Instagram is changing the way it protects teenagers from online predators. The company's head of global public policy talked about the new changes first on CBS This Morning; Elise Preston reports for CBS2.
Instagram Making Moves To Protect Teenagers From Online PredatorsInstagram is changing the way it protects teenagers from online predators. The company's head of global public policy talked about the new changes first on CBS This Morning; Elise Preston reports for CBS2.
New Jersey Clarified Status Of 'Wave Parades' Amid Coronavirus Shutdown"Wave parades" have suddenly become the way to celebrate in the age of COVID-19 for birthdays and other occasions. The parades are often led by police and other first responders. Some schools were planning on using wave parades to celebrate seniors, but New Jersey state police rained on the students' parades. CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
New York Jets' C.J. Mosley Shares Graduation Message To Floral Park SeniorsNew York Jets linebacker C.J. Mosley had a special video message to all the graduating students at Floral Park High School in Long Island, congratulating them and empathizing with their strange final semester.
Peer Counseling Group Helps Teens Cope With Coronavirus PandemicStudents are coming together to help each other through these challenging times. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez has more on how a peer counseling group is helping some teens cope.
Coronavirus Update: 11-Year-Old Makes Hand Sanitizer Give-A-Way His MissionTimes of trouble can often bring out the best in people, and that's the case with Jayden Perez helping his classmates, the public library and both the police and fire departments.
Brooklyn Catholic School Fighting Epidemic Of Teens' Toxic Use Of E-CigarettesStudents at Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School in Clinton Hill are applying science to real world scenarios including an experiment to help educate them to see the real dangers of vaping. CBSN New York's John Dias reports.
Teens Turn Childhood Hot Cocoa Stand Into Cancer CharityCBSN New York's Scott Rapoport meets two Westchester teens raising thousands for cancer research with a hot cocoa stand they've been running for years.
Experts Say Social Media Tied To Drop In Teen SexCBS2's Cindy Hsu looks at the drop in teens having sex and the link to social media.
What's Happening In NYC This Weekend?Time Out New York's Will Gleason shares things to do in NYC, from a hip-hop Nutcracker to the "Hello Panda Festival" to Petcon.
Girls Who Code Showcase Putting Spotlight On Tomrrow's Programmers, CreatorsHundreds of girls from grades 6 to 10 are taking part in a new event showcasing their computer programming talents. CBS2's Charlie Cooper reports.
Hundreds Of Teens Riot At Queens MallCBS2's Valerie Castro has the latest on the chaos at the Queens Center Mall after a thousand teens began to riot inside.
What Exactly Is A 'VSCO Girl'?CBS2's Cindy Hsu takes a look at the new trend among young girls, calling themselves 'VSCO girls.'
Long Island School Holds Mindfulness ClassCBS2's Carolyn Gusoff has the latest on the growing class on mindfulness at Baldwin High School.
NYC Student Saved From Bike Gang By SmartphoneCBS2's Jessica Layton has the latest on the middle school student who was saved from an attack by a group of teen bikers thanks to his smartphone.
Police Officers Rescue Teen Trying To Take His Own LifeCBS2's Cindy Hsu has the latest on a teen rescued by Newark police officers who saw the boy trying to commit suicide.
High School Student Accused Of Encouraging Elementary School Student To Kill HerselfPolice said a female student at Franklin Township Elementary faced harassment on the internet last week after re-posting a message about suicide prevention, sources said, on Snapchat. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
High School Student Accused Of Encouraging Elementary School Student To Kill HerselfA New Jersey High School student is under arrest for allegedly encouraging a young student to take her own life in the Franklin Borough in Sussex County. CBSN New York's Lisa Rozner reports.
Pediatric Doctors Seek To Remove Stigma On Mental Health IssuesStudies estimate one in five children suffer from a mental disorder such as anxiety and depression that impact performance at school. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports on efforts to remove the stigma around such problems.
Revealed! Here's The Little Girl With The Big Voice Behind CBS2's National AnthemReina Ozby from South Florida sings the national anthem before the start of CBS2's 4:30 a.m. weekday newscast. CBS2's Kristine Johnson reports.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo: Bronx Teen Dies From Vaping-Related IllnessGov. Andrew Cuomo says New York has its first death related to illness caused by vaping; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Sen. Chuck Schumer Calls For Flavored E-Cigarette BanWith a state action held up in court, the governor’s call for federal action was answered by Sen. Charles Schumer, who is proposing a bipartisan ban on flavored e-cigarette products; CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Students Shave Heads To Support Classmate With CancerCBS2's Jessica Layton has the latest on an event held to support a middle school student in New York battling cancer.
New Report Finds More Middle School Students VapingCBS2's Andrea Grymes has the latest on the new report finding that thousands of middle school students have started vaping.
Should Students Be Allowed Mental Health Days?A recent study from the Pew Research Center found 70 percent of teens in the U.S. view anxiety and depression as a major problem among their peers. New York State lawmakers are considering a measure that would let students take mental health days from school.