Good Samaritans Save Babies From Car Trapped in Texas Flood

A group of good Samaritans saved an infant and a 2-year-old from drowning inside an upside down pickup that was filling with rushing water during severe storms in North Texas Saturday. The rescue was caught on video. Emily Ocheltree, 21, told Telemundo 39’s Carlos Zapata she and her family were on their way to a[…]

Corpus Christi police dive team jumps into training

By Roland Rodriguez They don’t need light or even visibility in the water to see things, which is important when recovering evidence in an underwater crime scene in less than clear water. Every month, members of the Corpus Christi Police Department’s Underwater Recovery Team hone their skills with dive training at the Flour Bluff Natatorium.[…]

This robotic manta ray may speed underwater search and rescue

Manta rays are some of the sea’s most graceful creatures, capable of gliding almost effortlessly and able to swim efficiently even in turbulent water. Now, researchers at the National University of Singapore have created a robot that mimics the manta. Dubbed “MantaDroid,” the cute little bot is about 14 inches long and 25 inches wide[…]