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N.J. DHS Employee Accused Of Fraudulently Helping Bring Someone Else Into U.S.

A U.S. Department of Homeland Security immigration employee was arrested in Hillside, New Jersey Wednesday, on charges that made false statements to bring someone else into the country from his native Ghana.

08/06/2014

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

The two missing Malaysia Airlines flight passengers who were onboard with stolen passports have raised concern about the widespread, worldwide failure to screen for false documents. (Credit: CBS 2)

Stolen Passports In Malaysia Airlines Flight Raise Major Security Concerns

The stolen passports used by two passengers on the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing last week has cast a troubling spotlight on a major gap.

03/11/2014

This photo shows passenger confusion after a passengers were let off an international flight at JFK without being screened. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Passengers Let Off International Flight At JFK Without Being Screened

Officials at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday were looking into why passengers from an international flight were accidentally allowed to skip immigration and customs at JFK.

02/25/2014

Super Bowl Black Hawk Helicopter

Black Hawk Helicopters, Armed Agents Prepared For Super Bowl

Super Bowl Sunday will include a no-fly zone, and the enforcers are well-prepared.

01/30/2014

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New York Times Reporters Sue Homeland Security Over Questioning

Two New York Times reporters who were held and questioned at Kennedy Airport on their way to Syria earlier this year are suing the Department of Homeland Security.

12/09/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer calls for plan to implement 24/7 maritime security at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant, Nov. 25, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Schumer Calls For Probe Into Waterfront Security Efforts At Indian Point

Sen., Charles Schumer is suggesting that the Coast Guard “quarterback the effort” to provide a 24-hour maritime security plan.

11/25/2013

Scene outside LAX after deadly shooting (CBSLA)

Suspect In Deadly LAX Shooting ID’d As Paul Ciancia, 23, Of New Jersey

The suspect pulled an assault rifle out of his bag, opened fire in the terminal and then headed to the TSA screening area, according to Chief Patrick Gannon of Los Angeles World Airports.

11/01/2013