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Amazing Rescues

WATCH: Florida Good Samaritans Rescue Woman From Sinking Car

Posted 11.18.2013 | Good News

Last Wednesday, a Seminole County Sheriff's Office helicopter rushed to rescue a woman whose car was sinking in a local pond in Florida. But someone -...

Coast Guard Makes Improbable Rescue In Dark And Sharky Waters

Posted 11.03.2013 | Good News

Ron Tubbs could not be more grateful for the little green laser he carried with him to work on Friday. Tubbs’ office is the open sea, and his job...

Good Samaritans Catch Kids Jumping From Apartment Fire

Posted 10.23.2013 | Miami

When a scorned ex-boyfriend allegedly set a Miami apartment aflame Tuesday night, two good samaritans came to the rescue, catching a four and six year...

Amazing Rescue Has A Happy Ending

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 07.17.2013 | Green

Literature has been immensely successful at painting ravens and crows in an ominous light, but the amazing video above might just change your disposit...

Boy Rescued From Sand Dune Still In Critical Condition

AP | Posted 09.15.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A 6-year-old Illinois boy remains in critical condition after he spent hours buried beneath an Indiana sand dune. A spokesman for the...

Outlook Good For Boy Rescued From Sand Dune

AP | DON BABWIN and TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 09.14.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — One minute, 6-year-old Nathan Woessner was scampering up a massive dune in northern Indiana with his dad and a friend. He was gone the...

Boy Rescued After Being Buried Alive In Sand Dune

AP | Posted 09.12.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A 6-year-old boy who spent more than three hours underground after being swallowed by a massive Indiana sand dune was able to respond ...

Daughters Remove 3,000-Pound Tractor Off Dad's Chest

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.11.2013 | Weird News

Oregon farmer Jeff Smith has two reasons to live -- his teenage daughters, Hannah and Haylee. And they're the reasons he's alive today. They manage...

9/11 Dispatcher Calls Own Mom To Save Distressed Boater

AP | Posted 04.04.2013 | Impact

CATHLAMET, Wash. -- A 911 dispatcher in Washington state called on her own mother to rescue a stranded boater in the Columbia River, knowing her mothe...

Back From the Dead and Very Much Alive

Joanne Wallenstein | Posted 02.11.2013 | New York
Joanne Wallenstein

When Bill and Hilary Greenberg flew to Costa Rica in April 2012 for a scuba vacation they were not new to diving. In fact, they took their first dive together on their honeymoon 18 years ago and have been going to the bottom of the ocean ever since.

Worker's Hand Caught In Meat Grinder At Grocery Store

Posted 11.09.2012 | Chicago

It's a scene straight out of a horror story: hand gets caught in meat grinder. For one Orland Park, Ill. man, the nightmarish situation became a terri...