Terrorism

Artist Levi Ponce works on his Memorial Day mural project of murdered journalist Daniel Pearl, near his old neigborhood in Los Angeles, California on May 23, 2015.  Pearl was a Wall Street Journal reporter who was kidnapped and murdered by a terrorist group in Pakistan in 2002 while doing an investigative story. The artist is working with students from the Daniel Pearl High School and LAPD West Valley Police cadets on the project.        AFP PHOTO/MARK RALSTON  (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Students To Unveil Mural Of Murdered Journalist Daniel Pearl

Four local students are set to unveil a mural of late journalist and musician Daniel Pearl, who was kidnapped and murdered in Pakistan in 2002.

05/24/2015

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Southern California Muslim Leaders On Paris Attack: ‘What They Did Is Abhorrent; We Condemn It’

A special forum in Irvine focused on the issue of Muslim extremism on Tuesday night, as Orange County Muslim leaders told dozens of attendees that Islam does not promote violence.

01/13/2015

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Parents Of Journalist Murdered By Terrorists In 2002 React To ISIS Beheading

A video posted to social media Tuesday claimed to show the beheading of an American journalist by the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, who have been the targets of US airstrikes in Iraq over recent weeks.

08/19/2014

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Emergency Management Experts Will Always Be In Demand In LA

As LA remains prone to nearly every calamity known to man, lucrative job opportunities for emergency management professionals will continue to grow.

07/18/2014

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Heightened Terrorism Concerns Prompt Tighter Screenings For U.S.-Bound Flights

Amid fears that terrorists may have found new ways to bypass existing security, the American government is pushing for tighter screening measures at European and Middle Eastern airports for flights heading to the U.S.

07/03/2014

Leehy Shaer is worried about her nephew, one of three high school students kidnapped in Israel last week. (credit: CBS)

LA-Based Aunt Of Teen Kidnapped In Israel Speaks Out

“I felt like I’m in a nightmare,” says Leehy Shaer, “I want people to wake me and tell me it’s not true, you know?”

06/18/2014

A combined effort of local and national agencies will keep radioactive materials out of the Ports of LA and Long Beach. (credit: CBS)

$30M Effort Begun To Keep Terrorists From Smuggling Radioactive Material Into Southland Ports

Operation Maritime Chokehold is a $30 million program made possible through a grant from Homeland Security.

04/18/2014

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California Man Charged With Aiding Terror Group

A federal grand jury in Sacramento has indicted a California man on a single charge of attempting to provide support to a foreign terrorist organization.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2014

Nicole Alvarez speaks during The 24th Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at The Shrine Auditorium on December 7, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Radio.com)

KROQ’s Nicole Alvarez On Seeing Olympian Brother Despite Terror Threats: ‘Nothing Could Stop Me’

Security concerns surrounding the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi continue to escalate, but the sister of one Southland Olympian is not letting that get in the way of her trip — or her pride.

01/21/2014

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Prosecutor: Garden Grove Man, 24, Planned To Aid Al-Qaida

A 24-year-old American charged with trying to join al-Qaida was intercepted by the FBI after using the Internet and Facebook to connect with the terrorist group, a prosecutor said Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/21/2013

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Court: OC Man Charged With Attempting to Join Al-Qaida Was Headed To Pakistan

Court documents indicate a Southern California man charged with attempting to join al-Qaida and lying on a U.S. passport application to aid international terrorism was planning to travel to Pakistan before he was arrested.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/17/2013

US President Barack Obama takes a drink from a mug as host Jay Leno watches during a taping of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno at NBC Studios on August 6, 2013 in Burbank, California.  (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Concludes First Day Of West Coast Trip Following Leno Appearance

Supporters and protestors alike showed up as President Barack Obama’s motorcade concluded it’s first day in the Southland at the Hilton Hotel in Woodland Hills.

08/06/2013

Three of the four terror plot suspects. (credit: CBS)

4 SoCal Men Plead Not Guilty In Terror Plot Case

Four men charged with plotting to kill Americans by aiding terrorists in Afghanistan have pleaded not guilty to a conspiracy count in federal court in Riverside.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/19/2012

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Susan Rice Thrown Under Democrat’s Bus And Tied Down

It is becoming more and more clear that it was liberal-leaning politicians who threw her under the bus and they are also the ones who are keeping her under the bus.

11/30/2012

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Opinion: Susan Rice’s Meeting With GOP Leaders Made Benghazi Matters Worse

Now that the Obama White House and senior intelligence officials have reportedly admitted that they approved Susan Rice’s inaccurate talking points about the Benghazi terrorist attack being the reaction to a protest about a film rather than a terrorist attack, the investigation must go on.

11/28/2012

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