Waffle House Shooting Hero Says Four Year Old Daughter Was His Inspiration To Act

Waffle House shooting hero James Shaw, Jr. knows the answer to the question. What would you do if you had a chance to save the lives of strangers even if it meant it might cost you your own life. This 29-year-old man knows. He acted. The Tennessean reports Travis Reinking, 29, opened fire at about 3:25 a.m. Sunday morning at a Waffle House outside Nashville, TN. Shaw Jr. had just come in the restaurant when he heard a crash. He

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CNN Correspondent Ed Lavandera And Crew Help Rescue Elderly Couple In Texas Floods

CNN correspondent Ed Lavandera is just one of the many reporters, producers and photographers in Texas covering the devastating floods. They are there to do a job. Report the news. And, And, They are human beings first. None finer than the folks who work for CNN. Ed was in the middle of a live shot with anchor Ana Cabrera when they came upon a house with an elderly couple that needed rescuing. There was never a question of what was

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McDondald’s Worker Jumps Through Drive Thru Window To Save Cop’s Life

How about a side of hero the next time you drive thru a McDonald’s restaurant looking for a burger and some fries? That’s what one off-duty police officer got earlier this month. The cop was driving through with her two kids in the car. The young man working the window noticed something was wrong as he handed her their food. It appeared the woman was having some kind of seizure and the car started rolling away. That’s when Pedro Viloria

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Double Amputee Marine Becomes A Cop And Makes History

So much of┬áMatias 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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Cop Drives Man Over 100 Miles After Traffic Stop

This is so not the white cop pulls over African American man story we’ve been seeing the news lately. Mark Ross knew he was in trouble as soon as he saw the flashing lights in the rear view mirror. Actually, the trouble, the tragedy, started hours before. Ross was in Ohio when he got the devastating phone call. His teenaged sister had been killed in a car accident. Ross knew he had to get to his grieving mother as soon

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Impossible Trash Can Toss Scores A’s For Entire Chemistry Class

Consider this– the impossible trash can toss heard across the campus of The Ohio State University. One student, Vinny Forte, got what seemed like a impossible dare from the professor in organic chemistry. Make the shot from across the lecture hall and everyone in the class would get an “A” on the first quiz of the year. The attempt and success was captured on video and shared on Twitter. S/o to Benny for making this shot and getting the entire

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American Gold Medal Swimmer Lilly King Calls Out Drug Cheats When Olympic Officials Won’t

American Gold Medal Swimmer Lilly King is proving to be a champion in more ways than just the shiny hardware she can now wear proudly around her neck. King has been outspoken on drug cheats being allowed to compete in the Olympics. USA Today’s Christine Brennan has been doing a wonderful job of covering the controversy. She reports this particular spat centers around King and her rival, Russia’s Yulia Efimova. The Russian the 2012 bronze medalist and world champion who

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Meet The Woman Reuniting Military Dogs With Their Veterans

Flight attendant Molli Oliver has two great passions–military dogs and veterans who have given brave service to the United States. She’s now on a mission to bring valiant partners back together again. She’s reuniting retiring military dogs with the veterans they served alongside. And she’s doing it at her own expense. Come along as she makes another one of these magical reunions happen. United.com has a little bit more information on the wonderful Molli Oliver. How she’s a Los Angeles-based

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9/11 Fire Chief Finally Gets Funeral 15 Years Later, A Twist Of His Own Generosity

A New York City fire chief finally received his proper funeral this week 15 years after he was killed during the 9/11 attacks. The beautiful twist of the story, the funeral was finally able to happen because of one of his own selfless acts. Batallion chief Lawrence T. Stack was 58-years-old when he died. He’d spent 33 years fighting fires. The New York Times reports Chief Stack died a hero rescuing countless other firefighters and civilians as the World Trade

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