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Water rescue in Jamaica Bay on June 24, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive Video: Couple Rescued From Jet Ski After 9 Hours

The couple was reported missing three hours into their nighttime joy ride, but it took emergency crews another six hours to find them because their watercraft had no running lights.

06/24/2014

A good Samaritan climbs a ladder to rescue a baby who became stranded on an awning in Bensonhurst. (Credit Amy V)

What’s She Doing Up There? Quick Thinking New Yorker Saves Baby From Brooklyn Awning

The toddler apparently squeezed past an air-conditioning unit before crawling out of the window. A pharmacy worker across the street noticed the baby’s activity and jumped into action.

07/26/2013

Passengers left stranded when their tour bus broke down en route from North Carolina to New York. (Credit CBS 2)

Passengers Finally Arrive In Chinatown After ‘Nightmare’ Bus Ride

Bus passengers finally arrived in Manhattan early Wednesday morning after unexpected mechanical trouble trapped them in the heat for hours.

07/17/2013

Passengers left stranded when their tour bus broke down en route from North Carolina to New York. (Credit CBS 2)

NYC-Bound Bus Breaks Down Twice, Passengers Stuck In Sweltering Virginia

The driver attempted to keep going, even without air-conditioning, but the bus broke down a second time. Passengers were overcome by the heat, and the driver needed oxygen and medical attention.

07/16/2013

A newly born Yangtze finless porpoise swims with his mother at the Hydrobiology Institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Wuhan of Hubei Province, China. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)

Porpoise Released On Long Island 6 Months After Stranding Himself

A porpoise named Noodle was released off Long Island this weekend, six months after he stranded himself off the coast of Maine.

04/28/2013

Long Island mother Priscilla Arena reading letters she wrote to her family when she was stranded along L.I.E. (credit: CBS 2)

Mother Trapped In Car On L.I.E During Blizzard Shares ‘Last Words’ To Family

Many drivers wound up spending the night in their cars, waiting for first responders to come to the rescue. Parts of Suffolk County were slammed with up to 30 inches of snow.

02/10/2013

Believe it or not, this is actually a section of the Long Island Expressway, as seen by CBS 2's Chris Wragge on Feb. 9, 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Exits 57-73 Of LIE To Be Closed Sunday For Snow Removal

With the snow still coming down fast and heavy in parts of Long Island early Saturday, some motorists found themselves stranded all night in their cars with the Long Island Expressway shut down.

02/09/2013

Samir Suljovic

Queens Man Placed On No-Fly List, Stranded For 22 Days In Europe

A Queens man was finally back in New York on Monday night, and remained confused about why he was forbidden from flying home from Europe for more than three weeks.

CBS 2–10/22/2012

Travelers Stranded at Kennedy Airport on December 27, 2010 (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Passenger Sues After Being Stranded On Kennedy Airport Tarmac

The lawsuit is directed against the Terminal One Group that runs the international terminal at JFK.

11/27/2011

JetBlue Plane Stranded (credit: CBS 2)

Disabled JetBlue Passenger Details Nightmare On Bradley Airport Tarmac

“Four, five, six hours. People were getting crazy,” Brown told CBS 2’s Don Dahler.

10/31/2011

JetBlue Plane Stranded (credit: CBS 2)

Passengers Stranded Onboard Plane For 7 Hours In Connecticut

Passengers on three JetBlue planes and one American Airline plane say they were stranded on the tarmac for seven hours or more after being diverted from New York-area airports.

10/30/2011

Generic Police Photo (credit: Clipart.com)

Lawyer: NJ Cops Left 5 Teens Locked In Police Van

Fort Lee’s attorney said the commanding officer of the shift and two other officers have been suspended with pay.

03/30/2011

Stranded Subway Passengers

Lawyer Suing MTA Over Blizzard Subway Stranding

A Manhattan lawyer representing some passengers who were stranded on an A train in Queens for seven hours last week says it was a hostile and unsanitary environment.

01/03/2011

Many roads remained unplowed in Brooklyn. (credit: Sameh Abdelazim)

Husband: Wife Waits 30 Hours For Ambulance In NYC

O’Daly’s husband, Jim Leonhardt, described her ordeal, saying she spent the hours after her fall lying on her floor, pale-faced and screaming in agony whenever anyone tried to move her leg or adjust a pillow.

12/29/2010

Blizzard 2010

Police: Wallet Stolen From Stranded NY Driver

The man got stuck in the snow while driving on Plainview Road in Hicksville. Police said two men approached and offered to help push the car.

12/28/2010