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A PSE&G worker is pulled from the mud in North Arlington, N.J. on June 22, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

PSE&G Contractor Rescued From Mud In Bergen County

The contractor got stuck on in the thick mud along Disposal Road at around 8:40 a.m., according to officials.

06/22/2015

The Saw Mill River in Elmsford. (Credit: CBS2)

Off-Duty NYPD Cop Rescues 2 From SUV In Saw Mill River

Police said the SUV was heading northbound on the Saw Miller River Parkway just after 1 p.m. when the driver lost control and careened into the river just south of Executive Boulevard.

04/20/2015

Councilman Stephen Levin rescued a pregnant cat, who had been shot, from the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. (Credit: Brooklyn Animal Resource Coalition)

Pregnant, Abused Cat Recovering After City Councilman Rescues Her From BQE

The councilman immediately took Loretta to the Brooklyn Animal Resource Coalition in Williamsburg.

03/31/2015

NYPD Officer Albert Mammon jumped in to help save a teenage swimmer in Florida. (credit: CBS2)

NYPD Officer On Vacation In Florida Helps Rescue Teen From Water

A New York City police officer was relaxing on a Florida beach last weekend when he suddenly found himself back in action.

02/26/2015

Rescuers on the scene at Sandy Hook Bay on Feb. 17, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

3 Rescued From Icy Waters Off Sandy Hook Bay In Middletown, N.J.

Footage from the scene showed rescuers, wearing protective gear, dragging one woman across the surface of the icy waters in a basket.

02/17/2015

A 41-year-old man and a 9-year-old girl were rescued from an icy lake in Asbury Park on Wednesday, Jan. 28. (Credit: Asbury Park Fire Department)

Man, 9-Year-Old Girl Rescued From Icy Lake In Asbury Park

A man and a 9-year-old girl were rescued Wednesday from a melting lake in Asbury Park, New Jersey.

01/28/2015

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CBS2 Exclusive: Driver Rescued From Belt Parkway Rollover Thanks Those Who Saved Her

A driver trapped in an upside down SUV after playing off the Belt Parkway is thanking those who saved her.

01/17/2015

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Westchester County Officer Hit By Car While Rescuing Boy On Saw Mill River Parkway

A Westchester County police officer was struck by a car on the Saw Mill River Parkway Friday, but was able to get a teenager out of harm’s way before he would have been struck.

01/09/2015

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

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