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Theresa Imperato and her daughter, Maggie, survived the Amtrak crash in Philadelphia. (Credit: CBS2)

Amtrak Derailment Survivor Describes Crash As ‘The Worst Tragedy Of My Life’

A mother and daughter from Long Island survived Tuesday’s deadly Amtrak derailment and described a terrifying chain of events to CBS2’s Valerie Castro.

05/14/2015

Holocaust survivors Ruth Mermelstein (left) and Annie Bleiberg bond at the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County. (Credit: CBS2)

Women Who Survived Horrific Experiences In Holocaust Bond At Long Island Museum

Seventy years ago Tuesday, Russian troops liberated the infamous Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Poland – giving the world its first glimpse of the atrocities committed against Jews and other minorities.

01/27/2015

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New York Honors Pearl Harbor Victims, Survivors

The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum was set to mark the 72nd anniversary of the attack at Pearl Harbor with a special ceremony Saturday.

12/07/2013

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Two Rescued After Small Plane Crashes In Hudson River Near Yonkers

Yonkers police say there were only two people aboard the plane, which crashed and sank early Sunday evening. The conditions of the two survivors were not immediately known.

01/27/2013

Staten Island After Sandy

Volunteers Keep Staten Island Sandy Victims Warm On Frigid Night

Tuesday night will be the coldest so far of the season, and many residents displaced for Superstorm Sandy were seeking shelter from the freezing temperatures.

01/01/2013

Newtown School Shooting Victims Composite (credit: CBS 2)

A Parent’s Worst Nightmare: Looking For A Child Among The Survivors Of The Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

After leaving the school, survivors were taken to the Sandy Hook Firehouse on Riverside Road. That is where parents came to find out if their children had lived or died.

12/17/2012

Holocaust

Thousands Of Holocaust Records Go Online

With over 500,000 names, and more than 1,000 photographs, the searchable collection documents a relief organization’s vast efforts during World War II and the postwar era in 24 countries.

05/02/2011

Bus crash on Interstate-95 in the Bronx on Saturday, March 12, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Police Find All Survivors Of Bronx Casino Bus Crash

New York state police say they have found all the surviving passengers who were on the casino bus that crashed last weekend in the Bronx, killing 15 people.

03/18/2011