He stopped his bus when he saw a woman in distress that no one else noticed. Then he kept her from jumping to her death. Buffalo transit bus driver Darnell Barton says that any one of his co-workers would have done the same thing. The passengers think he is a hero.
They’re dedicated and committed, sometimes to a fault. Ten tales of crime fighting and the K-9 officer.
A devoted fatherin Wenzhou, China, jumped out of the the car very he was driving to save his daughter, 4, who had fallen out and lay in the middle of a busy intersection.
Mormon Bishop Kent Hendrix woke to the sounds of his son’s fists pounding the bedroom door, calling for help, saying a woman was being mugged in front of their house. Hendrix thought quickly and grabbed the first weapon he could find as he rushed out the door — a 29-inch high carbon steel sword.
From our friends at the Daily Dot: Homeless hitchhiker Kai in West Fresno, Calif., may have saved two people’s lives Friday after they were attacked by a giant, epithet-spewing racist who claimed to be the reincarnation of Jesus Christ. The bizarre episode unfolded around 2 p.m. when a man hit a black electrical worker with his car and pinned him.
A boy being brutally mauled by three vicious pit bulls in North West Washington, DC, was rescued by a neighbor, who shot and killed one of the dogs, attracting police assistance. Though the man’s actions may have saved the boy’s life, DC’s strict gun laws mean that he may be facing charges and prison time.
Two women who chose to remain anonymous are being hailed as heroes after stopping a man from throwing two boys in front of an oncoming train.
When asked about his brave act, Illinois man Kelly Davis said, “If he would’ve ran to the end of the city, I would’ve chased him to the end of the city.”
New Jersey dad Frank Roder, 38, took his son to the Rahway River to feed the ducks on May 17. They were at the river when Roder paused to choose a parking space. The boy decided it was time to get out of the vehicle and took off running — towards the edge of a cliff and a 35-foot drop.