Security

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Gracie Mansion Gets Higher Fence, Spokesperson Cites Security Reasons

New York City’s mayoral mansion is getting a higher fence after White House fence-jumping incursions recently raised security concerns.

12/12/2014

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Seen At 11: Stay Safe While You Shop This Holiday Season

Shopping safety is not always the first thing on people’s minds when they head to the mall, but your holiday wish list could make you a target.

11/20/2014

An exclusive CBS2 investigation has uncovered that some passengers without background checks have been whisked through security reserved for pre-screened travelers at all three major Tri-State Area airports. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Investigates: Potential Risk At Airport Security Checks?

Passengers without background checks have been whisked through the same lines reserved for pre-screened travelers, members of the TSA’s pre-check programs.

11/12/2014

FILE - A view of the entrance to Rikers Island penitentiary complex. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Probe Finds Porous Security, Rampant Smuggling At Rikers Island

New York City jail officials announced Thursday that they plan tighter screening of guards and other employees, after a city investigation found they were easily able to smuggle vodka, heroin, marijuana and razor blades into Rikers Island.

11/06/2014

Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya crosses the finish line in Central Park to win the 2013 ING New York City Marathon on November 3, 2013. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Security To Remain Tight For New York City Marathon

Security procedures for the TCS New York City Marathon will remain similar to the measures enacted last year.

10/27/2014

Super Bowl XLVIII preps at MetLife Stadium as seen from Chopper 880, Jan. 17, 2014 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

MetLife Stadium Leading The Way In Modern-Day Security

A shoving match breaks out in a section of the MetLife Stadium stands. While security officers hustle to the scene, a beyond state-of-the-art surveillance system is recording every detail.

10/24/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo shake hands after signing a memorandum of understanding for increasing security in New Jersey and New York on September 24, 2014 at 7 World Trade Center. (Photo by Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Govs Agree To Increase Security In N.Y., N.J. In Response To Rising Global Terror Threat

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have ordered an unprecedented heavier police presence on commuter rail lines, subways, bus stations, airports and bridge and tunnel crossings.

09/24/2014

Stony Brook University campus (credit: CBS 2)

New ‘SB Guardian’ App Gives Stony Brook Students Peace Of Mind

Some Stony Brook University students looking for an added sense of security might want to turn to a new app.

09/12/2014

New security barriers on the Brooklyn Bridge after two high-profile trespassing incidents. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Security Barriers Installed On Brooklyn Bridge To Prevent Trespassing

After two high-profile security breaches at the Brooklyn Bridge, the city has taken action.

09/02/2014

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Security Stepped Up At Coney Island Music Event Following Deaths In Maryland

Before entering the Mad Decent Block Party at MCU Park in Coney Island, attendees will undergo a thorough pre-show screening, which includes K-9 narcotics units.

08/09/2014

A mysterious white flag is seen on top of the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Administration Orders Security Overhaul After Brooklyn Bridge Flags Incident

For security reasons officials would not disclose the precise nature of the upgrades or exactly where they will be instated.

07/24/2014

Security has  been tightened at international airports amid concerns about a terror threat involving undetected explosives. (Credit: CBS 2)

Worries About Undetected Bombs Prompt Tighter Security In Foreign Airports

The concern is that al Qaeda in Yemen is developing a bomb that could get around traditional airport security, outside of the U.S.

07/03/2014

Avicii performs at Ovation Hall at Revel Resort & Casino on June 16, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  (Photo by Tom Briglia/Getty Images for Revel)

Barclays Center Steps Up Security Screenings For Avicii Show

When Avicii took the stage, he performed for a big crowd of fans who were checked and double-checked at the doors.

06/28/2014

1 World Trade Center, 9/11 Memorial and Museum as seen from Chopper 880, May 7, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Port Authority Names New Security Contractor For WTC Site After Security Breaches

After a series of high-profile security breaches, a shakeup in security has been announced at the World Trade Center site.

05/29/2014

Newark Liberty International Airport (file/credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Cops: Man Stole Pricey Watch From Bin At Newark Airport Security Checkpoint

A Staten Island woman had just passed through a security checkpoint at Newark Airport before a trip to Ireland when she realized that her $1,800 watch was missing.

02/22/2014

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