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Official: At Least 6 Killed in TN School Bus Crash (Learn More)

By Ariana Sawyer, The Tennessean, via USA Today At least six people were killed and at least 23 children taken to the hospital after a school bus crashed into a tree Monday afternoon in Chattanooga,...
Barrett Preston Busschau

FBI Offers up to $10K Reward in Fugitive Hunt for Child Predator

The FBI is offering a new reward and launching a media campaign in an effort to generate tips in the cold case fugitive hunt for Barrett Preston Busschau. Busschau, now 42 years...

Islamic State: OSU Attacker was ‘Soldier’ of Group (Learn More)

By Kevin Johnson, USA TODAY The media arm of the Islamic State claimed Tuesday that the Ohio State student who crashed a car into campus crowd and then lashed out with a butcher...
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FBI-CJIS Expert Joins Vigilant Solutions as Director of IT Security

Vigilant Solutions, a global intelligence and image analytics company serving law enforcement agencies, and 2017 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Award Winner, has appointed retired Virginia State Police Assistant Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS)...

Navy Honors the 75th Anniversary of Attack on Pearl Harbor (Video)

USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) pulled into Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dec. 2, to participate in National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day events in Hawaii. John C. Stennis got underway from Naval Base...
Officer Glenn Doss Jr., 25, was shot on Wednesday night, and succumbed to his injuries on Sunday.

Hero Down: Detroit Officer Shot in the Head Last Week Dies (Multi-Video)

By Nicole Darrah, Fox News A Detroit police officer who was shot last week while responding to a domestic violence call died Sunday, the department’s chief said. Officer Glenn Doss Jr., 25, was...

7 NJ MS-13 Members Sentenced for Murder & Racketeering Charges

Seven members of the New Jersey branch of the international street gang La Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a violent criminal enterprise that...

Reward for Info Leading to Capture of Human Trafficking Ring Leader

Special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) have announced that the reward for information leading to the capture of the accused leader of a sophisticated...

Best of 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards: A Year in Review

AST is pleased to introduce the 2016 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards’ winners, to our over 70,000 readers for their outstanding product development achievements & exciting new technologies. American Security Today’s comprehensive Homeland Security...
Greg D. Winfree, J.D.

We Need PTC on Trains, Why It’s Way More Than Throwing a Switch

A number of high-profile passenger rail crashes have captured public attention recently. Although their circumstances may differ, the tragedies are a grim reminder that train safety belongs high on our list...