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ISLAMIC STATE BACKERS UNDER SCRUTINY IN USBY TOM HAYSASSOCIATED PRESSNEW YORK (AP) — Officially, the FBI agents who swarmed Donald Ray Morgan at Kennedy Airport this month were there to arrest him on a mundane gun charge. But they whisked him away to their Manhattan office and grilled him for two hours on an entirely different topic: Islamic State extremists.Over and over, they asked Morgan, a 44-year-old North Carolina man, converted Muslim and author of pro-extremist tweets, whether he had traveled to Syria to support the militant group. More important, they wanted know whether he could More >
U.S. utility’s control system was hacked, says Homeland SecurityBy Jim FinkleBOSTON (Reuters) – A sophisticated hacking group recently attacked a U.S. public utility and compromised its control system network, but there was no evidence that the utility’s operations were affected, according to the Department of Homeland Security.DHS did not identify the utility in a report that was issued this week by the agency’s Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team, or ICS-CERT.“While unauthorized access was identified, ICS-CERT was able to work with the affected entity to put in place More >
Homeland Security Exercise Targets “Free Americans Against Socialist Tyranny”
Leaked documents reveal plan to counter online dissent during martial law
Paul Joseph Watson Infowars.com March 24, 2014
Leaked Homeland Security documents obtained by Infowars reveal details of a joint DHS/FEMA national exercise set to take place this week, one of the components of which revolves around an effort to counter online dissent by a group called “Free Americans Against Socialist Tyranny,” which is disgruntled at the imposition of martial law after an earthquake in Alaska.
The document again underscores More >
no salt for you
Homeland Security blocks road salt delivery for New Jersey
NJ salt shortage continues
Posted: Feb 17, 2014 5:57 PM ESTUpdated: Feb 18, 2014 9:07 AM EST By ADRIENNE SUPINO,
The salt shortage persists in New Jersey. Officials have failed to get permission for a barge with 40 tons of salt to set sail for the tristate region
Angel Morales, a resident of Jersey City says her car just won’t go anywhere.
“Look, you see I went up and I started sliding back,” she said.
N.J. officials were hoping a barge with 40 tons of salt would arrive from Maine. But the vessel wasn’t flying the More >
Homeland Security details Super Bowl safety plan Posted: Jan 28, 2014 10:09 AM EST Updated: Jan 28, 2014 10:09 AM EST
WASHINGTON (CNN) – More air marshals and behavioral detection officers, radiological detection teams and random baggage checks at transit hubs are among the security measures the federal Homeland Security Department will deploy in the next few days to help local police in New Jersey and New York secure the Super Bowl.
The game will be played at Met Life Stadium in New Jersey’s Meadowlands area just outside New York City. The stadium’s location near a major airport and busy More >
If You See Something, Say Something
The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (OHSP) is committed to engaging the citizenry of New Jersey as part of the State’s homeland security and counter-terrorism efforts.
The SAFE-NJ App is free and is available in iTunes and Google Play. The SAFE-NJ App enables citizens and visitors to:
Automatically dial the 1-866-4-SAFE-NJ terrorism tip line
Enter details about an incident; who, what, when, where, and why
Capture a photo from the App or use one that already exists on the device
Automatically find and use the device’s location or More >