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May 3rd, 2010
08:00 AM ET
May 3rd, 2010
07:00 AM ET

Times Square scare rattles New York

(CNN) – The hunt is on for a possible suspect who terrorized Times Square over the weekend. Police in New York City are going over every inch of the Nissan Pathfinder that was left on 45th street, packed with propane tanks, gas cans, and clocks.

There have already been people and groups claiming credit for the attempted attack, including a video from the Pakistani Taliban, but as the mayor says, it is still too early to know which one is for real. Our Susan Candiotti has the latest.

Filed under: Crime • U.S.
May 3rd, 2010
05:59 AM ET

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Police scour video, evidence in Times Square bomb try

Law enforcement officials early Monday pored through evidence, including a 20-second video, after a failed car bombing attempt in Times Square over the weekend.

The video released by authorities showed an image of a man, who police say is possibly connected to the attempted bombing, changing his shirt along a New York street. A balding man with dark hair is seen removing a shirt and putting it in a bag before walking out of the camera's view from inside a restaurant.

The investigation was focusing on examinations of a Nissan Pathfinder where the attempted homemade bomb was placed. New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Sunday that the vehicle was being combed for fingerprints, hair, fibers and other evidence that may help identify who was responsible. Read more

Oil slick awaits NOLA's new mayor

The first white mayor of New Orleans in more than 30 years steps into his first challenge as soon as he takes office Monday: the massive oil slick that is creeping to his coast.

The fallout from a ruptured undersea well off Louisiana is spewing about 210,000 gallons (5,000 barrels) of crude a day into the Gulf of Mexico. And efforts to corral the rapidly growing oil spill have so far been unsuccessful. Read more

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