CNN has learned the gunman responsible terrorizing the Canadian capital Wednesday, shooting and killing a soldier, had ties to jihadists.
Michael Zehaf-Bibeau's terror connections appear to have been online. Officials say he used social media to communicate with at least one other extremist who went overseas to fight in Syria.
In light of the Ottawa shooting, CNN's Tom Foreman explores the dangers posed by lone wolf attacks.
Some are hailing it as instant karma - a bus driver bagged a purse-snatcher with a bat. And it was all caught on camera. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
(CNN) - A man carrying a metal hatchet charged at four New York police officers Thursday afternoon, hitting one officer in the right arm and another in the head, the city's police commissioner said.
The two officers who were not struck by the suspect shot and killed him. He has not been identified by name, but is believed to be about 32-years-old, according to police Commissioner Bill Bratton
The police officer who was struck in the head remains in critical but stable condition.
Authorities are looking to see if the unprovoked attack, in the New York borough of Queens, is tied to recent calls by radicals to attack military and police officers, law enforcement officials say.
CNN is learning new details about the man who gunned down a soldier and kept the Canadian capital on lockdown for hours.
According to a psychiatric evaluation done after a 2011 arrest, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau told authorities he wanted to be in jail.
The now deceased gunman told authorities that it was the only way he could overcome his addiction to crack cocaine.
Martin Savidge is OutFront from Ottawa.
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As Jeanne Moos puts it, "she may have raised more than her own eyebrows."
Now, many of her fans say they barely recognize her.
Jeanne looks at the public's reaction... and some overreactions.