Despite no specific terror threats against the Super Bowl, federal and local authorities have heightened security and studied intelligence about recent attacks on mass transit in Russia, law enforcement officials said Wednesday.
The Super Bowl is bringing hundreds of thousands of people to the New York-New Jersey area, and law enforcement authorities want to make sure they don't worsen an already widespread human trafficking problem.
Ever since New Jersey landed the job as co-host of Super Bowl XLVIII, folks in the Garden State have been concerned about the unpredictable weather and the amount of attention New Jersey would receive compared to New York. At Media Day in Newark on Tuesday, players and coaches sacked both topics.
Super Bowl week is underway in New Jersey, and an estimated 181 million viewers won't be sparing any expense when it comes to watching the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks on television Sunday night.