The 12 Most Talked About Stories Of 2012From 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.
'Tan Mom' Appears In YouTube Series Promoting Healthy Skin CarePatricia Krentcil, the so-called "Tan Mom," is using her name to raise money to fight skin cancer.
'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.
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.
Case Against Nutley ‘Tanning Mom’ Patricia Krentcil Sent To Grand JuryKrentcil 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.
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.
'Tanning Mom' Patricia Krentcil Says She's In Talks For Reality Show, Would Do PlayboyPatricia 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.
NJ Assembly Panel Approves Ban On Underage TanningThe 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.
Nina In New York: Ridiculously Tan Mom Ruining Young Lives In New JerseyJeez, Ridiculously Tan Mom. Look what you've gone and done.
HeroBuilders Makes 'Tanorexic' Doll Modeled After NJ Mom Patricia KrentcilEmil 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."
Health Advocates Want All N.J. Minors Banned From Tanning SalonsThe 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.