rescue

Long Island Puppy Rescue

91 Puppies Saved From West Coast, Put Up For Adoption On Long Island

If you are looking for a new puppy, dozens had just arrived on Long Island Monday from the West Coast.

12/08/2014

Jason “J.J.” Rivera (left) and Elijah “Papito” Martinez speak on Nov. 28, 2014. (credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

Children Rescued From Snowbank In Newburgh Speak Out

Two boys who had been trapped for hours under a huge pile of snow in Newburgh are speaking out about their ordeal.

11/28/2014

Rescuers dig two children out of the snow in Newburgh early on Thursday, Nov. 27. (Credit: CBS2)

Children Rescued After Being Buried Under Snowbank In Newburgh

Police and neighbors raced early Thanksgiving Day to rescue two children who found themselves trapped in a snowbank in Newburgh, Orange County.

11/27/2014

Both window washers safely pulled inside 1WTC after firefighters cut through the glass. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

FDNY Officials: Firefighters Who Made 1 WTC Rescue Are Always Training

The rescue operation this past Wednesday high up on One World Trade Center was just the latest example of complex tasks undertaken by the specially-trained members of the FDNY.

11/15/2014

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NYPD Officer Saves Suicidal Man Who Tried To Jump In Front Of L Train At 14th Street

Officer Carlos Guzman was on a routine patrol of the L train subway station at 1st Avenue and 14th Street when he saw a man walk up to the edge of the platform.

10/03/2014

NYPD Officer Johnny Castillo poses with Adelyn Pena-Fernandez, and her mother, Sheila Pena, after he revived the girl when she stopped breathing on Tuesday, Aug. 26. (Credit: NYPD)

NYPD Officer Credited With Saving Life Of 2-Month-Old Bronx Girl

An NYPD officer was being hailed as a hero Tuesday, credited with saving the life of a 2-month-old girl in a Bronx apartment.

08/26/2014

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NYC Woman Saves 2 Children Who Rolled Into Massachusetts Reservoir Strapped In Stroller

The children, ages 18 months and 4 years old, were evaluated as a precaution and expected to be OK, police said.

08/19/2014

Damage from a fire at an apartment on Saint Mark's Place on Aug. 14, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

2 Women In Serious Condition After Being Pulled From Apartment Fire

The FDNY said the flames broke out around 7 a.m., trapping the women inside.

08/17/2014

Window washers stuck on the side of 290 Broadway on Aug. 11, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Window Washers Rescued From Lower Manhattan Scaffolding

The workers were stuck approximately 20 stories up on the south side of 290 Broadway, at Reade Street.

08/11/2014

NYPD Boat

Police Rescue Dock Worker Who Falls In Water At South Street Seaport

Police on rescued a dock worker Monday afternoon after he fell into the water at Pier 16 at the South Street Seaport.

08/04/2014

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Police: Sergeant Rescues Man Trying To Commit Suicide On Subway Tracks In Brooklyn

An NYPD sergeant headed to work jumped onto the subway tracks to rescue a man who was about to commit suicide in Brooklyn Tuesday, police said.

07/29/2014

Two men rescue woman from Hudson River in Hoboken on July 19, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Two Men Help Rescue Woman From Hudson River In Hoboken

The Good Samaritans can been seen on cell phone video jumping into the Hudson to help a woman who had apparently jumped into the water.

07/19/2014

Long Beach Heron Rescue

Firefighters Rescue Baby Herons After Nest Falls In Long Beach

Two baby herons were back resting comfortably in their nests Tuesday night, after being rescued by firefighters when they fell out of a tree in Long Beach, Long Island.

07/08/2014

FDNY rescuers with the person they pulled from the Bronx River on June 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Boy Dead, 1 In Critical Condition After Being Pulled From Bronx River

The Fire Department responded to a call claiming two people had jumped into the river near Starlight Park in the West Farms section of the Bronx.

06/20/2014

A man is rescued after a scaffold incident in midtown Manhattan on June 20, 2014. (credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS 2)

2 Workers Rescued From Dangling Scaffolding In Midtown

Two construction workers found themselves hanging on for dear life after their scaffolding gave way in midtown Manhattan.

06/20/2014

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