CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

Rep. Peter King

Boys await medical appointments in a holding area where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Arizona.  Brownsville, Texas, and Nogales, have been central to processing the more than 47,000 unaccompanied children who have entered the country illegally since Oct. 1. (Photo by Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

LI Officials: Feds Drop Plans To House Unaccompanied Children At Former Grumman Site In Bethpage

Congressmen Steve Israel and Peter King and Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano were notified Friday that the Department of Health and Human Services is no longer considering the former Grumman warehouse, which is near a Superfund site.

06/27/2014

Boys await medical appointments in a holding area where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Arizona.  Brownsville, Texas, and Nogales, have been central to processing the more than 47,000 unaccompanied children who have entered the country illegally since Oct. 1. (Photo by Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

NY Officials Oppose Housing Unaccompanied Children At Bethpage Site

The federal government is looking at a former defense plant site in Bethpage to possibly house thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America.

06/26/2014

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol June 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rep. Peter King: Cantor’s Defeat ‘A Surprise That No One Saw Coming’

Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his primary re-election bid to a little-known Tea Party candidate Tuesday night, sending shockwaves through Washington.

06/11/2014

In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. (Photo by U.S. Army via Getty Images)

U.S. Reps: Bergdahl Prisoner Swap Should End Releases From Guantanamo

Following the controversial Taliban prisoner swap, members of Congress on Monday were questioning whether other prisoners should be released from Guantanamo.

06/09/2014

Rep. Peter King

Rep. Peter King Visits Suffolk County’s Largest Mosque

Rep. Peter King, who has been criticized in the past for broad statements linking Muslims to terrorism, visited Suffolk County’s largest mosque Friday afternoon.

04/25/2014

Officer Manny Encarnacion (credit: LinkedIn)

NYPD Officer Arrested On Weapons Charge Must Stay In India Until July Court Date

Officer Manny Encarnacion, 49, was arrested in March after Indian authorities discovered three bullets he had accidentally packed in his luggage, the New York Police Department said. He is out on bail, but has been barred from leaving India until the case is resolved.

04/17/2014

Officer Manny Encarnacion (credit: LinkedIn)

Lawyer: Revenge Not A Factor In NYPD Officer’s Detainment In India

A New York City police officer has been detained in India on a weapons charge after authorities there discovered three bullets he accidentally packed in his luggage.

04/05/2014

Officer Manny Encarnacion (credit: LinkedIn)

King: NYPD Officer Held In India ‘Blatant Retaliation’ For Diplomat’s Arrest

Officer Manny Encarnacion was arrested early last month while traveling in New Delhi, where he was visiting his wife. He’s been barred from leaving the country until the case is resolved, officials said.

04/04/2014

New Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says NYC will receive more anti-terror funding than previously allocated. (Photo: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: DHS May Reverse Course, Increase NYC Anti-Terror Funding

President Barack Obama’s words on his nightmare scenario — nuclear weapons going off in Manhattan — have become a dream come true for the NYPD.

04/02/2014

The two missing Malaysia Airlines flight passengers who were onboard with stolen passports have raised concern about the widespread, worldwide failure to screen for false documents. (Credit: CBS 2)

Stolen Passports In Malaysia Airlines Flight Raise Major Security Concerns

The stolen passports used by two passengers on the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing last week has cast a troubling spotlight on a major gap.

03/11/2014

Dispatcher (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

LI Lawmakers Seek To Make Radio Frequency Jamming A Criminal Offense

Democratic Rep. Steve Israel and Republican Rep. Peter King said they will introduce the bill, titled the Emergency Responder Radio Communications Protection Act, in Congress this week.

03/10/2014

Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (credit: carolynmccarthy.house.gov)

Ex-Lawmaker Bruce Blakeman Running For McCarthy’s Congressional Seat On LI

The Republican was joined by dozens of supporters, including Rep. Peter King, as he announced his candidacy Thursday in Valley Stream.

02/20/2014

FILE - President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech before a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol February 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Charles Dharapak-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘America Does Not Stand Still – And Neither Will I’

Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress “whenever and wherever” necessary to narrow economic disparities between rich and poor.

01/28/2014

UNDATED: Anas Al-Libi, a suspected terrorist, is shown in this photo released by the FBI October 10, 2001. Al-Libi is wanted in connection with the bombings of the U.S. Embassies on August 7, 1998 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi, Kenya. (Photo Courtesy of FBI/Getty Images)

Al Qaeda Embassy Bomb Plotter Pleads Not Guilty To Terrorism Charges

Abu Anas al-Libi entered the plea Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan. Al-Libi, who has a thick gray beard, kept his hands folded on his lap as the judge read the charges.

10/15/2013

Miriam Carey (credit: CBS 2)

Miriam Carey, Of Stamford, Conn., Shot Dead After Capitol Hill Car Chase

U.S. Capitol Police who responded to incident are currently working unpaid due to federal government shutdown.

10/03/2013

more