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 it’s 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.
Mike Austin posted video on YouTube of a meteor sailing through the sky during part of his commute Tuesday night. He wrote that he "didn't hear any loud sounds" during his drive on I-75 Northbound between Troy and Bloomfield Hills in Detroit. NWS Detroit later tweeted that it could confirm that "the flash and boom was NOT thunder or lightning, but instead a likely meteor."
Overland Park residents reacted after hearing that a female jogger had been assaulted early Saturday on the Indian Creek Trail just off of Lamar Avenue and Indian Creek Parkway. Police closed the trail for much of the day. But the report turned out to be false.
Wickliffe, Ohio, Police Department released dash cam video of their officers working alongside officers from the Willowick department while saving a man who was trapped in a burning mobile home on Jan. 12.
The officers saved the 75-year-old man by breaking out a window and then enlarging the opening enough to pull the man to safety. He was not injured.
The Duluth, Minn., Police Department released dash cam video showing a suspect ramming his vehicle into a police car during a traffic stop before fleeing in the stolen black Chevy Tahoe on Saturday. The vehicle was later located but the suspect is still at large.
Teachers and students at Academia Bautista de Puerto Nuevo in San Juan, Puerto Rico jump for joy after the school gets electricity back for the first time in the 112 days since Hurricane Maria's landfall. Video courtesy of Academia Bautista de Puerto Nuevo.
The Park Hills Police in Kentucky released a dash cam video Monday showing a car slamming into one of the department’s patrol cars after hitting a patch of black ice. The department posted a statement on their Facebook page: “In my opinion had they not hit my police unit, this vehicle could have hit the telephone pole or rolled down the embankment. The driver could have been seriously injured. So even though my unit is damaged and can be repaired there was thankfully no physical injury to the driver.”
Dramatic video shows a Dekalb County (GA) Fire Rescue Department captain catching a child dropped from a ladder during an apartment fire near Atlanta. Two different firefighters caught children dropped to them during the fire. Video courtesy of Dekalb County Fire Rescue Dept.