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EMERGENCY

Twin Otter

Mission To Save Worker In South Pole's Harsh Winter

Jun 19, 2016 07:51 AM EDT

A large and comprehensive medical evacuation from the South Pole's harsh winter season has been announced---for one patient.

American Airlines

American Airlines Makes Emergency Landing At LAX After Mechanical Error

Feb 12, 2016 10:49 AM EST

An American Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing Thursday after experiencing a "mechanical issue."

Ambulance

Living In High-Rise Buildings Decreases Survival From Cardiac Arrest, Study Says

Jan 18, 2016 03:26 PM EST

Have heart issues? You may want to avoid high-rise buildings.

Egypt-Bound Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Bulgaria Following Bomb Threat

Egypt-Bound Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Bulgaria Following Bomb Threat

Nov 19, 2015 04:27 AM EST

The plane, carrying 161 passengers, was travelling to Egypt from Poland when it had to make an emergency landing in Bulgaria over a bomb threat.

Police Car

$1,500 Ticket: Son Receives Hefty Ticket For Rushing Dad To Hospital

Oct 13, 2015 05:45 PM EDT

A man received a $1,500 speeding ticket as he was rushing his father to the hospital

Hungry Cat

Man Tried To Press Charges Against A Cat That Ate His Bacon

Aug 01, 2015 02:47 AM EDT

The man tried to press charges against his girlfriend, as well, since she let her cat commit the deed. Accessory to cat burglary?

Lightning Strike In Colorado Kills Woman, Injures Husband and 2 Others

Colorado Lightning Strike Kills Woman, Injures Husband and 2 Others

Jul 19, 2015 12:17 PM EDT

Authorities say a 31-year-old woman died after she and three other hikers, including her husband, were struck by lightning while hiking in the Rocky Mountains.

Pilot Lands Plane On Highway Near San Jose After Engine Trouble

Engine Trouble Forces Pilot To Make Emergency Landing On Highway Near San Jose

Jun 08, 2015 11:16 AM EDT

A pilot flying a single-engine airplane was forced to make an emergency landing on a highway located near San Jose on Saturday due to engine trouble.

Boeing

US Military Jet Potentially Holding 31,000 Gallons of Fuel Calls Emergency, Then Vanishes (BREAKING UPDATES)

Apr 29, 2015 12:39 AM EDT

A U.S. military jet went missing after declaring a mid-flight emergency. (UPDATED)

Pentagon

Pentagon Loses $1.3 Billion Sent To Afghan Emergency Infrastructure Program

Apr 27, 2015 01:08 PM EDT

In an effort to avoid bureaucratic impediment, the money was routed directly to military officers, as it was needed immediately to quickly rebuild destroyed roads, bridges, schools, hospitals, water treatment facilities and other essential infrastructure that were damaged in the more than 13 years of U.S. war in the country.

ER doctor

ER Doctor Loses 19-Year-Old Patient, EMT Captures Emotional Moment, Learn What Happened Next (PHOTO)

Mar 20, 2015 04:56 AM EDT

An ER doctor in California lost a 19-year-old patient. The doctor stepped outside for a moment and his photo was taken by an EMT. The photo was posted on Reddit after a Reddit user received permission.

Afghanistan Mountains

Afghanistan: More Than 100 Killed In Series Of Avalanches, Rescuers Being Forced To Dig Survivors Out With Bare Hands

Feb 26, 2015 08:20 AM EST

More than 100 people have been killed after a series of avalanches were unleashed by heavy snowfall in northeastern Afghanistan, the worst to be experienced in three decades.

Immigrants

Obama to Seek Emergency Court Order to Resume Illegal Immigrant Protection Program

Feb 21, 2015 03:41 PM EST

The White House will seek an emergency court order to allow President Obama's executive immigration actions to move forward, officials said Friday. The announcement is in response to a ruling issued Monday by a federal judge that stopped the government from issuing work permits and indefinitely shielding millions of illegal immigrants from deportation.

School Bus

Minnesota Runaway School Bus Carrying 11 Students Takes Police On A 14-Minute Chase After Bus Driver Suffers Medical Emergency (WATCH)

Feb 13, 2015 03:43 PM EST

An out-of-control school bus carrying 11 students in northeastern Minnesota had to be stopped by police after the driver allegedly suffered a medical emergency while driving.

50 Shades of Grey

'Fifty Shades of Grey': Firefighters Anticipate 'Spike' In Calls Over Bondage Mishaps, Warn People To Exercise Common Sense

Feb 12, 2015 01:20 PM EST

The release of Fifty Shades of Grey might be providing excitement to millions of movie-goers, but for firefighters in Britain, it is proving to be an increasing anticipation of call-outs from over-zealous lovers having bondage mishaps.

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