May 6th, 2014
10:42 AM ET

Governor Heading to Dinner Stops to Perform CPR

In today's edition of the "Good Stuff," a politician comes to the rescue of a person having a medical emergency. CNN's Chris Cuomo reports.

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber was heading to dinner when he spotted a woman lying on the street. He jumped out of his car, told his security to call 911, and went right to work giving her CPR.

The governor kept at it until professional help arrived.

Although the woman was suffering from a suspected drug overdose, she is expected to be OK.

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May 6th, 2014
10:06 AM ET

Colorado Mother Rescued After 5 Days in Wrecked Car Will Lose Feet

Doctors will amputate the feet of a Colorado woman who was missing for five days before being found in her wrecked car just off a scenic highway, a family spokesman said Monday.

Kristin Hopkins is in critical but stable condition at St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, Brian Willie said, reading a statement from the Hopkins family.

"Doctors were not able to save her feet due to the severity of her injuries," he told reporters, adding the amputations would be done Monday afternoon.

Hopkins, a 43-year-old single mother of four, was reported missing on April 29. She was found May 4, still in her car, about 140 feet from U.S. 285 just north of Fairplay, the Park County Sheriff's Office said.

he Hopkins' family statement thanked a man who found Hopkins in her car and drove to the sheriff's office to report finding a car with a possible body inside. The man was not identified by authorities, who said he slipped out of the sheriff's office after reporting the accident.

A firefighter who treated Hopkins at the scene said it appeared she had written notes on the white portions of a red and white umbrella and was trying to use it to signal passersby on the highway.

Lt. Jim Cravener, a firefighter with the North-West Fire Protection District in Park County, said, "(The notes) were hard to make it out. One of them appeared to say 'Please help doors won't open.' Another one (said) 'Please help, bleeding, need a doctor' and another one said, 'Six days, no food, no water, please help.'"

Cravener said Hopkins was "really severely dehydrated."

The man who spotted the car had stopped to take photos at the top of a pass near a sharp curve, Cravener said.

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May 6th, 2014
07:31 AM ET
May 6th, 2014
05:59 AM ET

Freedom for a Man Sent to Prison 13 Years Late

A man can do a lot of things in 13 years.

Cornealious "Mike" Anderson was able to open several construction businesses, start a family, coach his son's football team and volunteer at his church.

What he wasn't doing most of that time was serving jail time.

Convicted of taking part in a robbery at a Burger King in St. Charles, Missouri, in 1999, Anderson was given a 13-year sentence. When his appeals ran out in 2002, he was supposed to report to prison, but the call never came.

Corrections officials didn't discover the clerical error until July, when his original sentence would have ended, and they sent U.S. marshals to arrest him.

On Monday, Anderson walked out of the Mississippi County Courthouse a free man, given credit for the 4,794 days between his conviction and when he was arrested last year.

"I walked by faith this whole time, my family and I," Anderson told CNN's "New Day" on Tuesday.

Judge Terry Brown said he didn't see any point in keeping Anderson, 36, in prison.

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