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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.


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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.


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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.


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!


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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.


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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.


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Firefighters Injured, Families Left Homeless After Bronx Blaze

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


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.


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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.


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.


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S.I. Woman Rescued After Falling Into Cistern In New Brighton

Officials say the woman and her husband had recently purchased the home and were doing a survey in the back of the house when the woman fell 12 feet down into a cistern after some floorboards gave way.


An obese man was removed from his home after rescuers cut out a second-floor window in his Center Moriches residence (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Obese Man Rescued Through 2nd Floor Window After Falling In Center Moriches Home

Police received a call at about 9:25 a.m. this morning that the man had fallen in an upstairs bathroom in a home at 40 Railroad Avenue.


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Jersey City Manhole Rescue Turns Out To Be False Alarm

Turns out it was a false alarm. After spending three hours scrambling to rescue what was believed to be a man who fell down a manhole in Jersey City, rescuers came up with garbage.


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Spilled Fuel From Capsized Boat In Manasquan Inlet Dissipating

A 64-foot fishing boat capsized in the Manasquan Inlet early Wednesday. The Coast Guard received a radio distress call from a crewman aboard the Atlantic Traveler just before 5 a.m. saying a hydraulic hose had snapped.


Toyota electric hybrid car

Firefighters Receiving Training On Hybrid Electric Cars

With more and more hybrid electric cars on the roads, fire companies are faced with new challenges.