Terrorism

Security Increases In Advance Of Passover Holiday

Apr 21, 2016
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Police on Long Island are ramping up patrols near synagogues and in Jewish neighborhoods for the upcoming Passover holiday.

Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter says the department has updated its plans following the terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels.

Brussels Attacks Prompt Heightened Security On LI

Mar 24, 2016
Mark Lennihan / AP

Nassau County Police have increased patrols around “soft targets” in the county following the terrorist attacks in Brussels. Police are also ramping up patrols during the upcoming religious holidays.

Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter says the heavily armed Bureau of Special Operations will be visible to residents and on patrol at movie theaters, malls and transit hubs across the county.

Geert Vanden Wijngaert / AP

Three Quinnipiac University students are safe following the terrorist attacks in Brussels today.

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy
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U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) has expressed his sorrow over the terror attacks in Brussels on Tuesday morning. 

The Islamic State, or ISIS, has taken credit for the attacks in Brussels. 

Cuomo Sending National Guard To NY Airports

Mar 22, 2016
Mark Lennihan / AP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is sending members of the New York National Guard to Kennedy and LaGuardia Airports following the terrorist attacks in Brussels. 

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