Council honors local 'heroes' By Sarah Ramsey • Jan 30, 2013 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email VIEW SLIDESHOW 1 of 3 Councilman Chris Seelbach congratulates David Hale. Hale and Chad McClain thwarted a robbery attempt downtown last month. Sarah Ramsey VIEW SLIDESHOW 2 of 3 Councilman Chris Seelbach presents David Hale with a resolution recognizing his courageous actions. Seelbach says the honor is important because the homeless are often stereotyped as dangerous. Sarah Ramsey VIEW SLIDESHOW 3 of 3 David Hale had just transitioned from being homeless when he and Chad McClain (also homeless) came to the rescue of an Over-the-Rhine pawn shop owner who was being attacked. Sarah Ramsey View the discussion thread.