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ICE arrests 65 during Operation Cross Check in New York City and Long Island

NEW YORK – Officers from Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 65 during a 5-day period, ending July 20 in New York City, and on Long Island. During the operation, ICE’s ERO arrested 65 individuals for violating immigration laws. 64 of those arrested, had been previously removed from the…
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New York Man Pleads Guilty To Attempting To Provide Material Support To ISIS

Ali Saleh, 25, of Queens, New York, pleaded guilty today to two counts of attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization. The announcement was made by Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, Attorney Richard P.…
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DOT Confirms Speed Cameras Effectively Slow Speeds

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today released a DOT analysis of recent data and studies that confirm speed cameras save lives. The analysis underscores the need for the Senate to reconvene and vote to pass legislation to reauthorize and expand the photos speed violation monitoring systems or speed cameras program for school speed…
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NATIONAL GATEWAY – Superstorm Sandy Coast Guard cuts ribbon on state-of-the-art facility at Station Sandy Hook

NEW YORK – Capt. Tim Heitsch, commander, Coast Guard Base Boston, and Mrs. Linda Papp observe damage to Station Sandy Hook housing, , Nov. 9, 2012. Papp met with members from Station Sandy Hook and toured the unit and housing, which sustained damage from Hurricane Sandy. Coast Guard photo by…
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ICE HSI New York operation leads to arrests of 3 dozen Darknet vendors selling illicit goods, weapons, drugs seized and more than $23.6 million

NEW YORK — Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in New York, working with its law enforcement partners, conducted an unprecedented operation to infiltrate and destabilize based Darknet vendors operating across multiple markets around the country. Special Agents of HSI New York, in coordination with the Attorney’s…
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Illegal Immigration Crisis – DHS Secretary Nielsen’s Remarks

WASHINGTON - Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen delivered remarks at the White House Press Briefing on the illegal immigration crisis at the southern border: SECRETARY NIELSEN: Good afternoon. It is my pleasure to be here because I would love to see if I can help explain some of…
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Coast Guard hones in on safe boating along the Hudson River

NEW YORK --The Coast Guard will be promoting safe boating on the Hudson River this summer as a result of the Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA) conducted last November. Over 200 stakeholders who live, work and recreate on the Hudson River participated in this process conducted by the Coast Guard and…
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Coast Guard urges preparedness for 2018 hurricane season. 4600+ reported killed in Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria, 143+ Sandy

Listen to local officials : If told to evacuate, do so immediately. You should consider evacuating if you live near bodies of water, a mobile home or high-rise building . The Coast Guard reminds the public and mariners to prepare for the 2018 hurricane season. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June…
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HealingNYC: Mayor and First Lady Announce $22 Million Expansion of City’s Plan to Combat Opioid Epidemic

New investment will create peer intervention programs at more hospitals, increase naloxone distribution and connect more New Yorkers to treatment Staten Island NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray today announced a $22 million annual investment to expand HealingNYC, the citywide plan to combat the opioid epidemic. …
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Maintenance Failure – Ski Lift Malfunction causes Riders to be Flung Off Chairs

WORLD – Georgia: – The Greater Caucasus Mountain Range. Gudauri Resort in the former Soviet Republic ski lift malfunctioned and rolled backwards out of control at high speed. The lift was loaded with mountain riders seeking uphill access. Skiers jumped as chairs crashed together near the lift’s loading area. Many…
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