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  • Man faces animal cruelty charge after abandoning dog on mountain

    08/18/2012 11:45:21 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 132 replies ^ | 8/18/12 | Annie Rose Ramos
    Washburn and his wife were incredulous at how this dog, tucked into a tiny nook between rocks, could have ended up where it was. The whimpering dog was, as Washburn said, "in awful shape." He was convinced it would have died if left without food or water for much longer. The couple tried to coax the dog up out of the rocks and down the mountain but it was clear the dog was too injured and weak to move. "We knew we weren't going to be able to get her out by herself," said Washburn. "Her paws were completely raw...
  • Baby left for dead is all grown up She'll graduate high school a few miles from site of her rescue

    06/06/2006 2:12:13 AM PDT · by Simmy2.5 · 32 replies · 1,840+ views
    SF Gate/San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Tuesday, June 6, 2006 | Diana Walsh, Chronicle Staff Writer
    The temperature outside on the night of Dec. 30, 1987, was 45 and dropping. Cold for most anyone, but perilous for a newborn baby girl wrapped in a towel and stuffed in a brown paper bag like trash. She probably wasn't meant to be found alive. When Steve Gibbons, a California Highway Patrol officer, pulled off Interstate 280 to stop and stretch his legs, she was just hours old. Her temperature had plummeted to a dangerous 90 degrees. If she had been there much longer, she would have died near the intersection of Cañada and Edgewood roads in Redwood City....
  • Trapped teen saved

    07/19/2005 6:06:46 PM PDT · by outlaw1_2003 · 2 replies · 244+ views
    Decatur Daily ^ | 7-18-05 | Chris Paschenko
    How a Hartselle teen became trapped for nearly three days in a railroad tanker car used to store processed fertilizer was apparently too complicated for the boy to describe Monday to police.