Homeland Security

Security Increased At Federal Buildings In Chicago, Other CitiesThe move came one week after a gunman in Ottawa fatally shot a soldier as he stood as a ceremonial guard at Ottawa's National War Memorial.
2 Investigators: Electric Grid Vulnerable To Attacks, Natural DisastersCriminal action or natural disaster, there are warnings that both pose impending threats to our electrical grid. In this Original Report, CBS 2's Dave Savini looks at the security of our power system. Whether the electric grid gets hacked by cyber criminals, physically attacked at a power plant or Mother Nature strikes -- all could be devastating to the system.
Safety Officials Prepare For Evacuation of Chicago If Disaster HitsChicago is home to millions of people and we know it could be a target for terrorists. If a catastrophic event occurred would we be able to evacuate the area and care for the injured? CBS 2's Kris Gutierrez went out to find the answers.
TSA Worker Receives 'Award Of Valor' For Saving Woman Who Fell On CTA TracksA TSA employee who jumped in front of a CTA Blue Line train last month to save a woman who’d fallen on the tracks was being honored by the Department of Homeland Security.
Shoe Bomb Concern Increases At Airports There is renewed concern for travelers in and out of Chicago's O'Hare and Midway airports about the potential for terrorists to set off a shoe bomb.
Prosecutors: Man Who Killed Mother Was Facing Homeland Security ProbeMichael Bassaly, of Downers Grove, was denied bond when he appeared before a DuPage County judge Friday morning.
Opinion: Florida's Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and MinoritiesElected 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.
Security Officials Prepare For Manhole Explosions, Other Dangers At Super BowlIndianapolis is gearing up for next Sunday’s Super Bowl, and not just from a tourism and fan standpoint.
Security Cameras Part Of Daily Life Since 9/11There a few life-changing events in our lives. No question, 9/11 was one of them. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports on how even a simple stroll into work is different than it was a decade ago.
Tightened Security Continues After Bin Laden's DeathChicago continues to step up security measures in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s death.
Radiation From Japan Detected At O'Hare AirportFederal officials say flights from Japan have been screened as a precaution but no passengers have been contaminated.
Immigrant Rights Group Wants Probe Of Deportation ProgramThe Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights is asking the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to investigate its own Secure Communities program for deporting illegal aliens after encounters with local police.
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