This isn't the first time baseball umpire Jim Joyce has been in the news. Two years ago, a famously blown call that cost Detroit’s Armando Galarraga a perfect game put him in the headlines. This week, however, he's better known as the hero who saved the life of a woman with a heart problem.
Tying a bunch of balloons to a house makes a really sweet, heartwarming cartoon movie. Tying a bunch of balloons to a turtle, on the other hand, just makes you a giant jerk. But that didn't stop some horrible person in California from duct-taping a massive bunch of helium-filled balloons to a box turtle and releasing it into the air. Fortunately, the turtle was rescued and an investigation is unde
We've all heard of rescue dogs, but we never thought this particular canine would end up saving the day.
Charley Pargo, 8, her little sister Lacey, 5, and her best friend Victoria Baker were taking their family dog Lucy for a walk down the cul-de-sac where they lived. When they got to the end of the street Lucy picked up a scent and pulled the girls into the woods.
The parents of 5-year-old Scotty Meyer, who suffers from autism, were fear stricken when they realized their son had disappeared. The family officially reported him missing midday last Tuesday, convinced that he had slipped out of the house while their air conditioning was being repaired. Fortunately, he was found the next morning thanks to the help of one furry little guy on four legs -- an 8-yea
When a heroic passerby in New York City's Bronx neighborhood heard screams coming from a burning building, he rushed to the aid of a little boy trapped inside. It isn't everyday that someone gets a chance to be a real-life hero, and it's even rarer to catch such a daring rescue on video!
Early Tuesday morning, a father, mother and 3-year-old daughter plunged into a lake in Florida while traveling in a car. Tragically, one parent died, but the baby may have survived because of her diaper.
Forget about Chucky. Now, it seems, dolls have decided to use their powers for good.
Christian Deason of Tennessee awoke at 3:30 a.m. on October 24 when an infant doll she was caring for as part of a school assignment began to cry. Deason realized at that moment that her house was being consumed by a raging fire.