All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Rescue’

Bear Saves Crow From A Watery Demise

Under the right circumstances, when an animal finds itself in trouble, the hero who steps in and saves it might not be human at all. Instead, another animal may save the day. In the case of a drowning crow, the hero was rather unexpected: a grizzly bear. A viral video recorded at Budapest Zoo shows a grizzly pushing something that …

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Man Saves Baby On The Side Of The Highway

An ex-con from Georgia is being hailed as a hero after he saved a 15-month-old little girl, who was crawling on the side of a highway. Bryant Collins, an auto repairman, said that he noticed the baby at around 10:00 a.m. on Friday. “I had seen something out of the corner of my eye, and I thought it was a …

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Hawaii Kayaker Attempts Trip To California, Rescued By Coast Guard

A 57-year-old man who attempted to kayak from California to Hawaii was rescued in Santa Barbara, 11 days after he started his journey. According to reports, the man had all the things he needed to complete his journey including electronic equipment and solar panel technology to charge his equipment. However, the solar panel failed and left him without electricity. The …

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Ann Curry Rescued By Boy Scouts After Injury

Last month, television news anchor Ann Curry was hiking in New Jersey when she fell and broke her ankle. Luckily, a group of Boy Scouts, New Jersey’s Troop 368, were right around the corner and came to her rescue. “We were hiking along, and we came to a trail intersection and a lady was sitting on the ground with her …

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‘Miracle on the Hudson’ Remembered 5 Years On

USAirways Flight 1549 landed into the Hudson River five years ago after being struck by birds. Images of passengers exiting the plane are still reminiscent today. Fortunately, the quick-thinking ingenuity of Pilots Sully Sullenberger and Jeff Skiles led to the safe landing and rescue of the passengers aboard the plane. The passengers still remember the chain of events that led …

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Akademik Shokalskiy Passengers Rescued In Antarctica

After being stuck in ice floes since Christmas Eve, the passengers of the Akademik Shokalskiy have finally been rescued. A team of scientists and passengers aboard the expedition ship were in the Arctic doing research on climate change, recreating and updating Australian explorer Douglas Mawson’s 1911 to 1913 voyage to Antarctica. They were unable to leave when weather conditions became …

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Alligator Discovered at O’Hare Airport

There’s an old saying which states certain unlikely things will occur whenever pigs fly. While that adynaton has yet to come true, alligators were close to achieving the dream of pigs yesterday when one was discovered at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. The alligator, named Allie by those who found and rescued her, was first spotted by a passenger, who then reported …

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Woman Trapped on Raised Drawbridge

Pedestrians in Fort Lauderdale, Florida witnessed an unusual incident Saturday morning: A woman in a hot-pink T-shirt clinging to raised, railroad track drawbridge. The woman, 55 year-old Wanda McGowan, was not attempting to become the next Spiderman, but rather found herself stuck on the bridge after completing a 5K walk for breast cancer earlier that morning. Why the woman was …

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Five U.S. Kayakers Rescued in Tajikistan

Five American kayakers who went missing several days ago in Tajikistan have been rescued. A helicopter search team located the men, and they are being transported to Dushanbe, the nation’s capital. One of the rescued has a broken leg, and the other four are in good condition. The kayaking group, consisting of Ben Luck, Cooper Lambla, Matt Klema, Nate Klema …

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Man Rescues His Terrier From Drowning

Best friends are faithful, fun, and always have each other’s backs to defend one another until the very end. This applies whether the best friend is a human or a dog as was recently put to the test. Graham and Sheryl Anley took their Jack Russell terrier, Rosie, on a three month long oceanic voyage to Madagascar as originally reported …

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Group Lost At Sea Four Days; Survives On Rainwater

It was like the opening theme song montage from Gilligan’s Island, only there was no radio, no hammocks, and no one was laughing. Two Americans, six Hondurans, and a Canadian set out on a pleasure cruise near Honduras on Saturday. They were headed for a nearby island when their boat ran out of gas. The trip was only supposed to …

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Joe Torre: Daughter Saves Falling Baby

Former Major League Baseball (MLB) all-star and longtime Yankees manager Joe Torre is well-known for his skill on the field. It’s clear now that, in addition to coaching world-class athletes, he also passed those skills on to his progeny. Torre’s daughter, Cristina Torre, is being hailed as a hero today after saving a one-year-old baby from falling to its death. …

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