15/05/22

Buffalo shooting - New York

Ten dead in racially motivated attack at New York state store. An 18-year-old white man has shot dead 10 people in a black neighbourhood of New York state in what authorities are calling a racially motivated attack. The man, named as Payton Gendron in court papers, was arrested after a stand-off at the scene - a .....

12/04/22

Brooklyn Shooting

5 People have been shot and 13 injured in a shooting during morning rush hour at a New York subway station. According to police, shots were fired at the 36th Street station in Sunset Park at 08:30hrs local time. The suspected gunman, described as wearing an orange construction vest and possibly a gas mask, is on the .....

11/04/22

Sir David Amess: Man found guilty of murdering MP

An Islamic State fanatic has been found guilty of murdering Sir David Amess MP. The Southend West MP was stabbed more than 20 times during a constituency surgery in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex on 15 October 2021. A jury at the Old Bailey took just 18 minutes to convict Ali Harbi Ali of murder and preparing acts of .....

08/04/22

Police hunting for man who left a parcel bomb at Toulouse Cathedral

PARIS, April 8 (Reuters) - Police forces were hunting for a man who left a parcel bomb in the Cathedral of Toulouse, Southwestern France, on Friday, ahead of the first round of voting in France's presidential race on April 10, police said. The man deposited the parcel around 0700 GMT at the altar of the Cathedral in .....

05/04/22

More terror police brought in to tackle Putin threat in wake of Ukraine war

Counter-terrorism police are boosting their capacity to tackle threats from Russia and other hostile states in the wake of the Ukraine war. The number of officers focusing on the potential danger posed by Vladimir Putin’s agents was already being increased following the Novichok poisoning in Salisbury in 2018 of the .....

30/03/22

U.S. trial begins for member of Islamic State 'Beatles' cell

WASHINGTON, March 29 (Reuters) - An alleged member of a group of Islamic State militants that beheaded American hostages in Iraq and Syria, nicknamed "The Beatles" for their British accents, faces a U.S. criminal trial beginning on Tuesday. El Shafee Elsheikh, 33, will stand trial in federal court in Alexandria, .....

22/03/22

Critical Infrastructure Daily Brief

Statewide Terrorism & Intelligence Center Critical Infrastructure Daily Brief **UNCLASSIFIED ** (U) STIC is providing this information to our partner agencies for situational awareness. This document contains information obtained from open source information. While STIC has gone to great lengths to verify the .....

21/03/22

Car runs into Carnival revelers in Belgium, killing 6

BRUSSELS -- A car slammed at high speed into Carnival revelers in a small town in southern Belgium early Sunday, killing six people and leaving 10 more with life-threatening injuries, authorities said, adding many others were lightly injured. “What should have been a great party turned into a tragedy,” said .....

18/03/22

UK - Counter terror police have seen rise in ‘lone actors’ carrying out attacks

Police have seen a rise in lone actors carrying out attacks and more young people being drawn into terrorism over the last five years. Since the wave of terror attacks in the UK in 2017, Assistant Commissioner Matt Jukes, head of Counter Terrorism Policing, said “most significantly” officers have seen a rise in .....

15/03/22

UK - Boy, 15, charged with terrorism offences, Met Police says

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with terrorism offences following an arrest made by the Met Police's Counter Terrorism Command. The boy was charged on 13 March with two offences under Section 2 of the Terrorism Act 2006. He is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Monday. The boy was arrested and .....