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A man is treated after falling from a scaffolding in Carteret, NJ on Aug. 25, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Worker Falls From Scaffolding In Carteret, NJ

Footage from the scene showed the worker placed on a back board and being treated by emergency responders on the roof of the building.

08/25/2015

(credit: Dylan Gowan via Facebook)

19-Year-Old Man Spends Night On Buoy After Personal Watercraft Breaks Down Off NJ Coast

Dylan Gowan was reported missing around 9:40 p.m. and an extensive search followed overnight.

08/12/2015

Police went in after a good Samaritan and an officer who tried to rescue three teens in the East River on Friday, July 31. (Credit: acridjungle/Instagram)

Police Rescue Officer, Good Samaritan Who Went Into East River After Teens

A police officer jumped into the East River Friday evening to rescue a man who in turn had gone in to help three teens.

07/31/2015

Long Island burning car rescue

Autistic Son Saves Mother From Burning Car On Long Island

Tyler Gianchetta said he knew something was wrong when his 50-year-old mother stopped responding to him while driving in West Hills.

07/16/2015

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

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