The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department released body- and dash-cam videos of the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott on Saturday after days of mounting public pressure. In a press conference, Chief Kerr Putney said while the videos show no “absolute, definitive visual evidence" that the 43-year-old black man had a gun in his hand, other evidence from the scene does prove it.
Rakeyia Scott, wife of Charlotte police shooting victim Keith Lamont Scott, released a cell phone video Friday that she recorded in the moments leading up to her husband's death. In the video, Scott is heard yelling "Keith, don’t do it" seconds before the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department fire fatal shots.
The Tulsa Police Department released helicopter and dashcam footage showing an incident that ended with an officer shooting and killing an unarmed black man. Terence Crutcher, 40, refused orders at the scene, according to police. Police said one officer fired a stun gun and another officer fired one shot that killed Crutcher, who was black, after investigating his stalled car on Friday, September 16, 2016.
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Zookeepers at Chester Zoo in the UK spotted capybara Lochley giving birth to her first two youngsters before the zoo opened. Later, astonished visitors were able to witness the arrivals of the third and fourth pups. “Within no time, all of the babies were up on their feet, running around, sniffing buttercups and clambering over mum," said James Andrewes, assistant team manager at the zoo. The scientific name for the capybara means ‘water hog’ and they are sometimes referred to as the giant guinea pig. The capybara comes from South America.
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This new spot from NHTSA examines the impact a simple text can have on you and those you love. Drivers are encouraged to join the conversation by using the hashtag #justdrive. "If you're texting, you're not driving."
Police Officer JD Garton and Sgt. Joe Kantola of Kearney Missouri Police Department responded to a call from a Kearney resident who was hearing strange noises coming from the storm drains on April 7, 2016. Turns out a the baby fox was in the drainage system. Witness Officer Garton's body cam footage, navigating the underground drainage system and rescuing the small animal. The fox was taken to an animal rescue where it will be nursed to health and later released. Watch the whole video to see the little fox speak for himself. Credits: Videos and photos courtesy of Kearney Missouri Police Department