Rescue

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Heavy Rain, Flooding In Central & South Texas

Rain came down fast and furious in parts of the state last night. Some areas were drenched with more than a foot of water. With the storm system dumping that much rain, there were a lot of flooding problems.

CBSDFW.COM–10/31/2013

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Missing Reporter Stable After Rescue From Texas Park

As her husband went for help, a female newspaper reporter lay on the ground of a remote Texas state park, hiding from the sun under a small tree. She was alone for two days until someone on high ground spotted her.

10/07/2013

A client takes part in risk and threat solution training at Trident Response Group in Dallas. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

North Texas Company Trains For Gun Preparation, Not Panic

As the Washington Navy Yard shooting once again thrusts the ‘unthinkable’ to the forefront of the nation’s consciousness, many North Texans are choosing to prepare, rather than panic.

CBS 11–09/18/2013

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Animal Shelter Finds Abandoned Chihuahua Nursing Pair Of Kittens

An unlikely family was found abandoned in front of the Terrell Animal Shelter, which was closed for the Fourth of July holiday.

07/08/2013

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

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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

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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

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