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Patricia Krentcil

Patricia Krentcil

‘Tan Mom’ Patricia Krentcil Placed In Detox Facility

The New Jersey woman known as the “Tan Mom” is accused of making trouble again – this time at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

06/15/2013

Patricia Krentcil of Nutley, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. ‘Tan Mom’ Patricia Krentcil Breaks Down, Says ‘People Don’t Understand What They Did’

When recalling the events that launched her controversial rise to infamy, Krentcil became emotional. She said last year’s series of events cost her family an incredible amount financially — but that’s the least of the damage.

05/17/2013

File - A woman uses a tanning bed (Photo credit: GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

Christie Signs Law Enacting Tight Restrictions On Tanning For Teens

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed a new law barring anyone under the age of 17 from using tanning beds.

04/01/2013

Patricia Krentcil

N.J. ‘Tanning Mom’ Feels Vindicated After Grand Jury Declines To Indict

The 44-year-old woman from Nutley was facing second-degree child endangerment charges for allegedly allowing her then 5-year-old daughter to get in a tanning booth.

02/26/2013

Better known as "the tan mom from New Jersey," Patricia Krentcil has made headlines across the country for her apparent affinity for tanning after she was accused of taking her 6-year-old daughter along for a fake bake. (credit: CBS 2)

The 12 Most Talked About Stories Of 2012

From a faux-glow phenom to the storm that ravaged the area and an incredibly tragic school shooting, 2012 was anything but a quiet year in the Tri-State. As we prepare for 2013, CBSNewYork takes a look back at the most talked about stories of the year.

12/27/2012

Patricia Krentcil (credit: CBS 2)

‘Tan Mom’ Appears In YouTube Series Promoting Healthy Skin Care

Patricia Krentcil, the so-called “Tan Mom,” is using her name to raise money to fight skin cancer.

09/19/2012

Better known as "the tan mom from New Jersey," Patricia Krentcil has made headlines across the country for her apparent affinity for tanning after she was accused of taking her 6-year-old daughter along for a fake bake. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Tan Mom’ Raises Eyebrows With Raucous Onstage Appearance At NYC Nightclub

Patricia Krentcil made an appearance at Lady Bunny and Bianca Del Rio’s weekly HOT MESS Wednesday night drag show at the XL nightclub on West 42nd Street.

08/30/2012

Patricia Krentcil poses with her daughter for In Touch Magazine. (credit: In Touch Magazine)

N.J. ‘Tan Mom’ Photographed Without The Rays For ‘In Touch’ Magazine

“In Touch” magazine challenged Patricia Krentcil to go without the rays — real and fake — for a month. While Krentcil admits she has used a little self-tanner, for the most part, she’s keeping a natural look — at least for now.

08/01/2012

Patricia Krentcil (credit: CBS 2)

Case Against Nutley ‘Tanning Mom’ Patricia Krentcil Sent To Grand Jury

Krentcil is accused of putting her 6-year-old daughter in a tanning booth, causing a slight sunburn. Krentcil has denied the charge, saying she “would never permit” her daughter, Anna, to go tanning.

06/04/2012

File - A woman uses a tanning bed (Photo credit: GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

New Jersey Assembly Approves Indoor Tanning Ban For Teens

The measure to ban indoor tanning outright for teenagers was approved 58-7 on Thursday, with 13 abstentions. It now heads to the Senate for consideration.

05/24/2012

Patricia Krentcil (credit: CBS 2)

‘Tanning Mom’ Patricia Krentcil Says She’s In Talks For Reality Show, Would Do Playboy

Patricia Krentcil, the Nutley, N.J. woman dubbed the “tanning mom” due to her very tanned complexion, recently told reporters for gossip site TMZ that people are interested in her for a reality TV show.

05/15/2012

File - A woman uses a tanning bed (Photo credit: GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Assembly Panel Approves Ban On Underage Tanning

The Assembly’s Women and Children Committee passed the measure Monday by a 5-0 vote. It now heads to the full Assembly for consideration, but it’s not known when a vote will be held.

05/14/2012

Patricia Krentcil (credit: CBS 2)

Nina In New York: Ridiculously Tan Mom Ruining Young Lives In New Jersey

Jeez, Ridiculously Tan Mom. Look what you’ve gone and done.

05/10/2012

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HeroBuilders Makes ‘Tanorexic’ Doll Modeled After NJ Mom Patricia Krentcil

Emil Vicale, president of the Oxford, Conn.,-based HeroBuilders, said everyone has friends into heavy tanning, “and we thought it was a funny thing to do.”

05/08/2012

File - A woman uses a tanning bed (Photo credit: GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Advocates Want All N.J. Minors Banned From Tanning Salons

The American Cancer Society says the rate of skin cancer, otherwise known as melanoma, has increased in the Garden State by 43 percent over the last 10 years and says indoor tanning booths are a major factor.

05/07/2012

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