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Two Homeless Find Bombs, Report to Police, Save Lives, Receive Keys to City

Elizabeth, NJ: Two homeless men who found 5 pipe bombs at the Elizabeth Train Station and reported the occurrence to police, were honored honored by Elizabeth Mayor Mayor Christian Bollwage, and given keys to the city. The men first thought there was something valuable in the backpack until they saw…
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Terrorism: Seaside Park/Manhattan/Elizabeth: Suspect Arrested in Linden After Shootout With Police

New York & New Jersey: Ahmad Khan Rahami , age 28, of Elizabeth (Union County), who was wanted by the FBI in connection with explosive-devices incidents in New York and New Jersey, was taken into custody on September 19 after a shootout with police in Linden (Union County). Rahami was…
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What is Suspicious Activity?

Suspicious activity is any observed behavior that could indicate terrorism or terrorism-related crime. This includes, but is not limited to: Unusual items or situations: A vehicle is parked in an odd location, a package/luggage is unattended, a window/door is open that is usually closed, or other out-of-the-ordinary situations occur. Eliciting…
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“A Prepared Community is a Resilient Community”

Staten Island, New York: DHS via USSTRONG COM : Good morning Chairman Donovan and members of the subcommittee. My name is Michael Byrne and I am the Deputy Regional Administrator for FEMA Region II. I was also the Federal Coordinating Officer in New York during the Hurricane Sandy response. Thank you…
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Hurricane Evacuation Signs Route Drivers Away from Storms

New York, NY: KNOW YOUR ZONE is your destination for everything you need to know about hurricanes in New York City. You'll find information about the city's hurricane evacuation zones, the hazards you may face from a hurricane, and what to do to prepare.  The Office of Emergency Management unveiled new coastal storm…
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