EMT Punished for Trying to Save Choking Child

Owasie Reid, a New York City EMT, was with a partner transporting a nursing home patient the Wednesday before last. As they were driving by a school in Brooklyn they were flagged down by a man who said that his 7-year-old girl was choking on her lunch and needed help. No one at the school was assisting the child, and so he did what any decent human being would do: he stopped and administered 1st aid, believing that the choking … Continue reading →

Can You Identify This Mystery Girl

Authorities are trying to identify this mystery girl who was found in a trash bag that was washed up on an Atlanta beach. She is 3 and a half feet tall, believed to be 4 or 5 years of age, and is of Caucasian or Hispanic origin. So far, known missing children in the area have been ruled out, and the mystery is posing quite the conundrum for investigators. The girl had no visible signs of trauma anywhere on her … Continue reading →

Strange, Bizarre, and Unusual Stories

Strangers Breastfeeding In Brookings, South Dakota, police responded to a 911 call after a woman allegedly entered another woman’s home and attempted to breast-feed the other woman’s 2-month-old child. The intrusive woman was arrested. (USA Today, 4-10-2012, p. 5A) Child Shot with Arrow In Campbellsport, Wisconsin, a 7-year-old girl was walking down a sidewalk when she was struck in the back by an arrow. The girl was taken to St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac, and then transferred to … Continue reading →