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Residents help pull man out of Lake Champlain - SFGate

Mon Jan 09 07:46:16 EST 2017 | SFgate
FERRISBURGH, Vt. (AP) — Police say residents have pulled a 74-year-old Vermont man to safety after he fell through some ice on Lake Champlain. Investigators say Daniel Doyle, of Charlotte, was walking on a section of ice about 10 to 15 feet from shore in Ferrisburgh on Sunday afternoon. The ice broke away and he became partially submerged. He was able to use an ice pick to partially pull himself from the water. Residents heard his cries for help and came to his rescue, using an aluminum boat. Do..


FERRISBURGH, Vt. (AP) — Police say residents have pulled a 74-year-old Vermont man to safety after he fell through some ice on Lake Champlain. Investigators say Daniel Doyle, of Ch..
Personnel from U.S. Coast Guard Station Burlington practiced cold-water rescue techniques Wednesday on Malletts Bay in Lake Champlain. “This concept is completely new to me,” Petty..
A lynx that was seen in southern Vermont last spring probably has returned north, according to Chris Bernier, furbearerer project leader for the Vermont Fish and Wil..
Members of the Lake County Crisis Intervention Team found and helped a man who left his home in “crisis” on Saturday morning in north suburban Lake Villa. About 9:15 a.m., the man ..
Melbourne Police and the BCSO Aviation Unit conducted a water rescue early Saturday morning after three people were left stranded in the water after their boat capsized near the Ea..
CRYSTAL LAKE – When Tom Mills looked out the window of his Crystal Lake-area home Dec. 31, he noticed tire tracks in the snow on his driveway and through his lawn. After taking a c..
OAKLAND, Maine (AP) — Authorities in Maine say a 52-year-old Massachusetts man has died after a snowmobile he was operating fell through thin ice on a lake. The state Department of..
Investigators said the public was able to identify the man accused of violently beat two women with a baseball bat in Chula Vista. Now they hope the community can he..
What you’ll see: The Napa Valley is your launch point for this great trip with recreational jump-offs. You can complete a gorgeous loop cruise that takes you through valley woodlan..
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Senate on Tuesday honored the nearly half-century of service of former member William Doyle, who was first elected to the chamber in 1968 when th..
Violent storms in Northern California have deposited 33.6 billion gallons of water into Lake Tahoe, where the water level has risen by an entire foot since January 1. The appearanc..
A major storm that moved through the Bay Area over the weekend caused the Russian River to reach flood stage, leaving cars and homes in the area under water. PHOTOS: Homes, cars ne..
Meteorologist Mike Nicco has your local AccuWeather forecast. A strong storm continues to move throughout the Bay Area, today. Moderate to heavy rain is moving north to south acros..
Firefighters in northwestern Washington raced against the clock on Wednesday afternoon to save two teenage boys who fell through an icy lake. The teens, both 15, had apparently wal..
The University of Vermont swim team will return to Burlington on Sunday after being evacuated from the Fort Lauderdale airport that was the scene of a shooting rampage on Friday af..
About 3 a.m. Saturday, police said a skinny white male with blue eyes driving an older model gold four-door sedan placed an order at the restaurant at 1434 E. Lincolnway. After pul..
PORTLAND, Ore. --  Temperatures started to warm Monday morning, but overnight freezing temperatures returned the region to icy conditions for the commute. Conditions are espec..
Simsbury, CT -- Rescuers are on the way to help a deer stuck in a Bambi-like predicament.  The deer managed to crawl out of the partially-frozen lake in Simsbury, Connecticut,..
Simsbury, CT -- Rescuers were able to help a deer stuck in a Bambi-like predicament for hours on Monday afternoon.  Coyotes chased the female deer onto the ice where she fell ..
WILTON MANORS, Fla. - Police are warning residents to stay alert now that a man accused of posting threatening comments against the Wilton Manors gay community on social media coul..
Delays are expected for commuters driving south on Lake Shore Drive due to a lane blockage near the Gold Coast neighborhood on the North Side. The delays are caused by a broken cra..
A man left unconscious and dangling by the neck when his backpack became entangled in a chairlift at a Rocky Mountain ski resort Wednesday, survived after being cut loose in a dari..
Noah and Ethan Jones weren't supposed to enter this word for at least two more weeks but the baby boys - apparently not concerned with the blanket of ice and snow on the roadways -..
PENNSVILLE, N.J. (AP) — The Coast Guard has come to the rescue of two men who were stranded when their boat ran aground in southern New Jersey. Officials say the 16-foot boat becam..
Sandy Creek, N.Y.-- Lake effect snow off of Lake Ontario buried much of Oswego, Lewis and Jefferson counties Thursday with over three feet reported between Mannsville and Pulaski. ..
PHOTOS: Shumlin delivered his farewell address on the opening day of the Legislature in the Statehouse in Montpelier on Wednesday Jan. 4, 2017. SOPHIA TRIGG/FREE PRESS MONTPELIER -..
From the stories of algal blooms in Lake Champlain, to the increasing disconnect between young people and the outdoors, to the looming threats posed by a changing climate, environm..
The Charlotte Hornets’ string of injuries this season has highlighted a major problem with their current team: lack of depth. With two starters currently out in Nicolas Batum and C..
Readers rave about young men giving up their seats, rant about kids walking on frozen lake. RAVE To the two young men who gave up their seats at the coffee shop to this old man (ag..
HARBIN, CHINA —  The city of Harbin in China's frigid northeast is hosting one of the world's largest festivals featuring ice sculptures of animals, cartoon characters and fam..
A storm system that triggered mudslides as it drenched California’s Central Coast on Sunday marched early Monday toward Los Angeles, where morning commuters were&nbs..
AKRON, Ohio - Akron police are seeking the public's help in identifying men who stabbed and shot a man at an apartment building. The stabbing happened about 3 a.m. Dec. 17 in ..
PORTLAND, Ore. --  After an early morning lull, expect freezing rain that started back late Sunday morning to continue into the afternoon in Portland, according to the Nationa..
WOODSTOCK - This picturesque town, which has provided a backdrop for early environmentalists, the Rockefellers and even the Budweiser Clydesdales, is fighting a battle over how to ..
Top: Sufian Mohammed David, 20, right, and Ibrahim Fahad Abdullah, 21, center, friends from Comoro Islands, hope to make it to France. Bottom left: An unaccompanied minor from Erit..