Department of Homeland Security

Sen. Joseph Lieberman speaks after receiving an award from Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano in Washington - Dec. 19, 2012 (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Lieberman Laments Partisan Gridlock As Senate Career Wraps Up

On January 3, the 113th Congress will convene and it will be the first time since 1989 that Joseph Lieberman won’t be representing Connecticut in the U.S. Senate.

12/27/2012

Vice President Joe Biden greets first responders at Hoboken Terminal (credit: Vice President's Office)

Vice President Biden Tours Devastation Across New Jersey Left Behind By Sandy

Biden is just the latest Obama administration official to visit New Jersey.

11/18/2012

(L-R) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) attend a press conference on Superstorm Sandy Nov. 1, 2012 (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Napolitano: ‘No Option Is Off The Table’ For Housing Displaced Long Islanders

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was in Bethpage on Tuesday, along with Rep. Peter King and Rep. Steve Israel to discuss the temporary housing options for those who lost their homes in the storm.

11/06/2012

Sandy's damage in Connecticut (credit: Governor's Office)

CL&P Pledges Restoration By Tues. As Napolitano Tours Sandy Damage In Connecticut

Bill Quinlan, senior vice president for Connecticut Light & Power, told reporters on Thursday he would not be more specific because of the extent of damage caused by Superstorm Sandy.

11/01/2012

Plum Island Animal Disease Center (credit: USDA)

Sen. Blumenthal Joins Those Who Want Plum Island Preserved

The federal government is shutting down the Plum Island Animal Disease Center, located on Long Island Sound. Now the debate over what to do with the space.

10/18/2012

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

(credit: Simon & Schuster)

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

(credit: Department of Homeland Security)

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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