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Jasmine Jafferali (Credit: CBS)

Woman Says Good Samaritan Saved Her From Attack In West Loop

It was a surprise confrontation in the West Loop and then someone stepped in. A Chicago woman believes that Good Samaritan saved her from an attack last week.

08/05/2014

Knight dancing at his wedding hours before being killed. (Credit: Angie Lowe, Facebook)

Good Samaritan Killed Hours After Wedding

A Crown Point man has been killed – acting as a good Samaritan – just hours after his own wedding.

12/15/2013

Olgi Freyre wrote this angry note to the person who stole her bike, and posted it near the bike rack where her bicycle had been. (Credit: Dave Wischnowsky)

Angry Note To Thief Prompts Good Samaritan To Buy Woman A New Bike

Olgi Freyre’s $700 bicycle was stolen in the middle of the day from a bike rack near Lincoln and Belmont avenues, outside the art supply store where she works.

10/30/2013

Richard Velasco (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Helping Stranded Motorist Saves Girl From Molester

A good samaritan who helped a stranded motorist in the North Center neighborhood Monday ended up saving a 14-year-old girl from the driver, who was allegedly trying to molest her.

08/15/2013

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Good Samaritan, Off-Duty Officer Save Woman From Burning Car

It was just before 7 in the morning and the rain was pouring down, when 39-year-old Randy Ho heard the car crash outside his home in Woodstock, and saw that a woman was hurt.

WBBM Newsradio–04/10/2013

File Photo Of Ambulance (AP Photo)

Bartlett Good Samaritan Killed in I-57 Crash

80 year-old Jack Douglas of Bartett was killed while trying to help an injured motorist.

11/29/2012

Indiana State Police Patch (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

State Trooper, Nurse Save Allegedly Drunk Driver’s Life On I-65

Hospital personnel credited the actions of an Indiana State Trooper and a Good Samaritan with saving the life of an allegedly drunk driver who lost control of his SUV, which rolled over after striking a semi on I-65 near in northwest Indiana Saturday morning.

11/12/2011

Central Park Pink Line

Purse-Snatcher Strikes While Guardian Angels Patrol Area

The Guardian Angels are out Wednesday night, escorting commuters on the Pink Line after a deadly attack.
CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports that another woman was robbed near the scene tonight.

CBS 2–11/24/2010

Bobby Butler

Slain Good Samaritan Was Turning Life Around

Gunned down by a robber as he ran to the aid of a young woman whose purse had been snatched, longtime heroin addict Bobby Butler died not a criminal, but a hero.

11/24/2010

Juan Vasquez (Photo Credit: Chicago Police)

Police Recruit Seriously Injured Helping Motorist

Injured man is a Good Samaritan who pulled over to help someone involved in a crash.

10/22/2010