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Suspect in New York, New Jersey bombings awaits federal charges

The Afghan immigrant who authorities believe planted bombs in New Jersey and New York this weekend was captured Monday after a dramatic gun battle with police that sparked when officers found him sleeping in the doorway of a bar. Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, was charged late Monday in Union County with five counts of attempted

Police arrest New York bombing suspect following gunfight

Police arrested an Afghanistan-born American suspected of carrying out this weekend’s bombing in New York City that injured 29 people and planting other devices in New York and New Jersey following a Monday morning gun battle with the suspect. Two law enforcement officers were wounded in the gunfight, as was Ahmad Khan Rahami, a 28-year-old

Officials probe bombings, stabbings in three U.S. cities in a 12-hour span

Nearly 40 people were injured Saturday after bomb blasts in New York and New Jersey and an ISIS-backed stabbing rampage in Minnesota, separate incidents that have cemented fears the United States is still a prime terror target. Authorities were still trying to determine if there was any connection between the incidents, particularly the New York

Explosion rocks Manhattan neighborhood, at least 25 hurt

An explosion rocked the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan and injured at least 25 people on Saturday, the New York City Fire Department said, prompting emergency personnel to swarm one of the most bustling areas of the city on a cool autumn evening. A law enforcement source said an initial investigation suggested the explosion occurred in

Small bomb explodes ahead of New Jersey road race; no injuries

A pipe bomb exploded in a New Jersey beach town on Saturday along the route of a charity road race to benefit military veterans and their families, but no injuries were reported in what authorities believe was a deliberate attack. No damage to surrounding structures was reported after an explosive device went off at 9:35

Beach Smoking Ban Awaits N.J.’s Christie as First of Kind

 Lawmakers in New Jersey, with some of the toughest anti-smoking laws in the U.S., are seeking more restrictions with the first statewide ban at beaches and parks and the nation’s highest minimum age, 21, to buy tobacco. The proposals come as Republican Governor Chris Christie, a 51-year-old Republican considering a 2016 presidential run, courts social