Stories tagged: rescue
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 12:05 p.m.
Dog pulls baby deer from water to save it from drowning
A dog that saw a baby deer in danger of drowning in New York jumped in and dragged it to shore.
Mon., July 17, 2017, 8:51 a.m.
Bystanders rescue boy swept down Oregon river
Bystanders rescued a 4-year-old boy who was swept down a river at the North Fork County Park recreation area.
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 11:15 p.m.
4-year-old boy pulled from Spokane River dies
A 4-year-old boy went missing near the Downriver Disc Golf Course Tuesday evening and was later pulled from the Spokane River.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
Crews save 11 people in 2 separate rescues on same river
Nearly a dozen people are safe after two separate water rescues on the same river within hours of each other in Washington state.
Mon., June 26, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
Man hospitalized after rescuing 5-year-old son from river
A southwestern Montana man was hospitalized after rescuing his 5-year-old son from the Gallatin River.
Wed., June 14, 2017, 11:26 a.m.
Coast Guard rescues sinking vessel in Puget Sound
The Coast Guard rescued two people and four dogs from a vessel that was sinking east of Point No Point in Puget Sound.
Mon., June 12, 2017, 10:51 a.m.
Paraglider rescued by military helicopter in Grant County
MOSES LAKE – A paraglider who was trapped on a cliff face in Grant County had to be rescued by a military helicopter. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says a …
UPDATED: Sun., June 11, 2017, 8:18 p.m.
Rescue teams retrieve stranded paraglider
A military helicopter was called in to aid in a rescue after a paraglider was stranded on a steep cliff in west-central Grant County.
Mon., June 5, 2017, 7:03 p.m.
Skier rescued from Mount Baker after falling into crevasse
Authorities said a 58-year-old British Columbia man was rescued from Mount Baker after he fell into a deep crevasse while skiing.
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 4:10 p.m.
Baby herons dead, injured after Anacortes-area windstorm
A group of Washington volunteers are working to save baby great blue herons injured last week’s Anacortes-area windstorm.
UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 7:24 p.m.
Inner tubers rescued from Spokane River; empty kayak spurs search along banks
Firefighers from Spokane and Spokane Valley Fire Departments fished a group of inner tubers out of the Spokane River Saturday after they became entangled with clump of low-hanging tree branches.
Fri., June 2, 2017, 8:08 a.m.
Army helicopter rescues Canadian cop from Mount Rainier
The National Park Service says a member of Canada’s national police force was rescued by an Army helicopter near the summit of Mount Rainier.
Thu., May 25, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Man survives 1,000-foot fall into Oregon crater
A man has survived a roughly 1,000-foot (304-meter) fall into the Crater Lake caldera.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 1:18 p.m.
Rangers try to rescue wild elephant in India’s northeast
Indian veterinarians are treating a 10-year-old wild elephant with an injured leg to help it escape from a marshy area where it has been stuck for at least five days.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 1:09 p.m.
Dog stuck on 400-foot cliff rescued by cop using ropes
A dog stuck about halfway down a 400-foot cliff in a New York gorge has been rescued by a police officer who had to use ropes to reach the stranded …
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
Rescuers say 34 migrant bodies pulled from sea off Libya
The bodies of at least 34 migrants, many of them young children, were recovered from the sea off Libya after some 200 migrants tumbled into rough waters when their overcrowded …
Mon., May 22, 2017, 3:51 p.m.
Eastern Idaho woman saves toddler after stroller falls into canal
An eastern Idaho woman is being called a hero after she spotted a stroller fall into a fast-moving irrigation canal and jumped in to save the little boy strapped inside.
Sun., May 21, 2017, 6:49 p.m.
Outpouring of cash and love go to dog rescued by Tri-Cities group
Tri-Cities area residents opened their hearts and wallets to help a dog left for dead on the side of an Idaho road.
Mon., May 8, 2017, 9:42 a.m.
Injured BASE jumper rescued from Central Oregon gorge
Crews rescued a BASE jumper injured in a fall at the Crooked River Gorge in Central Oregon.
Wed., April 26, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Canadian firefighters rescue woman from crane in Toronto
A woman stuck on the top part of a construction crane in downtown Toronto for hours has been rescued after being strapped to a rappelling firefighter and lowered to the …
Mon., April 10, 2017, 11:03 a.m.
Somali official: Somali security forces rescue hijacked boat
Security forces recovered an Indian-registered boat hijacked by Somali pirates nearly a week ago, but nine of the crew are still being held hostage, a Somali official said Monday.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 1:13 p.m.
Boat overturns on Columbia River; 4 taken to hospitals
Authorities say four people were rescued after a boat overturned on the Columbia River near Multnomah Falls.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 1:08 p.m.
Bystanders risk lives, help visually impaired man on tracks
Several people leaped to action and risked their own lives to help a visually impaired man who fell from a downtown Atlanta train platform to the tracks below.
Mon., April 3, 2017, 9:48 a.m.
Oregon State Police help rescue 2 ducklings from storm drain
To protect and serve and … rescue ducklings?
Mon., March 27, 2017, 9:56 a.m.
Diver rescued in Tillamook Bay
The U.S. Coast Guard helped rescue a diver near the entrance to Tillamook Bay.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 5:06 p.m.
Dog pulled from California fire revived after 20 minutes
California firefighters who spent 20 minutes performing mouth-to-snout resuscitation on a dog they rescued from a burning apartment are being hailed as heroes.
UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
Illinois paramedic saves infant from submerged SUV
A fast-acting paramedic dove into the frigid water of an Illinois lake where a SUV was submerged on Thursday and found an infant floating inside, then administered CPR on the …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 11:50 a.m.
25 migrants believed dead as Libya’s coast guard rescues 115
The spokesman for the Libyan coast guard says 115 migrants have been rescued off of Libyan shores, and 25 others have gone missing as they attempted to cross the Mediterranean.
Fri., March 3, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Man who doesn’t know how to swim rescues boy in hotel pool
Police say a Pennsylvania man who doesn’t know how to swim jumped in and rescued a boy from drowning in a pool at a New Jersey hotel.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 7:44 p.m.
Six teenagers rescued after falling through ice into Central Park pond
Six teenagers have fallen through ice into an off-limits pond in New York’s Central Park but have been rescued.