"Shep's Army: Bummers, Blisters, & Boondoggles," about Jean Shepherd. (credit: CBS 2)

New Book Looks At Jean Shepherd’s Fictional Military Service

Shepherd’s nightly radio show became a tradition for many in the 1960s and 1970s.


Swimmers at Bradley Beach, New Jersey (file/photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

What To Do When Summer Fun Ends In Injury

Summer is in full swing and the kids are out having fun, but what happens when all that running around ends with accidents and injuries?


A Jail Cell - File / Photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images

Staten Island Mom Allegedly Burns 11-Year-Old Son With Hot Butter Knife

The woman’s attorney, Robert DePalma, said in court that the boy had become so unruly recently that she had sought a Person in Need of Supervision warrant.


File photo of a giant hogweed plant (credit: AP)

NY DEC Warns That Giant Hogweed Plant Could Cause Blisters, Blindness

New York State environmental officials are trying to nip a huge, dangerous plant in the bud.