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