"Up to 24 More People Under Scrutiny as NYC Tightens Security in Terror Probe," from FoxNews.
NEW YORK -- Police in New York City stepped up their patrols and increased their random searches on subways and buses Wednesday following reports that as many as 24 more people are under observation in a suspected cross-country terror plot.
Amid media reports that some public storage centers in the region were being raided, the FBI told FOX News that there may be "consensual searches" under way but they were not "raids."
No new search warrants have been filed in recent days, the FBI told FOX.
The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security issued bulletins earlier this week warning law enforcement officials around the country to watch mass transit, stadiums, warehouses with rentable storage units and hotels for any unusual activity.
The feds circulated the internal alerts in the midst of the investigation into a suspected New York City-Colorado terror plot in which three people -- an airport shuttle driver, his father and an imam -- are in custody for allegedly lying to the government.
The three are due in court Thursday to face the charges.
The possible Al Qaeda-linked scheme may have included plans to detonate bombs stuffed into backpacks, much like the subway attacks carried out in Madrid and London, authorities say....