New York: Three incendiary devices found in Chester home

On Friday, Orange and Rockland County Sheriff’s Deputies were in the Village of Chester serving a temporary order of protection and executing a firearms surrender when deputies located a bag that contained what appeared to be an Improvised Explosive Device Read More …

New York: Live IEDs, body armor, hit list seized from Astoria brothers’ apartment

Two brothers have been indicted on 130 counts of criminal possession of a weapon and related charges after an arsenal of improvised explosive devices and ghost guns, including assault rifles, was found inside an Astoria apartment they shared with their Read More …

New York: Horseheads Man Pleads Guilty in Explosives Investigation

The Horseheads man arrested in November after setting off an explosive device in Chemung County and later caused his entire neighborhood to be evacuated has pleaded guilty. According to Chemung County District Attorney Weeden Wetmore, Michael Hilliard, 43, pleaded guilty Read More …

10th Mountain troops test CBRN skills with New York National Guard experts

COLONIE FIRE TRAINING CENTER, Latham, NY – Ten Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Divisions Dismounted Chemical Reconnaissance Team refined their skills alongside 16 Airmen and Soldiers from the New York National Guard’s 2nd Civil Support Team during an exercise held Read More …

New York: Horseheads man charged after potential explosive found

New York State Police held a press conference at 3PM to announce the arrest of a suspect in the investigation into a possible explosive and hazardous materials found in Chemung County. According to Troop E Commander, Maj. Miklos Szoczei II, Read More …

New York: 150 Law Enforcement Officers Take Part in Excelsior Challenge

150 members of law enforcement from across the state are taking part in the 7th Annual Excelsior Challenge at the State Preparedness Training Center in Oriskany. This year’s event plays host to the largest contingent of law enforcement specialties to Read More …

New York: MTA K9 discourages terrorism on trains

The MTA is continuing to work to keep the region’s transportation system safe and canines are playing a large role in their efforts. The MTA PD Canine Unit currently has 35 teams whose mission is to deter terrorism and prevent Read More …

FBI offering $250K reward for unsolved 2008 Times Square bombing

The FBI announced a new reward Tuesday of up to $250,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the suspect involved in the unsolved 2008 bombing of the U.S. Armed Forces recruiting station in Times Square. The Read More …

New York: Massive emergency response in Midtown after woman found dead in car from exposure to ‘hazardous materials’

A woman died in Midtown Sunday after being exposed to “hazardous materials,” police said. The 35-year-old victim was found unresponsive in the back of a vehicle on East 56th Street and Sutton Place at around 11:23 a.m. on March 5. Read More …