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Sign welcomes amputee Ruta Fiorino back home to Hillsdale, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Mom Who Lost Leg When Car Plowed Into Trader Joe’s Store Opens Up About Ordeal

On Nov. 13, an out-of-control Toyota Camry jumped the curb and slammed through a glass window into the front of the Westwood Trader Joe’s. Ruta Fiorino was pinned between the car and a metal cart rack.

12/27/2013

Patrick and Jessica Downes (credit: GiveForward.com)

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars In Donations Pour In For Couple Wounded In Boston Bombings

The families of Patrick and Jessica Downes said Thursday that the generosity from friends and strangers has restored their faith in humanity.

04/18/2013

A woman is being wheeled on a stretcher after twin bombs go off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon April 15, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Doctors, Medical Crews On Scene Describe Trauma Following Boston Marathon Blasts

Dozens of people remain hospitalized following Monday afternoon’s twin bombings near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Many of those injured suffered traumatic injuries to their lower extremities.

04/16/2013

Portion Control Campaign (credit: NYC Health Dept.)

Overweight Man Speaks Out Against Photoshopped Image; Mayor Defends It

An overweight man who unwittingly became an amputee in advertisements that New York City is posting to warn against diabetes says he’s worried the ads might hurt his acting career.

01/30/2012

Isaac Feliciano (credit: CBS 2)

Amputee Firefighter Working To Inspire The Disabled

Isaac Feliciano fought to become a firefighter. It was his dream, ever since firemen saved his family when he was four-years-old, but a childhood infection cost him his leg from the knee down.

03/01/2011

Photo/Catherine Cioffi

Yankees Kick Off HOPE Week With Surprise Party For Teen

The New York Yankees kicked off HOPE week by throwing a surprise pool party for 13-year-old Jorge Grajales of North Haledon.

08/16/2010