Times Square Bomb
Thursday, December 01, 2011
The money broker charged with unwittingly providing $7,000 to Times Square bomb plotter Faisal Shahzad has been sentenced to three years' probation.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Faisal Shahzad, the Pakistani-born American citizen who attempted to blow up a car in Times Square, pleaded guilty yesterday to ten terror-related charges. “I want to plead guilty 100 times over,” said Shahzad in Manhattan federal court. He went on to describe his training in Pakistan and the events leading up to the attempted bombing.
We talk with WNYC reporter Ailsa Chang, who was in the courtroom.
Monday, May 10, 2010
Senior members of the Obama administration confirmed yesterday that Faisal Shahzad, the suspected Times Square bomber, was directly helped by the Taliban in Pakistan.
Thursday, May 06, 2010
While we're all celebrating the capture of the alleged would-be Times Square bomber, there's story of another bomber that has been lost in the mix. This bomber successfully detonated a bomber in Times Square, in front of an army recruiting station back in 2008. He is also suspected of setting off explosives in front of the U.K. and Mexican Consulates in New York City. Why has this man not been caught? WNYC's Bob Hennelly has been following this story and knows the answer.