CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo
UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY - Latest News | Getting Around Town | Traffic Map | Listen Live: WCBS 880 | 1010 WINS

Department of Homeland Security

US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) and Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal  take questions after a meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council and regional partners at King Abdulaziz International Airports Royal Terminal on September 11, 2014 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  (Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

US, Arab Allies Committed To Fighting ISIS

Key Arab allies of the United States agreed Thursday to “do their share” to fight the Islamic State group, promising to take action to stop the flow of fighters and funding to the insurgents and possibly to join military action.

09/11/2014

President Barack Obama discusses plans to defeat the Islamic State group in the Middle East. (Credit: CBS News)

Obama Announces US Will Expand Airstrikes On Islamic State

President Barack Obama says the United States will wage a military campaign that will target Islamic State fighters with airstrikes “wherever they exist.”

09/10/2014

Receipts

DHS: More Than 1,000 U.S. Retailers Could Be Vulnerable To Data Hackers

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Friday was warning shoppers that hackers could be eyeing their money.

08/22/2014

A fan passes through a new metal detector at Yankee Stadium on Aug. 19, 2014 (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Dawn Of New Security Era At Yankee Stadium

Fans arriving for the first of a three-game series between the Yankees and the Houston Astros had to pass through metal detectors at Gate 2.

08/19/2014

Fans walk through a metal detector before Game 2 of the 2013 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park on October 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Sign Of The Times: Metal Detectors Coming To Yankee Stadium Next Week

The use of metal detectors at the stadium will be in addition to bag checks and have prompted the Yankees to urge their fans to get to the ballpark earlier.

08/15/2014

Experts say logging onto some Wi-Fi hotspots could leave users vulnerable to hackers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Department Of Homeland Security: Private Company That Conducts Background Checks Hacked

The FBI has launched an investigation, and a multi-agency response team is attempting to figure out the scope of the breach, DHS said.

08/06/2014

Newark Liberty International Airport (file/credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Some U.S. Bound Air Travelers Will Have To Power Up Cell Phones To Get Past Security

Passengers headed to the United States can expect to encounter tighter security. The move comes amid the growing threat of terrorists sneaking a new type of bomb onto a flight.

07/06/2014

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

Airport Security (file / credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Homeland Security Warns Of New Terror Chatter About Explosives In Shoes

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security was warning airlines Wednesday to be aware of new chatter about explosives placed in shoes.

02/19/2014

A look at the scoreboards at MetLife Stadium as seen from Chopper 880 on Jan. 28, 2014. The stadium will play host to Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

All-Out Security Blitz Under Way Ahead Of Super Bowl XLVIII

Super Bowl security preparations have gotten a thumbs up from U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson.

01/29/2014

IED Awareness Demonstration

Demonstrations Teach First Responders About Dangers Of IEDs

A series of explosions brought dozens of police officers and firefighters to a stone quarry in Putnam County Tuesday, but it wasn’t a crime scene.

08/20/2013

Law enforcement agencies and volunteers take part in an active shooter drill at Liberty Middle School in West Orange, NJ on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Law Enforcement Agencies, Volunteers Take Part In NJ ‘Active Shooter’ Drill

The drill at Liberty Middle School is designed to test the response of a dozen law enforcement agencies to a situation similar to last year’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

08/20/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. (file/credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Kelly: People In ‘Minority Communities’ Are ‘Losers’ If Stop-And-Frisk Ruling Holds

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly made the rounds on the Sunday talk shows to again defend the controversial stop-and-frisk policy.

08/18/2013

Damage from Sandy in Seaside Heights is seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Feds Investigating Some Seaside Heights Sandy Reimbursement Claims

Borough Administrator John Camera says investigators are trying to verify the legitimacy of several claims, including payments to reimburse the owners of an Army-Navy and vehicles Seaside Heights leased to replace ones wrecked by flood waters.

08/12/2013

Suffolk County Major Emergency Response Vehicle. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Suffolk County Armed With Vehicle ‘Perfectly Suited’ To Handle Mass Casualty Events

The massive, 42-foot bus-like vehicle has enough room to treat 24 patients and then transport them in the event of a mass casualty event.

08/07/2013

more