(CNN) - Tuesday marks the 25-year anniversary of a story that captivated the country and touched off an emotional, nationwide vigil.
Baby Jessica McClure was finally freed from an abandoned well in Midland, Texas on Oct. 16, 1987. The 18-month-old toddler fell into the narrow shaft two days earlier.
It took dozens of rescuers tunneling up and under her to finally free her.
Eventually paramedics were able to squeeze into a parallel passageway and slide Jessica out of the hole 22-feet underground.
Jessica McClure Morales is now a 26-year-old married woman and a mother herself.
A former teacher accused of having inappropriate contact with a student entered a plea Monday.
The Grand Rapids Public Schools Board of Education discussed Phase 2 of the district's Transformation Plan at a special meeting Monday afternoon.
Is your child safe when riding in the car? Results from a new study show that fewer Michigan drivers are buckling their kids up safely in car seats or booster seats.