Good Samaritans helped rescue a man Monday afternoon when a fire broke out in a Washington Heights apartment building.
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.
Marine 41 was officially commissioned Thursday on eastern Long Island.
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.
Police on Wednesday brought a 49-year-old woman to safety after she was found floating in the East River under the Manhattan Bridge.
A daring rescue was caught on camera Tuesday evening in Old Bridge, N.J.
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.
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a missing fisherman Wednesday afternoon, about 43 miles off the coast of Long Island.
Crews rescued a man Sunday afternoon after he was seriously injured upon falling down a cliff in Alpine, N.J.
Officer Jonas Guisao, a 20-year veteran of the force, works out of the 60th Precinct, which was destroyed when Sandy roared ashore.
A 5-year-old boy was rescued from the Bronx River Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
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.