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Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday, Sept. 19. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cuomo: Police, National Guard Patrols Stepped Up In NYC Area Amid Heightened Terror Threat

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced that National Guard troops and additional police officers at mass transit points and other sites in the New York City area – amid an increased threat of terrorist activity.

09/19/2014

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

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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

Times Square

Sources: Authorities Concerned About Possible Dirty Bomb, Times Square Strike

The crossroads of the world came to a grinding halt at various times Friday because for police Times Square has become the ground zero of the latest terror threat.

09/09/2011

A couple of police officers ride the shuttle between New York's Times Square and Grand Central Station, Friday, Sept. 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

New Yorkers Have Mixed Reaction To News Of Terror Threat

The boost in security was obvious to many commuters around New York City’s bridges, tunnels and mass transit hubs Friday.

09/09/2011

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is seen with Rep. Carolyn Maloney, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, and Rep. Peter King at Grand Central Terminal - New York, NY - Apr 20, 2011 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Homeland Security Chief Napolitano Unveils New Terror Alert System

The updated system will be in place by next week and consists of just two warning levels: elevated and imminent.

04/20/2011

Police Outside Temple Emanu-El on Manhattan's East Side (credit: CBS 2)

Area Synagogues On Alert After Cargo Plane Terror Plot

New York area synagogues were on heightened alert Monday, and some New York City apartment buildings were taking the extra precaution of not accepting package deliveries at all.

11/01/2010

Lincoln Square Synagogue (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Synagogues Step Up Security In Wake Of Bomb Plot

In the tri-state, synagogues are seeing a heavier police presence as the packages in Friday’s bomb plot were addressed to synagogues in Chicago.

10/30/2010

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Travelers Satisfied With Increased JFK Security

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – After this week’s terror scares, security is as tight as ever at JFK airport. Passengers noticed the increased efforts and are confident in the security measures taken. LISTEN: 1010 WINS’ […]

10/30/2010