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Boater Rescued From Schuylkill River By Good Samaritan

A boater who fell into the Schuylkill River on Monday morning was rescued, thanks to a Good Samaritan.


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VIDEO: Good Samaritan, 2 Police Officers Save Man From Burning Home in Camden

Captured on surveillance video: two Camden County police officers and a Good Samaritan carry a man from a burning home.


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Woman Fakes Heart Attack, Then Takes $60 From Good Samaritan

A Good Samaritan might think twice about helping someone on the side of the road, after what happened to him in Mount Laurel.


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Good Samaritan Fatally Struck By Car In Pennsylvania

A coroner says a good Samaritan who had stopped to help another motorist change a tire died of trauma injuries caused when he was hit by another vehicle along a Pennsylvania highway.


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Coast Guard And Good Samaritan Rescue 2 Brothers Off Barnegat Light

The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued two brothers on Monday after their 31-foot boat capsized about eight miles east of Barnegat Light.


Medical Emergencies In Flight

A new report indicates there is a medical emergency on about one out of every 600 flights.


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Good Samaritan Rescues Stranger From SEPTA Tracks In North Philadelphia

By Natasha Brown PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A Good Samaritan jumped onto subway tracks to save a man who accidentally fell off a platform Thursday afternoon in North Philadelphia. The incident occurred at about 12:45 p.m. […]


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EXCLUSIVE: Humble Good Samaritan Speaks About Rescue Attempt In Schuylkill River

A car plunges into the Schuylkill River, and police say two Good Samaritans risked their own lives to help.


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Police: Good Samaritan Catches Purse Snatcher In Cherry Hill

Police say a Good Samaritan stopped a suspect after he snatched a woman’s purse.


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Good Samaritan Rescues Elderly Woman From Burning Home In Chester

An elderly woman was rescued from her burning home in Chester, Delaware County by a good samaritan on Sunday night.



Good Samaritan Saves 2-Year-Old From Hit-Run Driver In SW Philadelphia

The family of a young child in Southwest Philadelphia are praising a Good Samaritan who risked bodily harm while saving the little girl from a hit and run driver.


Corbett To Sign ‘Good Samaritan’ Bill

Governor Corbett is expected to sign a bill on his desk that would encourage youths involved in underage drinking incidents to “do the right thing” when a friend experiences distress from too much alcohol.


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Officer Dies After Car Plunges Into Schuylkill River

An off-duty Philadelphia police sergeant rescued by Good Samaritans after his car crashed into the Schuylkill River on Tuesday afternoon has died.


Pa. Senate Passes Bill Aimed At Saving The Lives Of Underage Drinkers

The Pennsylvania Senate has passed and sent to the House a bill designed to save the lives of minors involved in excess drinking.


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Good Samaritan Helps NE Philadelphia Man Who Tackled NY Serial Killer

Joseph Lozito waited to return a phone call from his Good Samaritan, because it was so emotional. He knew his voice immediately, but was now grateful to know his name. After hello, the first words Alfred Douglas heard were, “I owe you my life.”