Richard Sheirer

Former OEM Chief Richie Sheirer. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Former OEM Chief Richard Sheirer Dies; Played Key Role During 9/11 Attacks

Sheirer died of an apparent heart attack while driving to work.


A HAZMAT officer takes readings from an air quality testing machine in Grand Central Station, Monday, May 2, 2011 in New York. Security was heightened as a result of the killing of Osama Bin Laden. (credit: AP Photo/Stephen Chernin)

New York City Steps Up Security In Wake Of Bin Laden’s Death

There is no specific threat to security but with terrorists vowing revenge after U.S. forces killed jihadi terror mastermind Osama bin Laden, authorities are taking no chances.


The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

Skepticism Grows About Safety Of Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

A new report shows federal inspectors logged several “near miss” accidents at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in 2010.