Judge Allows Inmate To Meet Baby Son For First Time

An exception, a rare act of compassion for an inmate. A man who happens also to be a new father. This is nothing they teach you in law school. Or how to be a judge. Still, Louisville, Kentucky Judge Amber Wolf calls this “probably one of the best things I’ve ever done.” Judge Wolf pushed aside typical procedures and allowed inmate James Roeder to meet his one-month old son for the first time. WDRB.com reports that both Roeder and his

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Beautiful Story Behind College Football Star And Boy With Autism Bonding Over Lunch

A college football star and a boy with autism bonding over lunch. It’s now the photo that has melted hearts around the world. It happened last month when Florida State football players paid a visit to Monford Middle School in Talahassee, Florida. Star wide receiver Travis Rudolph spied one kid, Bo Paske, eating lunch by himself. Travis says he thought nothing of making an offer of kindness. He simply went over to Bo to ask if he could eat lunch with

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Stolen Gold Medal Leads To Unlikely Friendship

The Olympic gold medal Joe Jacobi won at the Barcelona Olympics in kayaking has brought him a lot of joy since 1992. No wonder he was devastated when it was stolen from his car a few weeks ago. Little did Joe realize, that incident, that loss was about to bring him a wonderful gift and a friendship he never expected. Six-year-old Chloe Smith thinks the story is pretty special, too. Another fine story of friendship from CBS News’ Steve Hartman.

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Uber Passenger Makes It Possible For Driver To See His Son Compete In Rio

Turns out there is so much more to Uber than getting a ride. One very grateful Uber driver is finding that out. The Washington Post reports driver Ellis Hill found that out as he gave passenger Liz Willock a ride as she was leaving the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The two got to chatting about one thing and another when the subject of the Olympics came up. Liz mentioned she knew someone who would be competing. Ellis did her

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Awesome Thing Cops Do After Couple Refuses To Dine Near Them

Lord knows it sure isn’t being a police officer these days. Cops get it from all sides. Even jabs you might not realize. Four police officers near Pittsburgh, PN have a story that certainly shows that side of things. The four cops from the Homestead, PN Police Department were grabbing some dinner at the Eat ‘n Park restaurant where they are regulars. While they were sitting there waiting for their orders to brought out they overheard a couple that was about

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10-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Gets His Wish To Meet Former President Jimmy Carter

Forget going to Disneyland or meeting some pop singer, former President Jimmy Carter was the dream come true for 10-year-old Carter Beckhard-Suozzi. The Make-A-Wish foundation granted the boy a wish as he battled leukemia. ABC News says Carter was very clear on his wish. He wanted to meet the man he is named after and talk about all that they have in common. No matter what your politics, I think you have to agree this is a pretty special moment and

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Lines Of Spontaneous Hugs Break Out For Dallas Police Officers

Is a long line of hugs going to heal all the wounds from this past weekend? Can hugs solve the world’s problems? Of course not. Still, I had to share this scene that warmed my heart so– Residents of Dallas, Texas spontaneously showing up at police headquarters simply to give a hug to police officers. To offer their condolences for the five officers killed Thursday and the seven others wounded. To say they appreciate them putting their lives on the line

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Inmates Break Out Of Cell To Save Prison Guard Having A Heart Attack

What an incredible moment to see inmates bust out of their cell to save the life of an armed guard when he suddenly falls over of an apparent heart attack. And they did it while they were shackled. The lifesaving heroics took place in a jail near Dallas, Texas. WFAA reports it happened on June 23 in a holding cell in the basement of the District Courts Building in Weatherford. At least eight prisoners were behind a locked door in a

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You Won’t Believe What Leeza Gibbons Is Doing With Money She Won On “The Apprentice”

What would you do if Donald Trump gave you $700,000? TV host, Leeza Gibbons, knew exactly what she would do. Gibbons won last year’s season of Celebrity Apprentice. She said she had big plans for the prize money–she wanted to open a center for caregivers in her hometown of Irmo, SC. Gibbons has dedicated much of her life to families with Alzheimer’s and the loved ones who care for them. The cause cuts close. Her mother, Jean, died from Alzheimer’s

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Co-Workers Surprise Nurse With Supplies When She Unexpectedly Wins Custody Of Infant Granddaughter

Sara Putman’s life is full of surprises these days, beginning with unexpectedly winning custody of her 7-month old granddaughter, Isabella. Inside Edition reports that a co-worker overheard Sara talking about how overwhelmed she was with all the supplies she was going to need. The court-ordered decision came as a surprise, and between Putman’s upcoming shift and the baby on the way, she didn’t have time to collect the items baby Isabella needed. Pam Medina saw Sara going through a donation bin

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