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Homeland Security May Soon Lift Shoe Removal Requirements During Airport Screening

In our post-9/11 world we’ve become accustomed to many a security rules and regulations, including taking our shoes off at airport screening checkpoints. But a change is underfoot.

09/06/2011

Utility poles downed by Irene are seen in Hebron, CT - Aug 31, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Feds Pledge To Help Connecticut After Irene

Federal and state officials have promised to begin the hard work of cleaning up the damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene on Connecticut’s shoreline.

09/05/2011

Storm damage from Tropical Storm Irene in Prattsville, NY (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Cuomo: NY State Irene Storm Damage Totals $1 Billion

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been with the Federal Emergency Management Agency touring upstate New York’s flood ravaged areas.

08/31/2011

Houses are seen on Fairfield Beach Road following Irene - Fairfield, CT - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy Presses For Federal Help After Irene

Gov. Dan Malloy says he is pressing the federal government to help Connecticut assess damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene.

08/30/2011

Guard Cutter Barque Eagle is seen in Brooklyn, NY - Aug 5, 2011 (credit: Ginny Kosola / WCBS 880)

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle Stops In NYC On Way To Connecticut

The Eagle is carrying 140 cadets from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., from which it departed in May for its 75th anniversary voyage to Europe.

08/05/2011

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is seen with Rep. Carolyn Maloney, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, and Rep. Peter King at Grand Central Terminal - New York, NY - Apr 20, 2011 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Homeland Security Chief Napolitano Unveils New Terror Alert System

The updated system will be in place by next week and consists of just two warning levels: elevated and imminent.

04/20/2011

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Feds: Times Square Mastermind Bigger Threat Than Bin Laden

The American-born cleric behind the attempted Times Square bombing has now eclipsed Osama bin Laden as the biggest threat to American security.

02/09/2011

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

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

Controversial Full Body Scanners Hit JFK

Body scanners are finally here. The new cutting edge body scanning technology was deployed for the first time Friday in the New York area.

10/22/2010

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