Homeland Security

This black duffel bag full of cocaine was found in a container of was agents expected to be wine at Port Newark. (Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Patrol)

Authorities: More Than 35 Pounds Of Cocaine Found In Port Newark Shipment

Customs agents at Port Newark uncorked more than they bargained for after inspecting a ship in October.

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Rep. Peter King Voices Concern Over Ongoing JFK Ebola-Screening Vulnerabilities

King said there are between 70-100 people arriving at the airport per day from countries impacted by the Ebola outbreak.

10/16/2014

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Skull Of T-Rex Relative Smuggled Into United States From Mongolia

Prosecutors say the skull of the Alioramus dinosaur arrived in New York in January with paperwork saying it was a cast worth about $3,400.

09/05/2014

Disposable Goods To Have In Case Of A Power Outage

Stock up on disposable goods as part of your pre-emergency plan.

09/01/2014

Active shooter drill held at one World Trade Center on May 3, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Law Enforcement Agencies Hold Drill At One World Trade Center

The “active shooter drill” used mock gunmen firing paint bullets.

05/03/2014

A TSA K-9 unit patrols through Penn Station on January 30, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Traffic, Transit And Security Changes In NY, NJ For Super Bowl Weekend

Whether you are in New York or New Jersey, going to the game or not, there are road closures, mass transit changes and tighter security that is likely to affect you.

01/31/2014

Mount Pleasant Police Chief Brian Fanelli (Facebook)

Mount Pleasant Police Chief Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

Mount Pleasant Supervisor Joan Maybury said Chief Brian Fanelli was taken into custody Thursday by Homeland Security agents. He is expected to be arraigned in federal court in White Plains.

01/23/2014

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Obama Taps Jeh Johnson As Next Homeland Security Secretary

Johnson must be confirmed by the Senate before taking over the post most recently held by Janet Napolitano, who stepped down in August to become president of the University of California system.

10/17/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Kelly Mum On Whether He’s Interested In Homeland Security Post

President Barack Obama seems to have NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly on the short list of candidates to replace U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, but if Kelly is interested, he is keeping mum.

07/27/2013

An air sampler box is seen in the subway as part of the NYPD's "Subway-Surface Air Flow Exchange'' study on Tuesday, July 9, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD, Brookhaven Lab To Hold Second Day Of Testing Subway Airflow

The purpose of the study is to determine the best course of action in the event chemical, biological or radiological materials are released in the city, whether intentionally or not. The research will help officials decide on evacuation or sheltering plans.

07/18/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly with NYPD Chief of Department Joseph Esposito (file / credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Sen. Schumer, Rep. King Recommend Ray Kelly For Homeland Security Slot

Senator Charles Schumer has recommended New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly to lead the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

07/12/2013

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

Terror suspect Ibrahim al-Asiri. (credit: Handout)

CIA Thwarts New Al-Qaida Underwear Bomb Plot

The plot is said to have involved an upgrade of the underwear bomb that failed to detonate aboard a jetliner over Detroit on Christmas 2009.

05/07/2012

A bomb squad examines an SUV suspected to be a car bomb in Times Square. Credit: CBS

NY Given Additional $1.4 Million In Homeland Security Money

New York officials say $1.4 million in federal homeland security money will be distributed to support the operations of a dozen bomb squads across the state.

04/01/2012

Residents in West Milford are concerned after the break-ins at water treatment plants. (credit: CBS 2)

Feds Investigating Possible Sabotage At West Milford Water Plant

Contamination concerns have hit one New Jersey town after a series of break-ins at several water treatment plants. Now the Department of Homeland Security is investigating.

11/18/2011

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