New York City Naming 16 Parks After Prominent Black AmericansThe city says the initiative started last year after the death of George Floyd. 
Pop-Up Commonpoint Closet Shop In Queens Helping Those In Need Dress For That Big InterviewWith the city opening up, many people are looking for jobs, but suiting up for work comes at a cost that may be tough for some. 
Together In Pride: LGBTQIA+ Volunteer Cheerleading Team Gotham Cheer Celebrating NYC's ComebackThe nonprofit is comprised of around 30 volunteers from all kinds of dance levels who perform at charitable events across the city, from Brooklyn Pride to a family day at Battery Park.
Owner Of Long Island Puppy Store Accused Of Selling Sick PetsWhen police and the SPCA raided the puppy store in March, 12 sick animals remained.
Erik Chimborazo Hit With Multiple Charges Following 2-Car Crash That Killed Lyft Driver In Maspeth, QueensA tragic crash in Queens claimed the life of a father working for a for-hire car service early Sunday morning, and police say the other driver should have never been behind the wheel.
Would You Eat Cicadas? Watch CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis Brave The BuzzCBS2's Jenna DeAngelis heads to Montclair State University to see for herself.
Pepper Persley, 10-Year-Old Podcaster From New York, Broadcasts NBA Playoff Game On TVIt takes most sports broadcasters years to rise through the ranks to become a game analyst at a network. But not 10-year-old Pepper Persley.
New York Announces First Winners Of COVID Vaccination Scholarship IncentiveA few young New Yorkers have just learned the value of their COVID shots.
Volunteers Heartbroken After Thieves Steal Power Tools Needed To Complete Repairs At Disabled Woman's HomeThey spent months renovating a disabled woman's home in Hempstead, but someone broke in overnight and stole their power tools.
8th Grader Pushes New Jersey Legislators To Write Bill Mandating CMV Screenings For NewbornsNinety-one percent of women do not know about CMV or to even ask for a test, yet 1 in 200 children are born with it each year.
LGBTQ+ Mural Vandalized In Elizabeth, N.J., But Activists Say They Will Restore It To Symbolize Subject's ResilienceRed spray paint now covers the face of two murals of the transgender activist Marsha P. Johnson in Elizabeth. CBS2 was with artist Malcolm Rolling when he saw the damage for the first time.
U.S. Open Looking To Fill 65 Ballperson Slots, Tryouts Begin In Less Than 2 WeeksThe application deadline is next week.
Children Ages 6 Months To 11 Years Taking Part In COVID Vaccine Clinical Trials On Long IslandThere are 100 clinical sites worldwide.
'Hope In A Box' Program Aims To Promote LGBTQ-Inclusive Curriculums At Public SchoolsThe power of literature and storytelling can change lives. For kids, books can open a window of understanding and acceptance of LGBTQ individuals. #TogetherInPride
'I Am Here' Song Is A Battle Cry From The Theater Community Against Asian HateA new song and video were just released this week in the wake of rising violence against Asian Americans.