Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office Launches Extremist Task Force Ahead Of Biden InaugurationOne week after the siege of the U.S. Capitol by President Donald Trump's supporters and days before President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in, the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office has launched a newly formed task force to “combat right-wing terrorists.”
YouTube Cracks Down On QAnon, Following Moves by Facebook, TwitterYouTube took steps to limit QAnon and other baseless conspiracy theories that can lead to real-world violence, the website announced Thursday.
Prosecutors End Old Terrorism Case Against Lodi Man Hamid HayatFederal prosecutors in California on Friday ended what once was among the nation's highest profile anti-terrorism cases.
FBI Asks Apple To Help Unlock iPhones Owned By Pensacola Air Force Base ShooterThe FBI has asked Apple to help investigators access two iPhones believed to be owned by a 21-year-old man who killed three sailors in a shooting last month at a Pensacola Air Force base.
San Francisco Mayor Dismisses NRA Claims Of Retreat On 'Terrorist' ResolutionSan Francisco Mayor London Breed on Tuesday dismissed the National Rifle Association's claims that she was backing down from the city's non-binding resolution labeling the NRA as a "terrorist organization."
Federal Judge Rules US Terrorist Watchlist UnconstitutionalThe government's watchlist of more than 1 million people identified as "known or suspected terrorists" violates the constitutional rights of those placed on it, a federal judge ruled.
Lodi Man Freed After Terrorism Conviction OverturnedA Lodi man who spent more than 14 years in prison on terrorism charges has been released from prison, nearly two weeks after a federal judge overturned his conviction.
Treasury Chief: Facebook Cryptocurrency Plan Ripe For Illicit UseThe Treasury chief warned it could be used for illicit activity such as money laundering, human trafficking and financing terrorism.
Dozens Gather In Sunnyvale To Support Muslim Community Before Isaiah Peoples Court AppearanceDozens came out in Sunnyvale as a sign of solidarity for the Muslim community Wednesday, one day before Isaiah Peoples will find out if he's charged with a committing a hate crime.
Marin's 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh Released From Federal PrisonJohn Walker Lindh, the Marin native who was given the nickname "American Taliban" after he was captured in Afghanistan, has been released from federal prison after serving 17 years.
Marin's 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh To Be Released From Federal PrisonJohn Walker Lindh, the young Bay Area native who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison.
Utah Man Arrested For Threats Against YouTube EmployeesA Utah man is accused of making online threats to shoot YouTube employees, going so far as to drive to their Bay Area headquarters with a gun.
Facebook Auto-Generates Videos Celebrating Extremist ImagesThe animated video begins with a photo of the black flags of jihad. Seconds later, it flashes highlights of a year of social media posts: plaques of anti-Semitic verses, talk of retribution and a photo of two men carrying more jihadi flags while they burn the stars and stripes.
Facebook, Instagram Among Social Media Blocked In Sri Lanka After Easter AttacksSri Lanka placed a nationwide block on social media sites after more than 200 people died in multiple attacks on Sunday.
At Least 49 Dead in New Zealand Mosque ShootingsDeveloping news Thursday night out of Christchurch New Zealand: there are multiple fatalities at mass shootings inside two mosques.