Good Samaritan

Two bald eaglets that have been raised at Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation in Barrington were released to the wild on Nov. 12, 2011. (Photo courtesy Phil Hampel)

Wildlife Rescue Group Seeking “Good Samaritan” Law In Illinois

Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation Center executive director Dawn Keller said, under current Illinois law, even if you just picked up an injured or sick wild animal and took it to a center like Flint Creek, you could face arrest.

02/10/2015

Taxis says the man his a transformer and rolled over several times.

Man Steals, Crashes SUV Of Good Samaritan Who Pulled Over To Help Him

It was a seriously bum deal for a Good Samaritan who tried to help another driver after a crash in Yorkville. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards has the Original Report.

10/15/2014

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