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Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Test Drop (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Test Drop Done, Police Stake Out Positions As Countdown To New Year’s Begins

The ball is comprised of nearly 2,700 Waterford crystals and 32, 256 LED lights and weighs 12,000 pounds – nearly six tons.

12/30/2012

The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Employee Sues Indian Point Nuclear Plant, Claims Inadequate And Lax Security Conditions

“His main concern is the security and safety of the 20 million people who live within the 50 mile meltdown zone at Indian Point,” said Clifton Travis’ attorney Amy Bellantoni.

09/13/2012

U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (FILE PHOTO: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Sen. Lautenberg: More Training For TSA Agents After Newark Security Breach

Senator Frank Lautenberg is demanding more effective security enforcement by the Transportation Security Administration following Sunday’s security breach at Newark Liberty International Airport.

08/08/2012

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Seen At 11: High-Tech Security Systems Give Customers Peace Of Mind

As technology continues to change, so does the way that people choose to protect their homes. Cable TV systems now give homeowners the option to monitor their homes, providing instant security.

06/27/2012

Inside John F. Kennedy Airport (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) | Inset (credit TSA)

Terminal At JFK Evacuated After Checkpoint Problem

Air passengers were temporarily evacuated from a terminal at New York City’s Kennedy Airport after a problem at one of the security checkpoints.

06/23/2012

LinkedIn (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images News)

LinkedIn Confirms Security Breach, Users’ Passwords Compromised

The business social network said Wednesday that some of its users’ passwords have been stolen and leaked onto the Internet.

06/06/2012

Yankees' outfielder Nick Swisher. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

WATCH: Fan Rushes Field, Fist-Bumps Nick Swisher; Yankees Rip Comerica’s Slo-Mo Security

Swisher seemed his usual good-natured self after the fan contact. But other members of the Yankees weren’t laughing.

06/04/2012

Marine Park rape investigation (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Rape Suspects Caught On Camera

Police said the victim was alone in the leasing office when two men knocked on the door, asking for the owner. Investigators said the woman let the men in. From there, security cameras were rolling.

03/06/2012

John F. Kennedy Airport (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Security Breach At JFK International Airport Causes Headaches For Travelers

The breach occurred at around 5:20 a.m. A passenger flagged by the Transportation Security Administration went through a security checkpoint without being pulled aside and screened.

02/24/2012

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Town To Install Bullet-Tracking Technology Near Bellport Train Station

The town is installing more than a dozen sensors in the area of the Bellport train station. The devices are designed to help police pinpoint where and when gunshots are fired.

10/26/2011

FILE - New York City taxis. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Taxi Drivers Want Quicker Police Response To Crimes Against Cabbies

Fernando Mateo, head of the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers, says he’s working with City Council members to create legislation that would require the NYPD and the Taxi and Limousine Commission to act immediately when a driver is attacked.

10/16/2011

The United Nations (file/credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Brace For Traffic Headaches From UN General Assembly

New Yorkers will have to deal with blocked streets and security sweeps as they try to get around the area near the U.N.

09/18/2011

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Sources: Ramped-Up Security In NYC Will Last Through The Week

Vehicle checkpoints set up after what authorities described as a specific, credible but unconfirmed threat will remain in place.

09/12/2011

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Security In New York City Intense On 9/11 Anniversary

Fortress New York. That’s what it seems like out on the streets of the city on the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attack on America.

09/11/2011

Heavy smoke pours from the roof of 11 Madison Ave. on September 10, 2011.

Heavy Smoke From NYC High-Rise Roof Causes Brief Scare On Eve Of 9/11 Anniversary

No injuries were reported in the blaze at 11 Madison Ave., near Madison Avenue Park Saturday afternoon. The cause has yet to be determined.

09/10/2011

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