New Survey Highlights Parents’ Concerns, Reservations About Taking Kids For Routine Wellness Visits

Big East Postpones Fall Sports Season Due To COVID-19 PandemicThe Big East has become the latest conference to cancel its fall sports schedule.

Princess Diana Musical To Stream On Netflix Before Broadway OpeningThe Broadway musical “Diana,” about the life of the late princess, will stream on Netflix next year.

New York Weather: CBS2 8/12 Nightly Forecast at 11PMCBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for August 12 at 11 p.m.

Unions Want To Delay In-Person Classes In NYC SchoolsTwo unions want to delay in-person classes in New York City, saying there’s not enough time to implement coronavirus safety protocols before the Sept. 10 reopening; CBS2’s Jessica Layton reports.

New York Daily News To Shutter Lower Manhattan NewsroomOne of New York’s tabloid newspapers will no longer have an actual newsroom in the city.

Teen Stabbed, Set On Fire In Bronx Apartment BuildingA teen is fighting for his life after being stabbed and set on fire in the Bronx; CBS2’s Cory James reports.

Black, South Asian Communities Say Kamala Harris’ Nomination Helps Them Feel SeenMany people from both the Black and South Asian communities say Kamala Harris’ nomination changes everything; CBS2’s Ali Bauman reports.

Joe Biden Makes First Appearance With Running Mate Kamala HarrisJoe Biden and Kamala Harris were united in their message while giving socially distant speeches from Wilmington, Delaware, on Wednesday; CBS2’s Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.

Long Islanders Frustrated After Spending Nine Days Without ElectricityIt’s been a week since Tropical Storm Isaias blew through the area, yet thousands of customers on Long Island were still without power Wednesday afternoon; CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reports.

New York Weather: CBS2 8/12 Evening Forecast at 6PMCBS2’s Lonnie Quinn has your weather forecast for August 12 at 6 p.m.

Popular LI Youth Sports Facility At Risk Of Shutting Down For GoodThe future is on the line for a popular youth sports facility on Long Island. Island Garden was closed in March because of the state’s coronavirus regulations, and now there’s an ultimatum from the arena’s landlord; CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reports.

Shark Sightings Prompt Intense Monitoring At Long Island BeachesThe recent increase in shark sightings has prompted intense monitoring up and down Long Island beaches; CBS2’s Steve Overmyer reports.

Brooklyn Political Powerhouse Shirley Chisholm Serves As Source Of Inspiration For Sen. Kamala HarrisSen. Kamala Harris has said she often draws her words and inspiration from a Brooklyn political powerhouse — Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman from a major political party to run for president; CBS2’s Lisa Rozner reports.

NYC Sees Uptick In COVID Cases In Sunset Park, BrooklynAn uptick in COVID cases in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, has the city in rapid response mode, setting up mobile testing sites, robocalls, even getting ready to go door-to-door; CBS2’s Marcia Kramer reports.

Councilman Andy King, Volunteers Clean Up Co-Op CityCommunity leaders, students and volunteers spent Wednesday doing their part to make the Bronx a little bit cleaner.

New Survey Highlights Parents’ Concerns, Reservations About Taking Kids For Routine Wellness VisitsCOVID-19 is making many parents hesitant to take their children for their routine wellness visits, and experts warn that a drop in vaccination rates could be a recipe for disaster as kids return to school; CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reports.

Media Mogul Sumner Redstone Dies At Age 97Billionaire media mogul Sumner Redstone has died. The chairman emeritus of ViacomCBS was 97; Jamie Yuccas reports for CBS2.

Exclusive: Woman Describes Violent Robbery In Queens Apartment BuildingPolice are searching for a man they believe is behind the violent robberies of two women in Queens. Investigators say both victims were assaulted in their apartment buildings and may have been followed home; CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reports.

Downed Tree In Queens Finally Removed Days After Tropical Storm IsaiasA giant downed tree created a dangerous situation in a Queens neighborhood for days after Tropical Storm Isaias. Residents felt their calls for help were being ignored, but CBS2 demanded answers and got action. CBS2’s Dave Carlin reports.

Thousands Still Without Power Over A Week After Tropical Storm IsaiasThe power struggle continues for thousands of customers across the tri-state area more than a week after Tropical Storm Isaias.

New Jersey Districts Allowed To Start School Year With Only Remote LearningNew Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says districts will be allowed to start the year with only remote learning if they need more time to meet health and safety guidelines; CBS2’s Andrea Grymes reports.

NYC Principals Group: Schools Aren’t Ready For ReopeningA New York City principals’ group says it wants to delay in-person learning.

Americans Of African-American, South Asian Descent React To Joe Biden Picking Kamala Harris For VPOne day after Joe Biden announced Kamala Harris as his running mate, the two appeared together for the very first time. People of African-American and South Asian descent say her presence on the ballot is a game changer; CBS2’s Hazel Sanchez reports.

Gov. Phil Murphy Gives Daily BriefingGov. Phil Murphy outlined New Jersey’s approach to reopening schools, among other issues, at an afternoon briefing.