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Emily Smith

Super Bowl Security

Hudson River Patrols Set To Maintain Safety During Super Bowl

With the Super Bowl coming soon to MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, teams are not the only ones with a game plan.

01/20/2014

Dennis Gonzalez

New Yorkers Bundle Up For Cold, Though Some Kids Don’t Want To

In single-digit or negative-range cold, bundling up is crucial. But as CBS 2’s Sonia Moghe reported Tuesday, some kids and even teens can often overlook that fact.

01/07/2014

An extra-alarm fire broke out in the high-rise at 500 W. 43rd St. Sunday. (Credit: Keith Lowry /NYCFireWire)

During A High-Rise Fire Conventional Wisdom May Not Apply

Fire officials said that unless your building has a sprinkler system the stairway will act as a chimney, a vertical funnel for smoke.

01/06/2014

A man uses a snow blower along the streets of a cold and snow covered Manhattan  January 3, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Frigid Temps Move In After First Storm Of Year Covers Tri-State With Snow

Bedford Park in the Bronx was on record with the highest snow total at 11.6 inches, according to the National Weather Service. Central Park recorded 6 inches of snow.

01/03/2014

Travelers wait on long lines at JFK Airport following a snowstorm Jan. 3, 2014 (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Travelers Stranded, Endure Long Lines As Winter Storm Prompts Flight Cancellations Across Northeast

The Port Authority is advising passengers to check with their airline before heading to the airport.

01/03/2014

Scarab jet boats are seen at the New York Boat Show at the Javits Center on Dec. 30, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

New York Boat Show Set To Make A Splash At Javits Center

It’s a summer paradise inside Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

12/30/2013

The Bloomberg administration has proposed requiring flu shots for day care and preschool students. (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Could Soon Mandate Flu Shots For Small Children

Flu shots could soon be required by law for small children in New York City. The plan would mandate children in day cares and preschools receive the shot.

12/10/2013

Students at the Harlem School of the Arts rehearse for their holiday show. (credit: CBS 2)

Harlem Students Jazzed About Upcoming Holiday Concerts

Students at the Harlem School of the Arts can’t wait for Saturday’s holiday performances.

12/10/2013

Snoopy At Macy's Parade

Balloons Fly For Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Despite earlier concerns about the wind, the balloons flew as planned for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday.

11/28/2013

Shoppers fill Macy's during the Black Friday sales on Nov. 23, 2012, in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

Beware Of Misleading ‘Bargains’ On Black Friday

Shoppers who are getting ready to rush out the door on Friday morning in search of Black Friday deals may want to slow down.

11/26/2013

CBS 2's Emily Smith and Adrianne Appell of the Toy Industry Association look at some of the finalists for the toy of the year. (Credit: CBS 2)

Finalists For Toy Of The Year Put On Display

The toy industry on Monday unveiled its finalists for toy of the year.

11/25/2013

Rendering of new South Street Seaport marina and tower. (Credit: SHoP Architects )

Developers Unveil South Street Seaport Proposal

Designers say they envision the new structure on pier 17 as mixed-use complexes that will cater to businesses as well as cultural events.

11/19/2013

Juicing (file/credit: CBS 2)

Juicing: Sure-Fire And Safe Weight Loss Method? Or Is Something Missing?

A lot of people looking to lose weight or eat more vegetables have jumped on the juicing bandwagon. But is drinking your food healthy or just hype?

11/12/2013

Friends at the movies (file/credit: Clipart)

Study: Movies Rated PG-13 Contain As Much Violence As R-Rated Movies

An analysis in the December issue of the journal Pediatrics shows violence in films has more than doubled since 1950, gun violence in PG-13 films has more than tripled since 1985 and since 2009, PG-13-rated films have contained as much violence as R-rated films.

11/11/2013

A woman feeds her chickens. (file/credit: CBS 2)

Cheaper Corn Could Mean Cheaper Chicken

The latest numbers by the National Corn Growers Association show that a bushel of corn is selling for a little more than $5 a bushel, down from nearly $7 last year.

11/04/2013

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