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Nicholas Teausant. (Facebook)

NorCal College Student Indicted On Terrorism Support Charge; Allegedly Tried To Join al-Qaida

A federal grand jury in Sacramento has indicted a Central Valley college student on a single charge of attempting to provide support to a foreign terrorist organization.

03/26/2014

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Central Valley College Student Arrested In Plot To Fight With Islamic Extremists In Syria

A California man who spoke of wanting to bomb the Los Angeles subway system was arrested near the Canadian border in Washington state and charged with attempting to travel to Syria to fight alongside Islamic extremists, federal prosecutors said Monday.

03/17/2014

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FBI: East Bay Bombing Suspect Daniel San Diego Possibly Hiding Out In Hawaii

The FBI believes that a suspect in the three bombings in the East Bay more than a decade ago and linked to animal rights extremist groups may be hiding out in Hawaii, an FBI spokesman said Wednesday.

03/12/2014

A police officer walks by an entrance to a PG&E substation in San Jose, May 22, 2012. (CBS)

San Jose Substation Attack Prompts Bill Requiring Utility Firms To Beef Up Security

An attack on a San Jose substation last year prompted a Peninsula lawmaker to propose legislation on Monday requiring PG&E and its regulators to come up with sufficient security protocols.

03/10/2014

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FBI Hopes Billboards Lead To Bay Area Fugitive Daniel San Diego

The FBI has started a new campaign searching for a man suspected of two Bay Area bombings in 2003 who has evaded authorities for more than a decade, FBI officials said.

02/28/2014

A Bank Of America building in Oakland. (CBS)

Man Who Plotted To Bomb Oakland Bank Gets 15 Year Sentence

A California man with delusions of joining the Taliban has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for trying to blow up a bank with a car bomb he thought would go off but was actually made up of inert materials supplied by the FBI.

02/27/2014

The scene of a shooting and oil spill at a San Jose PG&E substation on April 16, 2013. (CBS)

Power Grid Review Sought After San Jose PG&E Substation Attack Called Terrorism

Four U.S. senators concerned about the sabotage of Silicon Valley’s power grid and phone lines last April are asking federal officials if mandatory security standards are needed.

02/07/2014

The scene of a shooting and oil spill at a San Jose PG&E substation on April 16, 2013. (CBS)

Ex-Federal Official Says San Jose PG&E Substation Attack Was Terrorism

The former head of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission believes the attack on a PG&E substation in South San Jose last spring was not an act of vandalism, but instead a terrorist attack.

02/05/2014

In a picture posted on Twitter, UC Berkeley graduate Elaine Dang is seen recovering from a terrorist attack at a mall in Nairobi, Kenya on September 22, 2013. (Twitter / CBS)

UC Berkeley Grad Recovers From Terrorist Attack In Kenya

A University of California at Berkeley graduate was one of about 175 people injured in a deadly terrorist attack at a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya over the weekend.

09/24/2013

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New Poll Out On 9/11 Anniversary Finds Fewer Americans Fear Terror Attacks

Fewer Americans fear their families could become victims of a terror attack, according to a new poll.

09/11/2013

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