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An Indiana woman who had given birth three days earlier says her instincts kicked in when she stopped along a highway to help save the driver of a tanker truck who was on fire.
The homeless veteran who admitted to conspiring with a New Jersey couple in a GoFundMe scam that raised more than $400,000 was sentenced Friday to five years’ probation in a case the prosecutor said preyed on a trusting public.
A homeless man whose selfless act of using his last $20 to fill up the gas tank of a stranded motorist in Philadelphia got him worldwide attention is suing the couple who led a $400,000 fundraising campaign to help him.
A class-action lawsuit has been filed against a Tacoma-area hospital after it issued a hepatitis C warning for 2,600 emergency room patients last month.
The Washington State Patrol says a woman who stopped to help a stranded motorist was struck and killed in a hit and run in Kitsap County.
Senior Officer Matt Alonzo says Harrison Ford and his friend came to the driver’s aid and acted as good Samaritans.
Trainer Bill Mott said at midweek there were enough reasons for Good Samaritan to try the Jim Dandy Stakes, even though the field included the winners of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, and even though his horse had never run on dirt.
Puyallup Police say that while two good Samaritans were trying to rescue a man who had fallen into the Puyallup River, someone stole their wallet and keys.
Police are calling an Oregon man a hero after he helped distract a man who was attempting suicide while police pulled him to safety.
A Wyoming man pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of second-degree murder and other crimes for shooting a couple and wounding their daughter when the family tried to help him along a road on Montana’s Crow Indian Reservation.
A Louisiana woman is being hailed as a hero after police say she saw an officer struggling with a suspect and jumped on the man’s back to help the officer subdue him.
Seattle police are warning heroin users about dangerous purity levels after several recent overdoses.
Washington State Patrol is urging people to be careful when helping stranded motorists, after two separate accidents on Snohomish County highways left one good Samaritan dead and two others injured.
Lovina Rainey was ordered released from jail Friday by a federal judge over the objections of the prosecuting attorney, who said Rainey evaded capture for a week and deleted evidence of drug trafficking from her phone before turning it over to investigators.
The Good Samaritan Rehabilitation Thrift Store in Coeur d’Alene was gutted by fire earlier this month but store employees are unbowed and unbroken, vowing to get up and running as soon as possible.
Necia Wright had a home-invasion incident – of the four-legged variety.
A suburban Detroit firefighter has paid off a struggling family’s electricity bill of more than $1,000 after responding to a call at their home.
Eighth-grader Kyra Wickstrom reacted to a distraught mom’s request for help without hesitation on Wednesday. The woman, a stranger, wanted someone to take her kids away from the scene where the family’s pickup engine was spitting flames, and she worried about an explosion.
SILVERTON, Idaho – Melodies from classic hymns waft through the lobby of the Silver Wood Good Samaritan Center on Tuesday evenings, switching to the livelier beat of dance hall music on Thursday afternoon. On organ and piano, Catherine Owen’s nimble fingers keep residents of the Silver Valley care center connected to music.
OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a law that allows underage drinkers to call for medical help without fearing prosecution. The law is meant to encourage minors to call 911, if needed during a medical emergency. A similar law was passed for drug overdose cases in 2010, the Seattle Times reported.