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This image released by CBS All Access shows Ace Ruelas-Jimenez, left, with dog Frances in a scene from the episode

Animals, people rescue each other in heartfelt docuseries

Oct. 22, 2020 8:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a new docuseries, a child who uses a walker meets a dog with its own version of wheels. Inmates find solace in training canines for adoption, and pigs strut their stuff in a “body positivity" celebration. That and more is part of “That Animal Rescue Show,” an...

A researcher gives a thumbs-up as work continues on a second test excavation and core sampling in the search for remains at Oaklawn Cemetery from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP)

Another body found in search for Tulsa race massacre victims

Oct. 22, 2020 6:26 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The search for remains of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre victims on Thursday revealed another body in an unmarked mass grave at a Tulsa cemetery before coming to an end, Oklahoma's state archaeologist said. “We are now able to confirm that we have at least 11 individual...

A woman is attended to as the Houston Police Department investigates a fatal shooting at DD Sky Club in Houston on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020.  (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Police: 3 killed, 1 badly wounded in Houston club shooting

Oct. 21, 2020 5:42 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities searched Wednesday for two men suspected of gunning down three people and wounding a fourth inside of a Houston nightclub. Police were called to the DD Sky Club at about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday in response to reports that there were multiple people dead inside, Police Commander...

Migrants from Morocco walk along the shore escorted by Spanish Police after arriving at the coast of the Canary Island, crossing the Atlantic Ocean sailing on a wooden boat on Tuesday, Oct.20, 2020. Some 1,000 migrants have spent the night again sleeping in emergency tents in a dock while authorities in the Canary Islands complain that the Spanish government keeps blocking transfers of newly arrived migrants to the mainland over coronavirus concerns. (AP Photo/Javier Bauluz)

Spanish islands struggle with migration surge amid pandemic

Oct. 21, 2020 10:22 AM EDT

MASPALOMAS, Spain (AP) — Rescues at sea and arrivals of flimsy boats from Africa on Spain’s Canary Islands, where local authorities are already struggling to cope with the pandemic, have strained emergency services and left hundreds of migrants stuck for days in a makeshift harbor camp. Over 1,000...

Body of missing hiker found in North Carolina mountains

Oct. 21, 2020 9:27 AM EDT

CANTON, N.C. (AP) — Officials say rescue crews have found the body of a young hiker who went missing in the North Carolina mountains. According to a statement from the Haywood County Emergency Management team, 27-year-old Chad Seger's body was found in the Pisgah National Forest on Tuesday. Search teams...

Bystanders, police pull elderly couple from sinking car

Oct. 20, 2020 4:15 PM EDT

LINDENHURST, N.Y. (AP) — Bystanders helped rescue an elderly couple from a sinking car Monday after it careened into a Long Island canal, police said. Seven people, including two police officers, jumped into the water to save the couple in a rescue that was captured on security video. The good Samaritans...

73-year-old woman pushed onto NYC subway tracks

Oct. 20, 2020 1:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police were searching on Tuesday for a man suspected of knocking a 73-year-old woman onto New York City subway tracks after her family scolded him for smoking marijuana. It happened Monday afternoon during a confrontation between the suspect and the woman’s husband and grandson on a...

Family of girl swept away in Platte River plan new search

Oct. 20, 2020 11:55 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Neb. (AP) — The family of an 8-year-old girl believed to have been swept away on the Platte River during an outing this summer is seeking help for another search to try to find the girl’s remains. A team of search-and-rescue divers and volunteers are planning an extensive search for...

Body found of man missing after Alaska boat overturned

Oct. 20, 2020 10:27 AM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska search and rescue team recovered the body of one of two men who were reported missing after a gold mining dredge vessel overturned in high waves outside of Nome. Nome Fire Chief Jim West Jr. said the search for a second missing man will continue, The Anchorage Daily News...

Indiana man rescued from northern Minnesota wilderness

Oct. 20, 2020 7:40 AM EDT

ELY, Minn. (AP) — An Indiana man is safe and warm after rescuers found him cold, wet and alone in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of northern Minnesota. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office received a call Saturday night from an Ely-area outfitter that had dropped off Chori Rummel, 34, of...