| Oct 5, 2012
| 5:14 PM
NACO, Ariz. -- This week's fatal shooting of a U.S. Border Patrol agent and the wounding of another in Arizona was likely the result of friendly fire, the FBI said late Friday.
"While it is important to emphasize that the FBI's investigation is...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Guadalupe Ramirez crossed the U.S. border from Mexico into Arizona with her mom when she was just four years old. Now 17, Ramirez really doesn't have many memories of the place she was born. "I consider this my home," she says of her adopted city of...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:25 PM
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today reached out to the governors of North Carolina, Pennsylvania and West Virginia and the mayor Atlantic City, N.J. to make sure the governors and mayor's teams had the support they need as Hurricane...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 5:55 PM
Kevin Cordova's family tried cooking hot food to stay warm. They wore their winter coats inside and buried themselves under blankets.
But on Sunday, six days after powerful winds from Superstorm Sandy knocked out their power, temperatures dipped so low...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 5:44 PM
The areas hit hardest by Sandy in New York City work intensely now to clean up, but their greatest concern is that the Nor'easter forecast to hit our area this Wednesday will significantly set back their efforts to recover, and could make their bad...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 10:35 AM
NEW YORK -- There have been no credible or specific threats against the United States yet ahead of the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Wednesday.
U.S. officials have been on high alert...
| Mar 8, 2012
— Mayor Rahm Emanuel offered little insight Wednesday into why President Barack Obama pulled the May G-8 summit from Chicago and declined to say if he knew his former boss had for some time been considering moving the meeting to Camp David....
| Aug 3, 2011
| 11:02 PM
Washington -- More than 50 members of a child pornography ring who engaged in what authorities describe as "horrific" and "unspeakable" crimes have been arrested for sexually exploiting children from 12 years old to as young as infants.
Top federal law...
| Aug 28, 2011
On the edge of the Nebraska sand hills is Lake McConaughy, a 22-mile-long reservoir that in summer becomes a magnet for Winnebagos, fishermen and kite sailors. But officials here in Keith County, population 8,370, imagined this scene: an Al Qaeda...
| Sep 8, 2012
WASHINGTON — Amid concerns about cost and reliability, the federal Department of Homeland Security has quietly postponed plans to buy technology that officials have long claimed could provide a life-saving upgrade of BioWatch, the nation's system...
| Sep 14, 2012
WASHINGTON — Democrats on the House Homeland Security Committee and a senior Republican colleague voiced grave doubts Thursday about the viability of BioWatch, the nation's system for detecting biological attacks that has been plagued by false...
| Aug 23, 2012
WASHINGTON — Scientists who helped pioneer BioWatch, the government's system for detecting a biological attack on the U.S., knew from the start that it was prone to false alarms, records show.
Between 2003, when the nationwide network of air...