David Boehm

Police tape hangs outside of the Grand Theatre on July 24, 2015, in Lafayette, Louisiana. Two People were killed and nine others wounded when a shooter identified as John Russel Houser opened fire in a crowded movie theater.  (Credit: Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Is It Time For Metal Detectors, Bag Checks At Theaters, Malls?

The feelings of concern from Thursday’s movie theater shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, shocked the nation.


Police respond at the Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, N.J., after shots were fired on Nov. 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Garden State Plaza Shooting Could Prompt Tighter Security At U.S. Malls

Monday night’s shooting incident at the Garden State Plaza mall in Paramus, N.J., is the latest tragedy at a public place, raising questions about security at shopping centers.


Break-ins in the 112th precinct -- which includes Forest Hills and Rego Park -- are up 28.7 percent this year compared to 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Forest Hills Break-Ins Have Residents Alarmed

Break-ins in the 112th precinct — which includes Forest Hills and Rego Park — are up 28.7 percent this year compared to 2012.


Sen. Charles Schumer announces support for legislation to make 3D printed guns illegal, May 5, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

CBS 2 Investigation: Untraceable 3D-Printed Guns Spark Major Fears

Three-dimensional printing is touted as the future – it has already been used to make jewelry, toys, and even medical devices.


A section of Fifth Avenue sits closed by police outside the Empire State Building after it re-opened to the public following a deadly  shooting. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Security Expert On Shooting Near ESB: Cops Had No Other Choice

The deadly police shooting near the Empire State Building comes less than two weeks after another one near Times Square, where a knife-wielding Darius Kennedy was taken down by officers.


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Expert: Security Checkpoints Near Soft Targets May Soon Become The Norm

Counter terrorism experts say a retaliation attack for Osama bin Laden’s death is inevitable. Terrorists are expected to aim for more vulnerable soft targets like shopping malls or museums.


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Police: Thieves Using Fire Escapes To Hit Brooklyn Apartments

Police said unknown suspects entered apartments via fire escapes on Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint on Dec. 3, and got away with laptops, memory cards and a camera.


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Security Experts Provide Some Holiday Home Safety Tips

Some say there’s no place like home for the holidays, but unfortunately, some thieves may have the same idea about your home.