An Ohio State University professor and WOSU Theatre critic is keeping close watch this morning on developments in London where British authorities foiled an alleged terror plot.
The state public safety department says a new center is designed to help prevent terrorist attacks in Ohio. The center, unveiled today in Columbus, will be operated by Ohio’s Homeland Security Agency.
Undergraduate students at Ohio State are among the first in the nation to receive classroom instruction on bioterrorism. The new course examines possible threats to public health, plants and animals.
Officials at the Columbus Regional Airport Authority and the Transportation Security Administration have added two canine teams to boost security at Port Columbus and Rickenbacker.
In recent weeks federal homeland security officials have warned that Al Qaeda plans to carry out an election-year attack in the US. There are few specifics, but the threat has local officials taking extra precautions leading up to the November election.
Officials at Port Columbus International Airport have increased security this holiday weekend. The Transportation Security Administration has posted the pictures of seven terrorism suspects in the terminal.