Clay County (Minn.) Sheriff's deputies rescued three people from their vehicles after a head-on collision north of Morehead on Wednesday evening. Deputy Mark Empting used a prybar to get a trapped 25-year-old driver out of her car. Read the full story here.
A few hours after ringing in the new year, Officer Jenni Byrd of the San Jose Police Department spotted a growing fire through the window of a woman's home. She and Officer Kris Kubasta rousted the sleeping woman and her friend upstairs and brought them outside to safety.