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Concern about copycats keeps DHS chief up at night

In late September, while in Canada to visit his counterpart and other cabinet officials, a month before a tragic and shocking shooting in Ottawa, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said, "I walked within 20 feet of the War Memorial where the member of the military was shot."

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 07:10am EST

Tags: JJ Green, Jeh Johnson,

Homeland Security's bomb sniffing dogs have new skill

The newest graduates going on duty with the Maryland State Police will help sniff out bombs before they are set in place.

Saturday - 07/12/2014, 02:38am EDT

Tags: Megan Cloherty, bomb sniffing, dogs, bomb dogs, Maryland State Police


Va gets $7.4M in homeland security grant funds

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 03:48am EDT

Tags: grants

Artist sues NSA, DHS over move to stop sales

Thursday - 10/31/2013, 12:14pm EDT

Tags: nsa, Artist

St. Elizabeths Hospital grounds slowly transforming

As the federal government continues to reinvest in and find new uses for the historic St. Elizabeths campus in Southeast D.C., the District is working to transform the eastern section into a hub for education, technology, shopping and more.

Saturday - 08/03/2013, 08:42am EDT

Tags: St. Elizabeths Hospital, Coast Guard, redevelopment, Vincent Gray, Michelle Basch

Washington Guardian: Feds in danger of bungling new $1.5 billion border security effort

After scrapping a failed $1 billion border security program, government investigators fear the Customs and Border Protection agency (CBP) is well on its way to bungling a new $1.5 billion effort.

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 10:05pm EST

Tags: washington guardian,

Feds criticize Hampton Roads' pet trailer purchase

Federal investigators are criticizing Hampton Roads planners' use of a homeland security grant to buy pet evacuation supply trailers.

Monday - 01/07/2013, 12:26pm EST

Tags: Hampton Roads, pet evacuation trailers,

Federal funds for homeland security drying up

The flow of federal money into Virginia for state and local homeland security initiatives continues to dry up 11 years after the terrorist attacks that prompted the surge in such spending.

Tuesday - 09/11/2012, 12:29pm EDT


BAE Systems names Michael Chertoff board chairman

Defense contractor BAE Systems Inc. said Wednesday that former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff was elected as chairman of its board of directors, giving the company leadership insight from a key Washington insider as it tries to boost sales to the military

Wednesday - 04/18/2012, 11:31am EDT

Tags: Michael Chertoff, BAE,