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Self-Harm

Seen At 11: Doctors Warn Parents Of Teen Self-Harming

Experts say 18 percent of adolescents are cutting themselves.

20 hours ago

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Con Artist Says He Made $10,000 A Day In Telephone ‘Grandparent Scam’

The 31-year-old con man in federal custody is currently awaiting sentencing in California for his role in the grandparent scam.

04/17/2014

Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones performs during "12-12-12 The Concert For Sandy Relief" on Dec. 12, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Just 1 Loud Concert, Sporting Event Can Cause Permanent Nerve Damage

Researchers say though the ringing in your ears may fade following a loud event, the damage from even one such event is there to stay.

04/16/2014

A new study says the number of women staying home with their children is rising (Credit: CBS 2)

Study: Number Of Stay-At-Home Moms On The Rise

The Pew Research Center study suggests a reversal of what was a decades-long decline of stay-at-home moms.

04/08/2014

Ethan Kushnerik

Brooklyn 10-Year-Old Captures World Fencing Championship

Ethan Kushnerik competed against some of the best fencers in the world, and did so under some pretty unusual circumstances.

04/04/2014

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Staten Island Couples Heartbroken Over Long-Delayed Wedding Photos, Videos

The company’s website shows couples smiling on their big day, but for some who used VIP Video Productions in Staten Island, they’re anything but happy.

04/03/2014

Photographer Sheng Li claims that he was attacked by actor Sam Worthington's girlfriend Lara Bingle. (Credit CBS 2)

Photographer Claims He Was Attacked By ‘Avatar’ Actor Sam Worthington’s Girlfriend

Most people know actor Sam Worthington from blockbuster movies like “Avatar” and “Clash Of The Titans”. In his films Worthington typically plays the hero, but he has been called a villain in a real-life drama playing out in court.

04/01/2014

FILE - Concrete foundations where houses once stood in Queens on October 24, 2013. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Storm Victims Testify At City Council Superstorm Sandy Recovery Hearing

The city acknowledged it has spent only a fraction of the money available for Sandy-related home repairs and rebuilding, but it’s something Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to fix.

03/31/2014

FILE -- L'wren Scott and Mick Jagger (credit: Getty Images)

Mick Jagger Speaks Out About Girlfriend L’Wren Scott’s Death

“I am still struggling to understand how my lover and best friend could end her life in this tragic way,” Jagger wrote on Facebook.

03/18/2014

Men in Kiss masks vandalize New Jersey auto body shop (Credit: CBS 2)

Men In Kiss Masks Cause $40,000 Worth Of Damage At Saddle Brook Auto Body Shop

The suspects are most likely not members of the Kiss army, but all four were wearing masks with a black star over the eye as they smashed windows and sprayed graffiti on 25 cars sitting at the SB Maaco Auto Body Shop this past Saturday.

03/13/2014

Screen capture from Yik Yak website

Seen At 11: Yik Yak, Anonymous Texting App, Stirs Up Controversy

With the help of the app Yik Yak, nameless users across the country are making shooting and bomb threats, causing school lockdowns and even evacuations.

03/11/2014

Residents are concerned about this water tank at the top of a building in the Gun Hill Houses public housing development in Brooklyn, which has been leaking and has left a cascade of dangerous ice. (Credit: CBS 2)

Frozen, Icy Water Tank Leaves Bronx Public Housing Residents Worried

Fifteen stories above a Bronx apartment building stands, ice cascades downward from a frozen rooftop water tank. The scene is pretty from above, but dangerous to those down below.

03/06/2014

Rachel Canning

Judge Denies Tuition Money, Child Support For NJ Teen Suing Parents

A New Jersey couple does not have to pay for their 18-year-old daughter’s college education, a judge ruled Tuesday evening.

03/04/2014

Police say a man driving an ATV took off during a motor vehicle stop and dragged an officer with him. (Credit CBS 2)

Police Search For Suspect Who Hurt Officer In Brooklyn ATV Hit-And-Run

Police say the officer and his partner observed 23-year-old Christian Oliviere, of Brooklyn, recklessly driving an ATV, weaving in and out of traffic and riding on the sidewalk.

03/03/2014

Patrick Grange died in 2012 at the age of 29. He reportedly had ALS. Researchers at Boston University tested his brain and say he had extensive frontal lobe damage and a build-up of a protein linked to CTE (Photo: CBS 2)

Researchers Link Heading In Soccer to Degenerative Brain Disease

CTE is a degenerative brain disease linked to repeated blows to the head. Typically, it’s been found in football players and boxers, but now a soccer player has become the first in his sport to be publicly named with the disease.

02/28/2014

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