MAN HELD AT GUNPOINT
Video of a man pointing a gun on a busy Salt Lake City street turned out to be a misunderstanding.
The video shows a man holding another man lying on the sidewalk at gunpoint while talking on a cell phone.
When police arrived, they didn't seem to react to the gunman. It turns out officers knew him as a security guard at a nearby drug store.
The man apparently detained the guy on the sidewalk when he saw him pull a knife on a man that was riding a bicycle.
Police say the guy was actually trying to get his stolen bike back when the security guard intervened.
In the end, no one was charged.
POLICE CAR CRASH
An Oklahoma police officer was chasing a speeding suspect on Interstate 40 when his car flipped over on an exit ramp.
A Good Samaritan rushed to the officer's rescue - breaking open a window to get him out.
The suspect was never caught. Authorities say slick roads played a role in the accident.
Tornado season has arrived. Strong thunderstorms spawned a huge funnel cloud near Springfield, Missouri Tuesday.
The National Weather Service issued severe thunderstorm alerts, but there was no tornado warning issued for the area and no one was hurt.
A Washington man was caught violating the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane with a most interesting fake person on in his passenger seat.
A Washington State Patrol trooper pulled over the driver on March 23 on Interstate 5, near the City of Fife, after spotting a cardboard cut-out of actor Jonathan Goldsmith, famously known as "The Most Interesting Man in the World" from the Dos Equis beer commercials.
"He couldn't have used a more recognizable face," State Patrol Officer and Public Information Officer Guy Gill told ABC News. "The trooper and the driver had a good laugh about it but he was cited anyway... Our trooper gave him a $124 ticket for violating HOV lane laws," said Gill.
Posting the photo of the driver with his faux companion, Gill quipped, "I don't always violate the HOV lane law...but when I do, I get a $124 ticket!"
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