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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

New Jersey Marathon

Tight Security In Place For New Jersey Marathon

Thousands of runners took to the streets Sunday for the New Jersey Marathon, as crowds cheered them on surrounded by tighter security measures imposed after the bombings at the Boston Marathon.

05/05/2013

Long Island Marathon

Beefed Up Security Put Into Place For Long Island Marathon

Bomb-sniffing dogs and state troopers are on hand. There are officers on horseback and motorcycle along the route and police helicopters are also keeping an eye on things from the sky.

05/05/2013

TD Five Boro Bike Tour (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

Strong Support For Boston At Expo In Advance Of 5 Boro Bike Tour

A bike expo was held Friday and Saturday in advance of the Five Boro Bike Tour, and plenty of people were making a point of showing support for Boston.

05/04/2013

Long Island Marathon

Security Tight As Long Island Marathon Weekend Begins

Hundreds of runners took off at the sound of the horn Saturday morning for the 5K run – part of the Long Island Marathon weekend.

05/04/2013

EIF Revlon Run/Walk For Women

Boston In Mind For Participants Of Walk For Women’s Cancer Counseling

The EIF Revlon Run and Walk on Saturday morning raised money for women’s cancer counseling, but many participants had the Boston Marathon on their mind.

05/04/2013

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