Choking

(Credit: CBS2)

Tenafly, N.J., Police Save Man From Choking On Thanksgiving

A Thanksgiving meal almost cost a man in New Jersey his life, if not for some quick action by police.

11/29/2014

Dyasha Smith, 21, died after choking at the School for International Studies in Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS 2)

NYC Student Dies After Choking At Brooklyn School

Authorities say a 21-year-old student has died after choking at a Brooklyn school.

10/28/2014

Surveillance images of a man who police believe robbed and choked a 76-year-old woman in the Bedford Park section of the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Robbed, Choked 76-Year-Old Woman In Bronx Apartment

The victim complied and showed the suspect where she had her money, and fled with $500, police said.

09/26/2014

Inwood Park

Woman Attacked While Taking Pictures In Inwood Hill Park

A woman was reportedly attacked and choked in Inwood Hill Park Saturday morning, in an incident that was documented by neighbors on social media.

07/06/2013

Mason, left and Gavin, right, came to The Couch to talk about the importance of first aid.

Hero Brother, Mason Shirhall, Shares Life-Saving Tips On Visit To WLNY’s The Couch

A 7-year-old is being called a hero for leaping to his action when he saw his big brother choking. What he did is a lesson for kids and parents everywhere. The Shirhall family visited The Couch on Tuesday to talk about their incredible experience and the importance of teaching kids first aid.

07/31/2012

Croton-Harmon Metro-North Railroad Station (file / credit: MTA)

MTA Police Save Choking Baby On Metro-North Platform

Tragedy was averted Sunday, thanks to the quick action of two MTA police officers, WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman reported.

05/27/2012

Melvin Covin saved his teacher Yvonne Rowley from choking to death (Credit: CBS 2)

East Orange 8th Grader Saves Choking Teacher

Usually, it’s the teachers who are watching out for the well-being of their students, but in the case of New Jersey eighth-grader Melvin Covin, it’s the other way around.

12/19/2011