Police say this man asked a woman for sexual favors, and choked her when she refused, in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Asked For Sexual Favors, Choked Woman In Crown Heights

Police were searching Wednesday for a man who allegedly asked a woman for sexual favors, and then choked her when she refused, in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.


A surveillance image of a suspect in the choking of a woman on the Upper West Side. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Grabbed, Choked Woman On Upper West Side

Police were searching Thursday for a suspect who allegedly sneaked up behind a woman on the Upper West Side and tried to strangle her.


Travelers ay JFK International Airport (credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

TSA Agent Helps Save Woman Who Choked On Doughnut At JFK Airport

One woman is likely going to say “no thanks” if offered a free doughnut on Friday.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.