Kim Kardashian's Risqué Paris Getup, and More of the Week's Top Stories
09/27/2014 AT 10:50 AM EDT
In between? Tales of grace, loss and woe – from a Texas homecoming queen's tribute to a schoolmate, to a TV veteran's sorrowful farewell to his beloved mother.
Here are the top five stories that drew the strongest responses from readers this week, which ran the gamut from wow to LOL. Check them out below, and be sure to let us know what you think of every story by clicking on the icons at the bottom.
A Texas high school homecoming queen's generous act of kindness drew much love from readers, after it was revealed that she gave her crown to a schoolmate who was pranked by a group of mean girls.
Nine months pregnant, a Michigan woman showed off some made-for-motherhood moxie after she bravely chased down a man who mugged her before later giving birth. Needless to say, readers were aptly wowed.
Readers were incensed by alarming new evidence in the case of 5-year-old Garnett Spears, whose mother stands accused of poisoning him to death with salt. Newly released documents revealed he had previously been treated for salt poisoning as an infant.
Readers' hearts went out to John Stamos, who wrote in a sad Instagram post that his beloved mother Loretta – "the love of my life" – died at age 75.
Kim Kardashian's latest head-turning look had PEOPLE's fashion team speechless – and left readers chuckling – when she stepped out for Paris Fashion Week in a feathered black skirt and tuxedo jacket ... and not much else .
Check back again next week for another must-read roundup. Until then, see what readers are reacting to every day by clicking here.