Call it friendship, call it entitled, but several celebrating buddies of professional sports car photographer Ozcan Ozer thought it was worth risking jail time or injury to give their newlywed friend a special fuel-injected show in the middle of a busy Turkish freeway! They obviously think the donut party just can't wait, even as countless drivers behind them sit fuming in a commuter's nightmare.
But don't worry, police eventually arrive and the drivers were arrested.
This video is a reminder to always be aware of your surroundings. Rebecca Casserly uses Periscope every day in London, but this live video is dramatically different than her others. While broadcasting, the blogger known as BecBoop was mugged. Rebecca says a person on a bicycle snatched her phone from her hand. You can see the live video goes dark and then you can hear muffled voices. Rebecca is fine, and the Periscope video was given to police. View Now
This daylight kidnapping of a Russian schoolgirl caught-on-camera is nightmare material for any family. Unbelievably, the violent parking lot abduction was allegedly done in the name of love following the regional and cultural tradition of "Bride Kidnapping". The shocking CCTV recording eventually leads Russian police to the three kidnappers and reunites the non-consenting "bride-to-be" with her family.
A security camera captured video of a hit and run in an Illinois neighborhood. The damaged car's owner, Rob, says his car was hit by a vehicle but the driver fled. Rob says police followed an oil trail to the suspected vehicle but were unable to locate the driver. This accident remains under investigation. View Now
A New Jersey Transit train slammed into a major commuter station in Hoboken, New Jersey, killing one and injuring more than 100 people. The engineer of the train was critically injured and is receiving care at the hospital. Video captured after the crash shows the destruction of the train where it hit the station. View Now
Though most police chases we see involve a criminal fleeing from police, British cop Danny Pattison quickly discovers his out-of-control SUV pursuit is actually a rescue mission. Behind the wheel is an unconscious diabetic mom... with her 18-month-old infant in the back seat!
Although his life-saving intervention happened this spring, Danny's just now getting the public praise and formal recognition he deserves.
Security video from Mexico shows a man stealing a dog through a home's gated patio. The man was able to pull the dog out of the gate and proceed to casually leave by walking down the sidewalk. The homeowners released the video with the hopes that someone may recognize the dognapper.
In India, security cameras captured footage of a live bank robbery. You can see the robber slowly approaching a bank cubical before he quickly left with money in his hands. It appears no employees noticed the man walking around the bank, so authorities are still looking for him. View Now
Picture "crime" and you'll probably conjure images of dark alleys and sketchy neighborhoods. But would you ever think to check your porch or even your front door? These two brazen crimes in a Mexico apartment building and a sleepy UK suburb half a world apart completely break the stereotypes of just how far serious bad guys will go!
An officer in India miraculously saved a woman jumping off of a moving train. When she leaped off the train, her scarf got tangled in the tracks. Luckily, the officer was able to pull her to safety.
Meantime, a truck driver in the Czech Republic swerved into the wrong lane and nearly crashed into a van head-on. The truck driver was reportedly stung by a wasp, which caused him to turn into oncoming traffic. Thankfully, all the vehicles on the road were able to avoid a collision. View Now
Security cameras captured footage of a man entering a pharmacy and attacking the employees in Russia. You can see the man destroying the pharmacy's counter before shoving and punching the women working inside. The women did get away and activated the counter's emergency alarm button. The man was reportedly upset because the employees wouldn't help him take his blood pressure. Two passers-by helped contain the attacker before police arrived, where he was later taken to a psychiatric institution. View Now
A brand of pepper spray is hoping to serve two purposes. Keep attackers at bay and alert authorities that you are in danger. Defender's video shows how something like this might work. Once the pepper spray is used, a photo is taken of your attacker. The spray connects wirelessly to a smartphone, and the photo and your geographical location are shared with authorities. There's also a medical attention button you can press in a health situation. View Now
Nobody's got money for a hefty traffic fine, but is that several hundred dollars really worth risking injury, destruction, and the many felonies that go along with a high-speed police chase?
These dumb criminals bet it all when they lead police on a wild and violent chase through the streets of Russia and Argentina. Even ramming police officers and their cruisers is not off-limits for these guys.
This burglar had an unexpected getaway vehicle after stealing from a pharmacy. The burglar took off on a mobility scooter. With a top speed of eight miles per hour and a range of 30 miles per charge, this vehicle, unfortunately, did help the burglar flee the scene. No arrests have been made. View Now
A heroic police officer in Columbia, South Carolina recently saved a man from jumping off a bridge. In this video from the officer's body camera, the cop is seen pleading with the man to not jump. The officer eventually convinced the man to come back to the safety of the sidewalk by discussing football with him.
This officer's actions are truly an act of sheer heroism. View Now
This burglar had an unexpected getaway vehicle after stealing from a pharmacy. The burglar took off on a mobility scooter. With a top speed of eight miles per hour and a range of 30 miles per charge, this vehicle, unfortunately, did help the burglar flee the scene. No arrests have been made.
Meantime, a Ukranian officer was traveling on foot when he tripped in a busy roadway. Apparently, the officer failed to see that a white van was being towed, so he tripped on that tow rope when he walked between the vehicles. Police have not commented on the incident. View Now
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Charlotte, North Carolina has experienced days of protests and unrest since the shooting of African-American resident Keith Lamont Scott by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers on Sept. 20. The police have reported 43-year-old Scott had a gun as he exited and entered his car near an apartment complex and that he posed a dangerous threat. View Now
A woman in South Korea was about to bungee jump and the experience should have been exciting, but that's if everything went well. After her initial jump, the bungee cord attached to her safety vest broke and sent her falling 138 feet into some water below. The woman was treated for injuries and police arrested the bungee jumping employee for charges of professional negligence. View Now
When you've been married for as long as Alan and Alison, you know your S.O. has your back! The same New Zealand pub where they met and created so many memories is again the scene of relationship milestone. But instead of flowers and a romantic evening, the two come face-to-face with a violent armed robber!
We're wondering how many brokenhearted smartphone users had their phone upgrades stolen by these mysterious Australia Post warehouse robbers!
Dramatic dash cam footage shows armed robbers stopping traffic and targeting a family in South Africa. The armed men ran toward the vehicle and began demanding valuable items. The family complied with the robbers' demands, as their child cried. Eventually, the men left with the car's key so they couldn't be followed. View Now
A family of thieves targeted a candy store in England. You can see the parents and kids grabbing items off the shelves and stuffing them into their shirts, pockets, and waistbands before leaving with a huge jar filled with sweets. Thanks to attention from social media, the man in the video returned to pay for the stolen goods, which totaled around $32. View Now
The internet's freaking out over these water follies.
The Makapu'u tide pools of O'ahu are on all of our Hawaii vacation bucket lists, even at low tide. But Lindsey and Arden learn it's always dangerous to turn your back on powerful King Neptune, especially when the tide comes in.
Although there are no crashing waves to be found at the pristine Morskie Oko lake, oblivious Russian tourists have attracted internet scorn for their illegal semi-naked frolics in one of Poland's greatest natural treasures!
Two years in jail and 116 previous convictions didn't slow down Ben Hanson's heroin-fueled auto rampage. It's only an ill-placed taxi that finally brings this police chase to an end.
We're still waiting for the full story to this bizarre mystery driver's tale after he plays "bumper cars" inside a Polish parking garage!
A woman repeatedly smashed her car into another vehicle. Turns out, the other car belonged to her ex-boyfriend. She repeatedly drove into his car but you could see she wasn't alone. Unfortunately, the upset woman reportedly had a child with her. Police did respond to the incident. View Now
They say everyone has skeletons in their closets... but would you really suspect your fitness idol? An apartment dispute with then-hubby Alexei made international news in 2008 when Russian fitness trainer Elena Sanzharovskaya tried to hire a hitman. When a friend turned Elena in, she only avoided prison because the courts ruled she was insane! View Now
This is NOT the PJ these cops were looking for... just a case of similar-looking cars. Whatever "PJ" did, it must have been pretty serious for one of these officers to almost immediately begin battering down Leon's car window! As glass flies, we can only imagine the shock our poor driver must have felt. The duo's temporary suspension probably came with little relief for innocent and traumatized Leon.
No word on the whereabouts of the real PJ.
In the middle of a communion service in Brazil, a panicked man ran into a church during a live broadcast on a social network. According to police, the man was shot by two gunmen and ran into the church to save himself. The suspected gunmen have been identified, but no arrests have been made. View Now
Even when we question those who wish ill on us, there are still plenty of good people in the world. Case in point is a young man who works at Starbucks that decided to deliver drinks and treats to the men and women helping out at the site of an explosion in New York City. A homemade bomb went off on Sept. 17, injuring 29 people.
These small acts of kindness and the work of the first responders keeping New Yorkers safe remind us that goodness can exist even after evil acts of humanity. View Now