Rescue

Texas Task Force 1 swift water training on Lake Arlington. (credit: Joel Thomas, CBS 11)

Texas Task Force 1 On Lake For Swift Water Rescue Training

Members of Texas Task Force 1 used the water discharge rapids at the Exelon Power Plant on Lake Arlington for some very realistic swift water rescue training Thursday.

CBSDFW.COM–05/30/2013

Rescue-Dog

Viral Video: Trapped Dog Saved From Ice

A dog is trapped on the ice in the middle of a Russian bay. But a man swims out to save the dog, and brings it safely back to shore. Click here to watch the video.

KRLD–02/27/2013

(credit: CBS 11 News)

North Texas Native Rescues Man From NYC Subway Tracks

Garrett O’Hanlon didn’t think twice when a man, knocked unconscious, fell onto the subway tracks with an approaching train less than two minutes away.

CBS 11–02/19/2013

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Poodle Gets Makeover, Chance At New Life

Animal shelter volunteers in Denton have rescued a neglected 14-year-old poodle and are hoping to soon give her a new life.

02/08/2013

(Credit: Denton Fire Department)

Denton FD Rescues Dog From Burning Home

A family dog was rescued by firefighters after being trapped inside a burning home on Friday in east Denton.

12/03/2012

HERO TEENS

Teens Help Rescue People Stranded In Lake Lewisville

A trio of North Texas teenagers helped rescue six people and dog that were stranded in Lake Lewisville.

09/30/2012

After Hurricane Katrina hits, a car sits submerged next to a row of modest houses in the Edgewood neighborhood September 6, 2005 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

After Escaping Katrina Local Couple Watches Isaac Closely

Like so many North Texans, Willie and Helen Rhodes are keeping a close eye on Tropical Storm Isaac. But the couple has more than a passing interest in the storm.

CBSDFW.COM–08/27/2012

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Police Officers Called Heroes After Apartment Fire Rescues

Some Cockrell Hill police officers are being hailed as heroes today… but if you ask them they’ll likely downplay the notion. When three officers walked out of police headquarters they smelled smoke and saw it was coming from somewhere across the street.

04/27/2012

Bedford mother Stephanie Hines (L) and Tarrant County 9-1-1 District Dispatcher A. J. Meyer. (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

Mom Honored For Saving Autistic Boy On Highway

The quick action of a Bedford mother helped save the life of an 11-year-old boy and Tuesday she was honored by professional rescuers.

04/17/2012

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Mom Huddled In Bathtub With Daughters As Twister Hit

Several hundred homeowners in Arlington are assessing damage to their homes today, picking up the pieces of what’s left, after a tornado struck in the city. Lisa Repstock huddled in the bathtub, with her two young daughters as the storm hit.

04/04/2012

A deputy rescued two women trapped inside a car in a lake on Jan. 28, 2012.

Ceremony Thanks Deputy For Rescuing Women From Area Lake

On Wednesday, two North Texas women finally got the chance to thank a Rockwall County Sheriff’s Deputy for saving their lives, in the rescue that was all caught on videotape.

02/01/2012

Rescued Puppy Survives

Puppies Rescued in East Dallas After One Pup Is Strangled

One puppy is dead and another is recovering after someone wrapped plastic zip-ties around their necks in a storage shed in East Dallas.

01/27/2012

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