In a statement released Friday, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton urged Congress “not to play politics.”
After three Brooklyn men were arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group, authorities were looking for other New Yorkers who may have been part of their plot.
U.S. authorities said there was “no credible” evidence suggesting a mall attack was in the works after a video purported to be from Somalia’s al Qaeda-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack malls in Western countries.
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.
The hacker group calling themselves Guardians of Peace threatened moviegoers Tuesday and theaters showing the movie with violence reminiscent of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
TSA officers have been seen merging all lines into one, herding entire lines of people who have not been pre-screened through limited security, they only go through the metal detector.
Homeland Security: Travelers From Ebola-Plagued Nations Must Pass Through Airports With Enhanced Screening
Customs and Border Protection officers earlier this month started screening passengers from West Africa who arrived at Kennedy, Newark Liberty, Washington’s Dulles, Chicago’s O’Hare and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta airports.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that all 200 hospitals across the state are prepared, but said the eight hospitals are especially prepared with go-to teams who’ve been drilled in anti-Ebola protocols.
The NFL’s first openly gay player reportedly had a powerful ally working behind the scenes after he was cut by Rams over the weekend.
The president’s comments came after he said the U.S. had verified the authenticity of a video released Tuesday showing the beheading of freelance reporter Steven Sotloff.
With time running out, there was still no deal Thursday between Long Island Rail Road unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, with just 10 days to go before a strike could begin.
Lawmakers said they have no plans to get involved with the contract dispute and urged the MTA and the unions to return to the bargaining table.
The Obama administration is considering tighter security measures in airports amid worries that Islamic militants are creating a new arsenal of hard to detect weapons to target the U.S.
Long Island Congressman Peter King is considering running for president in 2016. King addressed his motivation and his would-be rivals in an interview.
The threat was passed onto airlines that have direct flights to Russia, including some that originate in the United States, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.