New Jersey National Guard

Superstorm Sandy devastated many parts of the Tri-State Area including the Normandy Beach section of the New Jersey barrier island. (Photo: CBS 2)

Sandy Devastation In Brick Section Of N.J. Barrier Island Is Beyond Belief

This week, Tri-State Area lawmakers are pushing for major funding to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy. It has been nearly six weeks since the storm hit and thousands of people are still homeless and without power.


NJ National Guard soldiers returned home from a year-long deployment to Afghanistan. (Credit:CBS2)

N.J. National Guard Unit Returns Home From Afghanistan

More than 60 soldiers from New Jersey’s National Guard are now back at home with their families after a year in Afghanistan.


Glenn Rieth

Sex Scandal Forces Commander Of N.J. National Guard To Resign

Late Thursday afternoon, Gov. Chris Christie said he was accepting the resignation of Maj. Gen. Glenn Rieth, the man who has lead the state’s National Guard for nearly a decade.


Generic Handgun File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Man Found Dead In Car Was Army Vet

The body of Dardar Paye was found in the trunk of one of the cars, apparently dead from a gunshot wound.


Crime graphic (Credit: AP)

Essex County Calls On NJ National Guard To Stem Violence

There has been a huge increase in violent crimes in Essex County, particularly in Newark. The trend is so alarming, the county prosecutor is calling in the National Guard to help combat the violence.