Live Tweeting your wedding, girl suspended for shaved head, elephants escape from circus, BASE jump caught on camera
UNDATED (KTHV) - From a child's act of compassion getting her kicked out of school to a jaw-dropping jump off a New York skyscraper, 'THV 11 This Morning' catches you up on some Weird But True headlines.
The worlds of social media and weddings have married. A bride can arrange a person to live tweet the ceremony and reception. Several New York City hotels have offers for live tweets, special hashtgas, Vine videos and Instagram photos of the big day. They will also encourage guests to use certain hashtags and handles and help with a wedding blog leading up to the ceremony. The hotels offering the service say it starts at three thousand dollars.
A Colorado girl who shaved her head to support a friend who went bald because of cancer treatment was told she violated her school's dress code but will now be allowed to stay in class. Kamryn Renfro, 9, of Grand Junction shaved her head to help friend Delaney Clements get through chemotherapy. Kamryn at first wasn't allowed to return to classes at Caprock Academy, the charter school she attends. The academy later said she could return, and the school's board of directors met Tuesday evening and voted 3-1 to let her come back.
What's better than a bull in a China shop? Three cows in a parking lot -- elephant cows, that is. The trunked trio -- all circus stars in St. Louis, Missouri -- found a way out of their enclosure Saturday and went for a stroll. Eyewitnesses told CNN affiliate KSDK that loud noises from circus goers had spooked the elephants, and they fled. But the three only made it to the parking lot, where they dinged two cars and were eventually rounded up by their handlers, according Dennis Burkholder, spokesman for St. Louis' Shriners.
New York City looks both beautiful and terrifying in this video, shot from the helmet camera of a BASE jumper who took a leap from the top of the Freedom Tower. The video appears to show a parachute jump allegedly carried out last September by Andrew Rossig, 33, James Brady, 32, and Marco Markovich, 27. A fourth man, 29-year-old Kyle Hartwell, is accused of being their spotter on the ground. All four have been charged with burglary, reckless endangerment and jumping from a structure, the New York Daily News reports.