Norristown Patch hit the streets to hear what locals had to say about last night's historic news.
Monday, May 2, 2011
The Federal Bureau of Investigation released a statement in response to the president's late night announcement of the death of Osama bin Laden, one of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released the following statement this morning in response to President Barack Obama's statement Sunday night announcing the death of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden: "The mastermind of the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, that killed thousands of innocent men, women and children has been killed. President Barack Obama made the announcement late Sunday evening, May 1, in a televised address to the world. He said he had been briefed by the intelligence community last August that bin Laden was in hiding “within a compound deep inside of Pakistan.” Over the intervening months, intelligence agencies worked to confirm the intelligence. Then last week, President Obama determined there was enough intelligence to…