Photo Catches N.Y. Prison Guard Sleeping on Job

A city correction officer took a cell phone photo of his co-worker sleeping on duty, leading to disciplinary action against both of them.

Web Posts Suggest Depressed, Lonely Terror Suspect

Internet postings purportedly written by a Nigerian charged with trying to bomb a U.S. airliner on Christmas Day suggest a religious and depressed young man who fantasized about becoming a Muslim holy warrior.

Al Qaeda Claims Responsibility for Attempted Plane Bombing

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has claimed responsibility for the attempted bombing of a U.S. airliner.

Escapee captured after escaping from correctional facility

A child molester who escaped from a correctional facility in Keithville Sunday, has been captured. Officials say Bryan Roberts escaped Thursday after walking away from his work in the kitchen. Two others, Tommy and Loree Harley, were also arres

Metal Detectors Useless in Finding Powerful Explosive PETN

Magnetometers — the metal detectors passengers walk through before boarding airplanes — can detect firearms and box-cutters, but they're useless for detecting the powerful explosive PETN.

Terror Suspect Wasn't Considered Threat

The alleged Christmas Day terrorist had been in one of the U.S. government's many terror databases since November, which is when his father brought him to the attention of embassy officials in Nigeria.

Security on High Alert After Attack

The U.S. government tightened airline security as it searches for answers to how a 23-year-old Nigerian man eluded extensive systems intended to prevent attacks like his botched Christmas Day effort to blow up a Northwest flight from overseas.

Airlines: New Rules in Place to Keep Travelers in Seats

Some airlines are telling passengers that new security regulations prohibit them from leaving their seats beginning one hour before landing.

Report: Father of Terror Suspect Warned U.S. About Son

The father of a Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up a Northwest Airlines plane on Christmas Day reportedly warned the U.S. about his son's extreme religious views and activities, Nigerian newspaper This Day reported.

Report: Father of Terror Suspect Warned U.S. About Son

The alleged father of a Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up a Northwest Airlines plane on Christmas Day reportedly warned the U.S. about his son's fanatical religious views and activities, the New York Post reported.