swift-water rescue

In this July 14, 2014 photo released by the Skamania County Sheriff's Office, Skamania County sheriff's deputies and firefighters rescue John Napierkowski, bottom right, who was trapped in the water at Dougan Falls on the Washougal River in Washougal, Wash. Napierkowski was taken to a hospital after he was trapped in the cold water for about an hour. (AP Photo/Skamania County Sheriff's Office)

Man rescued from base of raging waterfall

STEVENSON, Wash. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies and firefighters have rescued a man who was trapped in rushing water at the base of a southwestern Washington waterfall after his legs got caught in rocks. The Skamania […]

07/15/2014

Heavy rains flood homes, roads in North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – A system of thunderstorms across western North Carolina stalled on Saturday and dumped about a foot of rain on the area, causing power outages and flash floods that swamped homes and […]

07/27/2013

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