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Jennifer, who was awarded the Bronze Star, persuaded the Army to change her name on the central identity document in the military with the help of the ACLU-NJ. (Credit: Amanda Brown)

Army Agrees To Recognize New Names Of Transgender Veterans In N.J.

The U.S. Army has agreed to “fully recognize” the new legal names of two transgender military veterans, the New Jersey chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday.

12/02/2014

Tighter security is seen at Penn Station after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an increase in police presence in New York City transportation hubs due to the threat of terrorism. (Credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Cuomo Lays Out Plan For Increased Security Due To ISIS Terror Threat

With an increase of terrorist activity overseas by ISIS, the governor said the New York City area is a high profile target.

09/20/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday, Sept. 19. (Credit: CBS2)

Cuomo: Police, National Guard Patrols Stepped Up In NYC Area Amid Heightened Terror Threat

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced that National Guard troops and additional police officers at mass transit points and other sites in the New York City area – amid an increased threat of terrorist activity.

09/19/2014

President Barack Obama discusses the Michael Brown case at the White House on Aug. 18, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Dozens Rally In New York As Protests Spread From Ferguson To New York

Holder will meet with investigators from the FBI and the Justice Department, as well as community leaders, following the Aug. 9 death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, Obama said.

08/18/2014

A national guard truck flipped over after an accident in Rye, N.Y. on Aug. 7, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

National Guardsman Killed When Military Vehicle Crashes With Car In Rye

The passenger in the truck was killed. The driver of the truck and the driver of the second vehicle were taken to hospitals.

08/07/2014

Reggie Wayne #87 of the Indianapolis Colts. (credit: Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Reggie Wayne’s 4 Most Ridiculous Colts Training Camp Entrances

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne has earned a reputation for his flashy training camp arrivals and this year was no different. In keeping with tradition, Wayne stepped up his training camp arrival game.

07/24/2014

Metro-North Railroad train at the Croton-Harmon Station - Croton-on-Hudson, NY - Jul 20, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

National Guard Troops Running Mock Train Derailment Drill In Westchester

The troops will be reacting to a fake chemical spill at the Westchester County Fire Training Center and nearby Camp Smith in Cortlandt Manor, which is used by the National Guard.

08/11/2013

National Guardsmen undergo training in Valhalla (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

600 NY-NJ National Guardsmen Training To Respond To Various Attacks

The four-day annual training evaluation began Friday at the Westchester County Fire Training Center in Valhalla.

08/09/2013

Major Roderick Cassidy thanked school children in the East Village for their support during a long deployment. Credit CBS 2

Army Officer Thanks East Village School Kids For Their Support During Long Deployment

Cassidy, who has served in the National Guard and Army Reserve for more than 17 years, told CBS 2 that he wants to make sure that no one forgets the sacrifices of those who gave their lives, and the many who are still waiting to come home.

05/23/2013

Noel Polanco (credit: Facebook)

No Indictment In Grand Central Parkway Police Shooting

A grand jury in Queens has voted not to indict a police officer on criminal charges in the fatal shooting of an unarmed National Guardsman during a traffic stop.

02/14/2013

A National Guard vehicle navigates a flooded Hoboken street after superstorm Sandy - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)

Hoboken Mayor Zimmer On A Quest For Protective Walls For Her City

Hoboken continues to recover nearly four months after Superstorm Sandy, and now, the flooding from the waterfront is a priority for the town.

02/13/2013

A snow-covered street near St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport - Feb. 11, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

The Big Dig Continues In Connecticut; 2 Found Dead In Snow-Covered Car

Monday proved to be a snow day in Connecticut, mostly because people had the same problem they had on Saturday and Sunday. They couldn’t get anywhere.

02/11/2013

Damage from Sandy in Sea Bright, New Jersey - Nov. 6, 2012 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Stories From Main Street: Sea Bright Restaurant Owner Keeps People Fed After Sandy

No one will go hungry in the Jersey Shore community of Sea Bright. That’s because, following superstorm Sandy, a local restaurant owner and many volunteers are serving up enough food for an army, and they’re getting help from the National Guard.

11/19/2012

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National Guard Goes All Out To Help Devastated Jersey Shore

As New Jersey residents try to bounce back from Sandy, some very special people literally have been fueling the effort.

11/10/2012

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82-Year-Old Man Struck, Killed By National Guard Vehicle In Chinatown

Kwok Fu was crossing Canal Street near Centre Street in Chinatown around 1:25 p.m. when he was struck, police said.

11/07/2012

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