and two police officers were injured.

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Posted: September 19th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: News, War on terror | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Rahami Officially Linked to Seaside Park Terrorist Bombing

rahamaid-195x200TRENTON-Ahmad Kahn Rahami is now being connected officially by authorities as suspect in all 3 New York and New Jersey bomb incidents. Authorities today said all of the devices used similar components and those individuals arrested in Brooklyn were also tied to Elizabeth and Rahami, saying they could be part of a New Jersey based sleeper… Read the rest of this entry »

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Rutgers investigates suspicious package in parking deck

assetcontentNEW BRUNSWICK — Authorities at Rutgers University are investigating a suspicious package in a campus parking deck, and advising students to avoid the area Monday morning. According to a tweet from the university, students and visitors should avoid the Douglass Parking Deck and surrounding area. A University spokesman said Monday morning at about 9 a.m. that… Read the rest of this entry »

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FBI names Elizabeth man as suspect in NYC bombing

assetcontent-51NEW YORK — An Elizabeth man is being sought by authorities for questioning in connection with Saturday’s explosion in New York. Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, was born in Afghanistan but is a United States citizen, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Monday. Rahami is about 5-foot-6, 200 pounds, the FBI said. The blast on West 23rd… Read the rest of this entry »

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NYC blast believed to be ‘intentional act,’ mayor says

assetcontent-5NEW YORK CITY — An explosion that injured more than 20 people in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood was an “intentional act” but there was no indication the blast was linked to terrorism, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said. “Tonight, New York City experienced a very serious incident,” the mayor said at a late Saturday press… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 18th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: News, War on terror | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Explosive device goes off in Seaside along route of 5K run for military

assetcontent-50SEASIDE PARK — Federal and state law enforcement agencies were deployed Saturday morning after an explosive device went off along the route of a 5K run and walk to benefit military soldiers. No one was injured in the blast, according to Al Dellafave, spokesman for the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office. Agents from the FBI, the Bureau… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 17th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, News | Tags: , | 2 Comments »

Delta flights grounded due to computer problems

assetContentDelta Airlines passengers with a flight Monday morning may face significant delays as a system-wide computer outage has grounded flights across the country. Flights already in the air are not affected, the airline said in a statement. Dozens of Delta flights were scheduled to leave airports in Newark, New York and Philadelphia on Monday morning. Delta… Read the rest of this entry »

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Guaranteed Funding for State Pensions Probably Won’t Make Ballot

1956Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) was supported by advocates for seniors and the disabled as well as union and construction representatives. With the deadline for final legislative approval of a proposed constitutional amendment to boost public-employee pension funding now just days away, it appears more likely than ever that it will not be put before voters… Read the rest of this entry »

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