anti-terrorism

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (L) talks to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) during a confirmation hearing for U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch before Senate Judiciary Committee January 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Lynch will succeed Eric Holder to be the next U.S. Attorney General if confirmed by the Senate.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

New York City To Receive Nearly $260 Million In Federal Anti-Terrorism Grants

New York City will be the beneficiary of hundreds of millions of dollars in federal grants for anti-terrorism efforts, U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) announced Tuesday.

07/28/2015

New Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says NYC will receive more anti-terror funding than previously allocated. (Photo: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: DHS May Reverse Course, Increase NYC Anti-Terror Funding

President Barack Obama’s words on his nightmare scenario — nuclear weapons going off in Manhattan — have become a dream come true for the NYPD.

04/02/2014

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly answers questions following graduation ceremony at Barclays Center, July 2, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Schumer: ‘There Is No Doubt Ray Kelly Would Be A Great DHS Secretary’

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly’s experience with fighting terrorism has been cited as the reason why two lawmakers want him to take over as secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

07/13/2013

Faisal Shahzad

Pakistani Court Acquits Four Men Charged With Helping Failed Times Square Bomber

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Saturday acquitted four men who had been charged with helping a Pakistani-American man carry out a failed attempt to detonate a truck bomb in New York’s Times Square, said their lawyer and family members.

06/02/2012

NYPD Logo (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Potential NYC Mayoral Candidates Weigh In On NYPD Surveillance Of Muslim Student Groups

Responses to the surveillance range from cautious support to a warning about curtailing civil liberties.

02/26/2012

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Is The NYPD Experimenting With Drones Over The City? Evidence Points To Yes

They’re used in war zones for surveillance and military strikes. But are there plans to deploy drones in the Big Apple to keep an eye on New Yorkers? More and more people believe it’s inevitable.

01/23/2012

Edgar Morales (credit: CBS 2)

Court: NY Terror Law Misapplied In Noted Gang Case

The Bronx District Attorney’s office said it was reviewing the ruling. A lawyer for Edgar Morales said he felt vindicated.

11/11/2010