Surveillance footage showed the off-duty Chicago police officer sitting in a black BMW when two men, with their hoods pulled up, approached. The first grabs the front passenger side door and pulled it open, while reaching for something in his pocket and climbing inside. The cop immediately got out and raised his gun as a second would-be car jacker ran round to the driver's side and climbs in the driver's seat. The officer then began shooting at the thief in the driver's side, while the first suspect climbed back out and began returning fire.
Trump tells 'extraordinarily low IQ' Maxine Waters 'be careful what you wish for Max' after she calls for the public to 'absolutely harass' White House officials
President Donald Trump is slamming Democratic firebrand Maxine Waters as 'an extraordinarily low IQ person' after she made a public rallying cry for people to harass administration officials they see in public. 'Congresswoman Maxine Waters, an extraordinarily low IQ person, has become, together with Nancy Pelosi, the Face of the Democrat Party. She has just called for harm to supporters, of which there are many, of the Make America Great Again movement. Be careful what you wish for Max! ,' Trump tweeted Monday. The fiery lawmaker, a Democrat from California who is a vocal critic of the president's, made her war cry at a public rally in Los Angeles on Saturday outside a Wilshire Federal Building.
EXCLUSIVE PICTURES: Heather Locklear hides her face as she leaves jail in her pajamas and flip-flops after spending the night in a cell following her SECOND attack on a cop this year
Heather Locklear has once again found herself in trouble with the law, just days after she was released from an involuntary psychiatric hold. Police arrested Locklear on Sunday night after the 56-year-old actress allegedly attacked an officer and an EMT. She previously had an altercation with law enforcement in February which also led to an arrest. A member of the Ventura Ciunty Sheriff's Office tells DailyMail.com that deputies were twice called to Locklear’s residence on Sunday, first around 6pm and then again at 11pm. Those were both were dispatched as 'disturbance' calls at the time. Deputies determined no crime had occurred after responding to the first call and left the scene. It was when responding to the second call that deputies made contact with Locklear, who allegedly attacked an officer when he tried to separate her from other parties at the residence.
Hermit who escaped civilization to live naked on a deserted island is forced to return to Japan by authorities after 29 YEARS
Japanese authorities denied a man the chance his wish to die a castaway on an island he called home for three decades. Masafumi Nagasaki was the only inhabitant of the kilometre-wide Sotobanari island but was forced to return to civilisation after being found unwell by police. He lived in solitude since 1989 and became known as the 'naked hermit' after being discovered by a traveller who writes about castaways. Alvaro Cerezo told news.com.au Nagasaki was evicted after someone found him on the island looking 'weak'. Police were called and he has been taken to live in a government house 60km away in Ishigaki city. Nagasaki's story first came to light in 2012. He shunned mainstream society in the early nineties to set up base on the little island of Sotobanari where there is no running water.
PICTURED: Pregnant wife whose husband 'chopped off her arm and fingers before he was caught trying to flee to Canada' as he is arraigned in Brooklyn for attempted murder
Yong Lu, 35, was arraigned on attempted murder and assault charges at Brooklyn Criminal Court on Monday. Police say he launched the grisly attack on his pregnant wife Li Yang after flying into a rage at their 55th St. apartment in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, on Thursday. He allegedly used a steak knife to hack off his Yang's right arm, before cutting off two fingers on her left hand. Yang was rushed to Bellevue Hospital where doctors have since reattached her arm, police said. Lu fled but was arrested after a two-day manhunt at a Niagara Falls food court around 7.45pm on Saturday.
Chilling footage shows 17-year-old sole survivor of a Detroit plane crash that killed two others rolling out of the burning wreckage and stumbling to safety
Harrowing footage has captured the moment the teenage sole survivor of a Detroit plane crash that left his parents dead managed to roll from the burning wreckage and stumble to safety. The single-engine plane, which was carrying three people, was en route from Texas to Coleman A. Young International Airport on Sunday night when it apparently struck a power line and tree. It crashed in a vacant lot just feet away from homes before bursting into flames. Police said a 54-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman perished in the fiery crash, but the couple's 17-year-old son miraculously survived.
White woman cries as she tells how she's received 'all kinds of threats' since she was recorded calling the police on an eight-year-old black girl for selling water without a permit
Alison Ettel (left and center inset) has faced public condemnation after she was caught on video calling the cops on an eight-year-old girl selling water outside her San Francisco apartment. In an interview on the Today show Monday morning, Ettel said she asked the girl's mother if they could keep it down because she was working upstairs. She says she regrets her decision to call the police, and would like to apologize to the girl, Jordan Rodgers (right), and her mother, Erin Austin. However, mother and daughter say they will not accept her apology. Jordan was raising money to go to Disneyland, after her mom lost her job. A Good Samaritan has stepped up and paid for the Disney trip.
Julius Caesar had a 'crazy bulge' on his head after it was squashed during childbirth, new 3D reconstruction reveals
The National Museum of Antiquities in the Netherlands has revealed the new bust based on a recent 3D reconstruction of his face and head (left). The reconstruction was made using data from a 3D scan of a marble portrait in the museum's collection (right), and it is believed the strange bump was caused during childbirth.
Dragged to his death: Harrowing footage from inside the Bronx bodega where a helpless 15-year-old boy was pulled outside and stabbed by gang in 'case of mistaken identity over a sex tape'
New video (main image) has emerged showing the moment a Bronx teen was dragged out of a bodega shortly before he was beaten and stabbed to death. Police in New York and New Jersey arrested five suspects (suspects seen on video, left) in connection to 15-year-old Lesandro Guzman-Felz's (right inset) stabbing death on Sunday. Kevin Alvarez, 19, was charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter, gang assault and assault thus far. The names of the other four men have yet to be released. Authorities received tips on the whereabouts of the suspects, who are allegedly members of a Dominican gang called Trinitarios. The killing was said to be 'a case of mistaken identity over a sex tape,' police said. Footage shows a group of men dragging Lesandro from a bodega and repeatedly stabbing him. The victim tried to run to the hospital but collapsed outside the medical center, where he was pronounced dead. NYPD initially released photos of six suspects. Police expect further arrests.
Pretty in Pink! Melania Trump hosts Queen Rania for afternoon tea as both fashionistas don summer blush tones
Melania Trump is hosting Queen Rania of Jordan for tea Monday afternoon as their husbands' hold a bilateral meeting. The first lady will serve afternoon tea in the green room of the White House, according to her communications director Stephanie Grisham. Both fashionistas were in pretty pink tones on a warm, sunny, summery Washington D.C. day.
PIERS MORGAN: Dear liberals, you won’t beat Trump by banning his staff from restaurants, threatening his son with pedophiles, abusing his wife or harassing his Cabinet off the streets - you’ll just get him re-elected.
Last week was a very bad week for President Trump. His disgraceful policy of separating migrant children from their parents rightly blew up in flames of hellish vitriol and scorn. Yet when liberals had their No1 enemy right where they want him they still got it horribly wrong and allowed Trump to regain the high moral ground. First, actor Peter Fonda tweeted about Barron Trump, then everyone lost their minds over Melania's jacket.
Anthony Bourdain participated in a 'Bhutanese death ritual' while filming the season finale of his show in South Asia before taking his own life
The late Anthony Bourdain took part in a 'Bhutanese death ritual' with Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky while filming the season 11 finale of Parts Unknown, which aired on CNN on Sunday. The episode which explored Bhutan in South Asia was the first to air since Bourdain died by suicide on June 8 and was found in a hotel room in France, where he was staying while filming another episode of Parts Unknown. The finale was initially shot to be part of season 12. It's not clear at this time whether CNN will release the remaining episodes. Bourdain and Aronofsky are seen here eating while seated on the floor in South Asia.
Drug-sniffing dog finds more than 1,500 pounds of marijuana worth $10million inside a car during a routine traffic stop
Chicago police on Saturday found more than 1,500 pounds of marijuana totaling $10million in street value during a routine traffic stop on Saturday. The police department’s narcotics unit enlisted the help of a K-9 who inspected the vehicle, CPD wrote on its Facebook page. Police said they learned that the marijuana was being transported to the Windy City from California.
Softball player Lauren Chamberlain poses naked for ESPN's Body Issue, revealing she hopes her nude shoot will inspire other 'thicker, bigger girls' to realize they can achieve anything
Lauren, 24, is one of the athletes who have posed for the magazine's upcoming issue, which will hit the newsstands on June 29. The 5'9'', 185-pound athlete, explained how her sport changed the way she views her body by teaching her to focus on what it can do — such as hitting 30 home runs back when she was a freshman for the Oklahoma Sooners, a Big 12 single-season record. 'When I started to get good at sports and when I started hitting the ball really far, that's when my body image changed,' she recounted. 'I loved what my body was doing for me on the field, and that started to translate off the field.'
Geniuses walk among us! Hilarious snaps reveal people's VERY unorthodox inventions - including one who turned their balcony into a swimming pool
Bored Panda has shared a selection of snaps from around the world of people whose clever inventions are way ahead of their time. Clockwise from top left: a selfie stick replaces the need for camera operators, how to use your phone at the barbers, a man shaves his hair at home using monitors for a 360 degree view, a plunger device that protects you if you nod off on the train, and a boy turns bananas into a stand for his phone.
EXCLUSIVE: Texas college student who was paralyzed from the shoulders down after she was shot in the face and left lying in her own blood for THREE hours in a horrifying case of 'mistaken identity' breaks her silence
Jamie Hogland, 19, a student at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas, was left paralyzed from the shoulders down after alleged gunman Shawn Patrick Layton (center) shot her in the face last December. The psychology major was alone in her apartment in Stephenville, when she responded to a loud knock on the door of her second-floor apartment at 10pm. The Layton pulled the trigger within seconds sending a bullet through her jaw and tearing her spinal cord before fleeing the scene. She was left lying in a pool of her own blood for three hours before neighbors heard her cries for help. Police told her they believe the shooting was a case of mistaken identity over 'drug-related issues.'
The fight started off relatively tame as the two men began to throw a few punches while their handful of spectators happily egged them on and screamed 'Balboa!' in Philadelphia But things quickly took a turn for the crazy as one man went for his rival's ear. The bystanders started to scream in horror as the man spit out the ear into the street.
Even Lassie couldn't do that! Incredible police dog bounds into action and performs CPR to 'save her handler's life' when he plays dead
In the clip, filmed by the Madrid police, the pooch immediately runs over to the officer who has fallen to the ground and is lying perfectly still. Poncho, who is wearing a flashing police light on his back, then repeatedly jumps up and down on the officer's chest. In between several jumps he leans close to his face in order to establish if he is breathing. The clip has gone viral on Twitter, racking up nearly 1.7million views since being uploaded three days ago.
Angry woman is caught on CCTV trashing a nail salon because she couldn't get a refund AND new acrylics after complaining about the services
An angry customer was caught on surveillance cameras trashing a nail salon because she was unhappy with her manicure. The woman vandalized the Happy Nails Salon in Hazelwood, Missouri on Friday after demanding a refund and a new set of acrylic nails. Sara Nguyen, the owner of the salon, said the woman had come back to her store to say she was unhappy with the services she had received earlier that day. The woman was offered a repair or refund but wasn't satisfied with the options. The owner said she returned four hours later and started trashing the salon. Photos of the aftermath show bottles of shattered nail polishes strewn across the floor of the salon.
Grief-stricken family of Pennsylvania teen shot dead by police fleeing a stolen car gather for his funeral - and hear a poem written by the 'sensitive' student about his fears on growing up
Antwon Rose Jr, 17, who was shot in the back and killed by an officer in Pennsylvania, will have funeral services held at his school, where he would have been a senior this year. Rose was shot in the back while fleeing a traffic stop in a town near Pittsburgh six days ago. Classmates, teachers, family and neighbors of Antwon Rose Jr. described him Monday as a caring and charismatic young man who deserves to be remembered as more than just the latest hashtag given unarmed black men killed by police.
The woman was exiting the building to take her three small dogs for a walk when the pit bull launched its fierce attack, sending the pup's body back into the building. The pup could be seen hanging from its mouth during the attack, which lasted mere seconds. The pit bull's owner gave his dog a few kicks to finally get it to stop, but it was too late to save the pup.
288-pound woman who broke the record for the heaviest woman to run a marathon - is now training for the Ironman
Ragen Chastain, 41, said that she wanted to raise awareness that there are runners of all shapes and sizes. 'I was looking around for other plus-size people who had done marathons, and I saw a lot of people who started the marathon but didn't finish it,' she told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. 'So I was just really inspired by the idea of being plus-size and finishing the marathon, and the visibility that would create for other people who wanted to try it and thought they couldn't because of their size.'
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Horrified passers-by rush to rescue newborn baby who plunged three stories onto an awning ‘after his mother threw him out of a window’
Shocking footage shows the panicked seconds after a newborn baby plunged from a third-floor window after supposedly being thrown out by its mother. Witnesses claim the child landed on awning before bouncing onto the ground near a pile of rubbish in the city of Kajang in Malaysia. Horrified bystanders rushed to see if the baby was alive as one pedestrian cradled it in his arms. The tiny newborn survived the potentially fatal fall because the awning cushioned its landing but it is in a critical condition in hospital.
It appears this thrill-seeker has met his Kryptonite. A man riding on the Superman roller coaster at Six Flags is seen while apparently passing in and out of consciousness. The speed and intensity of the ride appear to be too much for the adventurer, whose cheeks are clearly flapping as the roller coaster accelerates through the air.
You're NOT going there! 'Tough love' mother monkey shakes her baby off a rocking horse forcefully before giving it a big hug
A mother monkey in China shook a rocking horse repeatedly and forcefully as she tried to stop her infant from climbing up the toy. The moment, captured by a tourist, has left web users joking about the mother monkey's tough love. The scenes were captured in Beijing Zoo on June 23.
Fourteen-foot alligator is caught on camera eating another gator in grisly footage from a Florida lake
A father and son have filmed the moment they spotted a massive 14-foot alligator devouring a much smaller gator in a Florida lake. Keith Small and his son Landon were at the Lake Apopka nature reserve in Orange County on Saturday when they noticed the larger gator in the water with something in its mouth. They started filming before they realized the gator was chewing on one of its own kind. The smaller gator was estimated to be about five feet long.
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