Good Samaritan

Teens attack a man who attempted to break up a fight at a Brooklyn McDonald's on May 15, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Police: 18-Year-Old Arrested In Attack On Good Samaritan During Brooklyn McDonald’s Brawl

The fight took place around 3 p.m. Thursday at the franchise on Flatbush Avenue Extension in Downtown Brooklyn.

05/16/2015

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CT Woman Helping People Involved In Car Accident Falls Off Bridge To Her Death

A Connecticut woman who stopped to help people involved in a car accident has died after falling off a highway bridge.

02/19/2015

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Police: Rutherford ‘Good Samaritan’ Made Up Stabbing Story

Police in northern New Jersey say a college student who claimed to be a Good Samaritan may just be a good liar.

12/10/2014

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Good Samaritan Stabbed After Stopping To Help Woman In Rutherford

The victim was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

12/07/2014

Bill Gerow (left) with Christopher Marshall (right) (Credit: CBS 2)

Good Samaritan Saves Man’s Life On Long Island Rail Road Train

Bill Gerow learned CPR as a Boy Scout, yet somehow those long ago instincts kicked in aboard an LIRR train in a moment of crisis.

08/18/2014

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L.I. Law Proposes Protection For Those Rescuing Children In Hot Cars

A new law being proposed on Long Island aims to protect Good Samaritans from being sued from breaking into a vehicle to rescue a child under 8 years old, CBS 2’s Maurice DuBois reported.

07/31/2014

Surveillance photo of car that nearly rolled into traffic in Deer Park, Long Island (Credit: CBS 2)

Good Samaritan Stops Car With Kids Inside From Rolling Into Traffic

A Good Samaritan stepped in to save a car with three young girls inside after it began to roll out of a gas station parking lot and into oncoming traffic.

05/14/2014

The Coast Guard rescued three boaters following a fire near the Shinnecock Inlet on Sunday. (Credit: CBS 2)

Three Rescued After Boat Bursts Into Flames Near Shinnecock Inlet

Three people were on board a boat that burst into flames near Shinnecock Inlet on Sunday. After the boat caught fire, the group jumped into the water and had to be rescued.

04/06/2014

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Questions Persist On 50th Anniversary Of Kitty Genovese’s Murder

Thursday marks the 50th anniversary of one of New York’s most infamous and most studied crimes.

03/13/2014

Ila Isabel McCourt's parents are searching for a Good Samaritan who offered her coat after the woman gave birth on a NYC street (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Couple Seeks Good Samaritan Who Helped Deliver Baby On NYC Street

A New York City couple is in search of a good Samaritan who offered her coat to the woman after she gave birth on an Upper East Side street.

02/26/2014

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Volunteer Firefighter Credited With Saving 2 In Fiery L.I. Crash

A Long Island good Samaritan was being hailed for his bravery Tuesday night, after rescuing a couple from a burning car.

12/24/2013

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Suspect Linked To Sex Assault Predicated On Return Of Wallet

A man arrested this past weekend was linked to a sexual assault in which he allegedly posed as a good Samaritan returning a woman’s wallet.

12/23/2013

David Ayala helped two officers save a woman from a burning vehicle. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Good Samaritan Helps Rescue Woman From Burning Vehicle

The incident occurred on Middle Country Road and New Moriches Road in Lake Grove around 5:45 p.m. Thursday.

11/22/2013

Police investigate an attempted rape in Queens. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Queens College Student Attacked While Returning Home From Halloween Party

The suspect apparently followed the victim after she got off the bus and ambushed her on the corner of 152nd Street and Melbourne Avenue in Flushing, investigators said.

11/01/2013

A sports utility vehicle that became fully engulfed in flames after a crash on the Long Island Expressway. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: L.I. Man Rescued By Good Samaritan Just Before Car Bursts Into Flames

John Boisseau, 37, of Sound Beach was driving on the Long Island Expressway when he lost control of his vehicle, veered off the road and struck a tree near exit 55 in Brentwood around 2 a.m. Friday, police said.

10/18/2013

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