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Missing Texas hiker calls rescue in Arkansas a miracle

MENA, Ark. (AP) — A Texas man who was found after he went missing for about a week while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas calls his rescue a result of “hundreds of miracles.&#...

Missing Texas hiker calls rescue in Arkansas a miracle

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Lost Texas hiker rescued after week in Arkansas wilderness MENA, Ark. (AP) — Searchers have found a Texas man who went missing last weekend while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas. Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer says 38-year-old Joshua McClatchy, of Fort Worth, was dehydrated but in good spirits wh...
2019-06-08 18:15

Searchers going to Arkansas to look for missing Texas girl HOUSTON (AP) — Texas-based searchers are headed to Arkansas to help look for a missing 4-year-old Houston girl after a community activist said the man arrested in connection with her disappearance confessed he disposed of her body there. Tim Miller, ...
2019-05-31 23:45

Missing Texas hiker Joshua McClatchy found safe after 6 days Searchers in Arkansas found a Fort Worth, Texas, man overnight, six days after he went missing while hiking in a wilderness area, local law enforcement officials announced Saturday....
2019-06-09 07:45

Remains confirmed to be missing Texas 4-year-old Maleah Davis found in Arkansas Forensic scientists confirmed Monday that the remains found are Maleah Davis, who was reported missing more than three weeks ago.        ...
2019-06-03 23:45

Remains believed to be missing Texas 4-year-old Maleah Davis found in Arkansas Homicide investigators are bringing the remains back to Houston for an autopsy to determine identity and cause of death, police said.        ...
2019-06-02 22:45

Remains found in Arkansas amid search for missing Texas girl Maleah Davis, 4 _____ The remains of a child’s body were found Friday in Arkansas as authorities searched for a missing 4-year-old Texas girl who disappeared from Houston more than three weeks ago and who is thought to have been murdered, officials said. The remains...
2019-06-02 00:30

Rescue crews rescue 70-year-old hiker at Madera Canyon TUCSON – A 70-year-old was rescued after she was injured during a hike in Madera Canyon Tuesday. According to Green Valley Fire District, the woman was found one-eighth mile up the Super Trail in Madera Canyon. She was treated for her injuries ...
2019-05-22 07:15

Rescue of injured 74-year-old hiker spins out of control Authorities say a 74-year-old hiker whose head and face were injured in a fall on a Phoenix mountain endured a wild ride in a stretcher as she was being hoisted into a helicopter....
2019-06-05 14:30

Crews respond to hiker rescue in Sabino Canyon TUCSON –Crews are responding to a hiker rescue Tuesday afternoon. Search and Rescue crews were dispatched to Blackett’s Ridge in Sabino Canyon after a woman called out for help. Officials say the woman was disoriented on the trail. Details are limite...
2019-06-18 22:30

WATCH: Rescue Of Injured 74-Year-Old Hiker Spins Out Of Control PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a 74-year-old hiker whose head and face were injured in a fall on a Phoenix mountain endured a wild ride in a stretcher as she was being hoisted into a helicopter. Phoenix Fire Department officials say the woman was tre...
2019-06-05 14:00

Poor Injured Hiker Subjected To Nightmarish Helicopter Rescue From Hell This probably isn’t the worst helicopter rescue of all time, but it’s enough to make a person consider whether it wouldn’t be preferable to die of exposure on a desert mountain, slowly baking to death under a relentless sun....
2019-06-05 04:30

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2019-06-06 00:15

'Ants were my nemesis': Hiker lost for 6 days recounts surviving in Arkansas wilderness Joshua McClatchy, a hiker who was lost for 6 days, spoke to "Good Morning America" about how he survived in the Arkansas wilderness without food.        ...
2019-06-14 16:15

Daughter of missing California hiker says searchers are doing 'everything we can out here' Farrah Powell, daughter of missing California hiker Sheryl Powell, spoke out about her mother's disappearance on Monday, saying she and her brother have been searching six miles a day on foot, with little result. ...
2019-07-16 00:15

Missing hiker found alive in Hawaii after more than two weeks Missing hiker Amanda Eller has been found alive two weeks after disappearing in forest reserve on Maui, Hawaii.        ...
2019-05-25 22:00

Search continues for missing Grand Canyon hiker GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) – Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park continue to search for a California man reported missing after a hike. National Park Service officials say 66-year-old Peter Francis Schwab of Healdsburg was las...
2019-07-01 00:30

Sheriff: Remains of missing 83-year-old hiker found TUCSON – Authorities identified what they believe are the remains of an 83-year-old hiker Wednesday morning. According to Santa Cruz County Sheriff Tony Estrada, a hiker located a fanny pack and reported it to officials. The hiker then led officials ...
2019-07-10 18:30

Rescuers describe relief at spotting missing Hawaii hiker WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Three volunteer rescuers who found a hiker more than two weeks after she disappeared in a Hawaii forest described their elation and relief after spotting her near a waterfall in deep vegetation. Javier Cantellops, Chris Berquis...
2019-05-27 22:30

73-year-old hiker missing for a week in California forest is rescued _____ A 73-year-old hiker reported missing one week ago was found alive, rescued by helicopter and taken to a hospital Saturday, officials with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. Eugene Jo became separated from a group hike in th...
2019-06-30 20:30

Hiker missing in California desert amid 100-degree heat An Arizona woman went missing over the weekend after going for a hike in the California desert, where temperatures climbed to more than 100 degrees, authorities said. Barbara Thomas, 69, got separated from her husband on Friday while the two were hik...
2019-07-16 03:15

Hiker missing for a week in California mountains found alive LA CRESCENTA, Calif. (AP) — Searchers have found a hiker who has been missing in the mountains north of Los Angeles for a week. Authorities say 73-year-old Eugene Jo was found alive Saturday by one of 11 search-and-rescue crews that have been searchi...
2019-06-29 21:30

Missing British hiker found dead in New Zealand: police The body of a 49-year-old British hiker who went missing nearly two weeks ago on a mountain range in New Zealand was found on Wednesday, police said....
2019-06-12 11:30

Hiker missing in Hawaii for more than two weeks found alive in forest _____ A 35-year-old hiker who was missing for more than two weeks was found alive on Friday in a Hawaiian forest, the woman’s mother confirmed to NBC News affiliate KHNL in Honolulu. Amanda Eller was reported missing in Maui on May 9 after she ...
2019-05-26 00:15

Search underway for another missing Hawaii hiker, days after Amanda Eller rescued Volunteers in Hawaii are searching for a 35-year-old Maui man days after they rescued a missing hiker who survived for more than two weeks in a forest on the island....
2019-05-29 09:30

California hiker missing for 4 days is found alive, daughter and investigators reveal Sheryl Powell, a California mother and hiker who vanished four days ago during a camping trip, was found alive Monday, her daughter and investigators announced....
2019-07-16 04:15

Hawaii hiker Amanda Eller, who went missing in forest for 2 weeks, apologizes for being 'irresponsible' The hiker who was rescued after being lost in a Hawaii forest for 17 days has apologized for being “irresponsible” after previously describing her ordeal as a “spiritual journey.”...
2019-06-03 20:15

Search crew that found Amanda Eller on new mission to find missing hiker The rescue team that found yoga teacher Amanda Eller 17 days after she disappeared in Hawaii have started a new hunt for yet another missing hiker. Javier Cantellops and Chris Berquist — who discovered Eller, 35, via helicopter on Friday —...
2019-05-28 19:30

Remains found in Arkansas may be that of missing Maleah Davis, police say The remains of small child were discovered in a garbage bag along a freeway in Arkansas Friday and police are now saying it could “possibly” be that of  missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis....
2019-06-01 18:30

Officials: Arkansas remains are those of missing girl Maleah Davis Texas authorities said Monday human remains found in Arkansas last week belong to four-year-old Maleah Davis, a girl who'd been missing for nearly a month....
2019-06-04 02:45

Missing Hiker Found Alive, "Sunburned And Smiling" 17 Days After Getting Lost In Hawaiian Forest The search for hiker Amanda Eller came to an end on Friday after a helicopter crew found her alive near a waterfall deep in the Hawaiian forest that she began hiking 17 days ago....
2019-05-26 04:30

Judge vacates Arkansas man's death sentence in 1994 kidnap, murder of Texas girl A federal judge in Indiana Thursday threw out the federal death sentence for an Arkansas man convicted of kidnapping and murdering a 16-year-old Texas girl in 1994, ruling the man's intellectual disability precluded execution....
2019-06-21 03:45

Houston police find remains in Arkansas in hunt for missing 4-year-old Houston police said they believe they've located the remains of a 4-year-old girl Friday after her mother's former fiancé told authorities where he dumped her body in Arkansas....
2019-06-01 19:15

Missing medical school graduate from Arkansas found safe in Mexico _____ A recent medical school graduate and Arkansas native who went missing in Mexico has been found safe, Mexican officials said late on Friday. Jesse Pacheco, 29, who graduated from Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara’s medical school last weekend ...
2019-06-23 00:00

Missing Hawaii hiker found dead days after Amanda Eller found alive The body of hiker Noah “Kekai” Mina was discovered Wednesday, nine days after he was last seen, authorities in Hawaii said Wednesday. Helicopter rescuers spotted Mina’s body Wednesday morning about 300 feet below a fall line in the summit regio...
2019-05-30 11:15

'You guys are the heroes': Missing hiker Amanda Eller thanks rescuers in emotional appearance Amanda Eller, the Hawaii hiker rescued after being lost for weeks in a Maui forest, is in recovery. Now her rescuers are looking for Noah Kekai Mina.        ...
2019-05-29 00:15

Rescue group: Missing SC pony named ‘Pikachu’ found dead FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (AP) — A group dedicated to finding missing horses says a South Carolina pony named Pikachu has been found dead. Stolen Horse International got involved after Hidden Pasture Farm owner Kate Nichols said last week th...
2019-06-14 15:45

No happy ending: Missing Hawaiian hiker Noah 'Kekai' Mina found dead Less than a week after the rescue of a hiker lost in a Hawaiian forest for 17 days, the search for another missing Hawaiian hiker ended in tragedy.        ...
2019-05-30 20:45

Firefighter uses YouTube duck calls to rescue ducklings LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A flock of ducklings is safe in suburban Denver after a firefighter used a recording of duck calls to coax some of them from a storm drain. A video from South Metro Fire Rescue shows how a firefighter was able to scoop out fou...
2019-06-21 23:15

Search underway for Texas man who went missing on hike MENA, Ark. (AP) — Family and friends have joined the search for a Texas man who went missing last weekend while on a hike in a remote area of Arkansas. Family members say 38-year-old Joshua McClatchy of Forth Worth texted his mother Saturday afternoo...
2019-06-06 14:15

Missing Man In Texas Was Eaten By His Only Companions - His 18 Dogs The bone pieces found on the man's overgrown trailer-and-shed property were suspicious. But the truth didn't hit the sheriff's deputies until they inspected some dog feces and found what looked like......
2019-07-11 07:00

Missing Texas man was eaten by his own dogs, police say “Never have we ever, or anyone we’ve spoken to, heard of an entire human being consumed [by dogs],” said a local police deputy.        ...
2019-07-11 06:00

Texas C Prince to transfer after missing season with injury Texas center Sedona Prince, one of the nation's top recruits, says she is transferring after sitting out last season with a leg injury        ...
2019-06-05 20:15

Missing cat who prompted major rescue operation after getting stuck 100ft on a bridge stuns owners by returning home unscathed A missing cat who sparked a major rescue operation after being trapped for six days on a bridge stunned her owners when she reappeared unscathed at her home....
2019-05-30 19:15

Texas may give F1's US Grand Prix its missing $25 million Formula One's U.S. Grand Prix could get another chance to collect its missing $25 million from the of Texas        ...
2019-05-21 14:31

Missing 4-year-old Texas girl Maleah Davis likely dead: cops The 4-year-old Texas girl who went missing about three weeks ago was likely murdered, according to police, who said her stepfather’s story about what happened has a hole “large enough to drive a big rig through.” Houston Police Chie...
2019-05-25 09:15

Pence calls for more funds after touring border patrol station in Texas Vice President Mike Pence toured a sweltering, foul-smelling and overcrowded Border Patrol station in Texas on Friday night — and left calling for more funds to meet the growing migrant crisis. “I was not surprised by what I saw,” at the McAllen Bord...
2019-07-13 05:30

Texas Lawmaker Calls Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller an 'Anal Opening' Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) is an asshole. He’s also part of a group of assholes known as Republicans. This asshole conglomerate supports President Donald Trump. Trump’s mouth is shaped like an anus....
2019-07-02 21:15

Texas Secretary of State Calls It Quits After Trying and Failing to Purge Thousands of Voters Months after the Texas secretary of state’s office incorrectly flagged a “substantial number” of citizens in its attempt to question the citizenship status of 95,000 registered voters, acting Secretary of State David Whitley is out, reaffirming the d...
2019-05-28 16:45

One migrant child reported dead or missing every day, UN calls for more protection Around 1,600 children were reported dead or missing between 2014 and 2018 – an average of almost one every day – but many more go unrecorded, a new UN report revealed on Friday....
2019-06-28 19:30

Rescue crews had to perform a technical rescue near the Tucson International Airport Earlier today, rescue crews had to perform a technical rescue near the Tucson International Airport. Tucson police and Tucson fire responded to the crash which happened just before 8:30 this morning. It appears an SUV went under a fed-ex truck. Crews...
2019-06-11 09:15

Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry seeks significant legal reforms, calls out ‘appalling apathy’ The inquiry report is the result of a years-long study by commissioners who were asked to probe systemic causes of violence against Indigenous women and girls and make recommendations on resolving them....
2019-06-01 21:30

Body of Texas Police Chief Chris Reed who fell overboard from fishing boat found near Texas City Dike The body of Kemah Police Chief Chris Reed, who had been missing since Friday, was found Sunday near the Texas City Dike, the U.S. Coast Guard said.        ...
2019-06-09 20:30

Mets can’t even win one for the 1969 miracle team Not even a visit from the Miracle Mets can fix things in Queens. After the Mets rallied from a three-run deficit — and took the lead thanks to a hit by Robinson Cano — their disastrous bullpen cost them again in a 5-4 loss to Atlanta on Saturday. Set...
2019-06-30 04:00

Mickey Callaway comes clean: ‘It’s gonna take a miracle’ Mickey Callaway admitted what everyone else already seemed to know on Friday. “We’re in a tough spot. It’s gonna take a miracle,” The Mets manager told WFAN’s Mike Francesa. ‘I’ve seen miracles before …...
2019-06-29 07:15

Why Miracle Mets are New York’s most improbable champions This is the third of a five-part series honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets: You know all about the mythology, of course. You know all the nicknames — the Amazin’ Mets, the Miracle Mets. God Himself, in the voice and person of Geor...
2019-06-28 08:15

Only a miracle can save the 2019 Formula One season now Lewis Hamilton's dominance of the 2019 season continued in France, this time without any controversy. It will take something quite special for Valtteri Bottas or anyone else to prevent the British driver from winning a sixth career title....
2019-06-23 19:30

Julio Iglesias reflects on a life that ‘has been a miracle’ At 75, after a five-decade-long career, Julio Iglesias keeps performing internationally thanks to his impassioned drive and, above all, his discipline...
2019-06-14 20:15

‘Miracle on the Hudson’ plane going into storage until 2022 The passenger jet from “the Miracle on the Hudson” is headed for storage while the North Carolina museum where it has been stored closes temporarily as it seeks a new home, according to a report. The US Airways Airbus A320, which gained immortality i...
2019-07-11 17:30

'It’s a miracle': Helsinki's radical solution to homelessness Finland is the only EU country where homelessness is falling. Its secret? Giving people homes as soon as they need them – unconditionallyTatu Ainesmaa turns 32 this summer, and for the first time in more than a decade he has a home he can truly say i...
2019-06-03 10:30

The real miracle on 34th Street is its retail renaissance Hudson Yards may be getting the spotlight, but its West 34th Street neighbors are basking in the glow. “Thirty-fourth Street is well-positioned to be the link between Fifth Avenue, Midtown and Hudson Yards,” says Richard Hodos, vice chairman of CBRE....
2019-05-21 14:31

Julio Iglesias says 50-year singing career is 'a miracle' At age 75, singer Julio Iglesias can't run and can no longer play soccer. But still singing for a living after 50 years? That, he said, is "a miracle in my life."...
2019-06-05 13:45

World's tiniest surviving baby described as a 'miracle' – video A San Diego hospital revealed the birth of a girl believed to be the world's smallest surviving baby, who weighed just 245 grams (about 8.6 ounces) at birth. The baby, named Saybie, was born at 23 weeks. 'They told my husband that he had about an hou...
2019-05-30 17:30

Facebook downgrades posts that promote miracle cures Facebook has revealed that it's downgrading content that makes dubious health claims, including posts that try to sell or promote "miracle cures."Read More...
2019-07-02 16:30

Pope approves miracle for late US Archbishop Sheen Pope Francis has approved a miracle bringing the late American Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, known for his revolutionary radio and TV preaching, closer to sainthood...
2019-07-06 16:30

Bored Teenagers Built a Rocket to Launch Into Space---'It's Truly a Miracle' This week, a group of college kids will see if their crazy attempt to send a rocket into space on their own succeeds. The rollicking mission was run by amateurs on a shoestring budget with bootstrapped materials....
2019-05-30 06:15

Woman who suffered 13 miscarriages in 10 years celebrates ‘miracle’ baby A woman who suffered 13 miscarriages in 10 years finally had her miracle baby after taking steroids to strengthen her womb. Laura Worsley, 35, lost every baby she conceived, with many pregnancies lasting just a few weeks. But she never gave up hope o...
2019-06-15 05:30

In India’s Election, Ailing Congress Party Is Unlikely to Find Its Miracle After being crushed in 2014, the Congress party, India’s old powerhouse, appears to have made few gains this year. The road to recovery may be longer yet....
2019-05-22 00:45

Larry Johnson’s Knicks miracle: The inside story, 20 years later Larry Johnson makes frequent visits up to the display case on the 200-level of the renovated Garden to reminisce. The glass-enclosed shrine includes photos, a copy of the boxscore and the shoes and “2’’ jersey he wore the wild night of June 5, 1999. ...
2019-06-05 14:15

How timeless Tiger Woods masterminded the greatest sporting miracle of them all "Tiger Woods winning a 15th Major title at the US Masters after multiple career-saving back surgeries will be celebrated as one of the most remarkable pieces of sporting theatre known to man, writes Desmond Kane."...
2019-05-21 17:15

Kevin Durant to practice as Warriors now pray for NBA Finals miracle TORONTO – It looks like Kevin Durant is ready to pull a Willis Reed on Monday night in a do-or-die Game 5 for the Warriors. Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Durant was cleared for Sunday’s practice and would scrimmage with some of the younger players –...
2019-06-09 22:15

Mayor de Blasio flubs ‘Miracle Mets’ slogan at team’s Anniversary No hits, no runs — but one error! Boston Red Sox fan Bill de Blasio stuck his foot in his mouth during the 50th Anniversary celebration of the Mets’ first-ever World Series win in 1969, addressing the crowd at CitiField with the wrong-era slogan. “Th...
2019-06-30 06:45

Couple weds in maternity ward moments before baby’s miracle birth The Washington Heights couple had been planning a City Hall wedding for Monday. Shantel, 22, had appointments to get her makeup and nails done that morning, but had to cancel after severe stomach pains sent her to the hospital....
2019-06-23 02:15

Cricket World Cup: Pakistan need a miracle to reach semi-finals - Sarfaraz Pakistan will give it their all against Bangladesh despite needing "a miracle" to qualify for the World Cup semi-finals, says captain Sarfaraz Ahmed....
2019-07-05 11:00

In Miracle, Orioles Somehow Manage To Avoid Falling Victim To Perfect Game The Orioles are in the midst of a historically bad season with many lowlights that will likely be used in hospitals all over the country to help patients induce vomiting. But to those cursed with supporting this team, I bring good news. Baltimore sho...
2019-07-15 22:15

Jimmer Fredette hoping to turn Warriors’ summer league into NBA miracle This might be Jimmer Fredette’s last NBA chance. And for the Warriors, a chance to add another shooter. The Warriors signed Fredette, 30, to their summer league roster, giving him perhaps another chance to establish himself in the league. “I believe ...
2019-07-04 02:15

City Gate From the Time of King David Unearthed In Miracle Village Archaeologists have announced an amazing discovery - they have found an ancient city gate that dates to the time of King David, perhaps the greatest of all the rulers of ancient Israel. This find came after decades of digging at a site in the Golan H...
2019-06-07 21:45

YouTube cracks down on videos that promote drinking bleach as ‘miracle cure’ YouTube has cracked down videos posted by crackpots and fringe figures who promote a host of “miracle cures,” including a holy elixir bleach peddled by a self-described archbishop from another galaxy, according to a report....
2019-05-21 19:15

Former ‘Jeopardy!’ champ James Holzhauer’s other big loss was a Super Bowl miracle Just like many others inside and outside the NFL, James Holzhauer was beaten by Tom Brady. In a recent appearance on the “Bet the Process” podcast, the now-former “Jeopardy!” star, who amassed $2,464,216 in winnings through a ...
2019-06-05 21:45

Three men accused of giving Ugandan churchgoers bleach-based 'miracle solution' A British man, Sam Little, has been arrested for allegedly distributing a "miracle solution" containing bleach to villagers and churchgoers in western Uganda, police told CNN....
2019-05-28 02:15

New Jersey pastor passing off bleach as ‘miracle cure’ in Uganda: report A New Jersey pastor has been doling out a “miracle cure” for various diseases to thousands of people in Uganda — but the holy elixir is just industrial bleach, according to a report. Robert Baldwin, the founder of the Global Healing...
2019-05-23 08:30

‘Miracle’ teen somehow survives having 10-inch knife lodged inside his skull A teenager from Kansas accidentally plunged a 10-inch knife into his skull — and managed to survive — in what is being described by his family as “a miracle.” “It could not have had a pound more force on it and him survive tha...
2019-06-18 08:45

Goodbye to the Miracle Man: how Martin O’Neill’s Forest reign crumbled | Daniel Taylor Martin O’Neill’s Nottingham Forest exit was down to his poor relationship with key players, and, in some cases, a loss of respect and disciplineIf there is one story that sums up Martin O’Neill’s inability to win over his players at Nottingham Forest...
2019-06-28 18:30

Woman ‘burnt from inside out’ after severe reaction to medication pregnant with 'miracle' baby Warned she would never conceive after being burned alive by a catastrophic reaction to epilepsy drugs, a young woman has revealed her joy at being just weeks away from giving birth to her miracle baby....
2019-05-29 21:01

No miracle finish for Tottenham after Moussa Sissoko’s nightmare start | David Hytner All Mauricio Pochettino’s planning went awry after 22 seconds. Liverpool took full advantage to win the Champions LeagueA tremendous madness: Mauricio Pochettino’s soundbite to describe Tottenham’s passage to their first Champions League final was a ...
2019-06-02 16:15

Danielle Fishel Welcomes "Miracle" Baby Boy After Early Delivery: "We Feel Helpless" Danielle Fishel and Jensen Karp's baby boy has arrived and the couple is facing the most trying time of their lives. The actress and her husband welcomed their first child together......
2019-07-01 21:30

50-year-old hiker rescued at Sabino Canyon TUCSON – A 50-year-old woman hiking Sabino Canyon was rescued Thursday, Rural Metro Fire Department says. According to officials, rescue crews were dispatched to the area after the woman was reportedly overcome by the heat. She transported in s...
2019-07-05 02:30

PCSD working multiple hiker rescues Pima County Sheriff’s Department received multiple calls for rescues involving hikers. PCSD officials say the rescues are possibly due to heat related injuries. The rescues involve a 59 year-old woman in Saguaro Natl. Park East, a 12-year-old b...
2019-07-01 00:30

Hiker punches bear in the eye to fend off attack A hiker is lucky to be alive after a vicious bear attack left him wounded but he was able to fend off the bear by punching it in the eye. Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
2019-06-10 21:45

Hiker rescued from Mt. Washington may have to foot the bill CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire officials say an 80-year-old hiker who was rescued trying to reach the summit of Mount Washington could end up footing the bill for the emergency services. Maj. David Walsh of the state’s Fish and Game Departm...
2019-06-18 23:45

German hiker fights off bear in Romania A German PhD student was mauled and bitten by a female bear while hiking in the Romanian mountains. He managed to drive the animal away after his girlfriend told him to "punch it in the eye."...
2019-06-11 06:15

Miracle medical machine ECMO makes heroic rescues, but leaves patients in limbo ECMO can help patients cheat death — but, in a moral dilemma, the miracle machine can leave patients with no prospect of survival outside the ICU.        ...
2019-06-17 13:30

Hiker rescues ‘happiest’ dog that was trapped in cave for weeks This is one lucky dog. “It’s a sound you don’t like to hear,” says Florida-based Joe Dunn, who heard a haunting noise while hiking the Withlacoochee State Forest, about 60 miles north of Tampa. “Really disturbing — it ma...
2019-06-06 20:45

74-year-old injured hiker rescued from Phoenix mountain LIVE: Phoenix firefighters hold a press conference after 74-year-old injured hiker spun out of control during a rescue. http://bit.ly/2KsEPp2 Posted by News 4 Tucson – KVOA on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a 74-year-old ...
2019-06-05 02:15

Hiker Dies During Volcanic Eruption on Stromboli Island (MILAN) — A pair of hikers found themselves trapped by flames after a volcano erupted on the Sicilian island of Stromboli and thought they had escaped to safety but only one of the men survived. Thiago Takeuti, 35, told Italian news agency ANSA...
2019-07-04 21:15

Hiker rescued from Mount Washington may be on hook for bill An 80-year-old hiker rescued last week from New Hampshire's Mount Washington in frigid temperatures may be on the hook for emergency services, officials said Tuesday....
2019-06-19 04:00

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
2019-07-15 11:00

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making the country safer, but about distracting the public for the real issues making news....
2019-07-14 20:15

A hiker texted his mom saying he was lost and needed help. A week later, he's been rescued Searchers have found Joshua McClatchy — 38, of Fort Worth, Texas. He went missing last weekend while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas.        ...
2019-06-08 20:45

74-year-old hiker gets a terrifying wild ride while being rescued in Arizona A routine helicopter rescue turned into a horrifying experience when the basket carrying a 74-year-old woman began violently spinning out of control.        ...
2019-06-06 10:45

Hiker Amanda Eller found alive; survived 17 days alone Missing hiker Amanda Eller has been found alive and in pretty good shape more than two weeks after disappearing in a forest reserve on Maui, Hawaii.        ...
2019-05-27 04:30

Hiker survives week lost in wilderness by using rocks for warmth A 73-year-old California hiker who spent a week lost in the wilderness said he survived by using rocks for warmth. Eugene Jo spent his week-long ordeal cozied up to rocks heated by the daytime sun after he was separated June 22 from his hiking group ...
2019-07-01 19:00

| Murdered hiker lawyers list 'failures' of Morocco state Lawyers for the family of a Danish hiker murdered last year in Morocco said say that authorities had failed to monitor the activities of some suspects before the killing....
2019-06-28 10:45

Lost hiker, 73, found after surviving alone for a week in California mountains A 73-year-old hiker survived a week in the San Gabriel Mountains while he was the subject of a search that included help from Ventura County.        ...
2019-06-30 21:00

Parrish pitches gem in FSU’s 1-0 win over Arkansas at CWS OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Drew Parrish limited Arkansas to five hits in eight innings and J.C. Flowers scored on a sacrifice fly in the ninth to give Florida State a 1-0 win over Arkansas in the College World Series on Saturday night. Parrish and Arkansas s...
2019-06-16 06:00

Volcanic eruptions rock Italian island of Stromboli, kills 1 hiker A hiker was killed Wednesday after a series of eruptions from one of the most active volcanoes on Earth rocked the small Italian island of Stromboli, a fire official said....
2019-07-04 02:15

Hawaii hiker who spent 17 days lost in the forest says she was irresponsible and unprepared https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/05/28/hawaii-missing-hiker-amanda-eller-rescued-watt-dnt-ebof-vpx.cnn_2626663_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – A woman who survived 17 days in a forest in Hawaii after she got lost while hiking says she...
2019-06-03 01:15

German hiker found dead near Blanc glacier in French Alps The 63-year-old tourist had set off for an early morning hike toward a glacier in the Alps in southern France. Search teams went to look for him when he failed to return....
2019-05-28 06:45

Hiker lost for 2 weeks in Maui forest in Hawaii found alive A 35-year-old physical therapist and yoga instructor who went missing in the Makawao Forest Reserve on Maui, Hawaii, two weeks ago has been found alive, according to her family and a Facebook page devoted to the search.     ...
2019-05-25 16:30

In Search For Hiker, Volunteers Checked Boar Intestines For Human Remains The helicopter buzzed over the forest canopy. Three searchers peered into dense foliage and rolling waterfall beds as they watched their fuel dwindle. It would soon be time to turn back and end the......
2019-05-27 16:45

ISIS supporter admits beheading Scandinavian hiker in Morocco: 'I regret it' An ISIS supporter suspected of leading a jihadist cell has told a court he regrets beheading one of two Scandinavian backpackers found murdered in their tent in Morocco....
2019-06-01 08:15

Ole Miss evens regional at Arkansas with 13-5 win Tyler Keenan homered and drove in four runs and Ole Miss tied its super regional series against Arkansas with a 13-5 win       ...
2019-06-10 05:30

Arkansas man, 81, scores two holes-in-one at golf course A recreational golfer getting through 18 holes is a feat in itself but scoring two holes-in-one during your round is a remarkable feat and it was accomplished last week....
2019-06-28 00:15

Volcano erupts on Italian island popular with tourists, killing hiker on mountainside An Italian hiker from Milazzo was killed on Wednesday as a volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted. According to fire brigade commander Giuseppe Biffarella, the eruption injured another hiker on the side of the mountain, throwing ash high ...
2019-07-04 02:30

Lawsuit challenges Arkansas’ ban on abortions after 18 weeks LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Abortion rights supporters on Wednesday challenged an Arkansas law banning the procedure 18 weeks into a woman’s pregnancy and another requirement that they say would likely force the closure of the state’s only surgical abortion ...
2019-06-27 22:15

The Latest: 1 Arkansas levee weakening, officials say FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding affecting parts of the United States (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Officials in western Arkansas are carefully watching a levee that’s beginning to deteriorate because of the overflowing Arkansas Ri...
2019-05-30 14:45

Tucsonan volunteering to help flood victims in Arkansas FORT SMITH, Ark. – 75-year-old Joe Middendorf is in the first act of his second career. “If I weren’t doing this, I’d probably curl up and die,” Middendorf said. “This keeps me alive, this keeps me going.” Fo...
2019-05-31 09:15

Arkansas pounds Ole Miss 14-1, earns return to CWS Arkansas secured a second straight trip to the College World Series by crushing Ole Miss 14-1 in the deciding game of its super regional       ...
2019-06-11 05:30

Aerial view of Arkansas River flooding Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson toured the widespread flooding in his state by helicopter. He said the floods are affecting hundreds of homes and thousands of acres of farmland. (May 31)        ...
2019-05-31 13:15

Historic flooding predicted along Arkansas River FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Residents in parts of Arkansas are preparing for what meteorologists are predicting will be the worst flooding in recorded history along parts of the Arkansas River over the coming week. The National Weather Service said in a ...
2019-05-27 03:45

US state of Arkansas declares emergency over flooding Arkansas' governor proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered the National Guard to deploy rescue teams as the US state braces for record-breaking floods. Several people have lost their lives as storms continue....
2019-05-25 09:15

The Latest: Arkansas city of 4,500 in danger of flooding LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 12:45 p.m. City officials in Dardanelle, Arkansas, are trying a “last ditch effort” to save the south side of the town from encroaching Arkansas River...
2019-06-01 22:30

Flooding leads to Oklahoma and Arkansas evacuations Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
2019-05-26 08:45

Hiker Amanda Eller found alive after being lost 2 weeks in Maui, Hawaii forest A 35-year-old physical therapist and yoga instructor who went missing in the Makawao Forest Reserve on Maui, Hawaii, two weeks ago has been found alive, according to her family and a Facebook page devoted to the search.     ...
2019-05-25 19:45

'The power of love': hiker hails rescuers after 17 days lost in Hawaiian forest – video Amanda Eller, 35, has been rescued and taken to hospital after surviving more than two weeks marooned in a forest reserve. The yoga teacher survived by drinking from streams and eating plants after becoming trapped when she broke a leg and tore the m...
2019-05-29 02:15

More showers raise flooding fears in Oklahoma, Arkansas TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Soaked areas of Oklahoma and Arkansas are forecast to receive more rain, increasing flooding concerns along the already swollen Arkansas River. Tulsa County officials say some residents west of Tulsa have already evacuated their h...
2019-05-27 21:00

Arkansas officer charged with battery for injuring suspect NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials say an Arkansas police officer who was suspended for injuring a suspect during an arrest last summer has been charged with battery. Police say in a statement North Little Rock Officer Jon Crowder was arrested ...
2019-06-27 20:15

The Latest: Officials say 2nd Arkansas levee wasn’t breached PETERSBURG, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 12:10 a.m. The National Weather Service in Arkansas says a levee near the Arkansas capital city wasn’t breached, and a flash flood warning for the county has ...
2019-06-01 09:30

Campbell, Arkansas top TCU 3-1, reach final of home regional FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Isaiah Campbell allowed four hits over eight innings, matching the longest outing of his career and helping Arkansas advance to the final of its home regional with a 3-1 victory over TCU on Saturday night. Casey Opitz broke ...
2019-06-02 05:15

The Latest: Arkansas governor declares state of emergency LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes and flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has declared a state of emergency as the flood-swollen Arkansas River was scheduled to reach record levels next wee...
2019-05-25 03:30

Police: Arkansas woman arrested in ex-lawmaker’s death LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her home. Arkansas State Police on Friday night said they arrested 48-year-old Rebec...
2019-06-15 02:45

Defending champ Ole Miss tops Arkansas 3-2 in SEC Tournament Thomas Dillard and Grae Kessinger drove in the tying and go-ahead runs in the eighth and defending Southeastern Conference Tournament champion Mississippi stayed alive with a 3-2 victory over Arkansas        ...
2019-05-25 02:30

Health executive says he bribed Arkansas governor’s nephew LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former health care executive has admitted to taking part in a conspiracy to bribe a former Arkansas lawmaker who is also the governor’s nephew. Robin Raveendran pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to commit bribery...
2019-06-12 22:15

Sullivan’s 2-run double lifts Georgia past Arkansas, 3-1 HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Patrick Sullivan’s two-run double in the bottom of the eighth lifted Georgia to a 3-1 win over Arkansas on Thursday in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. The Bulldogs (44-14) move into Saturday’s semifinals while ...
2019-05-24 05:30

Family of slain ex-Arkansas lawmaker “sickened” by arrest LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The family of a former Arkansas state senator who was found dead outside of her home says it is “sickened and upset” by the thought that one of her friends could have been involved in her death. Authorities on Fri...
2019-06-15 20:45

3 killed in helicopter crash near Arkansas music festival Authorities say three people were killed and one was injured when a sightseeing helicopter crashed near a music festival in the Ozark Mountains in western Arkansas...
2019-06-03 22:45

Arkansas Catholic diocese settles abuse claims from 5 men Arkansas attorneys say the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock has agreed to settle accusations from five men who said a priest abused them when they were children decades ago....
2019-06-28 22:30

The Latest: 2 Arkansas levees topped by flood waters FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on severe flooding in Oklahoma and Arkansas (all times local): 4:25 p.m. State emergency officials say the Arkansas River has topped two levees in Arkansas, where historic flooding has inundated some communities. A ...
2019-05-28 23:30

Residents in Oklahoma, Arkansas evacuate as flooding persists Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
2019-05-26 00:30

Arkansas woman sentenced to prison for scalding child PARAGOULD, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after she was convicted of battery for scalding her young step-granddaughter. Prosecutor Scott Ellington says 38-year-old Angela Engeron of Paragould was convicted Wedn...
2019-06-07 20:01

Arkansas tops TCU 6-0, gets 2nd straight home super regional Patrick Wicklander combined with two relievers on a five-hitter and Arkansas advanced to host a super regional for the second straight year with a 6-0 victory over TCU        ...
2019-06-03 07:30

74-year-old hiker spins wildly beneath chopper as she's airlifted to safety in viral video A 74-year-old woman who was rescued off Piestewa Peak in Phoenix was in a basket attached to a helicopter when it began spinning out of control.        ...
2019-06-05 21:45

Mets flub 'Miracle Mets' celebration, declaring 2 players dead when they're still alive They are the New York Mets after all. During the pre-game ceremony Saturday marking the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets, two members of that celebrated team were listed as dead in a "we remember" montage even though they are still very much...
2019-07-01 01:30

Kansas boy survives after knife impales his face: 'It is almost a miracle' Eli Gregg was playing outside when his mom heard him screaming. She found him with a 10-inch knife jutting from just below his eye.        ...
2019-06-18 03:45

River nears crest in west Arkansas, but more rainfall looms FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Thunderstorms are expected to bring unwanted rain to areas along the Arkansas River, which is predicted to crest Wednesday well above record levels in western Arkansas. Forecasters nudged down by 1.5 feet the predicted crest n...
2019-05-29 16:45

Arkansas, Oklahoma brace for historic flooding in storm-hit U.S. Midwest Communities along the swollen Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas prepared on Wednesday for further flooding, with the mayor of Tulsa urging thousands of residents behind the city's aging levees to be ready to evacuate in the event of a "worst-ca...
2019-05-29 17:15

Police arrest woman in former Arkansas state senator's slaying Authorities have arrested a woman in connection with homicide investigation into former Arkansas State Senator Linda Collins-Smith's death last week....
2019-06-15 20:30

Oklahoma Awash: Scenes From the Flooded Arkansas River Basin After record spring rains, Oklahoma’s reservoirs are full and rivers have spilled their banks. With the water still rising, downstream communities are bracing for the worst....
2019-05-27 01:45

Arkansas rolls past Central Connecticut 11-5 in NCAA opener FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Trevor Ezell and Heston Kjerstad each homered along with another run-scoring hit and Arkansas rolled to an 11-5 victory over Central Connecticut State in the opener of an NCAA regional Friday. Ezell’s two-run homer cap...
2019-05-31 23:45

Inbee Park shoots 62 to take LPGA Tour lead in Arkansas ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Inbee Park had five straight birdies in a 9-under 62 to take the first-round lead Friday in the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. Seeking her 20th LPGA Tour victory and first since early last year, the South Korean star began the ...
2019-06-29 03:45

Houston police: Child's remains found in Arkansas Police say the remains of a child were found Friday near a freeway in Arkansas where a community activist says a man told him he had dumped the body of a missing Houston girl. (May 31)        ...
2019-06-01 07:00

Storms predicted in areas beset by Arkansas River flooding FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — State highway officials have closed two bridges over the Arkansas River in Fort Smith as the waterway surges toward a record crest this week. The Arkansas Department of Transportation says the Interstate 540 and the U.S. 71B b...
2019-05-28 15:01

Drone footage of the swollen Arkansas River; more rain expected Soaked areas of Oklahoma and Arkansas are forecast to receive more rain, increasing flooding concerns along the already swollen Arkansas River.        ...
2019-05-28 15:30

3 killed in Arkansas helicopter crash, 1 injured: state police Three people died and one person injured after a sight-seeing helicopter crashed near a music festival in Arkansas on Sunday, state police confirmed....
2019-06-03 20:15

Arkansas governor orders levee review after historic flood LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas’ governor has ordered a review of the state’s levees and is asking lawmakers to approve $10 million for immediate repairs after historic flooding along the Arkansas River. Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday ...
2019-06-27 21:30

Flooding in Arkansas, Oklahoma pushes river past its banks After days of storms in the midwest, the Arkansas River reached 45.86 feet, just under the 1943 record of 48.3 feet.        ...
2019-05-27 20:15

Oklahoma, Arkansas face flood of 'historic magnitude' after storms Thousands of Arkansas and Oklahoma residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of more rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding the Arkansas River may not hold....
2019-05-29 22:15

QB recruit Chandler Morris' decision: Dad and Arkansas or Dabo and Clemson? Chandler Morris, the son of Arkansas coach Chad Morris, is a coveted recruit. But Dad has to fight for a recruiting victory over Dabo Swinney, his former neighbor....
2019-06-13 17:30

Park, Ciganda tied for LPGA Tour lead in Arkansas Sung Hyun Park birdied the final two holes for an 8-under 63 and a share of lead with Carlota Ciganda after the second round of the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship        ...
2019-06-30 02:30

Barry threatens Louisiana, Arkansas, downgraded to tropical depression Tropical Depression Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday, sparing New Orleans from a direct hit but stoking fears elsewhere of flooding, tornadoes, and prolonged power outages....
2019-07-15 01:30

Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana face flood of 'historic magnitude' Thousands of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday, and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of further rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding the Arkansas River may not hold....
2019-05-30 09:15

River nears crest in west Arkansas, but rainfall looms Thousands of residents along the Arkansas-Oklahoma border have been impacted by widespread flooding along the swollen Arkansas River. (May 29)        ...
2019-05-30 10:45

Levee failures along Mississippi, Arkansas rivers prompt mandatory evacuations Residents in several communities located near the swollen Mississippi and Arkansas rivers were forced to flee their homes on Thursday and Friday following several levee failures....
2019-06-01 19:15

Flood risk abates for Arkansas city as water advance slows LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials from an Arkansas community where a levee breached say the risk of widespread flooding has abated because the Arkansas River crested without inundating the city. Dardanelle Mayor Jimmy Witt said in a Facebook post Sa...
2019-06-02 19:15

Flooded Arkansas, Oklahoma brace for more rain; Southeast gets record heat Flooded Arkansas and Oklahoma were bracing for more rain that will feed the already swollen Arkansas River, forecasters said on Monday, as Missouri deployed the National Guard in anticipation of further storms....
2019-05-28 04:45

Sung Hyun Park birdies 18th for LPGA Tour win in Arkansas ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Sung Hyun Park two-putted for birdie on the par-5 18th to win the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship on Sunday for her second LPGA Tour victory of the season and seventh overall. The 25-year-old Park is projected to move from second...
2019-07-01 03:45

Woman arrested in connection with death of ex-Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Authorities on Friday night said they’ve arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her own home. Arkansas State Police said they and Randolph County sheriff’s de...
2019-06-15 10:45

Former Arkansas state senator found dead from gunshot wound: report Authorities in Arkansas have reportedly opened a homicide investigation into the death of a former Arkansas state senator who was found dead in her home from a gunshot wound on Tuesday evening.  ...
2019-06-05 09:15

Arkansas community braces for flooding impact on Memorial Day weekend: 'Keep everybody in your prayers' Historic flooding in Northwest Arkansas has residents and business owners preparing for the wors as the National Weather Service warned of a "dangerous and life threatening situation” with “near catastrophic flooding along the Arkansas River” and “ne...
2019-05-27 04:45

Former campaign staffer held in shooting death of ex-Arkansas state senator: reports A former campaign staffer has been arrested in connection with this month's shooting death of former Arkansas state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith, according to reports....
2019-06-15 09:15

Levee breach along Arkansas River forces evacuations in town north of Little Rock A levee breach along the rain-swollen Arkansas River Friday prompted a flash flood warning and evacuation of a rural area north of Little Rock.        ...
2019-05-31 16:45

Arkansas city trying to save homes in effort to stem flow of massive flooding Crews in a small city in Arkansas were making a last effort on Saturday to save low-lying parts of the town from floodwaters pouring through a breached levee....
2019-06-02 02:45

Medical Examiner Confirms Remains Found in Arkansas Are Those of 4-Year-Old Maleah Davis Decomposed remains found in Arkansas late last week have been confirmed to be those of 4-year-old Maleah Davis, the Houston child reported missing from Texas in early May by her mother’s then fiance who was subsequently arrested in connection to the ...
2019-06-04 09:15

Arkansas authorities confirm dead body found earlier this week is former GOP state lawmaker Authorities in Arkansas confirmed on Thursday that a woman found dead outside her home this week is former Republican state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith. ...
2019-06-07 02:15

Arkansas communities hold “sandbagging parties” and prepare for dark flood days ahead A tense situation is dawning for the many thousands in and around the North Little Rock pockets by the Arkansas River, who have little choice but to prepare for dark days ahead amid historic flooding and severe storms in the region. ...
2019-06-04 21:30

Prosecutors charge ex-aide Rebecca O'Donnell in death of former Arkansas Sen. Linda Collins-Smith A woman described as a onetime campaign aide and "good friend" to former Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins-Smith has been charged with capital murder in her death, authorities said....
2019-06-19 02:15

Friend of slain former Arkansas state senator Linda Collins-Smith charged with murder A friend of the ex-Arkansas state senator found shot dead in her home this month was charged with her murder on Monday. Rebecca Lynn O’Donnell, 48, was ordered held without bond after being charged with capital murder, abuse of a corpse and tam...
2019-06-18 08:45

'Luckiest person in the world': Miracle escape for driver after truck's wheel slices car apart on M6 Dramatic images of a car and its baby seat destroyed by an HGV wheel have been released by police who described the driver as "luckiest person in the world"....
2019-05-22 01:15

Sarah Sanders leaving as White House press secretary, Trump hints she may run for Arkansas governor Sanders, the woman who defended Trump through some of the most contentious chapters of his presidency, is leaving her post as the White House press secretary.        ...
2019-06-14 00:30

CORRECTS: Arkansas woman arrested in connection with the killing of a former state senator found dead outside her home. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — CORRECTS: Arkansas woman arrested in connection with the killing of a former state senator found dead outside her home. (Corrects APNewsAlert to reflect she was a former state senator). The post CORRECTS: Arkansas woman arres...
2019-06-15 02:45

With homes flooded and dams and levees stressed, Oklahoma hopes to survive Arkansas River's wrath Work crews struggled on Wednesday to maintain aging levees and dams during what meteorologists predict will be Oklahoma's worst-ever flooding.        ...
2019-05-30 10:45

'I chose life': Hiker Amanda Eller survived on wild fruit, water and grit for 17 days in the Hawaiian forest Hundreds of volunteers who aided the grim search and sensational rescue of Amanda Eller will celebrate Monday at a barbecue bash in Maui.        ...
2019-05-26 22:15

UN warns Italy against criminalizing sea rescue The global organization's comments come after the arrest of German captain Carola Rackete. The 31-year-old contravened Italian law when landing with 42 rescued passengers last week....
2019-07-02 09:45

9-week-old kitten well after rescue from car’s subframe _____ FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A 9-week-old kitten survived a 30-mile (48-kilometer) trip trapped in the frame of a car. Auto repair shop owner Scott Bourne says the driver heard a noise coming from under his car when he left Lexington on Wednesday morn...
2019-07-15 01:15

Migrant rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3: What you need to know The standoff between Sea-Watch 3 and the Italian government ended with the arrest of Captain Carola Rackete, who now faces prosecution. But international maritime law and a country's own laws often don't chime....
2019-07-01 18:15

Florida man, 75, fights alligator to rescue dog, reports say A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said....
2019-07-15 18:30

Zoos Called It a ‘Rescue.’ But Are the Elephants Really Safe? Despite mounting evidence that elephants find captivity torturous, some American zoos still acquire them from Africa — aided by a tall tale about why they needed to leave home....
2019-07-09 11:45

Atlantia among prospective investors in Alitalia rescue Italian infrastructure group Atlantia and three other potential investors have submitted expressions of interest to join a consortium for the rescue of ailing Italian airline Alitalia, a government minister said on Sunday....
2019-07-15 02:30

AZ animal rescue is trying to rebuild after devastating fire TUCSON – An Arizona animal rescue is trying to rebuild after a devastating fire. Julie Anaya says the Lend-A-Bone Rescue building caught fire on May 12. Damaging much of the front portion of the building. “I started crying honestly, it ju...
2019-06-05 20:30

| Police rescue Nigerian president's in-law from kidnappers Police in the Nigerian city of Kano have said they had rescued an in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari from kidnappers, freeing him after a gunfight with his abductors....
2019-07-03 18:15

Mediterranean will be 'sea of blood' without rescue boats, UN warns Refugee agency says risk of people dying attempting crossing is at its highestThe risk of migrants and refugees becoming shipwrecked in the Mediterranean and dying at sea is the highest it has ever been due to a lack of NGO rescue ships and the confl...
2019-06-09 14:30

Scouts come to the rescue of 2 fishermen on remote lake Two brothers whose canoes capsized on a remote Maine lake say a crew of Boy Scouts from New Hampshire helped save their lives. Sixty-seven-year old Michael Fiori, of Brunswick, Maine, said the boys and girls were camping nearby and helped him to shor...
2019-06-05 22:30

Italy seizes Sea-Watch 3 rescue vessel Italy's far-right interior minister has condemned the seizure of the ship, saying migrants on board should not have set foot in Italy. However, the condition of the refugees had swayed the authorities' opinion....
2019-05-21 15:15

Firefighters rescue dog from Midtown apartment fire Firefighters saved a dog from a Midtown blaze Wednesday morning, officials said. The pup, named Scotch, was rescued from a sixth-floor fire that broke out just after 10:15 a.m. at a Tudor City Place apartment building in Murray Hill, fire officials s...
2019-05-22 18:45

Monsoon founder spars with landlords over rescue The owner of Monsoon Accessorize is facing demands from landlords to alter the terms of a multimillion pound support package to be unveiled by the fashion retailer next week....
2019-06-14 14:30

Italy to fine NGOs who rescue migrants at sea Italian government has decided to impose stiff fines on rescuers who bring migrants into port without authorization. It also gave the interior ministry, led by Matteo Salvini, power to demand the payment....
2019-06-12 04:30

Oklahoma, Arkansas cities brace for 'the worst flood in our history' Oklahoma and Arkansas faced record flooding as a new wave of storms forecast to roll through the region threatened to bloat the Arkansas River.        ...
2019-05-27 20:15

Malta to relocate migrants on German rescue ship Migrants on board a German rescue ship refused entry into Italy will be taken to a Maltese port before being relocated to other European states, Malta's prime minister said on Sunday....
2019-07-07 20:15

Italy says migrants on German rescue ship to be taken in by EU countries German rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 has been in a tense standoff with Italian immigration authorities over dozens of rescued migrants. Italy says EU countries have offered to take in some of the 40 migrants still on board....
2019-06-29 04:15

Italy allows 2 more migrants to leave German rescue ship Italian authorities have given permission for a sick man and his brother to disembark from Sea-Watch 3. The boat is still carrying some 40 migrants and has been sitting in international waters for more than two weeks....
2019-06-28 20:45

Rescue ship heads to Italy, with another blocked off shore The German humanitarian group Sea-Eye says its rescue ship Alan Kurdi with 65 rescued people on board is sailing toward the Italian island of Lampedusa, where it will join another blocked off shore...
2019-07-06 11:30

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda with a call for rescue ships to give way to the Libyan coast guard....
2019-06-15 06:45

Ferrovie picked Atlantia for Alitalia rescue - Deputy PM Italy's State Railways Ferrovie dello Stato picked motorway operator Atlantia as a partner to join a consortium of investors for the rescue of national carrier Alitalia, Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Monday....
2019-07-15 21:00

Italy defiant as two migrant rescue ships try to dock Rome has blocked the entry of Italian and German vessels carrying more than 110 migrants. The decision paves the way for another standoff with migrant rescue groups after one ship recently forced its way into Lampedusa....
2019-07-05 14:45

Malta bans Sea-Eye migrant rescue ship from its waters Officials have denied German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi access to Malta's territorial waters to prevent it from docking at Maltese ports. The ship, operated by the Sea-Eye charity, has 65 migrants on board....
2019-07-07 17:45

Queens police officers rescue kitten from car grill Officers from Far Rockaway’s 101st Precinct had their hands full early Saturday with a particularly feisty fella who squirmed his way into a place he didn’t belong....
2019-07-07 03:45

Toledo police rescue fawn from busy interstate Reports of a fawn running back and forth across an interstate highway in Ohio led police on a hot pursuit to rescue the young deer and prevent any potential traffic accidents. (July 11)        ...
2019-07-12 02:45

Italy under fire over charges against migrant rescue volunteer Portugal's parliament has protested an Italian decision to charge a Portuguese student with aiding illegal immigration, a move condemned by officials, who argue he was saving lives of migrants stranded in the Mediterranean....
2019-06-29 04:45

Police rescue man and puppy trapped in garbage truck PROVO, Utah (AP) — A puppy is recovering after getting trapped in a moving garbage truck with her owner. Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King said Tuesday officers rescued the puppy and her 43-year-old owner earlier that morning after they got caught by the ...
2019-06-05 00:45

Helicopter Rescue Briefly Becomes Carnival Ride From Hell First responders airlifted an injured 74-year-old woman off Piestewa Peak near Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday morning. She was reportedly recovering by the afternoon, but bad luck and a little wind made what was supposed to be a gentle lift look like Ai...
2019-06-05 04:45

Fixerman is out on the street to rescue you from tech-related issues Necessity is the mother of all inventions and has again proved true in the case of a Dubai-based start-up Fixerman. “Fixerman is a one-stop shop for tech-related issues. What we are trying to do is solve problems for customers who have is...
2019-07-08 01:30

Chopper rescue turns scary as stretcher spins A routine helicopter rescue turned frightening when the basket carrying an injured woman began spinning wildly in the air. The 74-year-old woman was lowered to the ground and taken to a Phoenix trauma center for evaluation. (June 4)   ...
2019-06-05 05:15

Police rescue man, puppy trapped in garbage truck PROVO, Utah — A puppy and its 43-year-old owner are recovering after getting trapped in a garbage truck. Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King said Tuesday officers rescued the man and his puppy after they got caught by the truck’s compactor mechanism. ...
2019-06-05 09:45

Diary of a rescue: Marc Gasol's mission to help immigrants Moved by the desperation of immigrants and the efforts to rescue them, NBA center Marc Gasol didn't hesitate to accept an invitation to see for himself what one group is doing to help....
2019-06-03 20:45

2 migrants evacuated from German rescue ship off Italy Two more migrants were evacuated from a German rescue ship overnight for medical reasons, leaving 40 passengers who had been saved off Libya 16 days ago still blocked off shore by Italy’s refusal to let them disembark...
2019-06-28 10:45

Father dies trying to rescue his toddler from Minnesota lake DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a father died while trying to save his 3-year-old child who fell from a bridge into a northwestern Minnesota lake. The Becker County sheriff’s office says Christopher Franklin Nicholas Schultz jumped ...
2019-06-16 20:45

Our Cause for Paws jewelry helps rescue dogs in peril Apart from running one of America’s top gem meccas, London Jewelers, Candy Udell has a pet project: helping pups stay alive, healthy and happy. “I rescue dogs from all over — Texas, Puerto Rico, China’s meat markets. So far, I’ve saved more than 3,00...
2019-05-21 23:45

UN agencies urge Italy to let migrants get off rescue boat GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. migration and refugee agencies are urging Italy’s government to let 43 migrants from Libya disembark from a boat that had rescued them in the Mediterranean Sea. Rome hasn’t let the migrants off the Sea Watch 3 in th...
2019-06-21 15:30

Wolfe Co. Search And Rescue Gives Tips For Hiking In The Gorge WOLFE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– With a long weekend ahead, the Red River Gorge will see plenty of visitors on the trails and at the campsites. The spike in visitors can also mean a rise in rescues. On Wednesday night, the Wolfe County Search and Re...
2019-05-25 03:30

"Thrashed, Burnt In Kuwait", Hyderabad Woman Says; Thanks PM For Rescue A woman from Hyderabad, who alleged that she was sent to Kuwait on false promises and tortured, has thanked the Indian Embassy and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for rescuing her....
2019-06-23 14:30

China police raids rescue 1,100 trafficked women BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities say they have rescued more than 1,100 abducted foreign women in police raids coordinated with five Southeast Asian countries. The Ministry of Public Security said Friday that more than 1,300 suspects had been arrest...
2019-06-21 09:45

Monsoon rescue bid offers landlords profit-share Monsoon Accessorize, the struggling fashion retailer, is to offer landlords a share of future profits after snubbing their demands for an equity stake in the company....
2019-06-19 13:00

Cambodia PM to oversee rescue operation at building collapse Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Sunday that he was heading to the seaside resort town where a seven-story building under construction collapsed, killing at least 19 workers and injuring 24...
2019-06-23 18:45

Thomas Cook shares plunge 40% over rescue plan Shares in Thomas Cook plummeted by more than 40% after it confirmed talks with its largest shareholder over a deal which would effectively see the firm taken over....
2019-07-12 11:45

Border Patrol agents rescue seven migrants near Yuma YUMA – The high temperatures over the past two days have been taking their toll on undocumented migrants in far southwest Arizona. U.S. Border Patrol agents have been called out to rescue at least seven migrants who were in distress in three se...
2019-06-11 09:15

Rescue underway in Indiana after child, 3, falls into sewer Emergency responders were working Thursday night in Evansville, Ind., to rescue a 3-year-old child who had fallen about 30 feet into a sewer, according to reports....
2019-07-05 05:30

Rescue a Fallen AirPod With a Juul Charger and Floss Apple, the world’s biggest seller of expensive, droppable objects, reached their peak with AirPods: $169 a pair, cordless, and intended for pulling in and out of your ears five times a day. You will eventually drop one into a tight space, behind furn...
2019-06-01 09:15

'Absolute mess' left behind as Oklahoma flooding from Arkansas River begins to recede Hundreds of homes have been damaged or destroyed by floodwaters from the Arkansas River in Oklahoma following days of heavy rain.        ...
2019-05-31 13:15

'Slow-motion disaster' along Arkansas River: Every large community will see major flooding within 7-10 days The National Weather Service says every large community along the Arkansas River will see major or record flooding within the next week to 10 days.        ...
2019-05-29 22:45

Democratic 'Medicare for all' push stands to rescue Trump on healthcare The Democratic Party is riding to President Trump's rescue on healthcare with talk of repealing Obamacare and eliminating private insurance in favor of a government system that has drawn the skepticism of American voters....
2019-07-16 05:45

TFD performs swift water rescue as monsoon storms sweep in TUCSON — The Tucson Fire Department performed a swift water rescue Saturday as monsoon storms swept through southern Arizona. The call came in from a motorist near West King Avenue and South La Cholla Boulevard. According to authorities, a driv...
2019-07-14 17:30

Rich Indians To The Rescue As Chinese Tourists Shun Thailand Thailand's struggling tourism industry is finding support with visitors from the population colossus to its west, just as the years of bumper arrivals from the giant to its north are beginning to......
2019-07-08 05:45

NYPD cops rescue choking woman in Midtown Manhattan Two NYPD cops saved the life of a woman who was choking on a Manhattan sidewalk Sunday morning, the NYPD tweeted. A 58-year-old woman who was choking on some food approached police officer Patrick Plunkett outside the Strategic Response Group 1 stati...
2019-07-08 09:15

Restart Mediterranean migrant rescue missions, UN bodies tell Europe UN agencies have appealed to European countries to restart government rescue operations for migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. More needs to be done to improve inhumane conditions for displaced people in Libya as well....
2019-07-12 06:15

Baby bird takes its own Uber to Utah wildlife rescue OGDEN, Utah — A local wildlife rescue is giving a good Samaritan five stars for his creative approach to saving an abandoned baby bird. Staff were surprised, to say the least, when a tiny, dehydrated bird arrived at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center...
2019-07-11 11:30

Florida senior citizen fights alligator to rescue dog: reports A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said. Buddy Ackerman was taking the golden retriever, named Osi, on an early morning walk when a gator em...
2019-07-16 00:15

Rescue boat captain: Don't let my case distract from refugee crisis Sea-Watch 3 captain Carola Rackete has pleaded with authorities not to be distracted from the humanitarian crisis off the coast of Libya. She said the EU needs to stop cooperating with the Libyan coast guard....
2019-07-11 02:15

Locals Dig Mud With Bare Hands To Rescue Elephant Calf In Assam An elephant calf fell into a drain and got stuck in the mud in Assam's Numaligarh today. A video showing locals and forest officials trying to rescue the one and half-year-old elephant calf has gone......
2019-05-31 17:30

| Captain urges Tunisia to let boat dock, after migrant rescue The captain of an Egyptian tug that retrieved 75 migrants has appealed to Tunisian authorities to allow his vessel to dock, as NGOs reported food shortages and sickness on board....
2019-06-03 22:30

Thomas Cook close to unveiling Fosun rescue deal Thomas Cook Group is in advanced talks about a rescue deal that will see the company effectively broken up and its tour operating arm taken over by the Chinese owner of Club Med....
2019-07-12 02:15

Pope defends migrants after clashes between Italy and rescue ships Pope Francis said on Monday that "no one is exempt" from helping migrants, in an indirect rebuke of Italy's hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini who has tried to shut the country's ports to non-governmental migrant rescue ships....
2019-07-08 13:30

Italian authorities arrest rescue boat captain after docking The Sea-Watch humanitarian vessel was carrying 40 migrants when it docked at the port in Lampedusa in defiance of Italian orders after a weeks-long standoff....
2019-06-29 12:45

Cops’ 5-hour rescue operation for kitten trapped in car engine An adorable kitten got stuck in a car’s engine in Brooklyn early Sunday — sparking a 5-hour police operation to rescue it. “It’s just part of the job — from cats to bad guys, we do this for a living,” said one of t...
2019-06-17 09:45

German migrant rescue ship captain goes before Italian court The German captain of a charity rescue ship appeared before a court in Sicily on Monday after she was arrested for forcing her way into an Italian port carrying migrants she had rescued off the Libyan coast....
2019-07-01 21:45

Topshop owner averts collapse as rescue deal scrapes through Sir Philip Green's high street retail empire has averted the prospect of collapse after securing enough support for a package of rescue measures in a knife-edge vote....
2019-06-12 19:15

Italy targets migrant rescue ships in emergency decree Italy passed an emergency decree on Tuesday that limits the entry of ships into its territorial waters, a move aimed at curbing the activity of migrant rescue boats operated by charities....
2019-06-11 20:30

Indian toddler trapped in well dies amid 110-hour rescue try A hospital official in India says a 2-year-old boy who fell deep into an unused village well has been confirmed dead after rescuers worked nearly 110 hours to reach him....
2019-06-11 11:45

Greece: Rescue operation underway after migrant boat capsize Greece's coast guard says a search and rescue operation is underway off the coast of the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos after a boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized....
2019-06-11 11:45

German aid group defends actions of migrant rescue captain German humanitarian group Sea-Watch says the captain of its rescue ship detained in Italy acted in accordance with international law when she forced her way into port in Lampedusa with 40 migrants on board...
2019-07-02 14:15

NASA initiates plan to rescue its robot that’s stuck on Mars NASA’s newest Mars robot has a serious problem. The InSight lander is a relative newcomer to the Red Planet, having safely arrived at its chosen destination late last year, but one of its most important instruments — a self-hammering &ldq...
2019-07-02 20:30

Italy's govt set to extend deadline for Alitalia rescue - sources Italy's government is set to again extend a deadline for the rescue of loss-making carrier Alitalia after failing to secure enough investors' backing, three sources with knowledge of the matter said....
2019-06-10 18:45

LI cops rescue injured egret stranded on front lawn Feathers flew on Long Island Monday, when cops with a pool skimmer rescued an injured egret that was stranded on a front lawn. The egret — white with a long, pointy yellow beak — was spotted around 6:40 p.m. in the yard of a West Babylon ...
2019-06-18 08:45

Rescue Efforts Are Underway After an Earthquake Kills at Least 12 in Southwest China (BEIJING) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibin city press office said on its social media account that 73 houses had collapsed. The Chinese Minist...
2019-06-18 10:00

Rescue ship captain arrested for breaking Italian blockade Carola Rackete reaches Sicily with 40 people on Sea-Watch 3 in defiance of Salvini banThe captain of a rescue ship carrying 40 people has been arrested for breaking an Italian naval blockade that was trying to stop her from docking the vessel in Lamp...
2019-06-29 23:15

Air Force Retrieves Rescue Team From AN-32 Crash Site In Arunachal The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday evening retrieved all the members of a rescue team from the site where one of its AN 32 aircraft had crashed in Arunachal Pradesh earlier this month....
2019-06-30 02:00

Italy puts captain of migrant-rescue ship under investigation Italian prosecutors have put the German captain of a rescue ship under investigation for allegedly aiding people-smugglers, raising the stakes in a standoff that is preventing the boat coming ashore with 40 rescued migrants from Africa....
2019-06-28 16:15

What drives Sea-Watch captain Carola Rackete to rescue migrants? Carola Rackete has been lauded as a heroine and decried a criminal for the aid she has given to asylum-seekers stranded in the Mediterranean Sea. What drives the 31-year-old German captain of the Sea-Watch rescue boat?...
2019-06-30 07:30

De Blasio’s security detail makes heroic rescue on FDR Drive Three members of Mayor de Blasio’s security detail made a heroic rescue on Wednesday morning when they helped stop a woman from jumping off the FDR Drive, sources said. Two NYPD detectives and one police officer were traveling northbound on the...
2019-05-23 03:45

Cambodian building collapse: PM takes charge of rescue mission Prime Minister Hun Sen says he will oversee the search for any remaining missing workers following a building collapse. At least 19 people were killed when the seven-story structure caved in at a popular vacation town....
2019-06-24 00:15

Italy and Germany in war of words over German rescue ship captain A war of words broke out between Germany and Italy on Sunday over the German captain of a rescue ship, who defied a docking ban enforced by Rome to bring migrants ashore....
2019-06-30 21:45

Firefighters rescue squirrel stuck in manhole months after saving rat Just four months after saving an overweight rat trapped in a sewer grate, German firefighters have again answered the call of rodent duty, this time sedating, then liberating, a very tense squirrel whose head got stuck in a manhole. The furry critter...
2019-06-22 05:00

German firefighters rescue squirrel stuck in manhole cover Firefighters in the city of Dortmund were called upon to help a red squirrel in need of rescue. But with its head firmly stuck in the manhole cover, rescuers had to get creative in order to free the distressed animal....
2019-06-20 22:00

Technical Issues Disrupt Rescue Ops Of Boy Stuck In Borewell Since 3 Days Rescuers were facing some technical issues on Sunday as they as are "quite close" to reaching where a two-year-old boy has been stuck in a 150-foot-deep borewell in Punjab's Sangrur district for past......
2019-06-09 21:45

Rescue-Ship Fracas Revives Europe's Migrant Debate A pitched battle of wills between Italy’s leading nativist politician and the German captain of a migrant-rescue ship has divided European Union governments and highlighted the unresolved problem of Mediterranean migration....
2019-07-03 17:15

Officials rescue 136 dogs from multimillion-dollar California home More than 100 dogs were rescued this week from a fetid, poop-filled, multimillion-dollar home within a California gated community, according to new reports. Orange County cops were tipped off about a possible animal cruelty condition inside the East ...
2019-05-31 18:15

Second migrant rescue boat defies Salvini and docks in Italy Mediterranea’s Italian-flagged Alex docked in Lampedusa with 41 shipwrecked migrants onboardA charity rescue vessel brought 41 shipwrecked migrants into port in Lampedusa on Saturday, the second boat to defy far-right interior minister Matteo Salvini...
2019-07-06 20:30

Malta says deal reached with Italy to take migrants from rescue boat Malta said it will accept migrants from rescue vessel that had been headed toward Italy. A second boat with rescued migrants is also sailing for Lampedusa, where Italian officials have said it won't be allowed to dock....
2019-07-06 06:30

German rescue captain to sue Italy's Salvini over migrant comments The German captain of a migrant rescue ship will sue Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for defamation, her lawyer said on Friday, intensifying the battle of wills between the charity worker and the far-right leader....
2019-07-05 16:30

Animal Rescue Group Needs Discarded Bras For Injured Turtles INDIAN TRAIL, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina animal rescue group is appealing to women not to throw out their old bras, but instead to send them to their agency to help turtles with broken shells. News outlets report Carolina Waterfowl Rescue is asking...
2019-06-29 23:30

Ghana forces rescue two kidnapped Canadian women: statement Ghana forces have rescued two Canadian women who were kidnapped last week outside their hostel in Ghana's second city of Kumasi, the Ghanaian government said in a statement on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 11:30

| Italy's Salvini faces two-boat migrant rescue standoff A fresh standoff brewed Saturday between charity rescue vessels and Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini after two boats carrying shipwrecked migrants arrived off the coast of Lampedusa seeking a safe port....
2019-07-07 10:30

Donald Trump Forgets His Own Gift To Queen. Melania Attempts Rescue Amid the pomp and pageantry of United States President Donald Trump's symbolic visit to the Buckingham Palace, First Lady Melania Trump came to the rescue of her husband when the latter couldn't......
2019-06-04 05:45

British Steel enters insolvency after rescue talks with government fail Steelmaker directly employs 5,000 people and thousands more in the supply chainBritish Steel has entered insolvency, putting 5,000 jobs directly at risk and endangering thousands more in the supply chain after talks with the UK government failed to r...
2019-05-22 12:15

North Carolina animal rescue group wants old bras to save turtles Ladies, pull that old bra out of the trash; it just might save a life — a turtle’s life. An animal rescue group in North Carolina is appealing to Americans to send in their discarded bras. Carolina Waterfowl Rescue is after bra clasps, in parti...
2019-06-29 19:15

Thomas Cook shares slump 40% on rescue talks with China's Fosun Thomas Cook is in talks with largest shareholder Fosun Tourism and lenders for a £750 million ($940.9 million) bailout, a proposal giving the Chinese firm control of the British company's core packaged-tour business....
2019-07-12 12:45

Germany urges Italy to open up ports to migrant rescue ships German Interior Minister Seehofer has urged his Italian counterpart Salvini to open ports to boats carrying rescued migrants. A rescue boat landed without permission in port at Lampedusa and another is headed to Malta....
2019-07-07 01:00

Mediterranean rescue ship brings migrants to Italy, defying Salvini German rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 is waiting off the Italian island of Lampedusa, unable to bring 42 rescued people on board to shore. The European Commission has called for a "swift resolution."...
2019-06-27 21:30

Cruise ship worker jumps into sea to rescue passenger who fell overboard A cruise ship member dove into the water to rescue a passenger who had fallen overboard in Italy. The Irish woman, who has not been identified, reportedly fell from the MSC Seaview cruise ship on Monday while it was at the Italian city of Genoa. A cr...
2019-06-21 19:15

Firefighters rescue squirrel stuck in manhole cover in western Germany Police, firefighters and a veterinary clinic had to join forces this week to rescue a red squirrel that got its head stuck in a manhole cover in western Germany....
2019-06-21 21:15

Video shows woman spinning wildly in windy helicopter rescue Firefighters in Arizona airlifted a woman in her 70s from a hiking trail after she injured herself on Tuesday morning — a difficult rescue made worse by turbulence that caused her stretcher to spin beneath the chopper, a report said. The woman was tr...
2019-06-05 06:15

Captain defends her decision to force rescue boat into Italian port Carola Rackete says act of ‘disobedience’ in Lampedusa was necessary to avert tragedy An NGO rescue boat captain who has risked jail time after forcing her way into Lampedusa port in Italy with 40 migrants onboard has defended her act of “disobedienc...
2019-06-30 20:45

Migrant rescue ship captain regrets Italian docking scare The German captain of a migrant rescue ship who defied an Italian government ban to dock at the island port of Lampedusa expressed regret on Sunday for any alarm caused when her ship trapped a police boat against the quay....
2019-06-30 18:00

Migrant rescue ship captain arrested after stand-off with Italy ends The captain of a German aid ship has been arrested after the vessel docked without permission on a tiny Italian island - and rammed a police motorboat blocking its way....
2019-06-29 21:30

Italian police arrest migrant-rescue ship captain after docking Italian police arrested on Saturday the German captain of a migrant-rescue ship at the centre of a standoff with the Italian government after she docked at the port of Lampedusa....
2019-06-29 04:45

Race Against Time and Tide To Rescue Trove of Treasures At Siberian Atlantis Unique necropoli in the remote republic of Tuva, with more than a hundred undisturbed burials from the Bronze Age to the time of Genghis Khan, immerge eerily from under the water only once a year. ...
2019-06-27 19:30

UPDATE 1-Italy's state railway picks Atlantia for Alitalia rescue Italy's state railway Ferrovie dello Stato picked motorway operator Atlantia as a partner to join a consortium of investors for the rescue of national carrier Alitalia, Ferrovie said on Monday....
2019-07-15 21:00

Captain of rescue ship carrying 42 migrants arrested in Italy – video The captain of an NGO rescue ship carrying 42 migrants has been arrested after more than two weeks in a standoff with Italian authorities. Carola Rackete reached Sicily on Saturday in defiance of a ban by the country’s far-right deputy prime minister...
2019-06-29 23:15

Migrant rescue ship heads towards Italian port in defiance of Salvini The migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi is making its way towards the Italian port of Lampedusa despite a warning from the country's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini that it is closed, the NGO Sea-Eye says....
2019-07-07 02:45

A Rescue Ship Captain Being Held in Italy Is Attracting Donors and Defenders BERLIN (AP) — High-level support and almost three-quarters of a million dollars in donations poured in Sunday for the German captain of a migrant rescue ship who was arrested after she defied repeated orders to stay out of Italy and struck a po...
2019-07-01 09:30

Sea rescue: Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy Former world champion swimmer Filippo Magnini, who won bronze at 2004 Athens Olympics, had no problem helping swimmer whose float got carried by wind.       ...
2019-07-09 19:45

Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown Migrant rescue ships docking in Italy without authorization could soon face fines of up to $57,000, as part of a government crackdown that the United Nations warns violates international law....
2019-06-12 15:45

| Capsized ocean rescue vessel leaves three dead in French storm Three rescuers from the French ocean rescue service have died after their vessel capsized in rough seas as a giant storm pummelled the country's Atlantic coast....
2019-06-08 11:15

Rescue ship ‘bumped’ Italy police boat, in judge’s resizing A judge says a migrant rescue ship “bumped against” a police boat at an Italian island port and the incident that led to the ship captain’s arrest needs to be legally “resized”...
2019-07-03 20:45

Rescue ship's captain accuses European states of abandoning migrants The captain of rescue ship Sea-Watch 3 said on Thursday European states have no interest in finding a political solution for the 42 migrants aboard her vessel, now positioned off the Italian island of Lampedusa....
2019-06-28 17:15

Judge in Italy Orders Release of Captain of Migrant-Rescue Ship Capt. Carola Rackete had defended her decision to dock the ship, owned by a German humanitarian group, by citing the growing exhaustion of the 40 migrants aboard....
2019-07-03 01:15

Group Of Trekkers Stuck In Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur, Rescue Efforts On A group of trekkers from West Bengal, were stuck near Rupin Pass on the way to Sangla valley in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, an official said on Thursday....
2019-06-07 00:45

Captain of rescue ship is arrested after docking on Italian island with 40 migrants The captain of a migrant rescue ship has been arrested after docking on an Italian island without permission after a two-week standoff with officials....
2019-06-29 22:15

Migrant rescue ship captain heads to Italian court hearing ROME (AP) — The German captain of a humanitarian migrant rescue ship is being taken in an Italian border police motorboat to a court hearing on whether she stays under house arrest. Italian state radio said Carola Rackete was being escorted Monday fr...
2019-07-01 11:45

German migrant rescue ship captain faces Italian court The German captain of a charity rescue ship, arrested for defying an Italian ban on docking with migrants, arrived in a Sicilian port on Monday for her first court appearance....
2019-07-01 15:45

German migrant rescue ship captain moved to secret location after threats The German captain of a rescue charity ship who angered Italy's interior minister by bringing African migrants to an Italian island has received threats and been moved to a secret location, the charity she works for said....
2019-07-03 15:15

Italian authorities arrest captain of migrant rescue ship ending standoff Italian authorities arrested the captain of a migrant rescue vessel Saturday morning after it docked into a port off the Lampedusa island, ending a more than a two-week standoff....
2019-06-29 20:30

Green Valley basset hound springs into action to rescue injured owner #metaslider_237738_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-right: 5px;} Green Valley Fire District Green Valley Fire District Green Valley Fire District ...
2019-06-08 06:15

Thai cave divers to star in film depicting real-life rescue Movie about Tham Luang cave operation to save schoolboys and coach one of several announced Four divers who took part in the rescue of 12 Thai schoolboys and their football coach after they were trapped in a cave will play themselves in one of severa...
2019-07-11 15:45

Rual Metro Fire prepares for monsoon with swift water rescue training TUCSON – The Los Ninos pool on the south side is usually open to the public but Friday night, Rual Metro Fire took to the water for swift water rescue training. “Our rescuers stay sharp on all of these skills because of the nature of swif...
2019-07-07 09:45

Captain of humanitarian rescue ship arrested after Italian police boat rammed The German captain of a humanitarian rescue ship with 40 asylum-seekers aboard rammed an Italian border police motorboat as she docked at a tiny Mediterranean island Saturday....
2019-06-29 17:30

Italy rebuffs German migrant appeal as rescue boat disembarks at Lampedusa Migrants on a rescue boat that breached a ban on docking in Italy for the second time in a week, arriving illegally in Lampedusa, disembarked on Sunday after the vessel was impounded, as Italy rejected a German call to open its ports to charity vesse...
2019-07-07 06:15

Couple use Twitter to rescue newborn girl abandoned on Indian garbage dump Vinod Kapri, an Indian journalist and filmmaker based in Delhi, checks Twitter first thing every morning -- like virtually every journalist on the planet....
2019-06-17 23:45

Rodin rescue: visitor cracks Madrid gallery's mistaken identity case Portrait thought to be of notorious Belgian king turns out to be of French sculptorA tiny and previously unknown portrait of Auguste Rodin has been discovered thanks to an unwell child, a sharp-eyed art graduate and an unusually constructive use of T...
2019-06-06 02:00

Donations pour in for captain of migrant rescue ship that struck police boat Carola Rackete remained under house arrest a day after her ship, the Sea-Watch 3, rammed the Italian border police motorboat that was blocking the entry to the port at Italy's Lampedusa island....
2019-07-01 01:15

Italy rebuffs German migrant appeal as rescue boat docks at Lampedusa A migrant rescue boat on Saturday breached a ban on docking in Italy for the second time in a week, arriving illegally in Lampedusa, as Italy rejected a German call to open its ports to charity vessels....
2019-07-06 23:45

Rescue dogs flown out of Louisiana ahead of Barry to avoid euthanasia. Will be adoptable The animals escaping Barry's path were placed on a plane and were heading to rescue shelters in northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and New Jersey.        ...
2019-07-13 20:00

UN says Canada’s plan to rescue Wood Buffalo National Park needs ‘considerably more effort’ The status of Canada's largest park as a world heritage site remains wobbly after a United Nations body expressed grave doubts about a federal plan to rescue it....
2019-06-14 09:01

OnStar alert leads to rescue of Florida baby from hot car after mom passes out inside: deputies OnStar, an in-vehicle safety and security system, helped save a 1-year-old Florida girl trapped in a hot car on Sunday after her mom passed out inside, authorities said....
2019-06-06 07:15

Comedian Jon Stewart given standing ovation after criticising Congress over treatment of 9/11 rescue workers Comedian Jon Stewart has been given a standing ovation after he criticised lawmakers over the level of healthcare provided for responders to the 9/11 terrorist attacks....
2019-06-12 10:30

Firefighters in Arizona Make Dramatic Rescue of 1,000-Year-Old ‘Medusa Mother Tree’ Firefighters in the American state of Arizona had a very different rescue mission on their hands - in order to save not people but a historic tree in a national park.  ...
2019-06-27 19:30

Rescue Ship Poses New Test for Italy’s Hard-Line Migrant Policies The Sea Watch 3, seeking to disembark 42 people it picked up off Libya, has entered Italian waters off the island of Lampedusa, in defiance of new legislation....
2019-06-27 20:15

German rescue ship heads to Malta after Italy blocks Lampedusa port Sea-Eye said its rescue ship will sail to Malta due to deteriorating conditions on board. They have called on Europe to intervene in Italy's hard-line measures, saying "human lives are not a bargaining chip."...
2019-07-07 05:30

Video: Chopper Rescue Of 74-Year-Old Woman Turns Scary As Stretcher Spins A woman who injured herself while hiking on Phoenix mountain was rescued by a helicopter, with a video showing her stretcher spinning rapidly while being lifted up....
2019-06-05 11:15

French government: Ascoval rescue deal not impacted by British Steel woes A rescue deal for the Ascoval steel plant in northern France is not impacted by the current woes at British Steel since the Ascoval transaction involves another unit of British Steel not impacted by the liquidation process, said the French government...
2019-05-22 15:45

Idai disaster: Stranded victims still need rescue from heavy rains as UN scales up response Dire conditions persist in vast areas of southern Africa affected by Cyclone Idai as heavy rain continues to cause “massive destruction”, the UN said on Thursday, while aid teams scale up efforts to reach those most in need....
2019-05-21 16:15

Firefighter says goodbye to rescue dog in viral post. Dog owners relate: Pets are family A St. Louis man shared photos and grieved his dog, Bella, who he rescued while a firefighter. Pet owners relate, knowing dogs are family.        ...
2019-05-21 17:45

Game wardens are searching for “Petrie” the alligator after he was stolen from Hochatown Rescue Center & Petting Zoo (KFOR) Oklahoma game wardens are hunting for answers in a bizarre theft after an alligator was abducted from a wildlife rescue center. Tammy Virgin, the owner and operator of the Hochatown Rescue Center and Petting Zoo, says ‘Petrie’ the ...
2019-07-11 11:30

Humpback whale freed from shark net off Australia coast in difficult rescue, video shows A humpback whale entangled in a shark net off the coast of Australia on Thursday was eventually cut free by a marine rescue team after an hours-long operation....
2019-06-28 00:45

VIDEO: Arizona helicopter rescue gurney carrying woman, 74, spins uncontrollably midair A 74-year-old woman was being rescued by a helicopter after getting injured on a hike outside of Phoenix, Ariz. early Tuesday when the gurney carrying her began spinning wildly midair....
2019-06-05 09:15

Ex-FDNY member ‘tragically unable’ to rescue victims of fiery Long Island crash Three young women were killed in a fiery late-night crash on Long Island despite a retired FDNY member’s desperate attempts to save them, police officials said Tuesday. The trio, who ranged in age from 23 to 25, was traveling in a 2010 black Je...
2019-07-09 22:30

Rescue diver reveals unseen messages left behind by Thai cave boys one year later One year after 12 boys were incredibly rescued from a flooded Thai cave, a hero diver has returned to the site and found haunting messages left by the kids. ...
2019-07-12 16:15

James Garner had a big heart for dogs; Daughter Gigi kicks off animal rescue fund in his name James Garner, who died five years ago, never met a dog he didn't love. His daughter honors her father with an animal rescue fund in his name.        ...
2019-06-15 03:15

Carola Rackete: Nearly £1m raised to help migrant rescue ship captain arrested after police standoff More than £889,000 ( €1million) has been raised to help the captain of a migrant rescue ship who was arrested after a two-week standoff with Italian officials....
2019-07-01 21:45

Guterres says UN stands ready to support Brazil’s search and rescue effort in wake of tragic dam collapse Secretary-General António Guterres said on Saturday that the United Nations stands ready to support the Brazilian authorities in the search and emergency relief efforts following the deadly dam collapse and mudslides in vast South American country’s ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order shows Force-heavy gameplay as you rescue Wookiees with Saw Gerrera Electronic Arts showed the first gameplay footage of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order during its annual EA Play fan event in Los Angeles, which takes place at the same time as the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo (the gaming industry’s biggest tr...
2019-06-08 19:15

Carola Rackete: Court lifts house arrest order on captain of charity rescue ship arrested in Italy A Sicilian court has lifted a house arrest order imposed on the captain of a charity ship who was detained for forcing her way into an Italian port with 40 rescued migrants....
2019-07-02 21:30

Texas gator stabbed (KPRC) Residents of Sugar Land, Texas are worried about an alligator, not because of the dangers of the reptile itself, but because of what someone did to it. The gator is in Pumpkin Lake, which backs up to Cullinan Park, and neighbors said they̵...
2019-06-15 07:15

Texas Tech going to 4th CWS after 8-6 win over Oklahoma St LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kurt Wilson hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning and Texas Tech beat Oklahoma State 8-6 in an NCAA Super Regional finale Sunday, earning the Red Raiders their fourth College World Series berth in six seasons....
2019-06-10 08:30

'True heroism': Meet the man who dove into a river to rescue a motorist Andrew Lunn dove into the Wicomico River and pulled the motorist out through the car window Tuesday afternoon.        ...
2019-06-20 06:00

Na wins by four in Texas to claim third PGA victory Kevin Na figured it was time to add his name to the wall of champions at Colonial Country Club and, making birdies early and late, made the thought come true with a four-stroke victory over Tony Finau in the Charles Schwab Challenge in Texas on Sunda...
2019-05-27 08:30

Texas is poised to ban red light cameras Texas is set to become the 11th state in the country to ban the use of red light cameras. The Dallas News reported the state Senate passed a bill that would outlaw the devices designed to catch drivers speeding through red lights by a 23 to eight vot...
2019-05-21 16:30

GM investing $20M in Texas plant for next-gen SUVs The investment adds to roughly $1.4 billion GM has invested in the facility for the next-gen SUVs since 2015, including construction of a new paint shop....
2019-06-27 22:45

Tornadoes cause damage in Northeast Texas Tornadoes swept parts of northeastern Texas, damaging homes and buildings and causing at least one injury. Damage was reported southwest and east of Dallas. (May 30)        ...
2019-05-30 12:45

FBI: Man who shot at Texas courthouse dies A masked gunman opened fire Monday on a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas before being fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with federal officers, witnesses and authorities said. (June 17)        ...
2019-06-17 23:30

Cat sparks $7,500 rescue mission after getting stuck on bridge six days; mission fails, pet gets bored and wanders home A pet cat who sparked a pricey rescue mission after getting trapped on a bridge in England for eventually got bored nearly a week later and walked home on her own....
2019-05-31 00:00

Appalachian Bear Rescue returns black bear to wild TOWNSEND, Tenn. (AP) — Hartley, the 11-pound, emaciated and furless black bear yearling brought to Appalachian Bear Rescue in Townsend on Feb. 14, has made a remarkable recovery and is now a wild bear once again. ABR and Kentucky state wildlife offic...
2019-06-02 19:15

Massive funnel cloud in Texas panhandle Tornadoes strafed the middle of the country Thursday, this time concentrated in sparsely populated panhandles of Oklahoma and Texas. One particulary large funnel cloud was spotted in Lipscomb County, Texas, near the Oklahoma state line. (May 24) ...
2019-05-24 12:30

10 killed when plane crashes on takeoff in Texas All ten people on board were killed when a small airplane struggled to gain altitude after taking off from a Dallas-area airport Sunday, veered to the left and plunged into a hangar, local authorities and witnesses said. (July 1)    &...
2019-07-01 11:15

Apple moves Mac Pro production from Texas to China Enlarge / An inside view of the new Mac Pro. (credit: Apple) Apple is manufacturing the new Mac Pro in China, marking a change from the previous Mac Pro that was made in the US. Apple made the previous Mac Pro in Austin, Texas beginning in 2013. Bu...
2019-06-28 21:30

Texas man charged in death of trans woman, 2 more A 33-year-old man has been arrested in the slayings of three women in Dallas, including a transgender woman whose death brought nationwide attention, police said Wednesday. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-13 21:45

The Latest: IndyCar race in Texas has 1st caution on Lap 135 FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the IndyCar race in Texas (all times local): 8:50 p.m. The IndyCar race in Texas finally had its first caution on Lap 135 after Zach Veach spun out on the backstretch. Veach started to lose control entering the ...
2019-06-09 04:15

FAA Investigating Chick-Fil-A’s Exclusion At Texas Airport SAN ANTONIO (AP) – The Federal Aviation Administration says it’s investigating a decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from an airport concession contract in San Antonio over opposition to the fast-food chain owners’ record on LGBT issues...
2019-05-26 00:30

10 killed in plane crash at Texas airport Ten people were killed when an airplane crashed into a hangar and burst into flames shortly after takeoff at a Texas airport, according to officials....
2019-07-01 15:30

Texas man at large after skipping end of his murder trial DALLAS (AP) — Authorities are searching for a 25-year-old Texas man who went on the run the night before a jury found him guilty of murder. The Dallas County District Attorney’s office say Rene Adrian Carrillo cut off his ankle monitor Wednesda...
2019-06-29 03:45

US: Plane crash in Texas leaves 10 dead The small private plane crashed into a hangar during taking off, killing 10 people. Authorities are investigating the causes of the crash, which took place in a suburb of the city of Dallas....
2019-07-01 12:00

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89 H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89 years old. (July 9)        ...
2019-07-09 22:15

Texas softball pitcher ‘doing well’ after getting hit in face with ball This was a painful victory for the Texas Longhorn softball team. Texas pitcher Miranda Elish took a throw to the face in the second inning of the Longhorns’ 7-5 comeback victory over host Alabama at in Friday’s NCAA softball super regiona...
2019-05-25 09:01

Correction: Killing By Police-Texas story DALLAS (AP) — In a story June 19 about the fatal shooting of a vehicle theft suspect by a Farmers Branch police officer, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the officer was off-duty. He was on-duty. A corrected version of the story is belo...
2019-06-27 23:00

Texas officer indicted in fatal shooting A Texas police officer has been arrested on a murder charge after he fatally shot the driver of a pickup truck reported stolen from a Dallas suburb. (June 27)        ...
2019-06-28 08:15

What to watch as IndyCar heads back to Texas Buckle up, because you never know what to expect at Texas. IndyCar Insider Jim Ayello previews Saturday's race, which has provided mayhem in the past.        ...
2019-06-06 00:45

2 Texas men died trying to jump car over open drawbridge LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Two Texas men are dead after trying to jump a compact car across the gap on a raised drawbridge. Louisiana State Police say it happened shortly after 2 a.m. Friday at the Black Bayou Bridge about 6 miles (9.65 kilometers) sou...
2019-05-25 03:30

Texas Tech’s 4-1 CWS win sends FSU’s Martin into retirement OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Brian Klein hit the tiebreaking home run for Texas Tech, and the Red Raiders beat Florida State 4-1 at the College World Series on Wednesday night to close the 40-year coaching career of NCAA all-time wins leader Mike Martin. Klein...
2019-06-20 09:15

Trump's trade war could cost him Texas and the presidency As Senate Republicans wait on tenterhooks for Vice President Mike Pence to talk trade with Mexico's foreign minister, a new Quinnipiac poll should have the entire party shaking in its boots right now....
2019-06-06 08:30

U. of Texas pitcher recovering from throw to face Texas Longhorns pitcher Miranda Elish is recovering after taking a throw to the face in Friday's NCAA softball super regional game against the Alabama Crimson Tide....
2019-05-26 03:45

Texas, don't even think about importing California's rail disaster Last week, the Trump administration fulfilled yet another promise when it canceled nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funding for California’s high-speed rail project between Los Angeles and San Francisco. In the midst of yet another infamous Infrastructu...
2019-05-22 10:45

Texas clings to unconstitutional, homophobic laws – and it's not alone The legislature has again spurned an opportunity to end its ban on ‘homosexual conduct’ and 15 other states retain similar lawsThe Texas legislature has ended another busy session, sending bills to the governor that would ban red-light traffic camera...
2019-06-01 08:45

FAA investigating Chick-fil-A's exclusion at Texas airport The Federal Aviation Administration says it's investigating a decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from an airport concession contract in San Antonio over opposition to the fast-food chain owners' record on LGBT issues....
2019-05-26 08:45

The Latest: Man Who Fired At Texas Courthouse Just Graduated Brian Isaack Clyde – Gunman dead after shootout with police outside Dallas court building, Texas, Photo Date: 6/17/2019 DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on an exchange of gunfire outside the federal courthouse in downtown Dallas (all times local): 5 ...
2019-06-18 03:30

Texas HS superintendent defends Briles hiring Mount Vernon ISD Superintendent Jason McCullough defended the decision to hire Art Briles, saying the district "vetted coach Briles to the best of our ability."...
2019-05-29 03:15

Bjork hired as Texas A&M athletic director COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Ross Bjork has been hired as Texas A&M’s athletic director. Bjork, who is the athletic director at Mississippi, will take over for Scott Woodward, who left for the same job at LSU last month. Bjork won’t star...
2019-05-24 06:45

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male council of Waskom in Texas has voted to make the small town a “sanctuary city for the unborn”.The five men ...
2019-06-15 02:30

Facebook is financing a massive solar farm in Texas Facebook is investing heavily in a massive solar farm in Texas as it rumbles towards its goal of running entirely on renewable energy by the end of next year. Renewables company Longroad Energy has started building the Prospero Solar project in Andre...
2019-06-01 05:15

The Esports Awards will take place in Arlington, Texas, on November 16 The Esports Awards, now into its fourth year of recognizing the best in the esports industry, will take place at the Esports Stadium Arlington.Read More...
2019-07-11 04:00

Two hurt as small plane crashes into Texas home Two people were injured when the small plane in which they were flying crashed into a home in McKinney, Texas. A mother and her children who were inside the home were unharmed. (May 24)        ...
2019-05-25 00:45

‘Why don’t you die,’ Texas mother allegedly says while sitting on 4-month-old: report A 20-year-old Houston mother allegedly said, “Why don’t you die? Why are you still alive,” while sitting on her 4-month-old baby covered in blankets and pillows last week, according to court documents.  ...
2019-06-18 09:30

Texas approves $3 billion in flood control after Harvey AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered Houston and the Texas coast, state lawmakers approved setting aside more than $3 billion to help pay for flood control projects. The bill sent to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Wed...
2019-05-23 02:15

APNewsBreak: Texas says Rapid DNA supplier jeopardizes cases AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas officials are raising concerns over Rapid DNA analysis that has been used to identify California wildfire victims and verify family connections on the U.S.-Mexico border. A state board asked a growing government provider of...
2019-06-20 09:15

Police chase 20 escaped cows through Texas neighborhood Police in Texas said it took them about an hour to round up approximately 20 cows that escaped from a ranch and went wandering through a neighborhood....
2019-07-05 18:15

Police: 2 Texas children accidentally shot by cousin, 10 FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Police and family members say two children in Texas were accidentally shot by their 10-year-old cousin, who had tried to take away a gun they had discovered. Police say the shooting happened Thursday in a home in Fort Worth. ...
2019-06-28 15:15

| WATCH: Texas officer indicted in fatal shooting A Texas police officer has been arrested on a murder charge after he fatally shot the driver of a pickup truck reported stolen from a Dallas suburb. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-28 10:45

Astros with 2 in 11th beat Texas 7-6, avoid 3rd loss in row Springer scores go-ahead run from first on Altuve's two-out double in 11th inning and Astros beat Rangers 7-6       ...
2019-07-14 14:15

Texas Approves Safe Gun Storage Campaign Over NRA Objection AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lawmakers in gun-loving Texas have quietly gone around the National Rifle Association by slipping language into a massive spending bill that would fund a $1 million public safety campaign on gun storage. The legislation is now he...
2019-05-27 22:30

US says border wall will 'avoid' historic Texas cemetery The U.S. government says it won't build President Donald Trump's border wall on the site of a historic cemetery that might have required the exhumation of graves....
2019-06-03 20:15

Ex-pastor charged with molesting teen relative in Texas A former Southern Baptist pastor who once backed strict anti-abortion legislation in Texas has been charged with repeatedly molesting a teenage relative over the course of two years, sometimes several times a day, court records show. Stephen Bratton,...
2019-06-17 17:30

Mayfield stirs OU-Texas rivalry, rips QB Ehlinger Baker Mayfield proved he hasn't left the Red River Rivalry behind him, shutting down talk of Texas as a title contender and having especially harsh words for Longhorns QB Sam Ehlinger....
2019-06-20 16:30

Fire destroys massive Texas mansion, 2 hurt Authorities say a fire that destroyed a 10,000-square-foot mansion near Houston and injured two construction workers. Officials say more than 60 firefighters and medical personnel responded Thursday to the fire. (June 14)     ...
2019-06-14 16:15

The ‘intolerably putrid’ making of ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre,” directed and co-written by Tobe Hooper and released in 1974, set the standard for the slasher-film genre with its depiction of a family of sadistic cannibals who torture and murder a group of interlopers. I...
2019-06-14 05:45

Texas lawmakers want answers over new Sandra Bland video AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas authorities are expected to face sharp questioning over why cellphone video Sandra Bland took during her confrontational 2015 traffic stop never publicly surfaced until now. A state House committee wants answers at a hearin...
2019-05-24 06:45

Sheriff’s deputy found fatally shot in car in Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff says one of his deputies was found fatally shot inside his car, near the county jail. Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn tells news outlets that Sgt. Keith Shepherd was found Friday night inside his car in a...
2019-06-15 07:15

Michigan beats Texas Tech 5-3 in its 1st CWS game since 1984 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jimmy Kerr’s first triple in two years helped Michigan build an early lead, Karl Kauffmann pitched seven strong innings and the Wolverines opened their first College World Series appearance since 1984 with a 5-3 win over Texa...
2019-06-16 01:30

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies aged 89 Ross Perot answers a question in Dallas on Oct. 2, 1992 after announcing that he will run for president as an independent candidate.Rick Bowmer / AP file DALLAS (AP) — H. Ross Perot (pur-OH’), the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who twice...
2019-07-09 17:15

Duke beats Texas A&M 8-5 in NCAA tournament opener Nichols, Maxwell hit 3-run homers, Duke holds on to beat Texas A&M 8-5 in the opening game of the NCAA regional in Morgantown, West Virginia        ...
2019-06-01 03:15

Alligator With Knife Stuck in Its Head Seen in Lake in Texas A Texas woman says she recently witnessed an alligator with what appeared to be some kind of knife stuck in its head swimming in a local lake, a situation she says she believes may have been a purposeful act.Read more......
2019-06-15 03:45

Texas 8th-grader wins National Geographic contest WASHINGTON (AP) — Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, Texas, with an already impressive array of awards, has taken top honors in the 31st annual National Geographic GeoBee, an elite test of geographic knowledge. Janga triumphed Wednesday durin...
2019-05-23 05:15

How a stray dog got the best of a Texas police officer (and ate his beef jerky, too) A stray Texas pit bull 'hijacked' a Kilgore police officer's car Saturday and snagged his beef jerky in the front seat before animal control arrived.        ...
2019-06-17 05:45

From Libya to Texas, tragedies illustrate plight of migrants Recent tragedies have focused attention on the risks faced by migrants, who are often seen as a political headache in the countries they hope to reach and ignored in the countries they flee...
2019-07-06 11:30