Tags: US | Terror Threat | DC

DC Police Working Longer Shifts Because of Threat

Thursday, 08 Sep 2011 11:19 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

WASHINGTON (AP) — Law enforcement officials in Washington say they are working to corroborate a terrorism threat against the city.

They held a news conference after government officials said Thursday they were investigating a detailed al-Qaida car bomb plot aimed at bridges or tunnels in New York or Washington.

James McJunkin, the assistant director in charge of the FBI's Washington field office, said that his agents aren't seeking any particular individuals. He says there aren't any names they're investigating.

Police Chief Cathy Lanier says that all police officers will be working 12 hour days indefinitely. She says unattended cars parked in odd locations risk being towed in the next few days.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Nine in Connecticut Being Watched for Possible Ebola

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 07:56 AM

Public health authorities in Connecticut are keeping a close eye on nine people in the state to make sure they are not i . . .

Quinnipiac Poll: Ernest Leads by 2 in Iowa

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 07:53 AM

Republican State Sen. Joni Ernst has jumped ahead by a point in the latest Iowa Senate poll with 48 percent among likely . . .

Visa Inquiry May Hurt GOP's Mike Rounds in SD Senate Race

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 07:46 AM

The Senate prospects of Republican former governor Mike Rounds may have been hurt by FBI's confirmation that the bureau  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved