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The Schabergers say Pathmark employees denied them a free turkey earned by their falled police officer son because May Schaberger is Vietnamese. (Credit CBS 2)

Family Of Fallen Cop Brings Discrimination Claim Against Local Pathmark

An honor turned into humiliation for the family of a fallen NYPD officer from East Islip.

11/28/2013

AmeriCares relief supplies (credit: AmeriCares)

Stories From Main Street: Stamford-Based AmeriCares Helps Those In Need Around The World

Whether it’s a tornado in Oklahoma, a tsunami in Japan, or an earthquake in Haiti, whatever the disaster is, chances are that many of the relief supplies came from a 50,000-square-foot warehouse in Stamford, Connecticut.

06/10/2013

Gulf War commander and U.S. four star general Norman Schwarzkopf, who commanded the international coalition which ousted Iraqi forces from Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm, waves to the crowd 20 April 1991 in Riyadh after being awarded by Saudi King Abdel Aziz the Order of Merit. (Credit: PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Retired Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf Dead At 78

Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who commanded the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein’s forces out of Kuwait in 1991, has died. He was 78.

12/27/2012

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Vietnam War Vet Continues The Fight For Purple Heart That He Earned In 1968

Forty years after a battle that left him with a piece of shrapnel in his knee, a Vietnam War veteran is still fighting for his right to wear the Purple Heart medal that he earned during an indirect fire attack along the Laotian border in 1968.

07/18/2012

Riverfront Park - Newark, NJ (credit: Newark Riverfront Revival)

WCBS 880 Presents ‘Living Green’ Episode 6: Recycling A River

The Passaic River was where they made Agent Orange for the Vietnam war, and then the dioxin was dumped, which ravaged the river. But now, a rebirth is underway, WCBS 880′s Wayne Cabot reported.

04/27/2012

Wounded Warriors Ride - Babylon, NY - Jul 22, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Heat Won’t Hold Back Wounded Warriors On Long Island

They’re all very uncomfortable in the heat. But that did not stop hundreds of people from getting on their bicycles at Babylon town hall.

07/22/2011

Opening Day at the VA Clinic - Riverhead, NY - Jun 3, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Veterans Affairs Clinic Opens In Riverhead

A new clinic will make it much easier for veterans on the east end of Long Island to get medical care.

06/03/2011

The Vietnam Memorial Wall - Washington, DC - Nov 11, 2010 - Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

Connecticut To Finally Honor Vietnam Veterans

Vietnam veterans who got little recognition when they returned home from the war are being honored in Connecticut.

03/30/2011

Danielle Petratos holds a photo of her and her father 42 years ago. (Photo/Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Dad, Daughter Reunite Via Facebook After 39 Years

All her life, all Danielle Petratos had was a single photo of her in the loving arms of her father.

10/21/2010

Richard Blumenthal and Linda McMahon - File / Photos: AP

Mud Flies In CT: McMahon, Blumenthal Trade Barbs

The two candidates for the state’s open U.S. Senate seat took aim at each other’s recent TV ads in their first face-to-face debate on Monday.

10/04/2010