A fire started in the kitchen while Zniayah Armstrong, her siblings and 70-year-old grandmother were inside, according to Lakeland fire officials. Armstrong was able to get her siblings out and run to a neighbor to help her grandmother who fell.
As students head back to school, a Tampa woman teamed up with a Hillsborough High student to tackle a seldom discussed problem in schools: Access to menstrual products.
“I got an expected gift and I believe in paying it forward and I wanted to pass it along,” Crystal Dunn said.
A Lennard High School senior's walk across the stage at graduation has been months in the making. Hailey Highsmith suffered a stroke a little over a year ago, losing her ability to walk and talk, but that didn't stop her.
A memorial garden for kidnapping victim Carlie Brucia is being rededicated after volunteers stepped up to help make some much-needed repairs. Over the years, the memorial fell in disarray, but after months of work it's back to looking much more like it did when it was first dedicated.
A Hillsborough County deputy went above and beyond to make sure a woman got her food from DoorDash after arresting the delivery driver.
A family devastated by COVID-19 is being held together by an outpouring of support from their community.
U.S. Postal Service employee Kayla Berridge noticed her customer’s mail was piling up. Officers later found the elderly woman trapped inside her home for at least three days.
Aaron Kern, who was assigned to Operation Allies Welcome at Camp Atterbury, broke down with emotion after reuniting with his daughter at an NBA game.
Sydney Raley didn’t think twice about jumping through a McDonald’s drive-through window to render first-aid to a choking customer.
From small acts of kindness to awe-inspiring events, there were a lot of feel-good moments in 2021.
Six-year-old Naomi Pascal lost a teddy bear she had since leaving an Ethiopian orphanage. Thanks to a sharp-eyed, compassionate park ranger, she has been reunited with the irreplaceable stuffed animal a year later.
A restaurant group in Arkansas is allowing student employees to do homework for an hour while on the clock, an initiative that is raising grades and also recruiting more employees amid the country’s labor shortage.
The GBI has released the name of the suspect who investigators said killed a cashier and injured a deputy in a shooting stemming from a dispute over wearing a mask.
A 103-year-old San Francisco Bay Area man recently received his second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine — but that’s not all that’s extraordinary about him.
Residents at a senior living community took a literal swing at COVID-19 when they beat a pinata, in the shape of the coronavirus, after getting vaccinated.
Miriam Bertrand, 72, was the Ochsner Medical Center’s 10,000th successful recovery from COVID-19 and received a jubilant sendoff — which included a jazz band performance.
A person using the alias “COVID bandit” handed all 34 employees $200, spending a total of $6,400.
It has been nearly one year now since the coronavirus pandemic locked down nursing homes. Residents are often stuck inside their rooms and their loved ones aren’t allowed to visit. That’s why one Fairfax County woman is using handmade cards to spread love and joy to seniors.
A Tampa firefighter was inducted into a blood donor hall of fame for giving several rounds of convalescent plasma after going through a lengthy recovery from COVID-19.