Good Samaritans


Good Samaritan Hurt While Helping Driver Killed In Fiery Crash On I-80 In San Pablo

A man killed in a car crash on I-80 in San Pablo early Sunday morning led to two other collisions near the scene, according to the CHP.


Sketch of serial arsonist suspected in a string of fires in San Jose.

$10K Reward For Serial Arsonist After String Of Fires In San Jose

San Jose firefighters are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a serial arsonist who has set several fires in the downtown area since Wednesday, endangering the lives of residents and firefighters alike. An elderly couple escaped with their lives thanks to Good Samaritans.


Carlos and Barbara Landeros found a bag with more than $11,000 in cash near the Golden Gate Bridge on February 14, 2013. (CBS)

Bay Area Couple Skips Valentine’s Plans To Find Owner Of Lost $11K

A Bay Area couple who found a bag with more than $10,000 in cash near the Golden Gate Bridge on Valentine’s Day dropped their plans as they searched for the rightful owner.


Scene of a crash on West Capitol Expressway and Rosenbaum Avenue in San Jose on June 29, 2012. (Dina Schindler / CBS)

San Jose Brothers Help Rescue Pregnant Woman Trapped In Car

Two brothers are being hailed as heroes after rescuing a pregnant woman from a car crash in San Jose on Friday.


USS West Virginia (BB-48) afire forward, immediately after the Japanese air attack at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. USS Tennessee (BB-43) is on the sunken battleship's opposite side. (US Navy)

East Bay Pearl Harbor Survivor Has Stolen Item Replaced

An elderly World War II veteran who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor met with a good Samaritan in San Leandro Thursday afternoon to receive a gift replacing a piece of U.S. Navy memorabilia stolen in a car burglary earlier this month.


Police handcuffs, generic crime

6 Arrested After Good Samaritans Beaten, Robbed In Rohnert Park

A pair of good Samaritans in Rohnert Park Sunday night were attacked and robbed after helping out an elderly man who was being harassed by a group of suspects in their 20s, police said.


A car burns near the intersection of Folsom and 12th streets in San Francisco, November 21, 2011. (CBS)

San Francisco Good Samaritans Honored For Burning Car Rescue

Three San Franciscans and one police officer were recognized at City Hall Monday for rescuing a man from a burning car last week.