Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Leonard Stern was awarded a Purple Heart for injuries sustained in the Battle of the Bulge. (Credit: CBS2)

LI WWII Veteran Awarded Purple Heart Decades After Fierce Battle With Germans

A World War II veteran finally has the Purple Heart that he earned in a fierce and legendary battle against the Germans.

12/01/2014

NY Senator Kirsten Gillibrand attends the 25th annual Brooklyn tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House on January 17, 2011 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

NY Civic Leaders Gather To Mark MLK Day

The civil rights battles fought by Martin Luther King Jr. are different from today’s problems, and the country must work together to end poverty and gun violence, state leaders said Monday.

01/17/2011

Key Test Vote On 9/11 Health Bill Likely Wednesday

Senators Gillibrand and Schumer said Saturday that a vote is likely on whether to begin formal debate on a bill that would provide up to $7.4 billion in health care and compensation.

12/04/2010

Unemployment, not hiring

Congress Under Gun Over Unemployment Benefits

Unless Congress acts, extended unemployment benefits will expire at midnight Tuesday for roughly 400,000 New York residents, 275,000 from New Jersey and 58,000 from Connecticut.

11/29/2010

NY Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and NYPD Counterterrorism Commissioner Richard Daddario announced on Sept. 26, 2010 in Times Square that New York City would receive an $18.5 million Homeland Security grant to protect against "dirty bombs." (Photo Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

NYC Awarded $18.5M Homeland Security Grant

New York City is receiving a multimillion dollar Homeland Security grant to protect the metropolitan area from “dirty bombs” – crudely constructed nuclear explosive devices.

09/26/2010

Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Gillibrand: Fight Just Beginning On 9/11 Health Bill

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand joined WCBS 880 to talk about the Senate’s block of a vote to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell” and slow movement on the 9/11 health bill.

09/21/2010