State troopers, police officers and a couple rescue woman during a flood

U.S. 07/13/21, 03:46

A state trooper, a police sergeant, and a couple have been praised for rescuing a woman stranded in her truck in Columbia, Connecticut, during a flood.Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Elsa rushed onto Parker Bridge Road near the Coventry town line on Friday, July 9, causing the incident, according to the ...

No sign of survivors two weeks after the Florida condo collapse

U.S. 07/08/21, 00:53

On Wednesday, July 7, emergency workers broke the heartbreaking news to devastated families that there was no possibility of life under the wreckage of the Florida condo complex. After a series of increasingly depressing reports from emergency authorities telling relatives of the victims to prepare for the worst-case scenario, now the ...

Officers rescue girl, 11, after she was abducted getting off school bus: Police

U.S. 01/17/20, 07:27

Quick-thinking Massachusetts police used a highway building site to delay a suspected kidnapper's car and rescue an 11-year-old girl Wednesday night, Jan. 15. Charlotte Moccia, of Springfield, was rescued unharmed after she was seemingly abducted on Wednesday afternoon after getting off the school bus. According to Massachusetts State Police, the girl was ...

Massachusetts man saves American flag from middle of busy highway

U.S. 08/26/19, 08:55

A Massachusetts man risked his own life to recover a tattered American flag that had been lying on a busy highway during rush hour. James Deely, 33, of West Bridgewater, was on his way home from work on Aug. 16 when he spotted an American flag on the highway with cars ...

South Korean rescuers to help in Budapest boat collision

World 05/31/19, 09:42

A team of 25 South Korean rescue workers is on its way to Budapest on Thursday following the fatal boat accident that killed at least seven South Korean tourists. Also making their way to Budapest are family members and the South Korea’s Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-hwa to oversee the search and ...

Police: More than a dozen people rescued from SeaWorld ride

U.S. 02/19/19, 02:52

Police say more than a dozen people trapped on a ride at SeaWorld in San Diego have been rescued. San Diego police tell FOX5 News that around six gondolas stopped functioning Monday night after a big gust of wind tripped a circuit breaker on "Bayside Skyride." Authorities had estimated that between ...

New York city woman stuck in elevator for the entire weekend

New York 01/28/19, 16:08

A New York City woman was stuck in an elevator from Friday evening until she was rescued Monday morning. Marites Fortaliza, 53, a housekeeper for billionaire and conservative political donor Warren Stephens, was caught between the second and third floors of the Upper East Side townhouse, the New York Post reported Monday. Fortaliza did ...

Video shows Milwaukee bus driver rescuing young child

U.S. 01/10/19, 14:28

Authorities say an alert Milwaukee bus driver rescued a young child found wandering barefoot on a freeway overpass in frigid temperatures. The Milwaukee County Transit System says the boy was less than a year old and wearing only a diaper and a onesie when bus driver Irena Ivic spotted him on ...

Update: Rescued man says mine ordeal was ‘life changing’

U.S. 12/13/18, 10:48

The Latest on the rescue of three adults at an abandoned coal mine in West Virginia (all times local): 10:45 a.m. One of three adults rescued after four days in an abandoned coal mine in West Virginia says he learned a valuable lesson. Family and friends await word of the search teams efforts ...

Texas boy jumps from 2nd story window to officers during apartment fire

Texas 12/12/18, 12:56

A police officer's body camera caught the moment a boy jumped from the second floor of a Dallas-area apartment into the arms of officers below. Video obtained by television station WFAA shows Balch Springs Police officers trying to get inside the apartment building on the outskirts of Dallas. Three officers responded and ...

New Zealand fisherman’s ocean rescue of toddler ‘miraculous’

World 11/05/18, 23:16

A New Zealand fisherman has plucked a toddler from the ocean in a "miraculous" rescue after thinking he was watching a doll float past. Gus Hutt was at the beach checking his fishing lines at about 7:15 a.m. on Oct. 26 when he spotted the 18-month-old boy. He told the Whakatane ...

Oregon man rescues kitten glued to busy road

U.S. 10/22/18, 22:14

An Oregon man says he found a 5-week-old kitten glued to a busy road.KPTV says Chuck Hawley rescued the kitten, which had some sort of glue on its paws, neck and tail.Veterinarian Jenny Bate says it's clear the glue was intentionally put on the kitten's paws.She was able to remove ...

Man rescued from Arizona mine lucky to survive trio snakes

U.S. 10/20/18, 10:17

An Arizona man who fell to the bottom of an old abandoned gold mine shaft, broke both his legs, fought off a trio of rattlesnakes and went two days without food or water before a friend heard his cries for help is lucky to be alive, said the head of ...

At least 240 animals rescued from ‘deplorable’ home

U.S. 10/18/18, 17:35

At least 240 animals, including more than 100 snakes, several alligators, five tortoises, two skunks, at least a dozen ferrets and some guinea pigs, have been rescued from a Pennsylvania home. Robin Royer, a code enforcement officer for Upper Hanover Township, tells the Allentown Morning Call the home's condition was "deplorable." Tracie ...

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