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GOP wins big with governor victories in Virginia, NJ

Tue, 03 Nov 2009 23:10:18 GMT

WASHINGTON (AP) - Independents who swept Barack Obama to a historic 2008 victory broke big for Republicans on Tuesday as the GOP wrested political control from Democrats in Virginia and New Jersey, a troubling sign for the president and his party heading into an important midterm election year.

Auditors criticize state spending of some terrorism money

Tue, 08 Nov 2005 04:39:15 GMT

The Homeland Security program performance audit was released Monday during a meeting of the legislative audit committee.  Among other things, auditors found the state or first responders spent $2 million on questionable items that are not directly related to homeland security.

Details emerge in alleged NYC subway bombing plot

Sat, 08 Oct 2005 14:16:07 GMT

NEW YORK (AP) - Details emerged about an alleged plot to attack the city's subways with bombs hidden in bags and possibly baby strollers as local and federal officials jostled over the credibility of the threat.

Hart says Katrina should be wake-up call

Thu, 15 Sep 2005 14:03:49 GMT

DENVER – A former United States Senator tells 9NEWS Hurricane Katrina was a wake-up call showing that this country is still not prepared for a terrorist attack.

Report finds inaccurate, missing information in new central terror suspect database

Mon, 12 Sep 2005 04:01:50 GMT

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's new centralized database for terror suspects is missing some names that should be in it and has inaccurate information about others, the Justice Department inspector general said Monday.

Owens looks to bolster homeland security with new appointments

Mon, 22 Aug 2005 04:23:26 GMT

DENVER – Governor Owens recently created two new jobs and appointed two officials to help Colorado bolster its homeland security.

RTD on orange alert, officials say system prepared

Thu, 07 Jul 2005 10:04:16 GMT

CENTENNIAL – There is no indication that Colorado is in danger of an imminent attack, but it is important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and prepared for what could happen, Governor Owens said today in a briefing at the state’s emergency operations center in Centennial.

Too fat to fight? Obesity takes a heavy toll on the military

Sun, 03 Jul 2005 04:03:49 GMT

WATERTOWN, Wis. (AP) - With America at war and in need of a few good men, Jon Schoenherr expected a warm reception when he walked into an Army recruiting office in this Midwestern farm community, intending to enlist.

Senate panel criticizes Colorado's homeland security efforts

Sat, 25 Jun 2005 04:48:38 GMT

DENVER (AP) - Colorado's homeland security efforts have not been as well planned as they should be, a state legislative committee concluded in a new report.

Canadian Senate committee recommends armed agents along U.S. border

Wed, 15 Jun 2005 10:39:19 GMT

TORONTO (AP) - A Canadian Senate report says customs agents and inspectors along the Canadian side of the world's longest unarmed border should be trained and allowed to carry firearms in an effort to prevent terrorist threats.