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Boston Area Gets $17.5 Million In Homeland Security Grants

The Boston area is getting more than $17.5 million in public safety grants from the Department of Homeland Security.

08/24/2013

Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis testifies before the House Homeland Security Committee on Capitol Hill May 9, 2013. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Ed Davis: Boston Police Not Told FBI Had Tamerlan Tsarnaev Warning

FBI agents did not tell Boston police they had received warnings from Russia’s government in 2011 about suspected bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis told Congress Thursday.

05/09/2013

A member of the bomb squad investigates a suspicious item on the road near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston. (credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Rep. Keating: Explosions A Coordinated Attack

U.S. Rep. William Keating, a member of the congressional Homeland Security Committee, says the twin bombs that killed at least three people and injured more than 140 at the Boston Marathon appears to be a coordinated attack.

04/16/2013

10 kilograms of cocaine seized at Logan Airport. (Photo from MA State Police)

Feds, State Police Seize 10 Kilos Of Cocaine At Logan Airport

Authorities say they, “disrupted a narcotics smuggling pipeline from Puerto Rico to New England.”

03/06/2013

Registry Of Motor Vehicles

Revere RMV Worker Allegedly Sold Hundreds Of Fake Licenses

Homeland Security says a Registry of Motor Vehicles worker has been charged with selling fake licenses to hundreds of people.

01/30/2013

Hazmat training for Urban Shield at Bowdoin T Station Saturday morning. (Photo courtesy: City of Boston OEM)

It’s Only A Drill: Simulated Emergencies In Boston Area

If you are out and about Saturday, you may see an unusually large presence of emergency personnel and vehicles.

11/03/2012

Red Line subway

Homeland Security To Test Biosensors In MBTA Stations Overnight

Homeland Security Officials will launch a first of its kind testing on the T.

08/28/2012

Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

Red Line subway

Homeland Security To Test Biological Sensors In MBTA Tunnels

Federal officials say they test the subway sensors by releasing dead bacteria called B-subtilis.

04/30/2012

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