Florida Burglary Suspect Struggles With Safe, Caught by Police cathy.he 2018-05-230 views Florida Burglary Suspect Struggles With Safe, Caught by Police A burglary suspect struggled to steal a safe on May 16 from a St. Petersburg, Florida, business, and now he’s in police custody. Michael Murphy, 25, was charged with felony burglary. Police released surveillance footage of the suspect struggling to break into the rear door of Burger Monger before sliding the heavy safe, which contained an undisclosed amount of cash, out of the business and through the parking lot. Police said the heist took more than an hour. The suspect first spent 30 minutes trying to pry open the rear door before smashing the front door with a hammer to get inside, which is not seen on video. The remainder of the time he spent moving the safe out of the building. Credit: St Petersburg Police Department via Storyful
Rocks Blasted Out of Fissure From Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano cathy.he 2018-05-180 views Rocks were blasted out of a fissure on Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano on Wednesday, May 16, as seen in this video. The US Geological Survey said the rocks and large pieces of splatter reached a height of 500 feet. Kilauea’s volcanic activity is expected to continue, experts told CNN. A similar series of events occurred in 1924 and the volcanic activity lasted two and a half weeks. Credit: US Geological Survey via Storyful
Hail Stones Bounce 'Like Pop Corn' Near Belle Fourche cathy.he 2018-05-180 views Hail Stones Bounce 'Like Pop Corn' Near Belle Fourche Hail bounced “like popcorn” at a high school track meet in Belle Fource, South Dakota on May 17. Lenessa Keehn, who filmed the storm, said she was attending a track meet at a high school in Belle Fourche. A local weather station warned of thunderstorms, high winds, and large hail stones in the area. Credit: Lenessa Keehn via Storyful
Owner of 3Sheets restaurant, Toby Evans told Nine Network on Wednesday (May 16) that the seagull problem was not usually this bad and something needed to be done to make sure their paying customers weren't scared away.
The seagulls congregate near the waterfront restaurants at Hillary's Boat Harbour hoping that patrons might throw them a bite or scavenging leftovers.
Evans decided to arm patrons, adding one water pistol per table on Saturday, May 12, and customers say the method works.
"We didn't have to throw anything at them or run for cover," said one customer.
Treasured Tigers Moving to Tasmania From Symbio Wildlife Park cathy.he 2018-05-170 views These tigers are about to experience a sea journey to colder climes – an experience much removed from their native tropical habitat in Indonesia. Sumatran siblings Cinta and Jalur, currently living at Symbio Wildlife Park, will cross the Bass Strait on June 6 to settle in at their new Tasmanian home. The breed is listed as critically endangered. Symbio representatives said Cinta and Jalur are ambassadors for the conservation of their species, and the move will play a vital role in broadening awareness of their plight. The nine-year-old pair were moved to Symbio Wildlife Park from Auckland Zoo seven years ago as part of a regional captive management breeding program. Staff at Symbio have planned a big farewell weekend for the duo on June 2 and 3.
Multiple Deaths in Riau Police Station Attack cathy.he 2018-05-160 views Multiple Deaths in Riau Police Station Attack At least four men were shot and killed by police officers after they tried to attack a police station in Pekanbaru, the capital of Indonesia’s Riau province, on May 16, according to Indonesian news website Detik. According to Channel NewsAsia, at least one of the attackers was wielding a sword and wounded two officers, while another allegedly had a bomb strapped to his body. Police arrested at least one man, while four others fled the scene. This footage shows the police station from the view of a passing driver. Credit: info truck via Storyful
Police Officer Uses Shield to Help Snapping Turtle Cross The Road cathy.he 2018-05-140 views Police Officer Uses Shield to Help Snapping Turtle Cross The Road Hamilton Township Police Department released dashcam footage on Wednesday, May 9, of one of its officers using a riot guard to shepherd a snapping turtle across a road. The video showed that the turtle lived up to its name and and the shield came in useful. “On occasion, it is necessary for a police officer to utilize a shield while on duty, but we’re not sure a snapping turtle was ever thought to be one of those occasions! Watch as Sgt. Robell safely guides this big fella across the street,” Hamilton Township Police Department said in a Facebook post sharing the video.
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Dust Devil Whirls Through Ontario Softball Match cathy.he 2018-05-140 views Dust Devil Whirls Through Ontario Softball Match A dust devil made a dramatic interruption to a charity softball match in Barrie, Ontario, Canada, on Sunday, May 13. Michael Walley captured footage of the dust devil churning up red dust from the baseball diamond at the Slo-pitch For Autism event. Credit: Michael Walley via Storyful