Michael Tangney

Police respond to a 911 hoax at a home on Laurelton Boulevard in Long Beach, Long Island, on April 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

FBI Joining Probe Of Long Island ‘Swatting’ Hoax Call

Long Beach Police Commissioner Michael Tangney said more than 60 heavily armed officers went to a home Tuesday after they had received a fake call that someone killed his mother and brother there.

04/23/2014

Sen. Schumer FCC news conference Nov. 18, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer: Cell Towers Should Have Backup Power To Prevent Widespread Service Outages Like After Sandy

Schumer said a nationwide plan to require power reserves for cell towers would help ensure no disruption in coverage following severe weather, a terrorist attack or any other events that may cause power failures.

11/18/2012