An injured 53-pound alligator snapping turtle was rescued from a drainage pipe in a new residential development 35 miles outside of Houston after being found wedged inside the pipe. The alligator snapping turtle was saved by fire-rescue crews and is recovering at a Houston wildlife rehabilitation center.
The photos show what appear to be people in costume as monsters and other characters engaging in unexplained activity at night. Among them: Santa Claus and what appear to be gorillas or possibly Abominable Snowmen. Images courtesy of Gardner Police Department.
According to Capt. Mark Pierce of the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office in Wichita, Kansas, an initial four-car crash occurred nearby, which resulted in three people being transported to the hospital for minor injuries. As a tow truck was arriving to secure one of the vehicles in that crash, a passing train clipped the bed of the truck, sending a car flying. No injuries were reported from the second crash.
Jim Ford, of Belleville, Illinois felt terrible when he had to repossess an elderly couple's car in Red Bud, Illinois. To help them out, he repaired it and used GoFundMe donations to pay off the car. He even had enough to give them an extra Thanksgiving surprise.
On Monday, Circuit Judge Margaret Schreiber ordered the city of Orlando to release audio recordings of the Pulse nightclub gunman talking to police dispatchers and negotiators during the June massacre.