Security

Police tape hangs outside of the Grand Theatre on July 24, 2015, in Lafayette, Louisiana. Two People were killed and nine others wounded when a shooter identified as John Russel Houser opened fire in a crowded movie theater.  (Credit: Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Is It Time For Metal Detectors, Bag Checks At Theaters, Malls?

The feelings of concern from Thursday’s movie theater shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, shocked the nation.

07/24/2015

Fireworks lit up the sky without a hitch (Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Light Up Sky Over East River

For 25 minutes, the new effects and bright colors wowed the crowds. Some are already planning to come back next year.

07/04/2015

Amtrak police security outside Penn Station on Thursday, July 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Cuomo Increases Fourth Of July Security, Says NY Is ‘Top Target For Terrorists’

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging New Yorkers to be on alert this holiday weekend as security increases across the Tri-State area amid recent terror attacks overseas and threats from ISIS and ISIS sympathizers.

07/03/2015

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Bratton: No Specific Threats Against Fourth Of July Celebrations

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says there are no specific threats against the Fourth Of July celebrations in New York City as the NYPD ramps up security amid concern over possible terrorist attacks.

07/02/2015

College student David Karnauch took this selfie on an unauthorized section of the Brooklyn Bridge. (Credit: David Karnauch)

Tourist’s Selfie On Brooklyn Bridge Raises Questions About Security

A tourist’s selfie taken from the top of the Brooklyn Bridge is raising questions about the NYPD and its security as the city ramps up for the July 4th holiday amid terror threats.

07/01/2015

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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: CBS2)

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

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