Criminal 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.
Chicago 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.
A 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.
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.
Michael Bassaly, of Downers Grove, was denied bond when he appeared before a DuPage County judge Friday morning.
Elected 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.
Indianapolis is gearing up for next Sunday’s Super Bowl, and not just from a tourism and fan standpoint.
There 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.
Chicago continues to step up security measures in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s death.
Federal officials say flights from Japan have been screened as a precaution but no passengers have been contaminated.
The 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.
The CTA this spring will use proceeds from a federal Homeland Security grant to equip half of its rail car fleet with security cameras.