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08.19.2014

Lawmakers reconsider transfer of military gear to local police – Homeland Security Newswire

08.15.2014

Report: DHS needs to improve cyber threat data sharing – Fierce Homeland Security

08.15.2014

Metal theft a possible factor in major Detroit flooding – Detroit Metro Times

08.08.2014

7 Alleged Members of Human Smuggling Network Arrested in Guatemala – Homeland Sec. Today

08.08.2014

FEMA Under Fire for Excessive Costs and Mismanagement of Disaster Aid Programs – Homeland Sec. Today

08.07.2014

Tornado strength, frequency linked to climate change – HOMELAND SECURITY NEWS WIRE

08.07.2014

Alabama schools deploy 3-D virtual mapping to prepare responders – HOMELAND SECURITY NEWS WIRE

08.06.2014

U.S. law enforcement agencies perceive Sovereign citizen movement as top terrorist threat – HOMELAND SECURITY NEWS WIRE

08.06.2014

Toledo's water alarm harbinger of things to come – HOMELAND SECURITY NEWS WIRE

08.05.2014

Local Police Work To Crack Down On Copper Thieves – WJZ (Baltimore, MD)

08.04.2014

Kansas, Missouri invest in tornado safe-rooms – HOMELAND SECURITY NEWS WIRE

08.04.2014

New rules proposed for crude oil shipments – HOMELAND SECURITY NEWS WIRE

08.01.2014

DHS slow to inspect high-risk chemical plants – HOMELAND SECURITY NEWS WIRE

08.01.2014

Expanding the scope and impact of cybersecurity and privacy research – HOMELAND SECURITY NEWS WIRE

07.31.2014

Exclusive look at security for Gay Games – WEWS (CLEVELAND)

07.30.2014

Terror Threats at Chemical Plants Underestimated – ASSOCIATED PRESS

07.29.2014

California builds a sophisticated Emergency Response Training Center – HOMELAND SECURITY NEWS WIRE

07.29.2014

Ebola spreads to Nigeria, most populous African nation – HOMELAND SECURITY NEWS WIRE

07.29.2014

3 Bills to Protect Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Attack Passed by House – HOMELAND SECURITY TODAY

07.28.2014

Former Detroit police officer arrested; linked to southeast Ohio drug ring – HIGHLAND COUNTY PRESS

07.28.2014

Report: Kansas City airport terrorist travel hub – SAN FRANCISCO GATE

07.28.2014

FY 2014 Preparedness Grant Allocations Announced by DHS – HOMELAND SECURITY TODAY

07.25.2014

Man dies in electrical substation incident – Bucyrus Telegraph Forum

07.24.2014

Database to curb scrap theft goes live, but rules pending – Bucyrus Telegraph Forum

07.24.2014

New USGS Maps Predict Earthquake Hazards – Homeland Security Today

07.24.2014

Streetsboro to receive two mobile computers through Homeland Security grant – Streetsboro Gateway News

07.23.2014

HDHS 'dos and don'ts' on cybersecurity – thehill.com

07.23.2014

Border crisis: U.S. targets money launderers to track child smugglers – Los Angeles Times

07.18.2014

Canadian "sha'hid" used by ISIS in Jihadi recruitment video – Homeland Security News Wire

07.17.2014

Darke volunteer fire dept. wins $18K safety grant – Dayton Daily News

07.17.2014

Homeland Security Should Fight Human Trafficking More Aggressively, Lawmaker Says – Politix

07.16.2014

Why hundreds of westerners are taking up arms in global jihad – Homeland Security News Wire

07.16.2014

Cybersecurity is a Top Priority for Governors – Homeland Security Today

07.14.2014

Costly copper: scrap metal thieves put public in danger – PBS

07.14.2014

Emergency readiness of health-care providers – Homeland Security News Wire

07.11.2014

International Law Enforcement Alliance Targets Shylock – Homeland Security Today

07.07.2014

Growing Concerns Over Russian Hackers Targeting US Critical Infrastructure – Homeland Security Today

07.07.2014

Homeland Security, TSA officials ramp up security measures at overseas airports over fears of new bombs – New York Daily News

07.02.2014

Chagrin Valley Dispatch Center awarded $784,000 grant from Homeland Security, FEMA – Cleveland Plain Dealer

07.01.2014

Fewer drugs confiscated a good sign, safety director says – Columbus Dispatch

07.01.2014

Airports could beef up security because of new explosives threat – Washington Times

06.30.2014

Supreme Court: police must obtain a warrant to search suspect's cellphone – Homeland Security News Wire

06.27.2014

Stay Safe Online While Cheering on Team USA – U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

06.26.2014

First Responders Apply Lessons Learned from Terrorist Attacks; Need Better Information Sharing – HS Today

06.26.2014

DHS receives top FISMA score for the second year in a row – Homeland Security News Wire

06.25.2014

Experts debate the vulnerability of Midwest cities to terrorist attacks – Homeland Security News Wire

06.24.2014

Shortage of cybersecurity professionals a risk to U.S. national security – Homeland Security News Wire

06.23.2014

Homeland Security Begins with Hometown Security. Click here to learn more about the "If You See Something, Say Something" Campaign.

06.20.2014

Pentagon's excess equipment makes local police resemble military units – Homeland Security Newswire

06.19.2014

OHS reminds you to report suspicious activity, online or by calling 1-877-OHS-INTEL.

06.18.2014

Suicide bomber detonates at World Cup viewing in Nigeria – examiner.com

06.17.2014

WHO Says Antibiotic Resistance is Serious, Worldwide Threat to Public Health – Homeland Security Today

06.16.2014

Will federal driver's license rules complicate travel for Californians? – Orange County (CA) Register

06.16.2014

Number of structurally deficient bridges in U.S. declines – Homeland Security Newswire

06.12.2014

Ohio Homeland Security Presents Explosive Detection Canine to the Bowling Green State University Police Department

06.12.2014

BGSU canine to deter crime, improve safety – Toledo Blade

06.11.2014

Video: Ohio Homeland Security Presents Explosive Detection Dog to Youngstown State University

06.10.2014

Ohio Homeland Security Presents Explosive Detection Canine to the Ohio State University Police Division

06.10.2014

YSU gets bomb sniffing dog – Youngstown Vindicator

06.09.2014

Ohio Homeland Security Presents Explosive Detection Canine to the Youngstown State University Police Department

06.06.2014

States Balk at Keeping Oil-Train Info From Public – ABC News

06.05.2014

Department of Homeland Security Combats New Cybersecurity Issues – In Homeland Security

06.04.2014

House passes measure requiring review of intelligence sharing practices – Homeland Security News Wire

06.03.2014

Homeland Security donating bomb-sniffing dog to Ohio State – Columbus Dispatch

06.02.2014

Federal regulations for ammonium nitrate found lacking – TimesOnline

06.02.2014

House Subcommittee Approves Homeland Security Funding Bill – fireengineering.com

05.30.2014

Homeland Security promises review of criminal immigrant releases

05.08.2014

NICB: Ohio scrap metal theft claims remain tops in US : Ohio Insurance Institute

05.05.2014

FOX19 Investigates: Secretive counter-terrorism agency in the Tri-State

04.11.2014

OHS releases Safer Ohio phone app nearing Boston Bombing Anniversary


 

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Terrorism Connections to Ohio

Cleveland Bomb Plot - 2012
Five men were arrested in April 2012 and accused of plotting to blow up a bridge near Cleveland.

Ahmed Hussein Mahamud - 2011

Ahmed Hussein Mahamud, a 26-year-old American citizen from Columbus, was charged in an indictment, unsealed in June 2011, with providing material support to Al Shabaab.

Hor & Amera Akl - 2010
Hor and Amera Akl, a married couple residing in Toledo, were arrested in 2010 and charged with providing material support to the designated terrorist organization Hizballah. In May 2011, the Akls pled guilty to conspiracy to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.

Jerry & Joe Kane - 2010
Jerry and Joe Kane, father and son anti-government extremists from Forest, were killed in a shoot-out with Arkansas law enforcement after they fatally shot two West Memphis police officers during a traffic stop on May 20, 2010.

 

Safer Ohio App

Ohio’s multi-function, mobile public safety tool for reporting suspicious activity, requesting emergency or roadside help, and monitoring traffic conditions. Get it at the App Store or on Google Play.

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