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Feds Seize $400,000 In Counterfeit NFL Goods In New Jersey

Homeland Security investigators have been busy the past couple weeks, rounding up counterfeit Giants and other NFL goods at local ports and postal facilities.


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Feds Recover Nearly $300,000 In Bogus $100 Bills At JFK

The play dough was found in the bottom of the suitcases of woman arriving from Medellin, Colombia.


Michael Bloomberg, Ray Kelly (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York City Steps Up Security In Light Of ‘Specific, Credible But Unconfirmed’ Threat

The threat involves non-specific car bomb attacks, possibly targeting bridges and tunnels here. The info. came from an overseas source which Mayor Bloomberg said had been credible in the past.


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Officials: ‘Specific, Credible, Unconfirmed’ Terror Threat Against NYC

Currently, there is a push by the FBI, CIA and others to refute or corroborate the information that officials have.


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Homeland Security May Soon Lift Shoe Removal Requirements During Airport Screening

In our post-9/11 world we’ve become accustomed to many a security rules and regulations, including taking our shoes off at airport screening checkpoints. But a change is underfoot.


Police keep watch inside Grand Central Terminal during the Operation Railsafe exercise October 8, 2010. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Rep. King Happy NYC Keeps Terror Funds, Money Not ‘Wasted’ On Other Cities

The Department of Homeland Security had provided funding to 64 cities, but that number will now drop to 31 deemed to be high-threat urban areas.


Rep. Peter King, R-Long Island

Rep. King Says No Cuts For Homeland Security

A local congressman is fuming over a plan from house Republicans to cut funding for the Department of Homeland Security.


Federal law enforcement officials tried to break down barriers with the Muslim community in Brooklyn on Saturday, with a special program designed to foster a culture of understanding. (Credit: CBS 2)

Muslim Youths, Law Enforcement Bridge Gaps In Brooklyn

Federal law enforcement officials tried to break down barriers with the Muslim community in Brooklyn on Saturday, with a special program designed to foster a culture of understanding.


Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is seen with Rep. Carolyn Maloney, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, and Rep. Peter King at Grand Central Terminal - New York, NY - Apr 20, 2011 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Homeland Security Chief Napolitano Unveils New Terror Alert System

The updated system will be in place by next week and consists of just two warning levels: elevated and imminent.


Radiation detection equipment is seen in New York City - Apr 7, 2011 (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Dirty Bomb Detection Exercise Continues Around The City

Scores of police cars amassed at the United Nations for another day of drills in a week-long exercise that Police Commissioner Ray Kelly boasts have been successful thus far.


Planes at Newark Liberty Airport

Under Suspicion: Student Challenges Laptop Seizure

Pascal Abidor, an Islamic studies doctoral student at McGill University in Montreal, fears the U.S. government will forever have its eye on him.


Khalid Aldawsari

FBI: Radical College Student’s Targets Included NYC

On Thursday the FBI arrested a student suspected of plotting terrorist bombings. His alleged targets included former President George W. Bush, and New York City.


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Feds Warn Of Possible Holiday Poison Attacks At Hotels

American intelligence officials are gearing up for the possibility of a Christmas terror attack from al Qaeda. In fact, there is confirmed intelligence that terrorists would like to disrupt our holiday season.


Man in body scanning machine at JFK Airport (file/credit:Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Controversial Full Body Scanners Hit JFK

Body scanners are finally here. The new cutting edge body scanning technology was deployed for the first time Friday in the New York area.