100-Year-Old Resident Gives Back to the Community

100-Year-Old Resident Gives Back to the Community

Harold Hager was born on May 17, 1917. During his life, Harold served in the navy during World War II. Afterward, he spent the next 37 years working at Corning Glass Works. During the flood of ’72, Harold helped deliver food to those in need. But for him there’s one memory that sticks out. “My wedding to my lovely wife, Anna, in 1939, said...

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Mosul zoo’s last two animals reach safer ground in Jordan

Mosul zoo’s last two animals reach safer ground in Jordan

AMMAN The last two surviving animals from Mosul’s dilapidated zoo arrived this week at an animal shelter in Jordan, after months of malnutrition and a long journey out of Iraq that included being stuck at the border for 12 days.     Simba the lion and Lola the bear lived in a once-peaceful animal park that has been destroyed by months of fighting between...

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Off-duty police officer saves 3yr old girl’s life on his wedding day

Off-duty police officer saves 3yr old girl’s life on his wedding day

For Indiana University Police Officer John O’Rourke, March 28 will not only be memorable as his wedding anniversary — it will also mark the day he saved a little girl’s life. The officer, who traveled to Sanford, Florida, for his wedding ceremony last week, stopped by a Donuts to Go to grab some breakfast before the big “I do” when he noticed a commotion in the...

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Missing Colorado cat rescued from 25-foot hole in Texas

Missing Colorado cat rescued from 25-foot hole in Texas

March 31 (UPI) — A Colorado cat that had been missing from its home for more than a year was rescued from a nearly 30-foot deep hole in Texas. Dallas Animal Services and Adoption Center shared photos of Harvey the cat who was found trapped in the deep hole more than 800 miles away from his home. “Our field team spent six hours working to pull him...

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Florida Mom Praises Ex-Boyfriend’s Parenting To Show Realities Of Co-Parenting

Florida Mom Praises Ex-Boyfriend’s Parenting To Show Realities Of Co-Parenting

A Florida mom praised her ex-boyfriend for helping to raise their son even after the separation. She wrote on her Facebook page: “This is a man who doesn’t pay a dime through the state because when my son needs new clothes, I just call him,” Jessica Singleton of Panama City, Florida, wrote. “This is a man who buys a bundle of kids’ movies on Vudu so even I can...

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Illinois paramedic dives into lake to save 3-month-old boy

Illinois paramedic dives into lake to save 3-month-old boy

An Illinois paramedic dove into frigid waters to save a drowning 3-month-old boy, one of seven siblings who survived a twisted chain of events that left one person dead in a house fire and a second body recovered from the lake. Authorities say it all started when a fire broke out at a home owned by Cristy Campbell at approximately 5:15 a.m. on Thursday in Glen...

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