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BILOXI, Miss. — A heroic truck driver ran toward a flaming car, pulling an injured woman and her 1-year-old granddaughter to safety after a violent collision.

David Fredericksen had his dash cam rolling on Aug. 11 along Interstate 10 in Biloxi, Miss. when a violent collision occurred right in front of him, auto blog Jalopnik reported.

Fredericksen exited his vehicle and, with a fire extinguisher in hand, doused the burning car and pulled the woman and her granddaughter to safety.

Both the woman and the baby reportedly survived, though the grandmother suffered a broken leg and other injuries, according to a caption accompanying the video on YouTube.

No one involved in the crash was identified.

The video’s timestamp reads “1/28/2013” but the caption accompanying the video clarifies that it is wrong at that the incident happened Aug. 11.

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OCEAN CITY, Md.- In 2012, Ocean City stopped regulating street performers due to a lawsuit with the American Civil Liberties Union.

Recent controversy has leaders in the resort town believing it might be time to revisit the rules, WBOC reported.

The town has apparently fielded complaints about a street performer who was pole dancing on the boardwalk. 

The woman, identified as Chelsea Plymale, was dressed in a bikini, and seen dancing on a portable pole Saturday evening. Her performances were drawing large crowds, and also criticism. 

“I mean I knew people were going to be shocked, but I didn’t know I was going to be you know pushed into the spotlight like this,” she said.

Criticism has been coming from every inch of the boardwalk–from business owners to concerned parents.

Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan said since the town lost the lawsuit in 2012 street performers do not need a permit…

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MARIN COUNTY, Calif — Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams apparently took his own life at his Northern California home Monday, law enforcement officials said. Williams was 63.

“He has been battling severe depression of late,” his media representative Mara Buxbaum told CNN. “This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time.”

Coroner investigators suspect “the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia,” according to a statement from the Marin County, California, Sheriff’s office.

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Williams married graphic designer Susan Schneider in Napa Valley, California, ceremony in October 2011. Schneider sent a written statement to CNN through the representative.

“This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I…

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Video that shows a bear walking upright like a human in New Jersey has gone viral. 

In the video, the bear strolls across the street, looks into a trash can and eventually heads into the woods.

The New York Daily News reached out to the Jefferson police department. A woman said they had seen the video and there is an injured bear that has been seen around Jefferson.

Bears with injured paws often walk on their hind legs.

The video has been watched over 150,000 times on YouTube and several images have been shared on Twitter and Facebook.

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A man had his beer stolen by a “crabby” character.

In this video, you can see a man struggle with a crab as the crab tries to get away with his beer. Eventually, the crab wins out and gets away with the beer.

Eventually, the crab decided it didn’t want the beer anymore, and just dropped it.

Take a look at the video:

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RICHMOND, Va. – Did you see Thursday night’s meteor over Virginia?

About 10:15 p.m. Thursday, many of you reported seeing a bright fireball in the sky.

“The fireball was seen from primarily Virginia but witnesses from Washington DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and West Virginia  also reported seeing the phenomenon,” the American Meteor Society said.

Here is video shot by Dan Perjar in Raleigh, North Carolina.

“Sizable meteor caught on my dash cam in Raleigh tonight,” Perjar posted on YouTube.

CLICK HERE to read the spotter reports from Thursday night.

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By Eric Levy

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (June 16, 2014) — A Southport boy is alive thanks to his pit bull that woke him up from a nap when his house caught fire.

Nick Lamb, 13, was born without the ability to hear, so the smoke alarms couldn’t wake him up, but his two-and-a-half year old pit bull Ace did. This isn’t just a story about the bond between a boy and his dog.

“Comes in my room a lot, and likes to play with me, and then, we also play out in the backyard sometimes, too,” said Nick.

In Nick’s eyes, Ace is a hero.

“Yeah, he saved my life,” Nick said. “I love him a lot more.”

Nick had gone down for an afternoon nap Wednesday and took out his cochlear as he normally does before he goes to sleep, and he didn’t hear the smoke alarms…

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lilicaDogs are said to be the most loyal animals — and Lilica the “junkyard mutt” is a shining example of that.

A YouTube video from January 2013 has begun circulating again, showing a Brazilian stray dog that walks miles each day to bring food to her animal friends in the junkyard.

According to the video, Lilica walks four miles each way to get a bag of food from an animal rescuer named Lucia. After feeding Lilica, Lucia ties up the bag of food, and Lilica carries it off.

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One day Lucia followed Lilica, and found she is a loyal friend walks the food back to the junkyard so all her friends can eat.

Watch the video to see sweet Lilica.

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