Search and rescue efforts

April 16, 2018 - 6:30 am
FOREST LAKE, Minn. (AP) — Firefighters came to the rescue for a group of Minnesota high school students when a blizzard struck during their prom. The Forest Lake Fire Department opened its firehouse for three hours on Saturday so the students could pose for prom pictures. With as much as 15 inches...
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April 16, 2018 - 1:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police continue to search for two men who they say stole nearly $2,000 from a Bronx warehouse. WCBS-TV reports the robbery happened earlier this month at a printing warehouse in the Bronx. Police say one of the suspects threatened workers with what looked like a gun...
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FILE - In this Aug 13, 2009 file photo CEO of German Tengelmann Group Karl-Erivan W. Haub talks at a press conference in Muelheim, western Germany. Authorities in Switzerland and Italy are searching for the German billionaire who has been missing in the Alps since the weekend. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, file)
April 11, 2018 - 11:41 am
BERLIN (AP) — Swiss rescue teams held out hope Wednesday that there was still a chance of finding a German billionaire alive even though he has been missing in the Alps for days, but admitted the likelihood of his survival was diminishing rapidly. Karl-Erivan Haub, the 58-year-old heir to the...
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April 11, 2018 - 6:55 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian rescue officials say they have recovered the bodies of three Romanian hikers who got into trouble while climbing mountains in central Romania. Local authorities said they had located the last of three bodies on Wednesday on the Fagaras mountain range following a...
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, soldiers and residents salute civilians after they were released by the Army of Islam group that had held them since 2013, in Damascus, Syria, early Monday, April 9, 2018. Syrian state media is reporting that dozens of civilians who had been held for years by a rebel group near the capital Damascus have been freed. (SANA via AP)
April 09, 2018 - 12:04 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 7 p.m. A Syrian opposition activist based in the town of Douma says most of those killed in the poison gas attack over the weekend have been buried. Haitham Bakkar said Monday that the attack was focused on three neighborhoods in...
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April 03, 2018 - 12:53 am
MEXICO, N.Y. (AP) — New York State Police are searching for the person who vandalized several headstones in an Oswego County cemetery. WSTM-TV reports multiple headstones in the historic area of the Mexico Village Cemetery were pushed over and damaged. State police believe the vandalism happened...
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This image from video provided by the Los Angeles Fire Department shows firefighters dropping a video camera down a large hole Sunday, April 1, 2018, next to where a 13-year-old boy fell through through the small hole at right into a river of sewage in the Griffith Park area of Los Angeles. Jesse Hernandez was swept away and spent more than 12 hours in the toxic environment of the sewer system before being rescued. (Capt. Erik Scott/Los Angeles Fire Department via AP)
April 02, 2018 - 7:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 13-year-old boy was miraculously rescued Monday after falling into a river of sewage in Los Angeles, getting swept away and spending more than 12 hours in the city's toxic and mazelike underground sewer system. Jesse Hernandez had been playing with other children on wooden...
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Firefighters search for a 13-year-old boy in a hole near the LA River at the 134 and 5 Freeway interchange Sunday, April 1, 2018, in Los Angeles. The 13-year-old boy, who fell into a drainage pipe during a family Easter outing at a Los Angeles park, was found alive early Monday following a frantic, 12-hour search of the underground system, authorities said. (Francine Orr/Los Angeles Times via AP)
April 02, 2018 - 3:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 13-year-old boy was miraculously rescued Monday after falling into a river of sewage in Los Angeles, getting swept away and spending more than 12 hours in the toxic environment of the city's mazelike underground pipeline system. Jesse Hernandez had been playing with other...
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Firefighters search for a 13-year-old boy in a hole near the LA River at the 134 and 5 Freeway interchange Sunday, April 1, 2018, in Los Angeles. The 13-year-old boy, who fell into a drainage pipe during a family Easter outing at a Los Angeles park, was found alive early Monday following a frantic, 12-hour search of the underground system, authorities said. (Francine Orr/Los Angeles Times via AP)
April 02, 2018 - 3:09 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 13-year-old boy was miraculously rescued Monday after falling into a river of sewage in Los Angeles, getting swept away and spending more than 12 hours in the toxic environment of the city's mazelike underground pipeline system. Jesse Hernandez had been playing with other...
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April 02, 2018 - 1:50 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In some versions of a story March 30 about a family killed when their SUV went off a cliff, The Associated Press linked an incorrect video. The video was of a different crash. The story is below: Officials seek clues in SUV cliff crash that likely killed 8 Searchers are still...
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