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Police on Staten Island have dealt with a number of hoax bombs in recent weeks. (Credit CBS 2)

Series Of Bomb Scares Has Staten Island Residents On Edge

The NYPD Bomb Squad has been busy investigating a series of elaborate bomb scares on Staten Island.

09/16/2013

Veterans visited the 9/11 Memorial on Independence Day. (Credit CBS 2)

Wounded Vets Make Emotional Trip To Ground Zero

Nearly two-dozen wounded veterans took a life changing trip to the 9/11 Memorial on Thursday. Emotions ran high as New York’s Finest offered the group of heroes a salute.

07/04/2013

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Seen At 11: Horrors Of Combat May Affect Military Working Dogs As Well As Owners

Military working dogs are trained to jump out of helicopters, repel down walls, swim long distances, and sniff out bombs from up to two miles away. However, no matter how much preparation a war dog receives, the combat experience can still be traumatic.

03/04/2013

James Van Thach with Liz (Credit: CBS 2)

Iraq War Veteran Forms Extra-Special Bond With Canine Companion

A local Iraq War veteran lost sight in his left eye, his ability to practice law and some mobility. And now he’s counting on a canine companion to help with the little, but important things in life.

05/17/2012

American soldier on patrol - Kirkuk, Iraq - Jul 27, 2011 (credit: ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraq Veteran From Westchester Says Don’t Forget Young Veterans

Jeff Combs grew up in Westchester County and joined the Marines at 17. On his second tour of duty in Iraq, he was wounded.

11/11/2011