Emily Smith

Women's Running became the first fitness or running magazine to feature a plus sized model on the cover. (Credit: CBS2)

Plus-Sized Model Makes First Ever Appearance On Cover Of Fitness Magazine ‘Women’s Running’

It’s the first time in history that a plus sized model has made the cover of a fitness or running magazine.


Police investigate a fatal crash on Hempstead Turnpike in East Meadow, NY on July 21, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

1 Dead In Hempstead Turnpike Crash In East Meadow

The wreck happened around 11:40 p.m. Monday.


Experts say the playground you choose makes a difference in your child's social development -- and say parents should choose wisely (CBS2)

Experts Say Playground Choice Matters In Child’s Social Development

Nyla Kamlet discovered that children playing at more modern playgrounds have a better chance to learn and grow.


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Town of Babylon Proposes Permit For Yard/Garage Sales

Cleaning out your clutter with a garage sale won’t likely be welcome anymore in the Town of Babylon.


This  building that was constructed in 1870  once housed a hotel and later a steak restaurant. (Credit: CBS2)

Tenafly Residents Want Historic Building Spared From Demolition

It was constructed in 1870 and began as a hotel, housing a polling site where Elizabeth Cady Stanton attempted to vote.


People celebrate outside the Stonewall Tavern in the West Village on June 26, 2015.  (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Crowds Celebrate Same-Sex Marriage Ruling At Historic Stonewall Inn

Crowds continue to celebrate at the Stonewall Inn following the Supreme Court’s landmark decision that declares same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.


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New App Aims To Put Brakes On Parking Woes In New York City

When looking for a spot on the app, a map pops up showing you what is available.


Firefighters attempt a rescue. (Credit: CBS2)

Officials: Staten Island Deprived Of Specialized FDNY Rescue Unit

Staten Island remains the only borough that does not have the extra protection of an elite FDNY squad — a team designed specifically for high-risk rescues and fires.


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Experts: For Pain Relief Skip The Medicine Cabinet, Head To The Kitchen

A lot of people live with pain, from chronic conditions like arthritis or joint pain, or maybe from starting a new exercise.


Some Westchester schools are turning to organic alternatives to synthetic field turf. (Credit: CBS2)

Westchester School Districts Turn To Organic Solution To Synthetic Turf Fields

Some schools in Westchester are going organic for safer athletics on their fields.


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Medical Experts Unveil New Criteria For Diagnosing Alcoholism

Doctors now have a new criteria for diagnosing alcoholism. Even one drink a day could put you in danger, depending on your family history and behavior.


A man tried to lure three boys into his car in Manalapan, N.J., on May 31, 2015, police said. (Credit: CBS2)

Central NJ Police Warn Parents About Child Luring Attempts

In Manalapan, a man tried to lure three boys into his car along Lamb Lane late Sunday morning, saying he was trying to find hit cat, police said.


Angelica Jimenez

War Veteran From New Jersey Credits Zumba For Survival After Combat

Angelica Jimenez knows how to survive, whether teaching her Zumba class in Emerson, New Jersey or at war.


The 5:53am first train of Amtrak's northbound service from 30th Street Station arrives to the platform, after last week's derailment, on May 18, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

Amtrak Service Resumes Between Philadelphia And NYC For First Time Since Derailment

Amtrak trains began rolling on the busy Northeast Corridor early Monday, the first time in almost a week following a deadly crash in Philadelphia.


The Play Together New York City daycare was alarmed when 3-year-olds ran off with a man who pretended to be luring them. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: UWS Daycare Teaches Kids Disturbing Lesson About Child Lurings

What would your child do if they were approached by a stranger? The very question may send shivers down any parent’s spine.