Homeland Security

Janet Napolitano in Trenton. (Photo/Steve Sandberg)

Napolitano Stands Firm On Airline Security Needs

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.

11/22/2010

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

ACLU Calls On Congress To End Full-Body Scanners

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.

11/15/2010

Rep. Peter King is seen in New York City - Sep 8, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

GOP Takeover = More NY Homeland Security Funding?

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.

11/03/2010

A full-body scanner is demonstrated by a woman at Fuhlsbuettel airport - Hamburg, Germany - Sep 27, 2010 - Photo: FABIAN BIMMER/AFP/Getty Images

Full-Body Scanners Delayed; New Scanner For Liquids

Full-body scanners have not yet been installed at New York City area airports.

10/14/2010

FBI Seizes John Lennon’s Fingerprints In Manhattan

The FBI has seized a set of John Lennon’s fingerprints from a Manhattan memorabilia shop.

10/07/2010

NY Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and NYPD Counterterrorism Commissioner Richard Daddario announced on Sept. 26, 2010 in Times Square that New York City would receive an $18.5 million Homeland Security grant to protect against "dirty bombs." (Photo Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

NYC Awarded $18.5M Homeland Security Grant

New York City is receiving a multimillion dollar Homeland Security grant to protect the metropolitan area from “dirty bombs” – crudely constructed nuclear explosive devices.

09/26/2010

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