A young Columbian family's newborn bliss is temporarily shattered when baby Milagros disappears in the arms of a mysterious hospital kidnapper! A frantic social media and community search sends police to the doorstep of a local "new mom", who had proudly posted photos on Facebook of a mysterious infant daughter she claimed was hers.
After police confirm little "Mariangel" is actually Milagros, her anxious family gathers for a tearful and heartwarming reunion that's totally stolen our hearts!
All seems lost when a Filipino photographer's drone crash lands halfway up Mount Daraitan during a gorgeous Tinipak River photoshoot. Luckily for the grateful photog, a local good Samaritan (and pro climber, by the looks of it) accepts the difficult rescue mission pro bono!View Now
Winnie is looking for a forever home after rescuers from the Michigan Humane Society lasso the tiny kitten up from a storm drain. This lonely cat's story is unusual because not only because of the creative way she's rescued (a daisy chain of leashes) but the fact that a driver miraculously hears her meows over the roar of traffic!
In this video from China, you can see a teenage girl walking down an alley with a kidnapper who was only 32 feet from her front door. The 14-year-old girl noticed people looking for a parking spot and started screaming. Those strangers jumped in a saved her, as the kidnapper ran off. View Now
A Chinese apartment security guard gets the surprise of his life when he discovers an unconscious man surrounded by empty wine and pill bottles hanging halfway off a fenced-off narrow ledge hundreds of feet above the ground! The unidentified snoring man doesn't even wake up after firefighters loudly saw through the fence. Eventually, they were able to pull the man to safety and admit him to the hospital.
Liszka the dog has begun a new doggy life after Polish rescuers from OTOZ Animals free her from the cage that was her prison for years. Although her captivity was so harsh that poor Liszka lost the ability to walk, loving physical therapy from vets has coaxed life back into her limbs. View Now
In an accident we've got a feeling will be hard to explain to the insurance company, two Chinese warehouse workers crash a flatbed trike through elevator doors into the shaft! Thankfully, their "slip n' slide" adventure happened on only the first floor, so understandably puzzled firefighters were able to easily pull the lightly-injured women to safety.
Two siblings' happy romp in Russia's first autumn snows goes horribly wrong when a manhole cover flips beneath their feet and sends the little boy falling into the sewer! Miraculously, good Samaritan adults are just feet away and immediately launch a dramatic rescue.
Because this traumatizing accident was so completely preventable, local police have launched a full investigation into the controversially secured manhole cover.
It all begins at a calm Russian bus stop... well, calm until an unknown man marches across the intersection and sucker-punches a woman absorbed in her smartphone. The unprovoked attack sends her sprawling inside an empty building, but a swift reaction is on the way. Before our violent baddie can land another punch, a shocked bus passenger knocks out the assailant with a single punch.
This sacrificial rescue just feet from an oncoming train could've been taken straight from a dramatic railway safety PSA. Its original posters insist it's crazy but real footage of UK railway workers tackling a wayward cyclist off the train tracks at the very last minute! Though it tells a touching tale, RightThisMinute hosts notice a few suspicious editing "red flags" in the video.
Two police officers in the Netherlands responded to an emergency on a highway. You can see smoke coming from a car burning on the side of the road. A kind man in a utility van stopped and helped safely rescue a three-year-old boy, baby, and mother from the vehicle. No one suffered any major injuries in this scary incident. View Now
The big rig operator behind this swerving red Subaru had just called 911 when its driver abruptly parks in the middle of the road and starts walking around! Thankfully, another good Samaritan trucker blocks off the road so the confused driver doesn't take off before Oregon police arrive. Minutes later, the driver's arrested on suspicion of DUI and disorderly conduct!
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The internet's up in arms over a Turkish surveillance video that shows a mysterious man leaving a newborn baby girl wrapped in blankets at a stranger's doorstep. Miraculously, neighbors soon spot the abandoned child and call emergency medical help. With the help of this blurry footage, the search continues for the baby's mother and the identity of the man caught on camera.
An after-dark fishing outing turns into a dramatic underwater rescue when an unusually large 14-pound spiny lobster gets accidentally hooked. Thankfully, the human rescuers from Sanctuary Marine Bermuda know exactly how to handle this unusual situation... though they can't resist the opportunity for an epic selfie with the ancient lobster! View Now
We can't get enough of this comical family stroll a RightThisMinute viewer shared with us on our Facebook page. In it, Papa's gamely playing along with his grandson Easton's outrageous high-waisted walking style.
In a comedy "first" of another sort, a terrified Aunt discovers she's afraid of heights. But her unsympathetic family isn't much help because they're too busy laughing and filming her hilarious rooftop crisis!
A terrifying Italian tobacco shop robbery could have taken a deadly turn had not an alert pedestrian called the police. Just in time, armed officers charge into the store and take down the bad guys!
In this dramatic Argentinan footage, a toddler is rescued after choking on some food. The heroic officer who saved the baby recently lost his own child expertly leaps to the rescue! Andres Maximiliano Ozan's quick-thinking bravery has earned him the respect of the internet, who can't stop praising his inspiring fatherly reaction.
Although we've seen big vloggers like Jenna Marbles and De'arra & Ken 4 Life pull it off the "100 Layer Challenge" with some pretty hilarious results, truth be told this trendy YouTube challenge is more entertaining when it goes wrong! View Now
Unless you're an elite rescue team from Sea World Australia and Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol, this baby humpback whale trapped in shark netting and his gigantic protective mom might be a couple tons too big to handle!
A soaked but still adorable wallaby, however, is a little more our size. The little guy's so thankful eagle-eyed tour guide Jamie saved him from drowning that he's chill with a selfie!
When Aaron and David stumble upon a beached young seal, instinct tells them something is odd about this common sight on the Irish coast. Because they're worried about the lone pup's young age, the two carefully drag him into the surf.
Though it's unclear whether the seal pup was orphaned or mom was just out for a swim, it's obvious this soggy and hypothermic sheep doesn't belong in the River Thames! It's only a lucky kayak encounter that saves this wooly friend.
In this first video, explosive power lines miraculously leave the truck and driver unharmed while other motorists attempt a daring rescue—all caught on truck dashcam!
After scary crashes like that, it's relieving to see the California Highway Patrol stopping lawbreaking drivers before the inevitable accident. S/O to RightThisMinute viewer David Ernst for forwarding this sweet justice our way.
The effects of Hurricane Matthew reached as far as Columbia. Recently uncovered video shows Columbian National Police on the beaches of La Guajira. The officers heard sounds coming from large boulders piled up on the sand and when they looked under the boulders, they found a family of puppies. Police were able to successfully rescue eight puppies, which were later adopted by people in the community. View Now
Firefighters worked with the RSPCA for two hours to rescue two horses out of a bog. The veterinary team has nicknamed the two colts Jammie and Dodger. It's unclear where these horses came from, but they are expected to make a full recovery.
Meantime, a driver in Taiwan came to the rescue of a macaque hit while crossing a mountain road. The good samaritan used social media to find out how to help the primate. Local wildlife officials recommended he carry the macaque to a safe place off of the roadway. The primate was then picked up and taken in for treatment. View Now
If you're stranded halfway up a dangerous Spanish mountain, there's not much normal "911" rescuers can do! Miraculously, a Spanish rescue helicopter pilot is so improbably skilled he balances the still-hovering copter on the steep mountain wall twice to pick up the four trapped climbers.
On a lighter note, this Chinese construction worker's ridiculous game of "tag" with runaway heavy machinery could've been ripped straight out of Saturday morning cartoons!
When Wildlife Aid's Simon Cowell gets an after-dark phone call about a homeowner's bathroom snake intruder, little does he expect the entire film crew will have team up to find the small, expertly hiding reptile!
Though a 200-pound Chinese boar's hiding in plain sight, his massive size and desperation make for a hard catch as tranquilizers repeatedly fail and firefighters chase him around for hours.