Ryan Ciampoli, a licensed EMT and volunteer firefighter, was driving down an Arkansas highway when he saw the back door of a bus in front of him fly open. It was like I wasn’t even seeing what I was seeing,” Ciampoli told WBRC news. Ciampoli jumped into action.
Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) has taken the law into its own hands. No, the company has not started its own jail, and any employee who wears a cape and fights crime must still do so on their own time. Instead, the retail chain has taken a new approach to fighting shoplifting that requires less involvement from the police. The retailer has been using a "restorative justice" program in 1,500 of its stores, according to The Gainesville Sun. That's a program where people deemed low-risk, first-time offenders are given the choice of paying to take an anti-shoplifting course rather than facing arrest and prosecution. The effort is in its early days, but the results have been good so far. The company has seen
In the hours after Aaron Hernandez committed suicide Wednesday , authorities in Massachusetts said that the former Patriots tight end didn't leave any type of note before killing himself. However, after further investigation, it turns out that's not the case. Worcester County district attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. revealed this week that Hernandez actually left three suicide notes and a bible in the prison cell where he was found dead. In a statement, Early also noted that Hernandez's death at the Souza-Baranowski Correction Center had officially been ruled a suicide and that the cause of death was asphyxia by hanging. Hernandez's lawyer, Jose Baez, and former agent, Brian Murphy, had both
WHEATON, Ill. - A college student was killed on Saturday during a track and field meet in suburban Chicago. Friends gathered at a vigil at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Ill. said the student was named Ethan Roser. They said Roser was killed during a track and field event hosted by Wheaton College on Saturday afternoon. Witnesses said Roser was hit in the head with a "hammer," which is a heavy metal ball attached to a thin wire. In men's events, the hammer weighs 16 pounds. In women's, it weighs almost 9 pounds. It is not clear which type of hammer was involved in the tragic accident. Friends said that Roser was a freshman on the soccer team. He was volunteering at the meet.
Way back when Donald Trump was a presidential hopeful in 2015, he hosted Saturday Night Live - exactly one year before Election Day. Taran Killam, who once impersonated Trump and later joined him on stage when he hosted, was stunningly candid about the now president in a recent interview with Brooklyn Magazine. Killam responded to a host of questions about his post-SNL career and joining the cast of Hamilton right after Mike Pence famously attended the show (and heard a compassionate message from the cast). President Trump was especially incensed by the incident, to which Killam replied with the utmost honesty. "Yeah, well the president is a moron," Killam told the magazine. Later in the interview,
It's been less than two weeks since a video of a bloodied passenger being dragged off a United Airlines aircraft ignited a national discussion about the airline industry’s treatment of passengers, and now, yet another onboard incident captured on video is raising eyebrows -- and it's resulted in the immediate grounding of a flight attendant. A video posted to Facebook on Friday by Surain Adyanthaya -- a passenger onboard American Airlines flight 591, from San Francisco to Dallas -- shows an intense confrontation between a flight attendant and at least two passengers at the front of the aircraft while it is still on the tarmac in San Francisco. The heated moment began when a flight attendant took