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Boston Police Chief: Plan For Worst-Case Scenarios

The police supervisor who oversaw the response to the Boston Marathon bombing last year says one of the keys to preparing for terrorist attacks is conjuring up worst-case scenarios.

04/11/2014

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Low-Level Helicopter Flies Over Baltimore To Map Background Radiation

Mapping what none of us can see might just help spot a future terror attack with a radioactive weapon.

01/16/2014

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Sentencing Delayed For Md. Teen Convicted In Jihadist Terror Plot

A former high school honors student who led a double life online, aiding Muslim extremists overseas, has helped the U.S. pursue terrorists since his 2011 arrest but remains a risk, federal prosecutors said in court filings.

01/07/2014

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‘Jihad Jane’ Gets 10 Years In Deadly Terror Plot That Included Md. Teen Recruit

A federal judge in Philadelphia has agreed to a reduced sentence for a Pennsylvania woman involved in a deadly terror plot, because of her extensive cooperation with investigators. Facing life, Colleen LaRose was sentenced to 10 years.

01/06/2014

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Feds Seek Long Sentence In ‘Jihad Jane’ Terrorist Case That Included Md. Teen Recruit

Federal prosecutors want a long prison sentence for a Pennsylvania woman who called herself “Jihad Jane” online to recruit jihadists, including a 15-year-old Maryland teen.

01/02/2014

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Wife Of Al-Qaeda Hostage From Maryland Says He Is Not Forgotten

Family members of an American development expert kidnapped in Pakistan by al-Qaeda more than two years ago say they’re holding out hope he’ll return safely home.

12/30/2013

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Md. Brothers Charged In Multi-Million Dollar Cigarette Smuggling Ring

Just days after a major raid on a cigarette smuggling ring along the East Coast, WJZ has learned two brothers arrested are from Ocean City.

05/18/2013

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Family, Friends Remember Hopkins Graduate Killed In Afghanistan

Anne Smedinghoff was one of five Americans killed in two terrorist attacks in Afghanistan.

04/08/2013

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Would-Be Federal Reserve Bomber Scouted Baltimore Military Site As Target

A man from Bangladesh is under arrest, accused of trying to detonate a 1,000-lb. car bomb in the middle of Manhattan. He told undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents, he wanted to destroy America. WJZ learns he also considered a strike right here in Baltimore.

10/17/2012

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Md. Muslims Say Anti-American Violence In Middle East Does Not Represent Islam

Speaking out. As the bodies of four Americans return to U.S. soil, Maryland’s Muslim community responds to the violence exploding in the Middle East.

09/14/2012

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Art By Children Of 9/11 Attacks Shown At Pentagon

Large-scale artworks created by children who lost parents or siblings in the 9/11 attacks are being shown together for the first time at the Pentagon.

09/10/2012

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At Baltimore Conference, U.S. General Affirms Cyberattacks On Afghanistan

Marine Lt. Gen. Richard P. Mills’ comments came last week at a conference in Baltimore during which he explained how U.S. commanders considered cyber weapons an important part of their arsenal.

08/24/2012

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