Stories tagged: rescue
THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016, 12:46 P.M.
17 bodies found, 1,128 migrants rescued from Mediterranean
ROME – Rescue boats recovered the bodies of 17 migrants and plucked 1,128 survivors from the Mediterranean Sea south of Sicily on Thursday, a day after 22 corpses were found …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016, 4:58 P.M.
Kitten rescued from narrow pipe
A small kitten is safe and sound after being pulled from a pipe Wednesday by an animal control officer.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2016, 3:13 P.M.
Feature Creature: Iris
Iris is a very sweet, timid girl. She is young and needs someone to take her through SCRAPS dog training classes. She would do best in a home with no …
MONDAY, JULY 4, 2016, 9:36 A.M.
Injured climber rescued from Mount Adams
A 55-year-old Lynnwood man is recovering after injuring himself while climbing Mount Adams over the weekend.
UPDATED: MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2016, 11 A.M.
Body of missing man found in Montana reservoir
Authorities and volunteers are searching for a Havre man who was reported missing in Fresno Reservoir on the Hi-Line.
MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016, 2:09 P.M.
Pair of climbers rescued after 2 nights on Mount Rainier
Mount Rainier National Park says rangers rescued a pair of climbers who had spent two nights near the volcano’s summit after being overtaken by extreme weather.
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016, 10:56 A.M.
Idaho woman fined for trying to rescue wild horse
The Bureau of Land Management has fined an Idaho woman who attempted to rescue an emaciated wild horse.
MONDAY, MAY 30, 2016, 2 P.M.
Two hikers rescued from shoreline of Crater Lake
Parks officials say two hikers were rescued Monday after they were stranded overnight on the shoreline of Crater Lake in south-central Oregon.
THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016, 2:51 P.M.
Puppy rescued after falling into mine shaft
A 5-month-old puppy was rescued after falling into a 26-foot deep mine shaft west of Dillon.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016, 10:20 A.M.
Italy recovers seven bodies, saves 500 people after migrant ship flips
A large ship overturned Wednesday off Libya’s coast with more than 500 migrants aboard, right as the Italian navy was approaching for rescue.
THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016, 12:49 P.M.
Naked chimney man rescued at Iowa business
Carrie Sapp teased her husband, Brad, about being afraid of ghosts when he said he heard someone whisper “get out of here” while he was sorting cans at his Iowa …
THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016, 4:26 P.M.
3-year-old pulled from Lake Washington
Authorities say a 3-year-old boy has been rescued from Lake Washington and is in critical condition at a Seattle hospital.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016, 11:49 A.M.
Survivors found 6 days after Kenyan building collapse
A Kenyan woman was rescued Thursday after being trapped for six days in the rubble of a collapsed building.
THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016, 7:40 A.M.
Mariner rescued after 2-month ordeal at sea
A Colombian mariner has been rescued after surviving a two-month ordeal in the Pacific by eating fish and seagulls to survive, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016, 11:55 A.M.
6-month-old rescued from collapsed building in Kenya
A nearly 6-month-old girl was rescued Tuesday from the rubble of a building that collapsed last week, raising hopes for more survivors in the disaster that has left 23 people …
TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016, 8:43 A.M.
Searchers rescue lost hiker on Mount Hood
Searchers found an Oregon man who became lost during a day hike on Mount Hood.
FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016, 11:26 A.M.
Deputy rescues 2-year-old child from Yellowstone River
A Yellowstone County sheriff’s deputy rescued a 2-year-old boy who fell into the Yellowstone River.
TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016, 2:16 P.M.
Woman lost 9 days in Arizona forest wrote ‘help’ in sticks
A woman lost in an Arizona forest survived for nine days by drinking pond water, eating plants and spelling out “help” on the ground with sticks.
MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2016, 10:51 A.M.
Coast Guard rescues man with severed leg
The Coast Guard rescued a 41-year-old man who suffered a severe leg injury while on the north jetty of Grays Harbor, Washington.
FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2016, 12:13 P.M.
Firefighter shares breathing mask to save trapped woman
A District of Columbia firefighter is being praised as a hero after he climbed a ladder to a burning third-floor apartment and shared his breathing mask with a trapped 65-year-old …
TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016, 5:40 P.M.
Man rescued from Lake Coeur d’Alene after kayak flipped
A fisherman who capsized in Lake Coeur d’Alene Tuesday was rescued by another boater who was flagged down by joggers who heard the fisherman’s cries for help.
SUNDAY, DEC. 28, 2014
2014 Outdoors: Fairchild rescues
The benefits of living near Fairchild Air Force and its skilled helicopter rescue pilots and medics continue to pay off for Inland Northwest recreationists. This year’s notable 36th Rescue Flight …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 20, 2014, 3:47 P.M.
Officials: U.S. hostage rescue attempt in Syria failed
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sent U.S. troops to Syria earlier this summer to rescue a number of Americans held by a violent extremist group, including slain journalist James …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 2014, 3:22 P.M.
Animal control agents rescue 17 animals in Cheney
Seventeen animals were rescued by animal control agents today at a residence in Cheney. Investigators believe horses, a llama, cats and dogs suffered abuse.
THURSDAY, NOV. 21, 2013
Reptile Domicile trying to get up and running
The idea for a reptile rescue came to Tonya Hinshaw when she picked up two geckos that were advertised on Craigslist. The critters were malnourished, and their little terrarium was …
FRIDAY, OCT. 4, 2013
Rescued horses, now healthy, in need of new homes
More than a dozen horses, in danger of wasting away at a ranch west of Spokane when discovered by authorities in July, munched on alfalfa hay Thursday afternoon, occasionally lifting …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 26, 2013
Spokane Valley firm unveils better bug trap
After building a multimillion-dollar business based on luring insects through chemical scents, a Spokane Valley company is ready for its next bug thing. But Sterling International’s new product line has …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14, 2013, 6:38 P.M.
Boat sinks off Oregon Coast, cats swim to safety
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — When the engine of their tuna boat exploded last week, owners Mark and Cynthia Schneider had no choice but to jump into the ocean and leave …
THURSDAY, AUG. 8, 2013, 9:24 P.M.
Aging dog on steep hike needs help getting home
A steep hike on a hot day proved too much for a large, 12-year-old golden retriever with arthritis, so 18 volunteer rescuers came to the dog’s aid.
THURSDAY, MAY 2, 2013, 8:59 A.M.
Yellow Lab credited with saving Yorkie from hawk
POST FALLS — A Post Falls yellow Lab named Dakota is being credited with rescuing a 7-pound Yorkshire terrier named Cory from a hawk. Steve Groves says Dakota on Tuesday …