Joanne Chesimard, the Black Liberation Army militant who fled prison for Cuba after being convicted of killing a New Jersey state trooper in 1973, was added to the FBI most-wanted terrorist list, and a reward doubled to $2 million.
Two brothers suspected in the deadly Boston Marathon bombings used remote controls from toy cars to set off the blasts that ripped through the race’s finish line, according to federal law-enforcement officials and members of Congress briefed on the matter.
The brothers accused in the Boston Marathon bombing were motivated by radical Islam they learned mostly over the Internet, according to lawmakers briefed by federal law-enforcement officials, while a relative said a local mentor with fundamentalist beliefs also played a role.
About 100 police officers stood at attention as the casket of one of their own, Sean Collier, was loaded into a hearse under a gray drizzle, after his sister remembered a toddler who couldn’t let go of a threadbare blue teddy bear.
President Barack Obama is pressing Republicans to stop obstructing federal judicial nominees, protesting the delays in private conversations with senators and in public declarations by administration officials.
Newark Group Inc., a Cranford, New Jersey-based manufacturer of paper and paper products, began a prepackaged Chapter 11 reorganization yesterday it hopes the bankruptcy judge in Newark, New Jersey, will bring to conclusion at a July 27 confirmation hearing.
Point Blank Solutions Inc., a maker of body armor for the U.S. military and law enforcement, won court approval to sell almost all its assets to an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners Inc. for about $36.6 million.
Point Blank Solutions Inc. ’s acting chief executive officer, James Henderson , was sued by the former CEO’s brother, an investor in the bankrupt military contractor who claims Henderson failed to conduct proper audits.