rescue

Rough seas
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David Madden
May 30, 2019 - 10:44 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A pair of around-the-world cruisers had to be rescued in rough seas off the coast of Atlantic City on Wednesday night. A 55-foot sailboat called the Bertie capsized some 65 miles off shore in rough seas. "The two people that were on the sailboat had been...
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A cat.
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Justin Udo
May 07, 2019 - 9:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bucks County SPCA police officers removed more than 100 sick cats and kittens from a townhome in Doylestown. Officials say the animals have been living in terrible conditions and many are in need of immediate medical treatment. They are being transported to the...
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A dog is taken care by an oil rig crew after being rescued in the Gulf of Thailand.
Vitisak Payalaw via AP
April 16, 2019 - 9:35 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by workers on an oil rig crew in the Gulf of Thailand has been returned safely to land. A worker on the rig belonging to Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production, Vitisak Payalaw, said on his Facebook page that...
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A search and rescue training during a man overboard drill
Sipa USA
March 18, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Everybody loves a hero — except the ones who were heroically saved and then sued by him. In 2015, a rescue party searched for two California teens who had gone missing during a hike. The teens were later found — smoking...
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Firefighters are resupplied as they search for victims of a dam collapse in Brumadinho, Brazil, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.
Leo Correa/AP Photo
January 28, 2019 - 11:47 am
By Marcelo Silva de Sousa and Peter Prengaman and Anna Jean Kaiser, Associated Press BRUMADINHO, Brazil (AP) — Brazilian firefighters on Monday carefully moved over treacherous mud, sometimes walking, sometimes crawling, in search of survivors or bodies, four days after a dam collapse buried mine...
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In this Jan. 14, 2019, photo Joie Henney, of Strinestown, lifts his emotional support animal, Wally, up on a table to give a presentation at the SpiriTrust Lutheran Village in York, Pa.
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January 24, 2019 - 5:00 pm
YORK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man says his emotional support alligator helps him deal with his depression. Joie Henney, 65, said his registered emotional support animal named Wally likes to snuggle and give hugs, despite being a 5-foot-long alligator. The York Haven man said he received...
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Firefighters pulled off a daring rescue Monday afternoon in the frigid Cooper River in Camden County. The victim is lucky to be back on her feet, or should we say, paws.
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Ian Bush
January 21, 2019 - 8:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Firefighters pulled off a daring rescue Monday afternoon in the frigid Cooper River in Camden County. The victim is lucky to be back on her feet, or should we say, paws. "He was sitting out here on the ledge," said Alicia Jonocha, who was at the river with Dan Wager...
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FILE - In an Oct. 10, 2012 file photo, Antonio "Tony" Mendez, former CIA technical operations officer, poses for photographers at the premiere of the film Argo in Washington.
AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File
January 20, 2019 - 2:58 pm
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A former CIA technical operations officer who helped rescue six U.S. diplomats from Iran in 1980 and was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film "Argo," has died. He was 78. A family statement and his literary agent confirmed that Antonio "Tony" Mendez died Saturday at an...
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 A local animal rescue extends its arms to help some furry four-legged friends from all the way down south.
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Justin Udo
January 07, 2019 - 3:48 pm
CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A local animal rescue extends its arms to help some furry four-legged friends from all the way down South. The Atlanta Humane Society recently rescued 165 German shepherds from a property in rural Georgia from conditions which officials call deplorable. "These...
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The Red Paw Emergency Relief Team is grieving for a Philadelphia family whose beloved dog was lost when a fire broke out in their rowhome overnight.
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Pat Toddy
December 30, 2018 - 2:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Red Paw Emergency Relief Team is grieving for a Philadelphia family whose beloved dog was lost when a fire broke out in their rowhome overnight. "To be able to come out and say believe it or not, your pet's alive, that's our goal," said Red Paw Emergency Relief...
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