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Policemen patrol near the courthouse on Bolivar Square in Antwerp, Belgium, on Jan. 16, 2015, the day after an anti-terrorist operation. (MARCO DE SWART/AFP/Getty Images)

ISIS Demands Ransom For Japanese Hostages; Jews Across Europe Fear Attacks

The terrorists believed to be behind the attack on a satirical newspaper in Paris traveled to Yemen for training. Now, the government in that country is on the verge of collapse and ISIS is again threatening to kill hostages.

01/20/2015

A US Capitol Police officer stands guard in front of the US Capitol building. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

FBI: Ohio Man Inspired By ISIS Plotted Attack On U.S. Capitol

Days after NYPD officials warned of a threat against police officers and soldiers by Islamic State militants, federal authorities charged an Ohio man with plotting an attack on the U.S. Capitol inspired by the militant group.

01/14/2015

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NYPD On High Alert After New Threat By ISIS

Officials said the Islamic State posted a video on Twitter calling for attacks on police officers and soldiers in the United States, Canada, Great Britain and France.

01/12/2015

A screengrab of the apparently hacked Twitter page of the U.S. Central Command. (credit: Twitter.com/CentCom)

U.S. Central Command Twitter Account Hacked, Apparently By ISIS

The hack apparently started at 12:30 p.m. with a message that read “American soldiers, we are coming, watch your back. ISIS.”

01/12/2015

John Miller, the NYPD’s deputy commissioner of intelligence and counterterrorism (credit: CBS News)

NYPD Official: Islamic State Calls For More Attacks On Western Targets

John Miller, the NYPD’s deputy commissioner of intelligence and counterterrorism, said on CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday that the Islamic State posted a video on Twitter on Saturday.

01/11/2015

Police officers launch an assault as smoke rises from a building in Dammartin-en-Goele, north-east of Paris, where two brothers suspected of killing 12 people in an Islamist attack on French satirical newspaper on January 9, 2015. (credit: Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD On Watch, U.S. Issues Worldwide Travel Alert After Paris Standoffs, Shootings

Three terrorists who seized hostages at separate locations and ignited fear across Paris were killed Friday along with three of their hostages as the gunmen clashed with thousands of French security forces.

01/09/2015

New Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says NYC will receive more anti-terror funding than previously allocated. (Photo: CBS 2)

Security Expert: ISIS, Al Qaeda In A Race To See Who Can Attack New York City First

From the French consulate to synagogues to transit hubs to news organizations in Times Square, the NYPD has visibly increased security in New York City following the attack on a newspaper in Paris.

01/09/2015

Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

The Top 14 News Stories Of 2014

In a year where New York City welcomed a new mayor there have been a host of stories that have shaped the landscape of the Tri-State area, the country and the world over.

12/31/2014

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/20/2014

Rockland County Legislator Aaron Weider talks with CBS2's Lou Young about a piece of hate mail that showed his face superimposed on a photo of an ISIS beheading victim. (Credit: CBS2)

Rockland County Exec: Hate Mail Directed At Legislator Is ‘Vile,’ ‘Despicable’

Rockland County Executive Ed Day on Friday called a piece of hate mail targeting a county legislator “one of the most vile and despicable renderings” he has ever seen.

12/19/2014

Rockland County Legislator Aaron Weider talks with CBS2's Lou Young about a piece of hate mail that showed his face superimposed on a photo of an ISIS beheading victim. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Rockland Legislator Shocked By Hate Mail Referencing ISIS Terror

An unknown person tapped into ISIS terror imagery to intimidate a Rockland County politician, in a delivery with criminal implications.

12/18/2014

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director James Comey speaks during a conference on "Todays Terrorism: Todays Counterterrorism" in New York on November 3, 2014. US faces an increasing number of homegrown violent extremists radicalized online and inspired by jihadists in Syria to carry out acts of violence, Comey warned during the conference. Comey said the danger was witnessed "in a very real way" by attacks that killed two soldiers in Canada in recent weeks. In a speech in New York, Comey said tracking down those inspired by the so-called Islamic State group in Syria was "extremely difficult and something we spend every single day working on." (Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

FBI Director Visits Newark, Warns Of Threat From Homegrown ISIS Terrorists

The head of the FBI spent the day in Newark Monday, meeting with federal, state and local law enforcement officials.

11/17/2014

Peter Kassig (credit: CBS2)

US Review Of ISIS Video Confirms Death Of American Aid Worker Peter Kassig

Kassig was captured in eastern Syria while delivering relief supplies to refugees whose lives had been upended by war, and for a year, his family and friends quietly worked to secure the former U.S. Army ranger’s release

11/16/2014

Imam Al-Hajj Talib Abdur-Rashid speaks at a news conference outside City Hall on Oct. 14, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Imams In NYC Denounce Violent Extremism

About a dozen imams from mosques in all five of New York City’s boroughs have gathered Tuesday to denounce violent extremist acts around the world.

10/14/2014

FILE -- Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright (credit: Getty Images)

Madeleine Albright On John Kerry: He’s ‘Eminently Suited’ For Challenges Of Job

When she served as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and secretary of state under President Bill Clinton, Albright faced crises in Bosnia, Somalia and Rwanda.

10/08/2014

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