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LA County Search & Rescue Team Heads To Chile

89.3 KPCC | 1:08 p.m. | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A 74-member Los Angeles County Fire Department Urban Search And Rescue task force was mobilizing today for deployment to Chile to help in the aftermat...

LA County Search and Rescue Squad Returns from Haiti

NBC Los Angeles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The 72 member Los Angeles County Urban Search and Rescue Squad returned from a two-week deployment in Haiti Thursday night, as happy loved ones gather...

Buried Alive: How Long Can You Live without Food or Water?

Ben Sherwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ben Sherwood

It's the hardest question for rescue and recovery teams: When to stop searching after a natural disaster and let the bulldozers go to work. In Haiti,...

Haiti Rescue Resurrects Memories Of 9/11

nytimes.com | MARC LACEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As a New York rescue team combed the wreckage of last week's earthquake in search of long-shot survivors on Monday, some said one particular past disa...

LA Search And Rescue's Dramatic Rescue Of Woman Trapped In Rubble (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

WATCH as LA County Search and Rescue arrive to rescue a woman who had been buried in rubble for six days. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world n...

In Haiti's Rubble, Waiting

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rick Horowitz

You try counting the days, but there's no way to keep count, not in the blackness, not in the silence. There's no way to count anything, to do anything anymore, except to rest, sleep and let the blackness come.

L.A. Fire Rescue Team Poised To Leave For Haiti To Aid Earthquake Victims

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

An L.A. County Fire Department search-and-rescue team is packed and ready to go to Haiti following a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that rocked the Caribbea...

WATCH: NYPD Sends K-9 Unit To Help Haiti

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

People all across the world are pitching in to help Haiti in its time of need, and the NYPD is no different. Canine handler Scott Mateyaschuk and...

LA Search And Rescue Team To Deploy To Haiti (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The LA County Fire Search and Rescue Team, one of only two such teams nationwide being dispatched to Haiti for earthquake relief, is awaiting deployme...

LA County Search And Rescue Team Rescues Six In Haiti

LA Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A Los Angeles County urban search and rescue task force deployed to Haiti Thursday has already rescued six people trapped in rubble following the nati...

The 25,000 Dollar Question: What's the Price of Adventure?

Freddie Wilkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Freddie Wilkinson

The young hiker was found alive, but then came the fallout: two weeks ago, Mason received a bill for $25,238 from the state of New Hampshire.

Take a Hike, Kids

Deanna Neil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deanna Neil

A system of severe fines will do nothing but intimidate people from what we need to do so desperately: get outside.

South Texas: Election Last Thing on Anyone's Mind After Hurricane Ike

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Georgianne Nienaber

Gas prices had been dropping daily due to the worldwide market crash, but for the people in south Texas, financial devastation was already old news. Was she worried about the election? No comment was offered--just a quizzical look.