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Police In L.I. Rescue Man Who Said He Fell In Water, Got Stuck Under Bridge

Police on Long Island rescued a man early Saturday, after the man said he fell off the Smith Point Bridge into the water.

03/22/2014

East Harlem Blast Rescue

Woman Says She Was Abandoned, Then Rescued, During East Harlem Blast

During the East Harlem building explosion this week, cellphone video captured the daring rescue of a 79-year-old woman who said she had been abandoned in a medical van.

03/14/2014

Alyssa Marie Fox (CBS 2)

L.I. Woman Meets With ‘Guardian Angels’ Who Saved Her From Burning Car

A woman who was injured in a fiery car crash on Long Island met with her two rescuers Tuesday, they are forever united after the harrowing experience.

03/11/2014

Emergency responders try to rescue a man from a pipe at a water treatment plant in New Jersey (credit: CBS 2)

Trespasser Freed From Pipe At United Water Plant In New Jersey, Faces Criminal Charges

United Water spokesman Rich Henning said the man broke into the plant that treats and pumps water for the township of Manalapan. Workers heard cries for help coming from a pipe around 7 a.m. Friday.

01/17/2014

Scaffold rescue in Paramus on Dec. 30, 2013 (CBS 2)

Emergency Crews Rescue Workers Trapped On Scaffolding In Paramus

Emergency crews have rescued two workers who had been stuck five stories up on scaffolding outside an office building in Paramus.

12/30/2013

Officer Thomas Dunn

NYPD Officer Credited With Saving Baby Boy’s Life

A New York City police officer was credited Monday with saving the life of a 1-year-old boy who was found unconscious in a Washington Heights clothing store.

12/23/2013

Robert Moses Causeway

L.I. Police Officers Rescue Woman About To Jump Off Bridge

Two police officers on Long Island rescued a woman who was poised to jump off a bridge Monday morning.

11/18/2013

Restoration Continues At NYC's Rockaway Beach 10 Months After Superstorm Sandy

Teen Honored For Rescuing Man During Sandy In Long Beach

A 16-year-old boy was honored Sunday night for saving an elderly man during Superstorm Sandy in Long Beach, Long Island last year.

10/27/2013

In this screen capture from a video provided by the NYPD, police try to talk a man down from the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on Sept. 24, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Police Talk Man Down From Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Police talked down a man who was apparently suicidal from the Verrazano Bridge on Tuesday.

09/24/2013

Washington Heights Rescue

Neighbors Come To Rescue In Washington Heights Apartment Fire

Good Samaritans helped rescue a man Monday afternoon when a fire broke out in a Washington Heights apartment building.

09/16/2013

Joseph Lhota (file / credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Reports: Lhota Thinks It Wasn’t ‘Appropriate’ To Stop Subways For Kittens

Republican mayoral candidate and former Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joe Lhota reportedly said this week that he did not think it was “appropriate” to shut down two subway lines for a pair of lost kittens.

08/31/2013

Marine 41 helped rescue a fisherman last at sea near Montauk. (credit: CBS 2)

Rescuers Tell Of High-Tech Vessel’s Role In Sea Rescue

Marine 41 was officially commissioned Thursday on eastern Long Island.

08/22/2013

Officer Richard Natale

Officer Credited With Saving Man Who Was Trapped In Water In Upper Manhattan

Police Wednesday evening were congratulating an officer who rescued a man who got caught in the water as he tried to repair his jet ski on the northern edge of Manhattan.

08/21/2013

East River Rescue

Police Rescue Woman, 49, Found Floating In East River

Police on Wednesday brought a 49-year-old woman to safety after she was found floating in the East River under the Manhattan Bridge.

08/21/2013

Tree Worker Rescue

Tree Worker Rescued After Being Pinned In Old Bridge, N.J.

A daring rescue was caught on camera Tuesday evening in Old Bridge, N.J.

08/06/2013

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