It was a close call for a tow-truck driver on a Detroit, Michigan, freeway on January 17, when a car slammed in to the driver’s truck as he was towing a car. The dashcam footage was posted to the Michigan State Police Metro Detroit Twitter account, pleading for people to slow down in bad weather.
Annetta Authorlee asked the public for help in solving her son’s murder on Thursday at the Kansas City Police Department headquarters. Police are investigating the murder of John C. Jones, 34, whose body was found in an overturned and bullet-riddled car on Nov. 1, 2017 near East 16th Street and Lister Avenue. A $5,000 reward is being offered. Video by: ALLISON LONG and GLENN RICE
Repair crews began ripping up the pavement shortly after lunch on Thursday to repair a water main break on Oak Street just south of 63rd Street. The lack of water forced the nearby Heirloom Bakery and Hearth to close for the day.
Staff at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens struggled to keep one of the zoo’s baby aardvarks on the weighing scales on Wednesday, January 17. A clip shared to the zoo’s YouTube account shows a staff member trying to weigh three-week-old aardvark Winsol, who does his best to try and escape the scales and the hands of the zoo worker.
Northern Texas experienced its coldest morning in seven years, according to local reports, before temperatures climbed in the afternoon. This video shows a ranger at the Fairfield Lake State Park demonstrating how cold conditions were by shaking a bottle and watching the water inside begin to freeze instantly. Video courtesy of Fairfield Lake State Park - Texas Parks and Wildlife.
Officer Clint Akin of the Texarkana, Texas, Police Department had some trouble keeping his footing while directing traffic on icy roads Tuesday at the intersection of Richmond Road and Mall Drive. “If you don't really have to be out, stay where you are. Don't take a chance,” the department posted on its Facebook page with the video.
Remember the days when you'd just get a phone call announcing school was closed for snow? Well, now principals and teachers (with the help of some special guests) are kicking those announcements up a notch by singing and rapping your school status.