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Brooklyn Bridge Rescue

Police Rescue Man Found Sitting On Ledge On Brooklyn Bridge

Four police detectives on Thursday rescued a man they found standing on a beam on the Brooklyn Bridge with a mask and duct tape on his face.

05/22/2014

Elevator (credit: clipart.com)

Several People Rescued From University Heights Apartment Elevator

The Department of Buildings told 1010 WINS the elevator sheave malfunctioned causing the hoist ropes to snap.

05/15/2014

The NYPD's Aviation Unit rescue a hiker with a broken ankle in Alpine, N.J. on May 11, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Hiker Talks About Rescue From Cliff By NYPD

Members of the New York Police Department’s Aviation Unit rescued a hiker with a broken ankle from a cliff near the Hudson River in New Jersey.

05/12/2014

Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

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

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