Maine Teen Faces Federal Charges in New York Machete Attack on New Year's Eve
A man accused of attacking police with a machete near New York’s Times Square on New Year’s Eve is now facing federal terrorism charges after he became determined to wage jihad against the U.S. government, authorities announced Tuesday. Attorney General Merrick Garland said in a statement that Trevor Thomas Bickford was charged with federal crimes in connection with his...
Harrowing Details Emerge in Times Square Machete Attack as Maine Teen Is Remanded
The 19-year-old Maine man charged with trying to murder NYPD officers in a New Year’s Eve machete attack near Times Square shortly before the iconic ball drop was remanded to Department of Correction custody following his video arraignment from a hospital on Wednesday. Trevor Bickford, whom senior law enforcement officials have described as a “homegrown violent extremist,” is accused of swinging...
‘Prophet of Doom' Pleads Guilty to Federal Terror Charges in Brooklyn Subway Shooting
The judge instructed the U.S. Marshals Service to use “all necessary force” to ensure that Frank James shows up at Tuesday’s plea proceeding, noting that the 63-year-old has refused to appear at past hearings.
Maine Teen Facing Charges in NYC Machete Attack on New Year's Eve as Investigation Continues
Trevor Bickford, 19, was arrested on charges of attempting to murder officers, police said Monday as authorities continue to investigate whether he was motivated by Islamic extremism.
Person of Interest Identified in Hunt for Brooklyn Subway Gunman
A manhunt for the alleged gunman who opened fire on a Brooklyn subway car, shooting 10 people and sending dozens running in terror, was still underway hours after the train pulled into a Sunset Park station during rush hour Tuesday morning. The gunman’s identity has not been confirmed, but investigators are combing through videos and speaking to witnesses to piece…
Alleged Yakuza Busted in Shocking NY Missiles-for-Drugs Plot, Feds Say
Four men have been arrested in a sweeping international narcotics and weapons trafficking scheme to get American-made surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) to armed ethnic groups in Burma in exchange for huge amounts of meth and heroin that they planned to distribute in New York, Manhattan federal prosecutors said Thursday.