Good Samaritan

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.


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Good Samaritan Rescues Toddler Who Fell On Metro-North Tracks

A toddler was saved by a Good Samaritan Tuesday morning, after she fell onto the Metro-North train tracks in Westchester County.


Central Park Attempted Rape

Police: Man Posing As Good Samaritan Attacks Woman In Central Park

It happened around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday as a 30-year-old woman was walking along the jogging path at 64th Street and West Drive, police said.


Janixia Soto is credited with acting to save her toddler brother when a fire broke out. (credit: CBS 2)

Older Sister Credited With Saving Little Brother From Brooklyn Building Fire

Janixia Soto was holding her little brother on their fire escape but could not go down to the street because a ladder was broken. So the 11-year-old decided to drop her little brother into the arms of good Samaritans below.


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Report: Connecticut Man Charged In Tragic Death Of Garden State Parkway Good Samaritan

Authorities say icy conditions caused a driver to spin out Saturday afternoon on the highway in Lacey Township. Four men in a van, including Espinoza, stopped to help the driver push her car to a safer location.


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Good Samaritan Performs CPR, Saves Stranger’s Life On 6th Ave

A family is grateful after a mystery man became the difference between life and death on a busy Manhattan street corner on Friday.


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Family Searches For Anonymous Lifesaver

The redheaded man conducted CPR on Jason Kroft, 40, when he went into cardiac arrest at Sixth Avenue and 45th Street on Oct. 5.


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EXCLUSIVE: Suffolk County Plane Crash Survivor Recounts Brush With Death

Kimberly Brillo was inside a plane that took off from East Hampton Airport and then crashed after losing power. She said that shortly after takeoff she could tell that there was a problem.


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Incredible Subway Tracks Save By Mystery Good Samaritan At Brooklyn Station Stuns Onlookers

Khalima Ansari was approaching the tracks at the Van Siclen Avenue station in Highland Park as a horrified mother looked below, only to see her 1-year-old baby boy on the rails after a gust of wind sent his stroller over the edge of the platform.


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Good Samaritan, Dog Rescued From Cliff In Weehawken

A man had to be rescued after he tried to save a dog that fell hundreds of feet down a cliff along the Hudson River in New Jersey.


Good Samaritan Frank Matranga (credit: CBS 2)

Family Meets Good Samaritan Who Rescued Mother And Baby From Burning Minivan In NY

An accident left a minivan a charred shell of metal and broken glass, but thanks to the actions of a Good Samaritan, Jennifer Vasquez and her 2-month-old son Raphael were rescued from the vehicle with no serious injuries.


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Family Hopes To Find 12-Year-Old’s Custom Dance Dress

Elle McGinnity was in town March 26 and 27 for an Irish dance competition, but in the confusion of checking out of the Millenium Hotel and rushing to Penn Station to catch a train back to Rochester, her dress was left behind.


Gabriel Hernandez, seen in the white shirt, looks to help the driver of a tractor trailer roll-over crash on the Major Deegan. What he allegedly did next is what got him into serious trouble. (Photo: CBS 2)

Cops: Good Samaritan In Major Deegan Crash Turns Out To Be Hoax

A Bronx man was caught on video being a Good Samaritan after a truck crash last year. But it was that same video that led to his arrest for insurance fraud.


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Good Samaritan Struck By Car, Ticketed For Jaywalking

File this story under no good deed goes unpunished. A Connecticut Good Samaritan ended up hurt physically and financially after trying to do the right thing.


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NYPD Wants Public’s Help To Catch Sex Attack Suspect

NEW YORK (CBS 2) — Police have released a surveillance video in hopes of finding the suspect wanted for brutally attacking a woman in the Bronx last weekend. The camera captured an image of the […]