U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer unveiled new legislation Sunday that would change a loophole in the law that doesn’t require workers hired at most power plants to undergo FBI background checks.
Federal officials in New Jersey have arrested six suspects in connection with a human smuggling ring that had been running since 2008.
$4 million has already been spent on a communication system designed to allow emergency responders to speak with each other on the same frequency. $2 million is needed to finish it.
The world’s most wanted man is dead, but concerns over retaliation have commuters and police on guard at Penn Station and rail stations across the country.
A Homeland Security intelligence warning sent to law enforcement officials around the country, saying the terror organization was considering tampering with an unspecified U.S. rail track so that a train would fall off the track at a valley or a bridge.
Five U.S. senators are calling for a federal crackdown on what they say are phony colleges handing out student visas to potential criminals and terrorists.
About 200 noisy but peaceful protesters — split about evenly “for” and “against” — chanted outside the district office of Long Island Congressman Peter King who plans hearings on radical Islam next month.
Schumer said the Capital Region has the 10th-busiest train station in the country and is an international leader in nanotechnology, in addition to important assets such as the state capitol.
Speaking to 1010 WINS and WCBS 880 Sunday, Rep. Peter King said that leaders of Muslim communities in the United States needed to be more cooperative with law enforcement.
The Pentagon has detailed new security safeguards, including restraints on small computer flash drives, to make it harder for any one person to copy and reveal so many secrets.
The procedure for airline security screenings isn’t likely to change significantly so long as air travel’s terrorism threat remains, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Monday.
He’s threatening to sue. An airline passenger says the new security pat-down measures went way too far and he recorded it all on his cell phone.
The Republican takeover of the House makes it likely that Long Island Congressman Peter King will take over as chairman of the Homeland Security Committee.
Full-body scanners have not yet been installed at New York City area airports.
The FBI has seized a set of John Lennon’s fingerprints from a Manhattan memorabilia shop.