Terrorism

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Today marks the 25th anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.

The bombing in the underground garage of the North Tower of the World Trade Center killed six people and wounded over one thousand.

There will be a memorial service this afternoon at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.

The safety and evacuation measures that were put into place after the bombing are credited with saving lives during the evacuation of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

Six people were convicted in connection with the bombing.

Andres Kudacki / AP

The Port Authority Bus Terminal remains closed and New York City Police continue to investigate after Monday morning's would-be suicide bombing in a subway passage underneath the terminal.

Suffolk County To Upgrade Police Arsenal

Sep 27, 2017
Seth Wenig / AP

Suffolk County law enforcement will receive nearly $500,000 in state grants for ballistic body armor, helmets and patrol rifles.

The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services will give 15 Suffolk County law enforcement agencies money to buy equipment that could help in active shooter incidents or terrorist attacks.

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U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., wants the Federal Communications Commission to upgrade the Wireless Emergency Alert system after the Chelsea bombing.

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U.S. Representative Jim Himes, D-CT4, is encouraging people in the tri-state area to go about their normal business despite the bomb explosions in New York City and New Jersey over the weekend.

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