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.
Honoring Heroes: Students Using Social Media To Remember PeersStudents are now using tragedies like the school shooting in Colorado and the sacrifice made by Riley Howell and Kendrick Castillo to spread something positive on social media. CBSN New York's Vanessa Murdock reports.
Exclusive: Young Mother Shot In Head Recovering, Talks To CBS2Tytianna Sparks was shot in the head on Sept. 10, 2017, and has since survived numerous surgeries. She learned how to speak again, and no longer needs a wheelchair to get around. CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
Leader Of The Pack: Dog Walking With The Academy Of Royal WolvesAt dog-walking service the Academy of Royal Wolves, the canine "cadets" dress in uniform.
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 Slang HandbookA Massachusetts teacher is giving adults a crash course in understanding teenagers' lingo.
Picking A Sunscreen To Protect From UV Rays, Skin CancersThe FDA will require manufacturers to do more research to show that some of the chemicals in sunscreens are not harmful when absorbed into the body. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez 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.
Two New Jersey Teams Give Life Lesson In Good SportsmanshipYoungsters in New Jersey carried out a perfect lesson in sportsmanship for a 12-year-old with Downs Syndrome. CBS2's Steve Overmyer reports.
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.
DNA Testing Creates Unique Family ReunionCBS2's Cindy Hsu has the latest on an early Mother's Day gathering, after a family is brought together by DNA testing.
Do You Know What Your Children Are Doing Online?Most teenagers have a smartphone, and many of them are finding their way onto the "dark web" through secret apps. CBS2's Cindy Hsu is joined by cyber expert Lisa Good.
New Ride-Share Services For KidsNew ride-share services for children are taking off across the country, creating safety concerns for parents.
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.
Rockland Residents Threatened With Fines To Curb Measles OutbreakIn addition to new local government restrictions, the the CDC is now saying children who normally get their first dose of the vaccine at one year of age can now get the first dose at six months and a second dose as early as 28 days later. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
‘The Quints’ Return To Staten Island Hospital Where They We BornNow grown into healthy 10-year-olds, the Ferrante 's five children born at Staten Island University Hospital - four daughters and one son - are doing well. CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Kids Learn To Make Matzah Ahead Of PassoverJust days before Passover, preschoolers learned the importance of the holiday, and got a taste of it as well. CBS2's Dana Tyler reports.
Tips: Summer Side Hustles for KidsChris Carosa, MBA financial adviser and author of “From Cradle to Retirement: The Child IRA,” shares some ideas and tips for parents and teens with CBS's Cindy Hsu.