EYE ON WEATHER: Flash Flood Warning For Parts Of NY, CT | Forecast | WCBS 880 | 1010 WINS

Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Capitol Police respond with dogs after a suspicious package forced a partial evacuation of the Dirksen Senate Office Building and of a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill June 9, 2015 in Washington, DC. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Bomb Threats Disrupt White House Briefing, TSA Hearing On Screener Failures

Several floors of the Dirksen Senate Office Building were cleared after Capitol Police received a call reporting a suspicious package.

06/09/2015

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson speaks April 2, 2015 at NYPD headquarters in lower Manhattan. (credit: Marla DIamond/WCBS 880)

Homeland Security Dedicating $181 Million To New York City

In addition to the money going to the city, New York state is receiving $76 million. Newark was awarded $20 million, and the state of New Jersey is getting $8 million.

04/02/2015

House Speaker John Boehner walks to the House floor March 3, 2015, to vote on a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security. (credit: Gabriella Demczuk/Getty Images)

Congress Sends Homeland Security Bill To Obama Without Conditions

The House on Tuesday voted 257-167 for the measure that Obama is expected to sign. Without action, funding for the department would have expired Friday at midnight.

03/03/2015

(Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Congress Passes Temporary Homeland Security Funding Bill To Avoid Shutdown

The battle surrounding long term funding is actually over immigration reform.

02/28/2015

The U.S. Capitol is seen at dusk as the U.S. Congress struggles to find a solution to fund the Department of Homeland Security on February 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. The DHS budget is set to expire at midnight this evening after the House of Representatives failed to pass a short term funding bill earlier today. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

U.S. House Passes 1-Week DHS Funding Bill Ahead Of Midnight Deadline

The U.S. House of Representatives late Friday passed a bill extending funding for the Department of Homeland Security by one week — just two hours before a midnight deadline.

02/27/2015

FILE -- NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton  (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bratton: Shutdown Of DHS ‘Irresponsible, Dangerous’

In a statement released Friday, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton urged Congress “not to play politics.”

02/27/2015

Jersey City skyline (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

2-Day Anti-Terrorism Workshop Kicks Off In Jersey City

How would the city that is home to New Jersey’s financial center react to a terror attack on its mass transit system, or a “lone wolf” attack by individual or multiple gunmen?

02/25/2015

FILE - Shoppers in a mall (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Officials: No Credible Evidence Of Imminent Attack Following Threat Against U.S. Shopping Malls

U.S. authorities said there was “no credible” evidence suggesting a mall attack was in the works after a video purported to be from Somalia’s al Qaeda-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack malls in Western countries.

02/23/2015

(Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

US To Increase Security At Various Federal Buildings As Part Of ‘Precautionary Step’

Security will be increased at various federal government buildings in Washington and other major American cities, including New York City, the Homeland Security Department announced Tuesday in what it described as a “precautionary step.”

10/28/2014

Terminal 4 at JFK Airport (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

JFK, Newark Liberty Among 5 U.S. Airports On Lookout For Ebola

Homeland Security agents at U.S. airports and other ports of entry are beginning to observe travelers coming into the United States for potential signs of Ebola infection and handing out fact sheets about the disease.

10/08/2014

Long Island City Immigration Office (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Lawmakers To Introduce Legislation To Only Honor Immigration Detainers With Federal Warrant

Lawmakers say New York City’s police and correction departments should not honor immigration detainers unless a federal judge has issued a warrant.

10/02/2014

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson prepares to testify to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on the White House perimeter breach at the Rayburn House Office Building on September 30, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Secret Service Director Pierson Resigns Amid Criticism Over White House Breaches

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson stepped down Wednesday, in the wake of several security breaches affecting the White House and President Barack Obama.

10/01/2014

Man Who Impersonated A Federal Agent Multiple Times Sentenced To Prison

Carl Osborne, 37, had not earned a law enforcement badge of any type, but that didn’t stop him from acting like he did, according to WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell.

09/26/2014

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

more