‘Heroic’ delivery man spots toddler on road, saves his life

Inspired Stories 09/12/21, 23:59

A southern Californian delivery man was commended for saving a toddler's life after rescuing him from a busy street at night. Gerson Tavares did not hesitate to stop work after seeing a toddler run in front of his vehicle along busy Burbank Boulevard, about 16 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. Tavares ...

Hurricane Ida: Pilot and fiancée rescue 17 stranded in Tennessee flood

U.S. 08/31/21, 03:33

On Saturday morning, Aug. 28, Nashville-based helicopter pilot Joel Boyers had just finished assisting his fiancée in obtaining her pilot's license, and they were on their way home to celebrate when he received a phone call from a distressed woman in Pennsylvania. Her brother's house in Waverly, Tennessee, was flooded, and ...

Dropkick Murphys to play fundraiser for family of fallen firefighter

U.S. 11/20/19, 09:34

A fundraiser to benefit the family of a fallen Worcester hero will feature a popular Massachusetts band. American Celtic punk rock band Dropkick Murphys will play a short acoustic set at the Worcester Beer Garden and Pavilion on Friday night, Nov. 22, in honor of Lt. Jason Menard, of the Worcester ...

‘Black Hawk Down’ hero passes away at 64

U.S. 11/16/19, 21:20

A war hero, whose courageous combat was illuminated in the book “Black Hawk Down,” died Nov. 5, at age 64. Sgt. Major James McMahon was laid to rest on Saturday, Nov. 16, at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Durand, Illinois, according to his obituary. In the book by journalist Mark Bowden called ...

LEAP worker was hailed for evacuating employees as a hero

U.S. 09/17/19, 21:36

LEAP maintenance employee Larry Lord is credited with saving more than a dozen staff after warning them about the smell of gas. As the Farmington community comes to grips with the LEAP Inc.'s  explosion tragedy, heroic stories are emerging. The heroic actions of Larry Lord, the maintenance worker at LEAP, a nonprofit ...

El Paso police call community to help identify hero in Walmart shooting

Texas 08/15/19, 13:26

El Paso police are calling the public to find the man who they said helped save lives in the tragic El Paso shooting at Walmart. On the evening of Aug. 14, the El Paso Police Department posted a screenshot from the security camera, saying: "Crimes Against Persons is requesting the community’s help ...

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