NUMBER 5 - POLICE SHOOT BYSTANDERS
New York police shot two bystanders while pursuing a suspect near Times Square Saturday night. Police were trying to subdue an agitated man who was darting through traffic but the bullets ended up hitting two women instead. Police finally subdued the man with a taser. The police commissioner says, "the investigation is on-going."
NUMBER 4 - COLORADO HELICOPTER RESCUES
Rescue helicopters carried flood victims to safety in Colorado Saturday. A half-dozen helicopters flew continuously to pick up those left stranded. It was the only means of escape for many, as rushing floodwaters have destroyed roads and bridges. Officials believe it's the largest helicopter rescue operation in the U.S. since Hurricane Katrina.
NUMBER 3 - CHEAP UNITED AIRLINES TICKETS
United Airlines says it will honor tickets purchased for a steal, thanks to a company error. On Thursday, the airline mistakenly offered tickets for zero to $10 on its website. Word quickly spread and buyers scooped them up. United Airlines spotted the error after about two hours and temporarily stopped taking bookings until the problem was fixed.
NUMBER 2 - DAD WEARS SHORT SHORTS
A father in Utah says his teenage daughter was in the habit of wearing shorts that were inappropriately short. To get her to dress more modestly he took scissors to a pair of his jeans, making some short shorts of his own and then took the family out for dinner. Photos taken at the restaurant went viral. The daughter says she had some "second-hand embarrassment" for him, but "he rocks them."
NUMBER 1 - MISS AMERICA CROWNED
There's a new Miss America! Sunday night, Miss New York walked away with the crown. It's the second year in a row that the title has gone to Miss New York. Nina Davuluri, 24, an aspiring physician from Syracuse, won the title, the tiara and 50,000 in cash. She is the first Indian-American to win the competition. Miss California was first runner-up.