What if one of the most famous and terrifying urban legends was not a legend but a frightening fact? History tells us that Alligators lurking around in the sewers of New York City is based in truth. In the mid-1930s three teenagers pulled an eight-foot alligator from a storm drain. Reports persisted until a skeptical Superintendant of Sewers, Teddy May, was forced to investigate for himself. What May found shocked even him–swarms of alligators alive beneath the busy main street of America’s big
Outside Homs as many as 10000 Syrian troops have been deployed, according to the Free Syrian Army. The claim can’t independently be verified, but large numbers of tanks have been seen entering the area. Civilians are trying to leave the city, fearing a major offensive by Government forces. Free Syria activist Danny has made a direct appeal to the UN. More on the news from Syria: news.sky.com
video.news.sky.com A rare, early snowstorm has led to the deaths of least 12 people on America’s east coast. Nearly three million homes are without power — and states of emergency have been declared in New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and parts of New York. Sky’s Rhiannon Mills reports.
video.news.sky.com Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry was left red-faced last night during a tv debate. The Texas governor suffered a painful moment when he couldn’t recall the name of a government department he is planning to kill off.
video.news.sky.com Shoppers trying to bag a bargain in the sales in America were attacked with pepper spray. Up to 20 people were injured. Police in Los Angeles are looking for a woman they believe targeted them so she could get first dibs on an Xbox at Walmart. The sales follow Thanksgiving and are known as Black Friday.