Anyone who feels a pet of theirs was ever unfairly maced by a mail carrier will be pleased to hear that on October 6, 2013, a Portland, Oregon, postman managed to pepper spray his co-workers — by accident of course.
A Georgia man is facing jail after accidentally setting his wife on fire while fueling up his truck. Austin Dawkins is seen on surveillance video sparking the fumes with his lighter while he talks to his wife. The gas nozzle shoots out flame and lights up Jessica before she can get a safe distance away. She falls.
In a bizarre tragedy out of Phoenix, Arizona, an unlicensed teen, who police believe was under the influence, was taking his six younger siblings to their first day of school on August 5, 2013, when he swerved into oncoming traffic and crashed, killing three of his younger brothers and the other driver.
Every summer, one particularly tragic type of story makes its way into headlines across the country: children left in hot cars. Some are rescued in time, while others unfortunately don’t make it.
A look at the case of the young and talented Florida A&M University clarinet player and drum major, killed by injuries sustained in a hazing ritual that went too far.
Crocodile trainer Pravit Suebmee, 27, who for eight years has been the guy who puts his head in the large reptile’s mouth, got the surprise of his career over the weekend when the disgruntled crocodile clapped its jaws shut on his extended head and shook it.
911 operators have one of the most important jobs in law enforcement: Sorting through the many frivolous calls they receive, calmly talking people through real-life emergencies and getting them help. This year will see Halle Berry play a heroic 911 operator in “The Call.” As heroic as 911 operators may seem at times, they are after all just people. People who can make mistakes — mistakes that can kill.
If you’ve spent much time online, odds are you’ve seen a photo of Carlos Sosa. The 27-year-old Miami man has a long rap sheet–he’s been arrested on charges including trespassing, marijuana possession and breach of peace–but it’s not the charges against him that are remarkable, it’s the fact that he only has half a head. In this video, an upbeat and remarkably functional Carlos recalls the accident that left him disfigured and, pulling on a blunt, warns others against drunk driving and “drugness” driving.
The 911 call related to the death of adopted Russian-born boy Maxim Kuzmin was released by police after a grand jury determined on March 18 that there was insufficient evidence to charge his his parents. Russian authorities are skeptical of the decision and are currently reviewing the autopsy reports.
A car accident in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, captured on video by another vehicle, shows the violent crash after the vehicle skids on the ice into an oncoming truck. A child, 1, who is visibly ejected from the passenger compartment and thrown in front of another oncoming truck miraculously survives.