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Nurse Reunites With Teen Mom Who Dropped Off ‘Shoebox Box Baby’ 12 Years Later

Nurse Reunites With Teen Mom Who Dropped Off ‘Shoebox Box Baby’ 12 Years Later

BY ROBERT JAY WATSON Students at the age of 15 should be busy thinking about their classes, extracurricular activities, friends, and their future. But some teens have more to worry about in high school. A 15-year-old Rockford, Illinois, girl named Cherish Coates had a newborn son to worry about. Becoming pregnant without realizing it in 2004, […]

Community Raises $50,000 for Special-Ed Teacher Who Lost House in California Wildfire

Community Raises $50,000 for Special-Ed Teacher Who Lost House in California Wildfire

BY ROBERT JAY WATSON A Central California special education teacher who first lost his fiancé to an aneurysm and then his house to wildfire has become the focus of a major community fundraising effort. Fifty-six-year-old Nelson Southward has worked at Los Arboles Elementary School in San José for 23 years and is loved by students and teachers alike. […]

Baby Who Nearly Drowned in Bathtub Saved by Syracuse Police Who Performed CPR on Him

Baby Who Nearly Drowned in Bathtub Saved by Syracuse Police Who Performed CPR on Him

BY ROBERT JAY WATSON Syracuse police officers Shaquille Muhammad and Joseph Blazey feared the worst when they got a call about a baby who nearly drowned in a bathtub on Aug. 23. But the officers “kicked it into overdrive,” as Muhammad told Syracuse.com, and arrived just four minutes after the infant’s mother called 911. With no time to spare, the […]

California Firefighters Save American Flag From Burning Property Amid Devastating Lake Fire

California Firefighters Save American Flag From Burning Property Amid Devastating Lake Fire

BY ROBERT JAY WATSON As firefighting crews battled the raging fires that began on Aug. 12 at Lake Fire, which erupted in the Angeles National Forest, some of them took a moment of pause and made a heroic rescue. However, it wasn’t a person or a pet they saved but an American flag that was still flying high […]

High-Performing K9 Officer ‘Apex’ Nabs 4 Drug Traffickers, Car Thieves in Just 30 Days

High-Performing K9 Officer ‘Apex’ Nabs 4 Drug Traffickers, Car Thieves in Just 30 Days

BY ROBERT JAY WATSON A Georgia K-9 officer named Apex has received well-deserved praise, and a steak dinner, after successfully apprehending four criminals in just 30 days. Apex’s fourth catch took place on Aug. 10 when he helped track down a wanted fugitive hiding under a trash can behind a closed business. The suspect had been involved in […]

Green Beret Designs First-Ever Fireproof American Flag Made of Kevlar to Withstand Rioters

Green Beret Designs First-Ever Fireproof American Flag Made of Kevlar to Withstand Rioters

BY ROBERT JAY WATSON Green Berets represent the U.S. Army’s elite fighting force, and Staff Sergeant Kyle Daniels has taken that skill and dedication from the battlefield abroad to his work at home. The former Special Forces officer is the founder and CEO of the nonprofit Firebrand Flag Company, which has produced the first-ever fireproof flag. […]

Pilot Photographs Storm Clouds, Lightning, Northern Lights In-flight–and the Results Are Epic

Pilot Photographs Storm Clouds, Lightning, Northern Lights In-flight–and the Results Are Epic

BY ROBERT JAY WATSON While rough weather might deter some pilots who navigate the skies, there’s one who relishes the chance to head right for the storm. Dutch aviation photographer Christiaan van Heijst has manned the cockpit of a 747 past lightning storms, epic thunderclouds, and the northern lights—all to capture some epic photography. “When viewing […]

NASA Discovery Reveals Saturn’s Moon Titan Drifting Away 100 Times Faster Than Previous Estimate

NASA Discovery Reveals Saturn’s Moon Titan Drifting Away 100 Times Faster Than Previous Estimate

BY ROBERT JAY WATSON   NASA’s Cassini probe crashed into the surface of the solar system’s second-largest planet, Saturn, in 2017, yet its incredible mission is still revealing new information. Findings from Cassini’s data, published in the journal Nature Astronomy, revealed “that Titan rapidly migrates away from Saturn on a timescale of roughly 10 billion years, corresponding to […]

Teen Who Sews Bow Ties to Help Animals Get Adopted Now Makes Masks for Essential Workers

Teen Who Sews Bow Ties to Help Animals Get Adopted Now Makes Masks for Essential Workers

BY ROBERT JAY WATSON   A 13-year-old boy from New Jersey who made headlines in the past for using his sewing talents to make bow ties to help animals get adopted is now applying those skills to create masks for essential workers amid the CCP virus that has swept across the globe. Sir Darius Brown, who hails from Newark, is an animal […]

Non-Profit on a Mission to Save ‘Retired’ Mill Dogs and Find Them Forever Homes

Non-Profit on a Mission to Save ‘Retired’ Mill Dogs and Find Them Forever Homes

BY ROBERT JAY WATSON It was a day of celebration and some furry cuddles at a Colorado-based animal welfare organization when the staff welcomed 96 dogs rescued from captivity. Non-profit National Mill Dog Rescue (NMDR) posted a video on Feb. 3, 2020, of its staff busy “offloading” the dogs that had arrived at Lily’s Haven, the Peyton-based facility named after the […]

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