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Sacramento Bee
10 hours ago
US politics

Missing man found 'safe and uninjured' in Placer County wilderness after nearly five days

Warren Elliott, a 70-year-old jeeper missing for nearly five days in Placer County, was found safe and uninjured at Hell Hole Reservoir. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
4 months ago
California

Man chases after pet parrot and stumbles off 'steep cliff,' California officials say

A man fell off a cliff while trying to rescue his pet parrot in O'Neill Regional Park.
Firefighters performed a remote rescue operation using a helicopter to save the man. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
1 month ago
California

Kite surfer ends up stranded on California beach - then uses rocks to signal for help

A kite surfer trapped on a California beach creatively spelled out HELP with rocks, leading to a successful rescue. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
10 hours ago
US politics

Missing man found 'safe and uninjured' in Placer County wilderness after nearly five days

Warren Elliott, a 70-year-old jeeper missing for nearly five days in Placer County, was found safe and uninjured at Hell Hole Reservoir. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
4 months ago
California

Man chases after pet parrot and stumbles off 'steep cliff,' California officials say

A man fell off a cliff while trying to rescue his pet parrot in O'Neill Regional Park.
Firefighters performed a remote rescue operation using a helicopter to save the man. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
1 month ago
California

Kite surfer ends up stranded on California beach - then uses rocks to signal for help

A kite surfer trapped on a California beach creatively spelled out HELP with rocks, leading to a successful rescue. [ more ]
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www.npr.org
12 hours ago
US news

A breaching whale capsized a boat, tossing 2 people overboard off New Hampshire coast

A breaching whale capsized a boat off New Hampshire's coast, prompting a rescue operation by the Coast Guard and nearby boaters. [ more ]
#boat-capsizing
Washington Post
20 hours ago
US news

Video shows humpback whale crashing into boat, sending 2 overboard

A whale capsized a fishing boat off the New Hampshire shore, emphasizing unexpected risks while out at sea. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
3 months ago
California

Seven found clinging to capsized boat in chilly California bay, rescuers say

Seven people rescued after boat capsizes in Tomales Bay, Northern California. [ more ]
Washington Post
20 hours ago
US news

Video shows humpback whale crashing into boat, sending 2 overboard

A whale capsized a fishing boat off the New Hampshire shore, emphasizing unexpected risks while out at sea. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
3 months ago
California

Seven found clinging to capsized boat in chilly California bay, rescuers say

Seven people rescued after boat capsizes in Tomales Bay, Northern California. [ more ]
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Boston.com
1 day ago
OMG science

Rescuers save 400-pound sea turtle tangled in fishing gear off Cape Cod

Rescue teams saved a leatherback turtle entangled in fishing gear, highlighting the threats these animals face from accidental capture in fishing gear.
Leatherback turtles are highly migratory and face risks from human activities such as fishing, leading to a significant decline in their global population. [ more ]
#emergency-response
www.newsshopper.co.uk
2 days ago
London

Ambulance and fire crews flock to man stuck in mud in Erith

A man was rescued from mud by emergency crews in Erith and treated on scene by paramedics. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
2 months ago
California

Man saved after being thrown from truck that flew off California cliff, video shows

A sheriff's helicopter assisted in the rescue of a man who fell off a coastal cliff in Northern California. [ more ]
sfist.com
2 months ago
Cars

Man Ejected From Vehicle Located on Remote Sonoma County Cliff After Car's Crash Alert

A crash-alert system helped authorities locate and rescue a seriously injured driver whose car had gone off a cliff on the Sonoma County coast. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 months ago
US news

5 workers dead, dozens still missing after a building collapsed in South Africa

Rescue efforts underway after a building collapse in South Africa. [ more ]
www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Car flips trapping woman inside on residential street near McDonald's

Quick action by emergency responders led to the swift rescue of a woman trapped in an overturned car after a collision. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Man rescued after trench collapses and buries him in clay and sand

Firefighters rescued a man buried in clay and sand after a trench collapse, using teamwork and a 32-meter ladder. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
2 days ago
London

Ambulance and fire crews flock to man stuck in mud in Erith

A man was rescued from mud by emergency crews in Erith and treated on scene by paramedics. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
2 months ago
California

Man saved after being thrown from truck that flew off California cliff, video shows

A sheriff's helicopter assisted in the rescue of a man who fell off a coastal cliff in Northern California. [ more ]
sfist.com
2 months ago
Cars

Man Ejected From Vehicle Located on Remote Sonoma County Cliff After Car's Crash Alert

A crash-alert system helped authorities locate and rescue a seriously injured driver whose car had gone off a cliff on the Sonoma County coast. [ more ]
www.npr.org
2 months ago
US news

5 workers dead, dozens still missing after a building collapsed in South Africa

Rescue efforts underway after a building collapse in South Africa. [ more ]
www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Car flips trapping woman inside on residential street near McDonald's

Quick action by emergency responders led to the swift rescue of a woman trapped in an overturned car after a collision. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Man rescued after trench collapses and buries him in clay and sand

Firefighters rescued a man buried in clay and sand after a trench collapse, using teamwork and a 32-meter ladder. [ more ]
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www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Education

Panic in Bishkek: Why were Pakistani students attacked in Kyrgyzstan?

More than 300 Pakistani students returned after a violent attack on international students in Kyrgyzstan, prompting the Pakistani government to organize their repatriation. [ more ]
#investigation
Boston.com
2 months ago
New York City

Officials investigating suspected drowning after canoe capsizes in Halifax

One adult and two children were rescued from a capsized canoe in Halifax, while the man's body was recovered following a suspected drowning incident. [ more ]
Miami Herald
3 months ago
Miami

Pilot rescued after helicopter crashes off Key Biscayne's coast, authorities say

The Robinson R-44 helicopter crashed off the coast of Key Biscayne after the pilot reported engine issues.
The pilot was the sole occupant aboard the helicopter, was rescued with minor injuries, and the FAA and NTSB are investigating. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
3 months ago
East Bay food

BART service restored after rescue from tracks at North Berkeley station

First responders rescued a person in a wheelchair from the trackway at the North Berkeley BART station.
BART had restored service after a possible collision involving a train, wheelchair, and individual at the station. [ more ]
Boston.com
2 months ago
New York City

Officials investigating suspected drowning after canoe capsizes in Halifax

One adult and two children were rescued from a capsized canoe in Halifax, while the man's body was recovered following a suspected drowning incident. [ more ]
Miami Herald
3 months ago
Miami

Pilot rescued after helicopter crashes off Key Biscayne's coast, authorities say

The Robinson R-44 helicopter crashed off the coast of Key Biscayne after the pilot reported engine issues.
The pilot was the sole occupant aboard the helicopter, was rescued with minor injuries, and the FAA and NTSB are investigating. [ more ]
www.berkeleyside.org
3 months ago
East Bay food

BART service restored after rescue from tracks at North Berkeley station

First responders rescued a person in a wheelchair from the trackway at the North Berkeley BART station.
BART had restored service after a possible collision involving a train, wheelchair, and individual at the station. [ more ]
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Boston.com
2 months ago
Running

'Unprepared' Boston-area hikers rescued from notoriously challenging N.H. trail

Unprepared hikers rescued in New Hampshire's White Mountains after making dangerous decisions on difficult trail. [ more ]
#avalanche
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
US news

Crews Searching for 2 Skiers After Avalanche in Utah

Emergency crews are rescuing skiers after an avalanche near Lone Peak in Utah. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
2 months ago
California

Climber injured in avalanche rescued from Mount Shasta, California sheriff says

No amount of experience can make climbers immune to hazards on Mount Shasta. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
US news

Crews Searching for 2 Skiers After Avalanche in Utah

Emergency crews are rescuing skiers after an avalanche near Lone Peak in Utah. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
2 months ago
California

Climber injured in avalanche rescued from Mount Shasta, California sheriff says

No amount of experience can make climbers immune to hazards on Mount Shasta. [ more ]
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#police-chase
Sacramento Bee
3 months ago
California

Accused drunk driver evading police plunges into ocean with 3 in pickup, CA cops say

Accused drunken driver fleeing police drove off a Monterey wharf into the ocean with three passengers onboard.
The driver faces charges of drunk driving and obstructing an officer; all occupants were rescued and treated for injuries. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
4 months ago
Los Angeles

Woman flees police chase in Venice Beach, drives into ocean with two dogs

A dramatic police chase ended in the ocean after a woman drove her car into the waves with dogs in the backseat.
The driver attempted to swim farther offshore, prompting a rescue operation by law enforcement and lifeguards. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
3 months ago
California

Accused drunk driver evading police plunges into ocean with 3 in pickup, CA cops say

Accused drunken driver fleeing police drove off a Monterey wharf into the ocean with three passengers onboard.
The driver faces charges of drunk driving and obstructing an officer; all occupants were rescued and treated for injuries. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
4 months ago
Los Angeles

Woman flees police chase in Venice Beach, drives into ocean with two dogs

A dramatic police chase ended in the ocean after a woman drove her car into the waves with dogs in the backseat.
The driver attempted to swim farther offshore, prompting a rescue operation by law enforcement and lifeguards. [ more ]
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www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Toddler in hospital after being rescued from lake in Merseyside

Police officers rescued a three-year-old girl from a lake in Merseyside after she fell in the water.
Officers performed CPR on the girl before paramedics arrived and she was taken to Alder Hey Children's Hospital for treatment. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
3 months ago
UK news

Dog dies after being cut off by tide as coastguard rescue owner

Rescuers were unable to retrieve a dog after saving its injured owner from the rocks at Perranporth Beach, Cornwall.
St Agnes Coastguard Search and Rescue made efforts to locate and save the dog but were unsuccessful, leading to a tragic outcome. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
3 months ago
California

Missing 14-year-old found state away in closet of man she met on Reddit, feds say

A 32-year-old man was arrested for engaging in sexual acts with a 14-year-old girl he met on Reddit
The girl reported missing in Arizona was found in the man's apartment and rescued by officials [ more ]
#fatalities
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Several dead in Flixbus crash on autobahn DW 03/27/2024

At least five people died in a Flixbus crash near Leipzig, Germany. The bus was headed from Berlin to Zurich.
Rescue operations were in progress on the A9 autobahn after the Flixbus veered off the highway and crashed. [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
France news

More than 40 killed in fire in Bangladesh capital

At least 43 people killed in fire in a seven-storey building in Dhaka.
Fire originated in a biriyani restaurant and spread quickly, trapping many people. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Five drown as migrant boat capsizes during rescue operation off Malta

Five people died and eight were injured in a boat capsizing during a rescue operation off Malta.
21 migrants were rescued by Malta's armed forces after a migrant boat capsized in the Mediterranean. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Several dead in Flixbus crash on autobahn DW 03/27/2024

At least five people died in a Flixbus crash near Leipzig, Germany. The bus was headed from Berlin to Zurich.
Rescue operations were in progress on the A9 autobahn after the Flixbus veered off the highway and crashed. [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
France news

More than 40 killed in fire in Bangladesh capital

At least 43 people killed in fire in a seven-storey building in Dhaka.
Fire originated in a biriyani restaurant and spread quickly, trapping many people. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Five drown as migrant boat capsizes during rescue operation off Malta

Five people died and eight were injured in a boat capsizing during a rescue operation off Malta.
21 migrants were rescued by Malta's armed forces after a migrant boat capsized in the Mediterranean. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Education

Nigerian army rescues students kidnapped two weeks ago

Nigeria army rescued kidnapped students and woman in Sokoto state. No ransom paid for the rescue operation. [ more ]
#firefighters
New York Post
4 months ago
New York City

Dog named Daisy gets head stuck in wheel and has to be freed by firefighters

Daisy got her head stuck in a wheel and had to be rescued by firefighters.
Lt. Brandon Volpe used personal plasma cutters to free Daisy from the rim. [ more ]
BKReader
4 months ago
Brooklyn

Firefighters Rescue Two Men From Bed-Stuy Scaffolding Collapse

Firefighters rescued two civilians after a scaffold collapsed in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
Victims were freed and rushed to hospitals in serious but stable condition. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Police launch investigation after man dies in Woolwich Common flat fire

Police investigation launched after fatal flat fire in Woolwich Common
25 firefighters responded, one man deceased, fire destroyed half of second-floor flat [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
6 months ago
California

Jeep flips onto man and pins him on 'rugged' off-road trail, California rescuers say

Firefighters saved a man trapped by an overturned Jeep on an off-road trail near the Cajon Pass in California.
The rescue involved complex and challenging conditions including leaking fuel, steep terrain, and unstable ground. [ more ]
www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk
1 month ago
London

40 firefighters tackling Wandsworth house blaze causing considerable smoke' in area

Using a 32-metre turntable ladder to manage flames from above in a house fire in Wandsworth. Locals advised to remain indoors for safety. [ more ]
Boston.com
1 month ago
Boston

Dozens displaced after Dorchester fire spreads to multiple buildings

Firefighters responded to a 4th alarm fire in Dorchester, displacing 33 people and rescuing two elderly residents from a third floor unit. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
New York City

Dog named Daisy gets head stuck in wheel and has to be freed by firefighters

Daisy got her head stuck in a wheel and had to be rescued by firefighters.
Lt. Brandon Volpe used personal plasma cutters to free Daisy from the rim. [ more ]
BKReader
4 months ago
Brooklyn

Firefighters Rescue Two Men From Bed-Stuy Scaffolding Collapse

Firefighters rescued two civilians after a scaffold collapsed in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
Victims were freed and rushed to hospitals in serious but stable condition. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Police launch investigation after man dies in Woolwich Common flat fire

Police investigation launched after fatal flat fire in Woolwich Common
25 firefighters responded, one man deceased, fire destroyed half of second-floor flat [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
6 months ago
California

Jeep flips onto man and pins him on 'rugged' off-road trail, California rescuers say

Firefighters saved a man trapped by an overturned Jeep on an off-road trail near the Cajon Pass in California.
The rescue involved complex and challenging conditions including leaking fuel, steep terrain, and unstable ground. [ more ]
www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk
1 month ago
London

40 firefighters tackling Wandsworth house blaze causing considerable smoke' in area

Using a 32-metre turntable ladder to manage flames from above in a house fire in Wandsworth. Locals advised to remain indoors for safety. [ more ]
Boston.com
1 month ago
Boston

Dozens displaced after Dorchester fire spreads to multiple buildings

Firefighters responded to a 4th alarm fire in Dorchester, displacing 33 people and rescuing two elderly residents from a third floor unit. [ more ]
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Sacramento Bee
4 months ago
California

More than 80 dogs rescued from California home. 2 people arrested, 2 sent to hospitals

Over 80 dogs rescued from dire conditions with health toll on animals.
High ammonia levels prevented personnel from entering the home, leading to arrests and medical treatment. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Moment residents rescued from burning Kensington flats captured on police bodycam

Police officers ran into a burning building in South Kensington to rescue residents.
A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of arson for the blaze at a five-storey building in Emperor's Gate. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
4 months ago
California

Driver waits two days for rescue after 400-foot plunge to beach, California cops say

A missing driver in Big Sur was rescued after being spotted by a California Highway Patrol airplane waving a makeshift flag near the wreck on a remote beach.
The driver had swerved to avoid a deer, causing the vehicle to roll 400 feet down a steep slope, leaving him stranded until he was rescued two days later. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Man dies in Woolwich flat blaze as Met launches investigation

Police are investigating after a fatal fire in a flat in south-east London.
One man was pronounced dead at the scene and three others were rescued by firefighters. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
New York City

Boy, 7, miraculously left nearly unscathed after falling 3 floors from NYC building: cops

A 7-year-old boy survived a fall from a high-rise building with minor injuries.
Neighbors came to the boy's rescue after he fell from a balcony. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
East Bay (California)

Painters suffer burns after coming into contact with power line in North San Jose

Painters suffered burns after touching a high-voltage power line in San Jose.
The rescue operation involved cutting power and taking the injured painters to the hospital. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
California

2 children died after falling into a river at a campground near Northern California's Shasta Dam

Two children died after falling into a rushing river near Shasta Dam.
Rescue efforts were made, and the bodies were recovered by a dive team. [ more ]
www.hamhigh.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Firefighters commended after saving trapped woman from 'ferocious' blaze

London Fire Brigade saved a woman trapped in a flat after an e-scooter caused a fire.
Firefighter Paul Fergus and sub-officer Zafer Nadji rescued the woman from the flat. [ more ]
Sacramento Bee
5 months ago
California

Rescuers race setting sun to save duo stranded in tree surrounded by water, officials say

Two people were rescued after getting stuck in a tree surrounded by water in Jamul, California.
Rescue teams, including firefighters, a helicopter, and Border Patrol, worked together to bring the stranded duo to safety. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
California

Three lost hikers are rescued after a cold night on Mt. Baldy. Here's what they did right

A group of hikers were rescued from Mt. Baldy after getting lost due to a storm and significant snowfall.
The hikers were able to maintain contact with rescue groups and sheltered in place until rescuers could locate them. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
California

Harrowing rescue amid storm after disabled boat crashes off Long Beach

A boat crashed into the rocky breakwater off Long Beach after encountering gale-force winds during a storm.
19 people were on board the boat, with 8 being extricated before professional rescuers arrived.
The weather not only caused the accident but also hampered the rescue effort. [ more ]
New York Post
6 months ago
New York City

Coast Guard plucks three from overturned boat near Puerto Rico

The US Coast Guard rescued three stranded boaters whose vessel capsized off the coast of Puerto Rico.
The boaters were rescued after making a 911 call and providing their precise location. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
SF music

Plane's wreckage discovered in ocean near Half Moon Bay

Wreckage discovered in the ocean off Half Moon Bay is from a crashed plane.
Rescue crews are searching for survivors. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
6 months ago
Los Angeles

Crew rescued after Navy helicopter crashes into San Diego Bay

A U.S. Navy helicopter crashed into San Diego Bay during a training exercise.
All six crew members survived and were rescued from the water by a safety boat and the Coast Guard. [ more ]
Chicago Tribune
6 months ago
Chicago

Frankfort police say worker has minor injuries after fall at The Grainery

Worker falls and is injured on the roof of the Frankfort Grainery
Emergency services respond to rescue the worker [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
7 months ago
France news

Migrant dies and another is in critical condition after boat partially deflates in English Channel

A boat carrying migrants attempting to cross the English Channel from France encountered difficulties, resulting in one death and one person in critical condition.
The incident highlights the ongoing issue of migrants attempting dangerous sea journeys to reach Britain. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Medicine

A Gazan health official says scores are dead as Israel carries out intense bombardments.

Scores of people killed in intense bombings in Gaza amid rescue operation. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Medicine

Israeli military says four captives held in Gaza rescued

Israeli military rescues four captives from central Gaza Strip in good medical condition. [ more ]
PortlandTribune.com
1 week ago
Running

Two more hikers fall at Oneonta Creek Trail

Hikers rescued after falling at Columbia River Gorge trail. [ more ]
New York Post
1 week ago
Wearables

Body surfer swept out to sea rescued thanks to Apple Watch: I used 'technology to save my life'

The Apple Watch was used to call emergency services and save a body surfer stranded at sea, showcasing its life-saving capabilities. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Europe news

Four people drown in Channel while trying to cross to the UK, French police say Europe latest

Tragic incident of four drownings in the Channel overnight, while attempting to cross to UK. [ more ]
euronews
1 month ago
Europe news

Video. Dozens of rescued migrants arrive port of Dover on UK Border boat

The British coastguard vessel docked at Dover after rescuing 85 migrants, including children, attempting to reach the UK in small boats. [ more ]
#cal-fire
The Mercury News
1 month ago
Los Angeles

Stranded kitesurfer rescued from secluded Santa Cruz County cove after creating "HELP" sign with rocks

A kitesurfer signaled distress with rocks, leading to successful rescue. [ more ]
SFGATE
1 month ago
Los Angeles

Kite surfer rescued from Santa Cruz County beach after writing 'help' with rocks

A kite surfer was rescued after spelling out HELP with rocks on a Santa Cruz County beach. [ more ]
The Mercury News
1 month ago
Los Angeles

Stranded kitesurfer rescued from secluded Santa Cruz County cove after creating "HELP" sign with rocks

A kitesurfer signaled distress with rocks, leading to successful rescue. [ more ]
SFGATE
1 month ago
Los Angeles

Kite surfer rescued from Santa Cruz County beach after writing 'help' with rocks

A kite surfer was rescued after spelling out HELP with rocks on a Santa Cruz County beach. [ more ]
morecal-fire
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
New York City

Rescuers Comb Dense Forest in Malawi for Vice President's Missing Plane

Rescue operation ongoing for missing Malawian vice president Saulos Chilima after aircraft disappearance. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
US news

Three-Alarm Fire Engulfs Miami Apartment Building

A three-alarm fire occurred at Temple Court Apartments resulting in a rescue operation and evacuation of residents in Miami. [ more ]
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