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Probe shows city workers sold scrap metal for cash – DAYTON DAILY NEWS


U.S. Homeland Security closely monitoring London, Paris attacks – REUTERS

To report suspicious activity call 1-877-OHS-INTEL (647-4683)


SPECIAL ANALYSIS: Cyber Influence – A Prelude to Cyber Terrorism? – HOMELAND SECURITY TODAY

Stay #CyberAware, visit: www.stopthinkconnect.org


Homeland Security, Public Safety train to take on threats to community – WSYX Columbus


Ohio prepares for possible coordinated attack with a simulated exercise – WBNS Columbus


State, local scrapyards abide by state laws, crack down on illegitimate sellers - NEW PHILADELPHIA TIMES REPORTER


State launches initiative to help businesses stay safer – WARREN TRIBUNE CHRONICLE


Homeland Security: No Credible Threat at U.S. Venues – NBC NEWS


Statement By Secretary Kelly On The Reissuance Of The NTAS Bulletin

National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin - May 15, 2017


Unprecedented global cyberattack is 'an urgent call' to action, homeland security adviser says – ABC NEWS


Recycling company's conviction wraps up scrap yard sting operation – COLUMBUS DISPATCH


Dayton man arrested for trying to join ISIS – WDTN (Dayton)


Ohio State takes action after terrorist attack – COLUMBUS DISPATCH


West Liberty-Salem makes safety changes after student shot - WBNS (Columbus)


Local nonprofit groups upgrade security to help prepare for terror threats - WBNS (Columbus)


Dept. of Public Safety launches My Safer Ohio Business - CIRCLEVILLE HERALD

State offers security improvement grants to Ohio nonprofits - ASSOCIATED PRESS


Ohio Department of Public Safety Launches My Safer Ohio Business


Active shooter training factor in West Liberty-Salem HS shooting – WHIO (Dayton)


Cybersecurity: DHS designate U.S. election infrastructure as a Critical Infrastructure Subsector – HOMELAND SECURITY NEWS WIRE


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.


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