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Former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik was sentenced to 48 months in prison for tax fraud, lying to the White House and other felonies. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bernard Kerik Contradicts Guilty Plea In Testimony In Friend’s Perjury Trial

Kerik was led into the Bronx courthouse by federal marshals and was allowed to change out of his prison jumpsuit and into a business suit before taking the stand.

10/15/2012

Alfonso Marino arrest (credit: CBS 2)

Feds: Former NYC School Teacher Arrested On Charges Of Possessing Child Pornography

Alfonso Marino, 63, is accused of downloading child pornography off of the Internet and collecting the pornographic images over a 10-year period, according to prosecutors.

09/19/2012

Romney endorser Ted Nugent (Photo by Michael Stravato/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Stoke Racial Resentment And Divide The Country

Mitt Romney seems to be drinking the same Kool-Aid as some of his nuttiest supporters. Mitt Romney is silent… and occasionally joins in as his endorsers make increasingly outrageous statements against the president.

09/10/2012

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WCBS 880 Special Series: Beach Reads – ‘Black List’

For this week’s summer Beach Reads segment, we’ve got another thriller.

08/02/2012

The Ville D'Aquarius docked at Port Newark is seen from Chopper 880 - Jun 27, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Feds: No Stowaways On Board Cargo Ship At Port Newark

The Department of Homeland Security said Thursday their search of 850-foot Ville D’Aquarius was over.

06/28/2012

Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

Osama bin Laden

Upcoming Anniversary Of Osama Bin Laden’s Death Prompts FBI, DHS Bulletin

Rep. Peter King told WCBS 880 that there may be a noticable increase in security.

04/26/2012

Seal of the Department of Homeland Security

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.

02/02/2012

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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.

12/27/2011

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.

09/09/2011

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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.

09/08/2011

Shoes airport security

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.

09/06/2011

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.

05/19/2011

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.

05/15/2011

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.

05/14/2011

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