Crime

Najibullah Zazi, Aurora shuttle driver, reportedly to plead guilty in New York City bombing plot

Update, 1:21 p.m.: The Associated Press is reporting that Aurora's Najibullah Zazi has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction and counts of conspiracy to commit murder in a foreign country and providing material support for a terrorist organization.

See our original item below:

Published 11:38 a.m.: Could the case against Najibullah Zazi, an airport shuttle driver living in Aurora who was indicted on terrorism charges last September involving an alleged New York City bombing plot, be speeding toward a quicker-than-anticipated resolution?

According to the Wall Street Journal, the answer is "yes." The publication is reporting that Zazi could plead guilty as early as this afternoon. If future developments warrant it, we'll update this blog. In the meantime, here's the latest from the Journal.

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