An expert offered advice Monday about the best way to talk to kids about horrifying crimes like mass shootings; CBS2's Andrea Grymes has more.
How Do You Talk To Your Kids About Mass Shootings?An expert offered advice Monday about the best way to talk to kids about horrifying crimes like mass shootings; CBS2's Andrea Grymes has more.
Book Vending Machines Saving Summer?Vending machines filled with free books became available in Harlem's Riverbank Park starting today. CBSN New York's Cindy Hsu reports.
Summer Water Safety TipsTips just so you know how you and your family can be safe in the water this summer. CBSN New York's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Woman Seeking Funds To Help All Families Enjoy New Jersey's BeachesThe Jersey Shore ocean front is becoming so expensive, many families who live just blocks away can't afford it. CBSN New Yorks' John Dias reports.
NYC Parks Kick Off Pool Season, Open To The Public TomorrowIt's the last day of classes for New York City public school kids, and a perfect day to kick off the summer pool season. CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports.
New Jersey Couple Get Married Seconds Before Bride Gives BirthMichael Gallardo and Marie Margaritondo were already engaged and days away from their wedding when the bride went into labor. The church's chaplain showed bedside up to bless the couple's hospital room "I do's" seconds before their child was born. CBSN New York's Dana Tyler reports.
Time Out New York Picks For Things To Do In NYC 6/22-6/23Time Out New York editor Will Gleason shares happenings this weekend, including the Renegade Craft Fair, a Brooklyn parade and more.
New Jersey Parents May Be Accountable For Children's Bullying BehaviorA new bill opens parents of bullies up to increasing fine and civil lawsuits if a judge determines parents repeatedly ignored the behavior. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Parents Of Kids With Food Allergies Celebrate Passage Of Elijah's LawParents of kids with food allergies are celebrating the passage of a lifesaving bill in New York; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
NY Lawmakers Pass Elijah's Law For Preschool Allergy PoliciesNew York lawmakers have passed a bill to protect children with severe allergies at pre-schools. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
Kids Likely To Gain Weight Over The Summer, Study FindsA new study conducted by the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, finds children are more likely to gain weight during the summer months; CBS2's Nina Kapur reports.
Student With Autism Walks Away From School, Ends Up PunishedThe mother of a Long Island student with autism is livid after she says a school employee yelled at her son after he wandered out of school. The case is prompting calls for renewed awareness to protect children with autism, reports CBSN New York’s Carolyn Gusoff.
Teddy Bear Surprise For Florida Grandfather-To-BeA Florida man got a life-changing Father's Day gift that left him speechless. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
Chrissy Teigen, John Legend Hold 'Candy Court' With Daughter LunaChrissy Teigen and husband John Legend have entered some serious negotiations with their 3-year-old daughter, Luna, about how much candy she can have.
Summer Water SafetyCBS2's Andrea Grymes and Cindy Hsu sit down with Gillian Graves to talk about water safety tips for children this summer.
Study: Playing For Fun, Not To Win, Key To Get Young Children Into Sports For LifeThe American Academy of Pediatrics says children should be physically active pretty much as soon as they can walk, run and play. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Woman Who Grew Up In Foster Care Creates Website To Help Others Like Her In The SystemIt can be hard growing up in foster care, but one woman used her experience to voluntarily created a new city-run website full of resources. CBS2’s Dick Brennan reports.
Fans Naming Their Children After 'Game Of Thrones' CharactersAccording to the Social Security Administration, Arya was the 119th most popular name for girls in the U.S. in 2018. More than 500 babies were named Khaleesi.
Wonder Teen Overcomes Homelessness, Gets Into A Dozen CollegesBrianna Watts, an 18-year-old Bronx teen who was once homeless with her mother, got into every college of the dozen she applied to. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Safari Playground Reopens In Central Park Near W. 91st StreetThe so-called "hippo park" playground is located between Central Park West and the west drive at 91st Street and is geared toward children between the ages of 2 and 5.
Experts Say Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition Not Forgetting Personal Information It HearsChild safety advocates are demanding the federal government investigate Amazon's popular Echo Dot Kids Edition, saying it violates children's privacy law and is putting kids at risk. CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
Companies Adding New Perks For Working MomsFrom flexible hours to giving away expensive bassinets to shipping breast milk, many companies are offering a lot more these days to keep talented workers - especially moms. CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Health Department Closes Brooklyn School In Measles OutbreakOfficials say Simche Kinder pre-school in Brooklyn repeatedly failed to comply with an order of the health commissioner requiring measles vaccinations. The department is now working with parents to find alternative car for the children. CBS2's Maurice DuBois reports.
Teacher Creates Urban Dictionary Translation Guide To Talk With Generation ZMassachusetts high school teacher James Callahan came up with an urban slang dictionary to help adults better communicate with "Generation Z," using a spreadsheet to define terms kids use nowadays.
Special Needs Students Get Red-Carpet PromA community came together Saturday to give some young people with special needs a special night. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Children's Museum Of Manhattan Celebrates Star Wars DayThe Children's Museum of Manhattan celebrated "May the Fourth" - Star Wars Day among fans - with activities making LED lightsabers and paper Yoda ears. The event continues at the museum into Sunday. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Playground Shortage In BrooklynA new report from New York City comptroller Scott Stringer is calling for more playgrounds to be built within the city.
Lack Of Vaccinations, Ease of Travel To Blame For Measles OutbreakNationally there have been 626 confirmed cases of measles so far in 2019, of which 359 cases in New York, 33 cases in New Jersey and two in Connecticut. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Judge To Rule On Enforcement Of Measles FinesA judge is expected to decide whether to continue, lower or eliminate $1,000 fines put in place as part of the city's mandatory measles vaccination. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.