Melissa Vang is thrilled to see goodness lies in the hearts of teens. "God bless this young man's heart," she wrote on Facebook with a post of this video. It shows Tyler Opdyke, 18, leaving her husband's wallet stuffed with $1,500 cash to her doorstep in Elk Grove, California after waiting for someone to answer the door. Vang apologized for not opening the door to strangers, but later found the the teen and thanked him for the kind gesture.
Recently released footage of a small plane crashing in a parking lot in Plainville, Connecticut at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Monday, September 11. The Hartford Courant reported the single-engine Cessna was coming into land at Robertson Field Airport when it veered and crashed into a tree in a nearby parking lot. The 80-year-old pilot Manfred Forst, who was the only one on board, sustained minor injuries. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the cause of the crash.
A Confederate monument in Cornelius, N.C., was vandalized in August 2017 one day after violence between white supremacists and counter-protesters left a woman dead and dozens of people injured in Charlottesville, Va.
Sister Margaret Ann caught an off-duty Miami-Dade Police Department officer's attention as she was doing her part to help her neighborhood recover after Hurricane Irma on Sept. 12, 2017. The department posted this video and some photos of her cutting trees on its Facebook page.
Busch Garden Tampa Bay moved its flock of flamingos to a shelter on Sunday, September 10, as Hurricane Irma swept northwards along the Florida’s Gulf Coast.The theme park activated an emergency plan to safeguard it’s 12,000 animal residents as the Category 2 storm made landfall near Naples, Florida, after having brought devastation to the Florida Keys and several Caribbean island nations. This video shows zoo staff moving the flamingos to their temporary new home.
A Florida web camera captured dramatic footage of the moment one Key West sightseer felt the sheer force of Hurricane Irma on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. The video shows a wave washing over the wall at Key West’s Southernmost Point landmark knocking the man off his feet. Twitter users also shared several other clips showing other sightseers, who defied warnings from state officials to evacuate the Keys before the Category 3 storm made landfall.
As Florida Gov Rick Scott warned of a life-threatening storm surge headed for the Florida Keys, the Miami area was beginning to feel the effects of the approaching Hurricane Irma late on September 9. This footage, shot in Hollywood, to the north of Miami, shows cranes spinning round in the high winds.
Irma's 185-mph winds make it a Category 5 hurricane predicted to bring "catastrophic" destruction. Category 5 hurricanes leave most of the areas they strike uninhabitable for weeks or months. Although Irma's course could shift, Florida Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency for every county in the state.
Some small Caribbean islands bore a full hit from Hurricane Irma on Wednesday. Powerful winds and heavy rain swept through the former independent former Dutch colony of St Maarten, taking out a local webcam.