Port Authority bombing suspect pleads not guilty ‘at this moment’

The accused Port Authority bomber told a Manhattan federal judge Thursday that he was pleading not guilty in the case — at least for now. see also When Judge Richard Sullivan asked failed alleged suicide bomber Akayed Ullah for his plea, the suspect replied, “At this moment, not guilty.” The Bangladeshi-born

Man indicted in failed Port Authority pipe-bombing

A Bangladeshi immigrant was indicted Wednesday in the failed pipe bombing of the New York subway system last month. Akayed Ullah faces numerous charges including providing material support to a terrorist organization, using a weapon of mass destruction and bombing a place of public use and a public transportation

TSA tests suicide vest detectors

The Transportation Safety Administration is testing a device that can detect suicide vests like the one worn by the Port Authority bomber last week — but rather than trying the life-saving technology in New York, it is deploying the devices in L.A. Now Sen. Chuck Schumer is demanding the

Schumer: TSA needs to speed up use of bomb detection units

ALBANY, N.Y. — Screening devices that detect suicide vests like the one that exploded in a New York City subway tunnel are being tested in a Los Angeles transit station, but U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday the Transportation Security Administration should speed up plans to deploy the

NYC commuters return to daily grind after terror attack

Still-shaken Big Apple commuters carried on with their daily grind Tuesday, trudging through the reopened passageway where an ISIS-inspired madman detonated a pipe bomb the day before. Several NYPD patrol cops were on-duty inside the walkaway linking the Port Authority and Times Square subway stations where police say terror

Suspected bomber to Trump: ‘You failed to protect’ America

Port Authority bomber Akayed Ullah wanted to send a message straight to the White House: “Trump you failed to protect your nation.” That’s what the 27-year-old ISIS adherent wrote on his Facebook page while on his way to blow himself up at the bustling transit hub Monday morning, according

Suspected Port Authority bomber hit with terror charges

The alleged Port Authority bomber has been formally hit with a slew of terror-related charges, authorities said Tuesday. Akayed Ullah, 27, has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon, support act of terrorism, and making a terroristic threat in connection with Monday’s attack, police said. Ullah, a native of

Port Authority terror suspect’s wife gets grilled in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladeshi authorities on Tuesday were grilling the wife and other relatives of the alleged Port Authority bomber, officials said. Authorities from Bangladesh’s Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime Department were interrogating 25-year-old Jannatul Ferdous Jui, the wife of 27-year-old suspect Akayed Ullah, following Monday’s ISIS-inspired terror attack. Details

NYPD: Port Authority ‘bomber’ was completely off our radar

Port Authority terror suspect Akayed Ullah was not on law enforcement’s radar, according to the NYPD’s counter-terror chief, who said Tuesday that the Bangladesh-native simply appeared to be a stable, working-class immigrant. “This is an individual who…was living here, went through a number of jobs, was not particularly struggling

MTA worker describes moment blast rocked Port Authority

A subway station cleaner who was there when a would-be suicide bomber detonated his pipe bomb in a passageway full of people described the moment the explosion happened. Sean Monroe, 32, was on his way – broom and dust pan in hand – to clean up a spill in

Port Authority bombing creates rush-hour chaos

The explosion at the Port Authority Bus Terminal subway station snarled the Monday morning rush for thousands of commuters. 1, 2, 3, A, C, E, N, Q, R, W and 7 trains were all bypassing 42nd Street as police investigate, according to the MTA. A and C trains were stopping along

Video captures suspect setting off pipe bomb in bus terminal

Cellphone video appears to show the moment a man detonated a pipe bomb inside the Port Authority bus terminal subway station Monday morning. The footage from a Port Authority surveillance camera monitor shows commuters walking through a narrow hall on the way to the A, C and E trains

Neighbors say Port Authority bombing suspect always looked ‘angry’

Monday’s would-be suicide bomber is a former black-car driver from Bangladesh who lived with his parents in Brooklyn — and walked around “always angry,’’ neighbors and authorities said. “I’ve seen him in the neighborhood’’ going to get his coffee and bagels, said Kat Mara, 63, who works at a

Port Authority bomb suspect said attack was payback for violence in Gaza

The ISIS-inspired Port Authority bombing suspect was trying to exact revenge for Israeli actions in Gaza, according to a new report. Akayed Ullah, a Bangladeshi immigrant living in Brooklyn, allegedly told cops that he wanted vengeance for attacks in the Palestinian territory — where four people have been killed

Terror victim is ‘angry’ after Port Authority attack, family says

One of the victims in Monday’s terror bombing under the Port Authority Bus Terminal is “angry” and on edge hours after the rush-hour attack, her family told The Post. Alfonso Chavez, 42, said his sister Veronica Chavez, 45, was “steps away from the explosion” when suspect Akayed Ullah allegedly

Suicide bombing suspect was a cab driver bent on revenge: cops

The would-be suicide bomber who detonated an explosive device underground near the bustling Port Authority Bus Terminal, is a former New York City cab driver who told investigators that he was inspired by ISIS to carry out the attack for revenge, law enforcement sources said. Akayed Ullah, 27, who

FBI, NYPD raid Port Authority bomb suspect’s apartment

FBI agents and NYPD cops swooped down on three Brooklyn apartments tied to Monday’s would-be terror bomber — including the pad where he is believed to have assembled his crude explosive device, law-enforcement sources said. The members of the Joint Terrorism Task Force are hunting for evidence including computers,

Dow and S&P 500 flat after Port Authority bombing

The S&P 500 and the Dow were flat in early morning trading Monday after an explosion rocked New York’s Port Authority, one of the city’s busiest commuter hubs. Police confirmed one suspect was in custody but had yet to identify the device used. Local news channel WABC cited police

Witnesses describe scramble to escape after Port Authority blast

Shaken straphangers caught up in the Port Authority terror attack told The Post of the terrifying moments when they heard the blast and ran for their lives. “I heard a kaboom. It was shaky,” said Jamar Moore, 39, who was near a turnstile when he felt the explosion. “There was