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Queens man pleads guilty to Federal Reserve bomb plot
Queens man pleads guilty to Federal Reserve bomb plot
Police Maggie Hayes 2/07/2013 at 4:28PM

The Bangladeshi national said that he wanted to “destroy America.” Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, 21, pleaded guilty Thursday to attempting to bomb the New York Federal Reserve Bank, resolving to commit mass murder last October, according to the FBI. Nafis first came to the United States last January on a student visa, but his [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/01/2013 at 8:08AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Overcast with a chance of snow. High of 32 with a windchill as low as 16. Windy. Winds from the WNW at 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph. Chance of snow 20%. Friday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 23 with a windchill as low as 16F. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at [...]

The terrorist downstairs
Opinion Queens Courier Editorial 10/24/2012 at 3:09PM

Neighbors say they had no idea that the quiet man living downstairs was plotting a terror attack. At first glance, they say, Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, 21, seemed harmless, and those who know him were shocked to hear the news that the FBI busted him on Wednesday, October 17 for planning to blow up [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/23/2012 at 8:08AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of rain. High of 68. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Tuesday night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 57. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 50% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible. EVENT of the DAY: Trifecta: Curators’ Choice This is the last [...]

Neighbor of Federal Reserve bomb suspect speaks
Neighbor of Federal Reserve bomb suspect speaks
News Maggie Hayes 10/18/2012 at 2:10PM

The day after a Queens man was arrested for allegedly attempting to detonate what he believed to be a real bomb at the New York Federal Reserve Bank in lower Manhattan, a neighbor spoke out, saying he had no idea what was being plotted, just downstairs. The FBI said that Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, [...]

Queens man arrested for Federal Reserve bomb plot
Queens man arrested for Federal Reserve bomb plot
Police Cristabelle Tumola 10/17/2012 at 5:09PM

A Queens man was arrested for allegedly attempting to detonate what he believed was a real bomb at the New York Federal Reserve Bank in Lower Manhattan this morning, said the FBI. Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, 21, of Jamaica, traveled to the U.S.  this January specifically to take part in a terrorist attack, said [...]