(NEW YORK) -- A woman has fallen 100 feet to her death while exploring inside a cave in Virginia, according to authorities.The fall happened on Friday at approximately 4:13 p.m. when authorities at the Giles County Sheriff’s Office 911 Dispatch Center received a call... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Efforts were underway Sunday to rescue five people who became trapped in a cave in southwestern Slovenia when torrential rains caused water levels to rise in the subterranean labyrinth, cutting off their exit routes, officials said.A 22-year-old Slovenian man, his parents... Read More.
(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- A Baton Rouge police deputy chief was placed on leave a week after his son, an officer with the department, was arrested for allegedly tasing and handcuffing a suspect, according to a source familiar with the situation.Troy Lawrence Sr. was placed... Read More.
(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- When Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) leadership found out about the allegations of the "brave cave," the police chief immediately went to the FBI in August, according to a source familiar with the investigation.The police department faces several lawsuits over the... Read More.
(LONDON) -- American caver Mark Dickey said he could tell he was "pretty close to fading" after he fell ill while on an expedition to map a 4,186-foot-deep cave system in southern Turkey."There's not that much that you tell yourself. You kind of just... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Mark Dickey, 40, had been trapped inside the Morca Cave in southern Turkey's Taurus Mountains since Aug. 31, when he fell ill more than 3,400 feet below the surface, according to the New Jersey Initial Response Team, a group he leads."It... Read More.
(ANAMUR, Turkey) -- The evacuation of an experienced American caver and researcher who fell ill more than 3,000 feet below the entrance of a cave in Turkey has begun, according to the New Jersey Initial Response Team, the organization he works with.Turkish officials announced Friday... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Mark Dickey, a 40-year-old experienced American caver and researcher who fell ill almost 1,000 meters (more than 3,000 feet) below the entrance of a cave in Turkey, has recovered sufficiently enough to be extracted in an operation that could last three... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- One person has died after a tour boat capsized Monday morning at the Lockport Cave, a historical, underground boat ride by the Erie Canal in upstate New York, the local fire chief said.Twenty-nine adults -- 28 of whom were Niagara County hospitality... Read More.