Officer Danny Bean of the Tulsa Police emphasized the role the good Samaritan had in ensuring Powell survived.
It's unusual for someone to offer up a kidney without knowing the recipient, but she was ready to give the gift of health to a stranger.
A search team was assembled, but by the time the four were picked up, the mother had been dead for several hours.
After calling 911, Collum went into the house himself, rescuing neighbor Deb Shanahan before first responders even arrived on the scene.
The driver only had one goal, one thought in her mind: To plow through the water and get to the road ahead.
Woman Attacked by Alligator While Walking Dog, Seriously Injured After Creature Drags Her Into Water
A woman walking her dog near a lagoon was dragged into the water by an 8-foot alligator and escaped with serious injuries.
Using a rope he threw out to them, Tyler Stanley managed to bring Doug, Bonnie and their three pups to safety.
Emergencies don't wait for first responders to be on the clock. Even when cops are off duty, they jump into action when they're needed.
Senior Living Center Staff Immediately Evacuates Residents, Grabs Extinguishers When Fire Breaks Out Near Property
Armed with water and fire extinguishers, employees of the center stood in front of the tanks and waited, ready.
Thankfully, officers with the Collingswood Police Department were nearby and able to get to the scene quickly.
A trip to a reptile petting zoo on Saturday turned into an experience one Utah man is unlikely to ever forget.
Rookie Cop Saves 9 Lives in Her First Year on the Job: She Understands 'Policing Is About Helping People'
Brandt works in an area with a lot of gun violence, providing many opportunities for her to draw on her medical training.
After Receiving Call About Blazing Attic Fire, Police Rescue Man Trapped Inside Smoke-Filled Bedroom
After a short time, the family realized one of their members was not with them, and was likely still trapped inside on the second floor.
It was certainly a traumatizing experience for the family, but they couldn't have been in a better place with all the paramedics on hand.
Dad Severely Burned and Temporarily Blind After Saving 18-Month-Old Twins from House Fire: 'I Had to Get My Babies Out'
Milan was treated for second-degree burns and smoke inhalation, and sister Malaysia was treated for severe burns.
Had it not been for that extra bit of time they waited, they might have passed before the accident took place and been unable to help.
Officer Jolin was nearby at the time, and when the call came he was able to get to the house in under a minute.
A Western New York police officer defined heroism early Monday with a dramatic rescue from a burning house.
Drone Captures Incredible Moment Teen Risks Life to Save Mother and Son from Drowning in Deadly Riptide
Though Ashley Batchelor and her son Conner weren't far out in the water, there was a riptide, and the two were tiring themselves out.
Ervin's bodycam footage has been released in part, showing just how extreme the situation was and how much danger he faced during the rescue.
Attendees at the National Cherry Festival in Michigan jumped into action when they noticed a park ride swaying dangerously.