I hate putting up a headline like that but I happened to see this in the Times Union. The FBI is warning the public to stay away from Crossgates on Wednesday morning between 4 AM and 10 AM.  Here's why:

According to the article they are going to be conducting emergency respond drills at the mall .  They are doing this along with local police and the Westmere Fire Department to learn how to "respond to a complex terrorist attack in a public venue.

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You can read more in the TimesUnion article.    Welcome to the times we are living in these days, but better to be prepared, I guess!

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Do you think about these kind of things when shopping in the mall these days?