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Timid Dog Abandoned in Filthy Basement Stuns Rescuers With Her Hopeful Blue Eyes

Timid Dog Abandoned in Filthy Basement Stuns Rescuers With Her Hopeful Blue Eyes

BY LOUISE BEVAN When Cassie was found and rescued from a seeming animal cruelty situation in Kingman County, Kansas, her fur was threadbare and her skin was covered in raw, painful scabs. However, Cassie’s rescuers, while saddened by her timid demeanor, were stunned by the bright glimmer of hope in her sky-blue eyes. (Courtesy of The Humane Society […]

Naval Officer Jogging Leaps Into River to Save Wheelchair-Bound Child and Man, Is Hailed as a Hero

Naval Officer Jogging Leaps Into River to Save Wheelchair-Bound Child and Man, Is Hailed as a Hero

BY LOUISE BEVAN A Naval officer named John Miller was out for an evening jog in Norfolk, Virginia, when he witnessed a desperate scenario play out: a disabled child and his carer were floundering in a nearby river, and so the officer quickly rushed to help. The lieutenant, a nine-year Navy serviceman, was running along Elizabeth River trail when […]

TransPacific Solar/Rower Rescued by Channel Islands Harbor and Long Beach Coast Guard

TransPacific Solar/Rower Rescued by Channel Islands Harbor and Long Beach Coast Guard

By George Miller Late this morning, the Channel Islands Harbor Coast Guard towed in “Wave Dancer,” a solar/rower powered craft on a Trans-Pacific voyage from Monterrey, CA  to Honolulu, Hawaii.  The expedition’s sole skipper/rower, Heather Taylor, of Australia, aborted the mission after the craft’s solar power converter failed. She was in the process of doing […]

Rescue of Two Hikers

Rescue of Two Hikers

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release On 10/01/19, at about 1:44 PM, Sheriff’s Dispatch received a report of two overdue hikers. The two hikers, (P) Debbie Murphy and (P) Myrto Karamitsou, were due to return on 09/30/19. While initiating an investigation, the hikers activated their personal locator beacon (PLB). A Ventura County Aviation Unit helicopter (Air […]

Stranded Motorcyclists Make it out of the Los Padres National Forest

Stranded Motorcyclists Make it out of the Los Padres National Forest

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release On 09/15/2019, the Ventura County Lockwood Deputy responded to stranded off-road motorcycle riders in the Los Padres National Forest. At approximately 1730 hours, Station 11 received a call from the Los Padres National Forest Dispatch Center asking for assistance in locating 3 motorcycle riders who were stranded in the […]

Four Hunters Rescued after being lost in Los Padres National Forest

Four Hunters Rescued after being lost in Los Padres National Forest

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release On 08/31/19, shortly after 2PM, emergency medical and law enforcement personnel responded  to the Rancho Nuevo Trailhead in northern Ventura County reference four deer hunters who called 911 to report they were lost and dehydrated. The Rancho Nuevo Trail is located in the Los Padres National Forest Dick Smith […]

Construction Workers Save 2-Month-Old Baby, Toddler, Dropped From Burning Building

Construction Workers Save 2-Month-Old Baby, Toddler, Dropped From Burning Building

Whitney Tipton | Reporter . New Mexico construction workers saved the life of a two-month-old baby as well as a toddler from an apartment fire Sunday. Construction crews working on a roof in Albuquerque, New Mexico, were able to rescue the children before firefighters arrived after a fire broke out in the apartment building next door, an ABC […]

Shark Tries To Attack A Dog, A Bunch Of Other Dogs Rush To The Rescue In Epic Video

Shark Tries To Attack A Dog, A Bunch Of Other Dogs Rush To The Rescue In Epic Video

David Hookstead | Smoke Room Editor   An awesome video has gone viral of dogs proving why they’re the absolute best. In a video posted on Twitter by @Frenchring51, a dog is chilling in the ocean when a shark tries to attack him. A bunch of other dogs on the beach weren’t having any of it. (SLIDESHOW: These Women On […]

Border Agents Rescue Migrant Mother And Her Three Kids Right Before They Drowned In The Rio Grande

Border Agents Rescue Migrant Mother And Her Three Kids Right Before They Drowned In The Rio Grande

Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator Border Patrol agents rescued a Guatemalan family of four before they drowned to death attempting to cross the U.S. southern border. A forceful current swept a woman and her three children, ages 2, 4 and 15, downriver when they attempted to cross the Rio Grande on March 28. Fortunately for […]

Alamo Mountain Rescue of Five People Stuck in Deep Snow

Alamo Mountain Rescue of Five People Stuck in Deep Snow

On Sunday 03/03/19, at about 8 PM, Lockwood Valley Deputies responded to the area of Alamo Mountain in the Los Padres National Forest (LPNF) reference five subjects who were reportedly stuck in the snow in a Jeep on forest road 8N01.3. The stranded party of five luckily had cellular telephone service which enabled them to […]

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