Teen rescues 2-year-old toddler who nearly drowned, by chest compressions

Savennah Mendes-Rodrigues, 19, performed chest compressions on the 2-year-old until first responders arrived. A teenage girl rescued a toddler who was about to drown in a swimming pool in a Boston suburb on Monday. Before taking action, Savennah Mendes-Rodrigues, 19, told Boston 25 News that she was studying for her dental school admissions test. “And […]

25 people saved by Arizona firefighters during flooding in Bear Canyon, including a baby

More than twenty people, including three children and an infant, were rescued by Arizona firefighters on Friday night from a low water crossing in the Coronado National Forest, according to authorities. The Coronado National Forest’s Sabino Canyon recreation area’s Bear Canyon is where the rescue took place, according to the Tucson Fire Department. The U.S. […]

Multiple fatalities reported after two planes collided in California

Two planes collided over Watsonville, California, on Thursday afternoon, killing at least two people. The Federal Aviation Administration reported that at around 3 p.m., a single-engine Cessna 152 and a twin-engine Cessna 340 collided while attempting to land at Watsonville Municipal Airport. One of the planes crashed into a nearby field, while the other crashed […]

Electric ‘self-driving’ BMW test car collides with oncoming traffic, killing one and injuring 9

An electric and partially-automated BMW test vehicle veered into oncoming traffic in Germany, causing a series of four-vehicle collisions that resulted in one fatality and nine serious injuries. On Monday, the electric BMW iX, which was carrying five people, including an 18-month-old child, swerved out of its lane at a road bend in the southwestern […]

A 7-year-old boy swims for an hour to shore to find help for his dad and sister who were swept away

A 7-year-old boy became an instant hero after saving both his younger sister and father from certain death. Chase Poust, 7, and his 4-year-old sister Abigail were swimming alongside their father, Steven Poust’s, anchored boat on the St. John’s River just over a year ago. The two kids were having a great time swimming while […]