A 20-year-old Florida man, who was arrested last week, said he was going to "put a bullet through" President Barack Obama's "head" and he wanted video of the incident to appear on YouTube, according to a federal criminal complaint released today.Continue »
A source close to the investigation into sex abuse charges against Jerry Sandusky told CBS News that at least five alleged victims possibly as many as eight, all of whom were named in the grand jury presentation are expected to testify at Sandusky's preliminary hearing next week.Continue »
The U.S. Attorney in upstate New York and the U.S. Secret Service are now involved in the investigation into former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine.Continue »
The attorney for one of the alleged sex abuse victims of Jerry Sandusky filed an emergency motion in Pa. court today seeking to prevent the Second Mile from "dissipating or transferring its assets."Continue »
The attorney for one of Sandusky's alleged victims said that his client was "extremely disappointed" by Sandusky's telephone interview with NBC last night in which he denied the sex abuse charges against him characterizing much of his actions with the young boys as "horseplay."Continue »
By CBS News investigative producer Pat Milton
In an interview with CBS News, Ben Andreozzi, the attorney for one of the alleged victims of the sexual assault said that his client "doesn't want to be associated with the downfall of Penn State football."Continue »
by CBS News investigative producer Pat Milton, who was in court today
NEW YORK - A former Soviet military officer agreed to sell an arsenal of weapons to Colombian rebels to kill Americans for millions of dollars, a U.S. prosecutor charged Wednesday at the opening of the trial of the man known as the Merchant of Death.Continue »
Updated July 25: This story was updated to reflect the subsequent retraction of the bombing claim by Helpers of Global Jihad and the arrest of the 32-year-old Norwegian man, identified as Andres Behring Breivik, a right-wing zealot who took credit for the atrocities, calling for a war against Muslims.
A group called "Helpers of Global Jihad" claimed responsibility for the bomb which ripped open buildings, including the prime minister's office, in Norway's capital, CBS News learned, and then retracted the claim.Continue »
CBS News has confirmed that U.S. officials have been advised that Harun Fazul, the third top ranking al Qaeda terrorist killed last week in Somalia, had in his possession documents outlining a potential plot to attack luxury hotels in London and mainland Europe.
The source told CBS News that authorities do not believe the potential plot was in motion but that it was aspirational, something Fazul was contemplating. The source said that while officials have known that hotels in Europe and the United States are at risk as possible terrorist targets, the information obtained is deemed excellent intelligence to be used in the fight against terrorism.