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NTSB: ‘No Abnormalities’ In Harness Equipment

The investigation continues into the death of Metro Officer David Vanbuskirk in a rescue attempt.

07/30/2013

This photo dated Aug. 4, 2009 shows clouds over the Alabama Hills and the Sierra Nevada mountains near the town of Lone Pine in central California. (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Climber Rescued After Hanging Onto Sierra Nevada Mountain Ledge For 2 Days

As Lawrence Bishop lay battered, bruised and weakened from two days without food or water, clinging to a narrow ledge of slick granite high in the Sierra Nevada, Deputy David Rippe made a split-second decision that likely saved him.

08/02/2012

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Nevada Guard Now Using Lakota Helicopters

The Nevada National Guard has begun using two new helicopters that officials say will cut search and rescue response times to southern Nevada.

04/23/2011

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