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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

John Aldridge (Photo: Facebook)

Lobsterman Released From Hospital After Dramatic Rescue From Waters Off Montauk

The father of rescued lobsterman John Aldridge said his son survived 12 hours in shark-infested waters — without a life jacket — by thinking about his family.

07/25/2013

John Aldridge (Photo: Facebook)

Fisherman Rescued By U.S. Coast Guard After 8-Hour Search

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a missing fisherman Wednesday afternoon, about 43 miles off the coast of Long Island.

07/24/2013

New Jersey Cliff Rescue

Man Rescued After Falling Down Cliff In New Jersey

Crews rescued a man Sunday afternoon after he was seriously injured upon falling down a cliff in Alpine, N.J.

06/30/2013

NYPD Officer Jonas Guisao, recognized for his actions the night superstorm Sandy hit. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Coney Island Cop Recognized For Rescuing 7 People By Boat As Sandy Hit

Officer Jonas Guisao, a 20-year veteran of the force, works out of the 60th Precinct, which was destroyed when Sandy roared ashore.

06/12/2013

FILE - The Bronx River (credit: Jim Henderson/ Wikimedia Commons)

Boy, 5, Rescued From Bronx River

A 5-year-old boy was rescued from the Bronx River Sunday.

05/12/2013

(photo credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Woman Reconnects With Man Who Saved Her Life When She Was 5

It has been nearly five decades since a 5-year-old girl was rescued from the water off Lido Beach, Long Island. Now, so many years later, the girl who was rescued – now a 53-year-old woman — thanked the man who saved her life.

04/13/2013

A Vans RV-10, like the one shown here, went down on Feb. 21, 2013. (credit: Vans Aircraft)

After Hours Of Searching, Rescuers Save 3 N.J. Men After Small Plane Crash In The Adirondacks

Forest rangers initially headed to Nye Mountain based on coordinates provided by the men. They eventually realized that was the wrong location and the actual crash site was at nearby Big Burn Mountain.

02/22/2013

Jamaica Bay (credit: CBSNewYork)

Kayakers Rescued From Chilly Water After Accident In Jamaica Bay

Water temperatures around New York Harbor are currently around 40 degrees. The 32-year-old kayakers were treated for hypothermia and are in stable condition.

02/09/2013

Roosevelt Island Tram Rescue

Worker Rescued After Being Stuck On Top Of Roosevelt Island Tram

The ironworker doing the maintenance high up at the top of the Roosevelt Island tower somehow got his foot stuck between a cable and a wheel.

02/05/2013

Capt. Aly Akl and Det. Robert  Brager were hoisted aboard the helicopter on Jan. 29, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

VIDEO: NYPD Air Rescue Saves Cargo Ship Pilot Near Verrazano Bridge

The Grey Shark, a 330-foot commercial cargo ship, was anchored between the Verrazano Bridge and the Staten Island Ferry Terminal Tuesday when its skipper had a heart attack, police said.

01/30/2013

(credit: CBS 2)

Two Rescued After Small Plane Crashes In Hudson River Near Yonkers

Yonkers police say there were only two people aboard the plane, which crashed and sank early Sunday evening. The conditions of the two survivors were not immediately known.

01/27/2013

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