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One World Trade Center (Photo by Mary Altaffer-Pool/Getty Images)

Lower Manhattan Residents Sue NYPD Over WTC Security Plan

The lawsuit seeks to force the police and other agencies to explain how they came up with the security plan before anything is put in place.

11/13/2013

Police respond at the Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus, N.J., after shots were fired on Nov. 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Garden State Plaza Shooting Could Prompt Tighter Security At U.S. Malls

Monday night’s shooting incident at the Garden State Plaza mall in Paramus, N.J., is the latest tragedy at a public place, raising questions about security at shopping centers.

11/05/2013

A yellow line pays tribute to Boston Marathon bombing victims for the last 400 meters of the race. (credit: Peter Haskell)

New York City Marathon Runners Take Off

Nearly 50,000 runners took off Sunday morning for the ING New York City Marathon.

11/03/2013

An NYPD truck drops off crowd control barriers at the finish line of the New York City Marathon on October 31, 2013 as preparations continue for the November 3 race. (Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Ready As 45,000 Runners Plan To Participate In New York City Marathon

The New York City Marathon was set to begin within 24 hours Saturday, and the NYPD has pulled out all the stops for security in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings earlier this year.

11/02/2013

Security experts say gates and locks may not be enough to hold off thieves that have hit a number of Upper East Side businesses. (Credit CBS 2)

Bold Thieves Bypass Security Measures In String Of Upper East Side Burglaries

The same burglars have hit thirteen small mom and pop businesses on the Upper East Side during a two month span, police said. Each time they entered through a security gate and smashed or stole the cash register.

10/17/2013

Break-ins in the 112th precinct -- which includes Forest Hills and Rego Park -- are up 28.7 percent this year compared to 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Forest Hills Break-Ins Have Residents Alarmed

Break-ins in the 112th precinct — which includes Forest Hills and Rego Park — are up 28.7 percent this year compared to 2012.

10/02/2013

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Police: Newark Liberty Airport Incident Blown Out Of Proportion

Responding police officers took the employee into custody. He has since been released.

09/18/2013

Tennis fans wait to get into the US Open on Aug. 27, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond)

US Open Security Lines Move Smoother After Tweaks

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center had more personnel at the entry gates, which opened a half-hour earlier.

08/27/2013

Members of the NYPD in Times Square (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Beefs Up Security Amid Online Terror ‘Chatter’

Police in New York City have beefed up security at iconic locations like the Empire State Building and World Trade Center amid online “chatter” about terror threats.

08/05/2013

JFK Sleeping Security Guard

Sleeping Guards At JFK Raise Major Red Flags About Security

In March, a private security guard employed by the company, FJC Security, was spotted fast asleep. The company is paid hundreds of millions of dollars by the Port Authority to help protect sensitive sites such as JFK.

06/10/2013

Racing at Belmont Park. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Officials Announce Heightened Security Measures For Belmont Stakes

Backpacks, coolers, luggage and large bags are banned from going beyond the parking lot of the race track.

06/06/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly & Sen. Charles Schumer on May 27, 2013 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Officials Say New Statue Of Liberty Security Plan Is Risky

The National Park Service has decided to move security screening to Ellis Island.

05/27/2013

Police in Woolwich following a major incident in which a man was killed, on May 22, 2013 in London, England. (Photo: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Security Remains Tight At NYC Sites In Wake Of Brutal Attack In London

The NYPD said Wednesday that it was beefing up security in an “abundance of caution” and not based on information that the facilities were targeted.

05/23/2013

One of the men believed to be responsible for a gruesome attack on the streets of London on May 22, 2013 (Photo: ITV News)

Security Tightened At Some NYC Sites After Soldier’s Brutal Murder In London

The NYPD has increased security at the British Consulate and other sites in New York, following an attack in London that left a soldier hacked to death.

05/22/2013

The Statue of Liberty as seen from the air over New York City (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Kelly Voices ‘Concern’ Over New Statue Of Liberty Security Procedures

Federal officials said visitors will now be screened on Ellis Island. NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly said the only way to protect the statue is to screen passengers before they get on the ferries.

05/15/2013

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