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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

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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

Mount Vernon Elevator Rescue

Boy Recovering After Falling Down Elevator Shaft In Mount Vernon

A 12-year-old boy was recovering Monday, after falling into an elevator shaft several floors up in a Mount Vernon building over the weekend.

12/10/2012

George Washington Bridge (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Rescue Man Poised To Jump From George Washington Bridge

A teen who was about to jump off the George Washington Bridge was rescued Monday by four officers from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

11/19/2012

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Rhode Island Woman Missing Following Boating Accident On Long Island Sound

Dangerous tide and current conditions have caused rescuers to suspend a search in the Long Island Sound waters near Fishers Island for a woman who disappeared when the boat she was aboard sank.

08/19/2012

Miranda Lambert

Hardly ‘Resting,’ Miranda Lambert Saves More Puppies

Just because she was on “vocal rest” recently didn’t mean Miranda wasn’t working. During the last couple weeks she wound up rescuing six more puppies!

07/26/2012

Peter Vallone Jr. (credit: petervallone.com)

NYC Councilman, Brothers Help Save Two Girls At NJ Beach

There were some scary moments at the Jersey Shore over the weekend after two little girls got caught in the strong undertow at Long Branch.

07/24/2012

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Good Samaritan, Dog Rescued From Cliff In Weehawken

A man had to be rescued after he tried to save a dog that fell hundreds of feet down a cliff along the Hudson River in New Jersey.

05/23/2012

Generic fire (file/credit: CBS 2)

Firefighters Injured, Families Left Homeless After Bronx Blaze

“We had fire in four buildings throughout this operation,” said FDNY Chief Ron Spadafora.

04/14/2012

Upper East Side Scaffolding Collapse - New York, NY - Apr 13, 2012 (credit: CBS2)

Exclusive: Engineer Rescued From Scaffold Collapse Speaks Out

“One side of the scaffold started to slip very fast. I don’t know what happened or why. It just started to slip very fast,” said Anmar Mohammed of Astoria.

04/14/2012

A scaffold dangles off a building on East 65th Street on Apr. 13, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Emergency Crews Rescue Workers From High-Rise Scaffold Collapse In Manhattan

The scaffold hung precariously 17 stories high as emergency rescue personnel responded to the scene just as one of the workers was trying to get into the building through a window.

04/13/2012

160 puppies arrived in Armonk safely on March 27, 2012 after being rescued from Midwestern puppy mills (credit: CBS 2)

160 Dogs Rescued From Midwest Puppy Mills Arrive In New York

The breeds range from Yorkshire terriers to Boxers. Other breeds included papillons, poodles, Tibentan terriers, French bulldogs and Maltese.

03/28/2012

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