Mayor Michael Bloomberg Sunday touted the NYPD's increased focus on counterterrorism over the years since 9/11 as a key to preventing attacks in New York.
In his first weekly radio address since the Boston Marathon bombings, the mayor said the police have 1,000 officers dedicated to homeland security and that the NYPD has boosted its anti-crime infrastructure with top-of-the-line cameras and... » more
The search for the Boston Marathon bombers ended Friday night to the sound of flash-bang grenades and neighborhood cheers as the second of two Chechen brothers was cornered, captured and taken away in an ambulance.
Boston police confirmed about 8:45 p.m. that they had taken 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev into custody, after they discovered him hiding in a boat stored behind a house in nearby... » more
Police killed one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing in a shootout and mounted house house-to-house searches for a second man on Friday, with much of the city under virtual lock-down after a bloody night of shooting and explosions in the streets.
A national security official identified the hunted man as Dzhokar A. Tsarnaev, 19, and said the dead suspect was his brother, Tamerlan Tsarneav,... » more