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Homeland Security Agent Allegedly Shot To Death By His Son, 14

A Federal Homeland Security agent was shot to death at his Carson home Wednesday night. The shooting in the 19400 block of Broadacres Avenue was reported at 9:15 p.m.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/03/2012

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LA On Heightened Alert For Anniversary Of Osama Bin Laden’s Death

Police in Los Angeles and across the country went into a heightened state of alert Monday night, the day before the first anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death.


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Are You ‘Anti-Global’ Or ‘Anti-Abortion’ ? DHS Calls LA County ‘Hot Spot’ For Terrorism

If you happen to believe in conspiracy theories or want to be free of taxes, a new government report says you just might be a terrorist.

CBS Los Angeles–02/08/2012

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First Arrest Made In Pasadena Using License Plate Scanner Technology

Police said the debut of a new system capable of scanning thousands of license plates per shift has been a success.

CBS Los Angeles–02/01/2012

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National Guard Uses Army Technology To Bust Mexican Maritime Drug Smugglers

As security tightens at the land border between the U.S. and Mexico, the maritime border remains wide open.


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OC Dad Arrested For Exposing Himself Online To Teen Girl

An Orange County dad is behind bars tonight after allegedly exposing himself online to an internet user he believed to be a 13-year-old girl.


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Counterfeit Software Sting Leads To Arrest In Long Beach

Investigators Wednesday arrested a man accused of trying to sell counterfeit software during a sting at a Long Beach coffee shop.


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LA To Withdraw From Program Sharing Arrestees’ Fingerprints With Homeland Security

The Los Angeles City Council has voted 11-1 to support state efforts to withdraw from a Homeland Security program that requires fingerprints of arrestees to be shared with immigration agents.


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Al Qaeda Planned To Target Los Angeles On 9/11 Anniversary

The FBI and Homeland Security say al-Qaeda had planned to target trains in the United States on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2011

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DHS Chief Debuts LAPD Counter-Terror Training At LA Port

Officers are set to learn everything from maritime boarding procedures to vessel identification and counter-terrorism practices.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/25/2011

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Homeland Security To Change Terror Alert System

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says the color-coded terror alert system will be replaced next week by two warnings: elevated and imminent.


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Homeland Security Campaign Partners With STAPLES, AEG Venues

The “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign is a public awareness imitative for stadiums, clubs, theatres, arenas and convention centers nationwide to help insure the safety and security of the American public.


NBA All-Star Weekend 2011 in Los Angeles

Homeland Security, NBA Launch Security Campaign During All-Star Weekend

The Homeland Security Department and the NBA said Tuesday they will launch a security campaign at this weekend’s All-Star game activities in Los Angeles, encouraging people to report suspicious activity.


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Democratic Aides: Rep. Jane Harman To Resign From House

Longtime Democratic Rep. Jane Harman plans to resign from the House and is in line to become the next president of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.


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Man Gets 4 Years For $3.4M Reality Show Scheme

A nearly four-year prison sentence has been ordered for a man who posed as a Hollywood producer and fleeced investors out of $3.4 million for a phony show about the Department of Homeland Security.