Firefighter Baby Boom Has New Dads On Permanent Call In Oklahoma

An adorable baby boom in Oklahoma has folks asking, “What is in the water down there?” Seven of the firefighters in the Glenpool Fire Department have had babies this year. Well, their wives have done the heavy lift, of course. Still, the coincidence and joy were too much to ignore. Alyssa Shanks decided this bunch need a group photo, so soon after Baby #7 popped out, (that would be Gracie Lynn) the families gathered together for some adorable group photos.

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Internet Scam Goes Horribly Wrong As It Blossoms Into Incredible Friendship Across Two Continents

It started looking like the same kind of internet scam that has come into your Inbox. A message from a stranger in Africa wanting some kind of assistance. This one came from some guy named, Joel Willie. The kind you instantly delete. Unless, you are Ben Taylor. A man in Utah who had a cynical chip on his shoulder. He was going to teach guy a lesson. Kind of scam him back. Turns out Ben was the one getting the

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The Awesome Way This Minnesota High School Football Player Earned Two Super Bowl Tickets

16-year-old Danny Lilya has wanted to be a high school football player for pretty much his whole life. Not just any high school. The one he has grown up cheering for in his hometown, The Moose Lake Rebels. Parents and teachers are all for a kid having a dream. In this case, though, There was one huge challenge– Danny was born with a broken spine and has been in a wheelchair his entire life. Don’t count this kid out. Not

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A Grieving Stranger’s Handwritten Note Gives Birth To An Incredible Joyful Connection

Jamie Fontenot was grieving in a Louisiana hospital last month. Her beloved father had just passed away. What she did with that grief. What she took the time to do for a family she thought she’d never meet. A family experiencing one of its happiest moments. Well, that, makes for one incredible story. CBS News‘ David Begnaud has the story. By the way, watch all the way through for the story behind the story–the person who gave one of CBS

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Guardian Angel Plumber Sends Kids Of Incarcerated Parents To College

You’re probably thinking a plumber doesn’t make a ton of money. Karl Winsness will tell you you’re right. He makes about $30,000 a year. That’s barely enough to get by, you figure. Let alone make a difference in the world. That’s where you’re wrong. With his modest income, Karl sends kids to college. Lots of them. He does it awarding what he calls, “Willy The Plumber” scholarships to kids in Utah. Kids who probably would find it hard to go

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Shocking News Inspires Son To Fulfill His Mother’s Bucket List Of Joy

One son figured fulfilling his mother’s bucket list of joy was the best thing he could do. The best way to help her heal from losing her job. The best way to make up for being a tough kid growing up. The best way to tell a wonderful, heartfelt mother-son adventure story. CBS News’ Steve Hartman says the adventure began with Rebecca Danigelis getting the news that she was losing her longtime job. She’d worked in housekeeping for years at a

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How Baseball Hall Of Famer Rod Carew Got His Heart Transplant From Former NFL Player Konrad Reuland

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew has some incredible stories to tell about his amazing MLB career. Nothing can top how he almost died a couple years ago from a heart attack they call a “widow maker,” his very bumpy road waiting for a heart transplant, and most of all, how that incredible gift of a heart ended up coming from former NFL player, Konrad Reuland. Reuland died in December after a brain aneurysm burst. He was 29 years old

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What Bold Thing Does Melinda Gates Say About Her Partnership With Bill Gates?

Melinda Gates is coming into her own. What makes the wife of Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates tick? Why is she now not afraid to make waves? How did she raise the ire of The Vatican. How is she a rather brilliant person in her own right? A very interesting interview with CBS News’ Jane Pauley. You might enjoy my book, “Hope Possible: A Network News Anchor’s Thoughts On Losing Her Job, Finding Love, A New Career, And My Dog, Always

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What Happens When Reporter Names This County ‘The Worst Place To Live In America?’

You have to be careful when you call someplace “the worst place to live in America.” That’s what Washington Post reporter Chris Ingraham found out. He thought he was completing a simple assignment in 2015, writing about a US Department of Agriculture study that ranked counties in the country on scenery and climate. Ingraham took the data and concluded that Red Lake County, Minnesota was the worst place to live in America. He could never anticipate the reaction that one

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Double Amputee Marine Becomes A Cop And Makes History

So much of Matias Ferreira’s life has not gone to plan. He never planned on losing both his legs and becoming a double-amputee while serving with the US Marines in Afghanistan. Once he started healing, Ferriera is the kind of man who was determined to come up with a new dream. Leave it to him to come up with a goal no one had accomplished before. He wanted to become a police officer. Friday, that dream came true. Big time. Steve

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