Paramedics Staying at Hotel Hear Mother’s Screams, Jump Fence to Rescue Unresponsive Boy in Pool

The following article, Paramedics Staying at Hotel Hear Mother’s Screams, Jump Fence to Rescue Unresponsive Boy in Pool, was first published on Flag And Cross.

The Dixie Fire in California has burned over 220,000 acres since it started on July 13, leaving behind a charred landscape and only 23 percent contained by Thursday morning. According to KCRA-TV, it’s ranked as the largest fire of the year in California and the 13th largest in the state’s history. The New York Times reported […]

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20-Year-Old EMT Dies Following Tragic Drive-by Shooting During Emergency Response

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Team player. Selfless hero. Firefighter hopeful. Beloved son, brother, grandson and friend. At 20 years old, Jacob “Jake” Dindinger of Tucson, Arizona, should have his whole life ahead of him. Instead, he was left fighting for his life in a hospital room after a senseless act of violence. Dindinger had just started work as an […]

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Nevada Man Faces Charges After Leaving Baby Alone in Casino Parking Lot in 100-Degree Heat to Gamble

The following article, Nevada Man Faces Charges After Leaving Baby Alone in Casino Parking Lot in 100-Degree Heat to Gamble, was first published on Flag And Cross.

On July 16, a woman parked outside a casino near Las Vegas heard a baby crying in the car next to hers. After seeing it was alone in the vehicle, she alerted security. The driver’s side window was cracked several inches and the car was unlocked, but it was 100 degrees outside, according to WATE-TV. […]

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Waitress Receives Heartbreaking Thank You Note from Recently Widowed Customer: ‘I Lost It’

The following article, Waitress Receives Heartbreaking Thank You Note from Recently Widowed Customer: ‘I Lost It’, was first published on Flag And Cross.

On Sunday, a woman came into the restaurant where waitress Megan King was working. As the woman sat eating her meal alone, King said she seemed “a bit sad.” “She came in about halfway through my 17-hour shift, and it was on Sunday, which is always pretty busy,” King said, according to Newsweek. “About halfway […]

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Deputies Talked Teen Down Off of Bridge Once, Now ‘Implore’ Intervention After Second Suicide Attempt

The following article, Deputies Talked Teen Down Off of Bridge Once, Now ‘Implore’ Intervention After Second Suicide Attempt, was first published on Flag And Cross.

Just a little over a month ago, on June 20, calls came in about a 17-year-old girl who was hanging on the outside of a bridge located at Palm Coast Parkway and Interstate 95 in Flagler County, Florida. Flagler sheriff’s deputies arrived and discovered the girl doesn’t like men, so Deputy Crista Rainey was able […]

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Dog Finally Finds Loving Family After Suffering Chemical Burns and Being Thrown from a Truck

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Beanz has had a rough first few months of life. The details of his past are not known, but his body bears marks that tell a sad tale. The 8-month-old pit bull mix came to The Pittie Party of Central Florida in June after he’d been taken to a local veterinarian. The person who brought […]

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Dad Severely Burned and Temporarily Blind After Saving 18-Month-Old Twins from House Fire: ‘I Had to Get My Babies Out’

The following article, Dad Severely Burned and Temporarily Blind After Saving 18-Month-Old Twins from House Fire: ‘I Had to Get My Babies Out’, was first published on Flag And Cross.

Flood and fire both visited Ray Lucas’ family last week in the Detroit suburb of Eastpointe, Michigan, but thanks to Lucas’ bravery and love for his two little girls, neither disaster claimed any lives. On Friday, there was flooding in the house inhabited by Lucas; his girlfriend, ShiAnn Brown; their twin daughters, Milan and Malaysia; […]

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After Man Passes Out Driving on Interstate, Good Samaritans Race to Rescue Him from Moving Vehicle

The following article, After Man Passes Out Driving on Interstate, Good Samaritans Race to Rescue Him from Moving Vehicle, was first published on Flag And Cross.

On Sunday afternoon, drivers on the interstate near Georgia State University’s football stadium were witnesses to an unusual sight. A white truck was stopped on the interstate, and people were getting out of their cars and using strollers, mallets and other items to try to break the windows. When a video of the incident was […]

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Real Life ‘Homeward Bound’: Puppy Survives Full Month Alone in Wilderness

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The Chaffin family set out for a nice hike on Capitol Creek Ditch Trail in Colorado on June 18. Of course, there were four-legged members of the family tagging along, too, and one of those was 9-month-old Bella, an 8-pound cockapoo owned by Betsy and Jim Chaffin. At some point during the hike, Betsy and […]

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Video: Police and Bystanders Attempt to Rescue Baby Trapped Under Car After Alleged Drunk Driver Crashes Into Mother

The following article, Video: Police and Bystanders Attempt to Rescue Baby Trapped Under Car After Alleged Drunk Driver Crashes Into Mother, was first published on Flag And Cross.

On Friday morning, police officers Paul Samoyedny and Rocco Fusco of Yonkers, New York, were at a bagel shop getting breakfast. As they waited, they heard the unmistakable sound of a car accident and quickly ran out of the shop to locate the source of the noise. A nearby barbershop had been plowed into by […]

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