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[…]

Man’s body recovered following drowning at Lake Sutherland

July 18. 2016 7:04PM PORT ANGELES –– Divers on Sunday afternoon recovered the body of 61-year-old Wales resident Stephen Thomas Turner, who reportedly drowned in Lake Sutherland on Friday. Crews from surrounding counties used sonar equipment provided by the state to locate Turner’s body about 85 feet deep, near the bottom of the lake shortly[…]

Search continues for body of Welsh man in Lake Sutherland

July 16. 2016 6:00PM PORT ANGELES — Dive teams today will continue searching Lake Sutherland for the body of 61-year-old Wales resident Stephen Thomas Turner of the United Kingdom. Until Thomas is found, the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is asking recreational users of Lake Sutherland to limit their activities on the lake’s eastern end while[…]

Navy using Kitsap public parks for training

For more than a year, elite Navy commandos have quietly used three waterfront parks in Kitsap County for nighttime combat trainings. The Navy in late 2014 obtained special permission for small SEAL teams to stage water-based trainings from Illahee State Park in Bremerton, Scenic Beach State Park in Seabeck and Blake Island State Park in[…]