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Captain Of Sunken South Korean Ferry And 2 Crew Members Arrested

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need — three of whom were seen lifeless in the drowned vessel by a diver who was unable to get them out. 1,202 more words


Dog handling - a vital and difficult part of search dog training

One of the biggest challenges, I’ve found, in search dog training is becoming a dog handler. I’ve been blessed with a smart dog who is willing to learn, and I’ve been an enthusiastic learner, but I think its been harder for me than for my dog! 899 more words


Peggy Mangan Foundation donates search and rescue dog.

Last September, Dublin woman Peggy Mangan went missing. The Dublin Civil Defence did not have a dedicated search and rescue dog to help them in their search for Peggy but now thanks to the foundation set up in her name they will. 278 more words

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Local Emergency Crews Describe Deadly Mudslide Aftermath In Washington

SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA.com) — After another victim was recovered, bringing the official death toll of last month’s deadly mudslide in Washington state to 37, a number of local emergency crews who provided aide recall seeing the devastation in person. 273 more words


Canada to let private companies decide where search-and-rescue aircraft based

By David Pugliese

Ottawa Citizen

It will be up to aerospace firms vying to supply Canada with new search-and-rescue aircraft to decide where such planes are to be located – a process that raises questions about private companies deciding the country’s defence policy and where military staff are located. 551 more words


Scotland: Barra and Tobermory lifeboats assist stricken cargo ship 30 miles SW of Tiree (Video) - Published 140414 1548z

Tobermory RNLI lifeboat returned to its station this morning after a 17 hour, 180 mile rescue mission to assist a stricken cargo ship. Barra Island RNLI lifeboat will be returning to stand by later today (13 April 2013). 363 more words


A Submarine Has Taken Over the Missing-Jet Hunt

The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 moved underwater Monday, as investigators halted the use of towed pinger locators to find the doomed Boeing 777’s black boxes, and instead deployed an unmanned submarine in a bid to find wreckage on the ocean floor far off Australia’s west coast. 522 more words