“These grants are important resources in the Department’s ongoing efforts to strengthen our Nation’s overall rail systems, deploy positive train control and improve highway-rail grade crossings,” U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao said. 

DOT FRA: $73M Avail for Rail Capital Projects & Operating Assist

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)  is accepting applications for $73 million in grant funding for projects such as those that follow: Strengthening intercity passenger rail Supporting...

Navy Picks 5 Contenders for Next Generation Frigate FFG(X) Program

By Sam LaGrone and Megan Eckstein, USNI News Five ship designs will compete in the Navy’s bid for 20 next-generation guided-missile frigates (FFG(X)) that will follow the Littoral Combat Ship, the service announced on...
FBI Miami Special Agent in Charge Robert Lasky (at left), and Broward Sheriff Scott Israel brief reporters about the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida. on Feb. 15, 2018. (Image courtesy of YouTube and Facebook)

FBI Missed Tips in FL Shooting, FL Gov & DOJ Take Action (Multi-Videos)

On January 5, 2018, a person close to Nikolas Cruz contacted the FBI’s Public Access Line (PAL) tipline to report concerns about him. The caller provided information about Cruz’s gun ownership, desire...
New CDC analysis examines potential threat to markets and jobs

Is the US Export Economy at Risk from Global Infectious Outbreaks?

In addition to tragic loss of life, the next global infectious disease outbreak could harm the U.S. export economy and threaten U.S. jobs—even if the disease never reaches our shores. Two Centers...

These are the Heroes of the Florida School Shooting (Multi-Video)

By Nicole Chavez, CNN He died shielding students from gunfire. He captured the gunman. She hid students in a closet. Tales of heroism have emerged as survivors recall the moments after a gunman opened...
Brevard County Sheriffs Deputy Kevin Stanton

Semi Collision Kills Brevard County Deputy Kevin Stanton

By Lamaur Stancil and Eric Rogers, Florida Today A Brevard County sheriff's deputy was killed in a crash involving a semi truck and the deputy's marked patrol car on Interstate 95 near...
Brooklyn man pleads guilty to backing terrorist group: ‘I went to Yemen to join ISIS’ (Image courtesy of ISIS)

Yemen-Born NY Terrorist Backed Attack on Times Square (Multi-Video)

Mohamed Rafik Naji, 38, of Brooklyn, New York, pleaded guilty Friday to one count of attempting to provide material support or resources to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS),...
North Charleston police officer Ryan MacCluen died in a wreck on Ladson Road in Summerville. (Image courtesy of The Maven)

Off-Duty Officer, Police K9 Killed in Separate DUI Related Crashes

An off-duty North Charleston police officer, and a North Charleston police K9 were killed in separate crashes Thursday night. News 2 has learned that the off-duty officer, 31-year-old Ryan MacCluen, died in...
Built on the Unreal Engine, the new EDGE training platform allows responders of all disciplines, along with verified teachers and school staff to assume discipline-based avatars and train simultaneously using role-play complex response scenarios. 

DHS New EDGE School Active Shooter Responder & Staff Training (Video)

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate, Four-Time Platinum 'Excellence in Homeland Security' Award Winner in the 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Program, has rolled out a...

SolarWinds Goes for Hat Trick in 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards (Multi-Video)

Threats to IT networks continue to accelerate and evolve. While enterprising hackers from external sources test the robustness of network security parameters, internal threats in the form of careless and malicious insiders...