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Hamilton Heights »

State Government on Alert For July 4 'Lone Wolf' Terrorist Attacks

Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered the Division of Homeland Security to monitor July 4th celebrations Saturday.

Midtown »

Plea for Help From Man Claiming to Be Chinese Prisoner Found in Saks Bag

Stephanie Wilson discovered the letter in 2012. Now DNAinfo has found the man who said he wrote it.

South Ozone Park »

Man Busted With Uranium in Shoes in His Luggage at JFK: Officials

Patrick Campbell, of Sierra Leone, allegedly wanted to sell 1,000 tons of uranium to Iran.

New York City »

High-Powered Assault Weapons Vanish From Federal Agent's Home

Feds probe disappearance of three semi-automatic weapons from locked safe in firearm trainer's home.

Astoria & Long Island City »

LaGuardia Community College President Named to Homeland Security Panel

Gail Mellow will advise the Department of Homeland Security about education and campus security issues.

Manhattan »

Police On High Alert Following 9/11 Anniversary Terrorist Threat

Police descended on Midtown Friday morning in response to a "credible, but not corroborated" terrorist threat against New York.

Manhattan »

Possible 9/11 Anniversary Terror Threat Against New York

Officials including Mayor Bloomberg acknowleged a credible but uncorroborated terror threat against New York City.

Manhattan »

NYPD Conducts 'Dirty Bomb' Drills on East Side

Hundreds of NYPD officers participated in emergency response drills that simulated a terrorist attack on Tuesday.

Manhattan »

NYPD Skipped Over for Federal Grant Money, Again

The Department of Justice will doll out $298 million to local police agencies, but the NYPD won't get a dime.

Manhattan »

Feds to Provide $18.5M for NYC Dirty Bomb Detection Program

The Manhattan program, which has been criticized as ineffective, is the nation's only dirty bomb detection system.

Manhattan »

New DMV Facial Recognition Technology Leads to More Than 100 Felony Arrests, Officials Say

More than 1,000 cases of identity fraud have been discovered by the program, which compares driver's license photos.

Manhattan »

Reopen Park Row, Downtown Pols Urge Federal Officials

Lower Manhattan's top elected officials want the agency to conduct a risk assessment of the Chinatown street.

Manhattan »

Pols Ask Homeland Security for Help in Push to Reopen Park Row

A group of Downtown politicians want the federal government to help reopen the long-closed Chinatown stretch.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Chinatown Community Group Says Park Row Closure 'Constant Reminder' of 9/11

Ray LaHood tells Chinatown Working Group he will contact Dept. of Homeland Security.