Bahamas — A tornado touched down at the Lynden Pindling International Airport in the Bahamas today tossing several airplanes like toys..
Weather officials say a waterspout turned into a tornado for “a few moments” before dissipating.
No one was injured from the tornado and the airport has since re-opened.
NEW YORK (AP) – A teenager operating a remote control helicopter in a New York City park has been struck in the head by it and killed.
Police say 19-year-old Roman Pirozek Jr. died Thursday afternoon near a parkway in Brooklyn. They say he suffered a severe head injury.
Enthusiasts are allowed to operate model aircraft in designated parts of Calvert Vaux Park, which features a playground, basketball courts and baseball diamonds.
Pirozek’s father is the vice president of the Seaview Rotary Wings Helicopter Club, which organizes flights in the park. He hasn’t responded to requests for comment.
A spokesman for the Muncie, Ind.-based Academy of Model Aeronautics says he believes Pirozek’s death is only the second death caused by a remote control helicopter in the United States.
Key West, Fla — An inventor created paddle boards with LED lights underneath!
42 year old Billy Rossini says he got the idea for the Nocqua 2000 after noticing underwater lights used by Yachts.. and he spent two years perfecting the system.
The design also includes a switch to trigger a SOS strobe.
The Nocqua 2000 costs about $400, and can be ordered online.
Astoria, Queens, New York — A surreal incident caught on tape .. as a suspected car thief tries desperately to get away from police.
Even though police and bystanders surrounded the suspected thief… he wouldn’t give up and tried forcefully to escape the situation.
A one point the suspect put the vehicle in reverse.. and smashed into a moped .. nearly running over several people.
In the end, the suspect jumped out of the vehicle.. and tried to make a run for it but he was quickly apprehended.
Police say the alleged car thief was reportedly high on drugs.
Port St. Lucie, Fla — Port St. Lucie Police arrest a man for biting part of a man’s ear off and then placing it in a cup of coffee.
Police say on Sunday, Kenneth Howard Thompson came home to his female roommate and found that she had a male friend at the house.
Thompson then allegedly started a fight with the man.. And then bit a part of his ear off – when the man tried to leave.
Thompson told police that he put the ear in a cup of coffee that had creamer in it, because he said that he heard if you lose a tooth you should keep it in creamer.
Thompson was arrested for aggravated battery and taken to the St. Lucie County Jail.
On the heels ( or jaws ) of the success of Sharknado.. The official trailer for “Gatorcane” is now available.
Gatorcane tells the heroic tale of one man’s quest to save the residents of Florida as he tries to figure out why alligators are attacking from above.
The trailer is produced by Sentinel Studios.
Atlanta, GA — Joel Woloshuk says he found quite the surprise in a sandwich he bought recently at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta.
Woloshuk says he bought a focaccia sandwich at the Café Intermezzo franchise location inside Terminal B… but when he opened the box containing his sandwich he found maggots on it.
Woloshuk says he got out his phone and recorded video of the bugs crawling on his food after boarding a flight to Miami for work Wednesday morning.
Airport officials now say they are enhancing the way they inspect restaurants inside the airport.