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  • Woman saves piglet from traffic, raises cash for its surgery

    August 5, 2017 11:45 AM

    LANCASTER, Pa. - A Pennsylvania woman who rescued a piglet that was darting in and out of rush-hour traffic is getting help from local businesses to fund a surgery it needs to survive. Francesca McAndrews tells LNP she was driving to work when she saw the tiny swine... more »
  • Women rescued from burning car by Washington Parish deputy, then arrested

    July 14, 2017 6:13 PM

    WASHINGTON PARISH – Two women were rescued from a burning car by a Washington Parish deputy and then arrested on Friday morning. The incident took place in the Lee's Creek Road area as Washington Parish Sheriff's Office Deputy Ronnie Manning spotted smoke as he was driving near... more »
  • Crews rescue driver after car went into creek in Central

    June 19, 2017 1:38 PM

    CENTRAL – The Central Fire Department responded to a driver that veered off the road and into a creek on Sunday. The crash occurred in the 11900 block of Lovett Road around 6:15 p.m. when a vehicle was going eastbound. The driver lost control near the curve in... more »
  • West Feliciana crews rescue man after log truck overturns

    May 30, 2017 5:42 PM

    WILKINSON COUNTY – Firefighters of the West Felciana Fire District No. 1 rescued a man trapped in an overturned log truck over the weekend. The incident occurred on May 27 in Wilkinson County, Mississippi and took crews, using two heavy tow trucks, three hours to remove the man from... more »
  • 46 dogs, saved from slaughter, arrive in NY from South Korea

    March 26, 2017 6:53 PM

    NEW YORK - Forty-six dogs rescued from a dog meat farm in South Korea have arrived at New York's Kennedy Airport to find new homes. The animals landed late Saturday and were headed for shelters in New York, Maryland and Pennsylvania. The Humane Society International is responsible for saving the... more »
  • Nigerian troops find kidnapped Chibok schoolgirl with baby

    November 5, 2016 11:51 AM

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Nigeria's army says it has rescued one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamic extremists more than two years ago in a raid on a forest hideout. Spokesman Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman said Saturday the schoolgirl was found with a baby boy born to an... more »
  • 2 men arrested for child trafficking in N.O., 2 children rescued

    November 4, 2016 5:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana State Police Special Victims Unit have recovered two missing children and arrested two men on charges of child trafficking. The Special Victims Unit arrested 22-year-old Andre Johnson, Jr. and 30-year-old Rodney Lavalais Jr. following two investigations. The first investigation began on Oct. 24... more »
  • Family's survival story: Sought shelter from rising water in ceiling alcove Play Video

    August 20, 2016 12:04 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – For many following the recent flooding over the past week, the weekend will be back-breaking, but not for the tight-knit group on Bend Road in Denham Springs who is just lucky to be alive. The house, built in 1943, for decades stayed dry. "We've had... more »
  • 2 suspects arrested and 2 victims rescued from human trafficking ring

    April 12, 2016 3:28 PM

    HAMMOND- The Hammond Police Department Street Crimes Unit along with the Department of Homeland Security BEST/HIDTA rescued two females victims and arrested two suspects for human trafficking. The two entities began an investigation of a possible human trafficking organization operating in the Hammond area in late February. Officers identified the... more »
  • Neighbors rescue man from burning home

    August 24, 2015 10:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Neighbors rescued a homeowner from a burning home Monday afternoon. Firefighters said the unidentified man had been overcome by smoke as he was trying to escape the home from a window. Neighbors, who saw smoke pouring from the home, ran to the man's aid and helped... more »
  • State Police, swamp guide rescue dog from under I-10

    April 20, 2015 3:02 PM

    LAPLACE - State Police helped rescue a stranded dog from the swamp near the interstate interchange with I-55/I-10 recently. Troopers posted pictures of the rescue on the agency's Facebook page Monday. In the post, State Police said the dog was under the elevated portion of I-10 and seemed to... more »
  • Dog rescued during apartment fire

    February 4, 2015 12:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters rescued a dog out of a smoke-filled apartment early Wednesday morning in Baton Rouge. Investigators said the fire happened at a set of apartments located at 1741 Brightside Lane just before 9 a.m. due to an electrical malfunction in a wall outlet. When they arrived... more »
  • 3 men see snout, free moose buried in avalanche

    January 2, 2015 10:19 AM

    ANCHORAGE, AK - A moose buried by an avalanche on an Alaska mountain had its luck changed by three men passing on snowmobiles. The Alaska Dispatch News reports that the three Matanuska-Susitna Borough residents spotted the animal's snout sticking out of the snow and used shovels to free the moose.... more »
  • Man rescued from raft south of Southwest Pass

    December 10, 2014 2:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- The Coast Guard says it has rescued a man from a life raft 30 miles south of Southwest Pass. Wednesday's rescue came after a crew member aboard a vessel reported hearing a Mayday call from the sailing vessel "Amsheet." The vessel reported that it was taking on water... more »
  • Skunk with head stuck in beer can rescued in Ohio

    September 17, 2014 10:41 AM

    OXFORD, OH - A skunk with a beer can stuck on its head had to be rescued near a fraternity house in southwestern Ohio. Oxford police said a resident called them about the skunk's predicament on Sunday. Police found the animal banging around trying to get the can off and... more »
  • Two men rescued after being lost in the woods for the weekend

    August 25, 2014 10:41 PM

    CLINTON- Two men were rescued from a two-day ordeal in the woods that left one needing medical attention, deputies in East Feliciana said Monday. The department released the details a day after the rescue. The men became lost Friday and were found Sunday afternoon. Two men, a 33-year-old... more »

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