During this weekend's star-studded 'SNL,' one unknown teenager wearing a backpack stole the show. During Katy Perry's performance of her new song 'Swish Swish,' 15-year-old Russell Horning became a social media sensation as his dancing skills were given center stage. "It was really nerve-wracking because half of the country was watching me," he told Inside Edition. "You can't mess up on live TV." Horning was contacted by Perry earlier in the week after his Instagram page was recommended to her.
If a masked intruder broke into your home, would your dog attack or run away? Inside Edition put some dogs to the test to find out whether they would confront the burglar or wimp out. In a recent case, a robber kicked down the door of a home with two dogs, but instead of teaming up to take him down, the canines took off. Inside Edition tested Perry, a 5-year-old yellow Labrador. Her owner, Michelle Kellaher, loves her dog but wonders whether Perry would save her in an emergency.
An Inside Edition investigation found that you might not always be getting clean bedsheets when you stay at a hotel. We visited rooms at different hotels and sprayed messages on the sheets using washable paint only visible under UV light. We checked out and booked into the same rooms the next evening. When we switched on the UV light, the painted messages were still there. The hotels
12-year-old, Taylor Blanton was in the kitchen waiting for her mom to come home from work when a burglar tried getting in. She dialed 911 and gave the operator a very detailed description. She took video and photos of the stranger as he lurked in ...
More from Inside Edition: http://bit.ly/2bF0iuC Airlines charge parents an extra $300 to keep their children safe when they're flying alone, but just how protected are they? A 13-year-old girl who flew from Dallas to Portland by herself over the summer says she was sexually assaulted by a stranger sitting beside her. With as many as 400,000 children flying alone on any given weekend, Inside Edition conducted a demonstration to see how easy it can be for someone to approach an unaccompanied minor.
More from Inside Edition: http://bit.ly/2bF0iuC A menacing kidnapper was caught on surveillance camera running down the street with a toddler that was snatched from a playground and his brave siblings who are only 8-years-old and 10-years-old came to his rescue chasing after the kidnapper and s...
A grandmother showed up in a courtroom to face the teenager who body-slammed her at a pool party. Nancy James, 68, asked a group of teens to lower the music at their party near her Florida house in May. Suddenly, she was body-slammed by a then-16-year-old, dragged and thrown into the pool. Prior to the incident, James had undergone hip and heart procedures. In July, James got to face Leon Balfour Joseph, who was charged with battery in the incident.
INSIDE EDITION's House of Shame series is putting more home repairmen to the test - this time to see if they give a fair deal for cleaning an air vent. After hiding cameras throughout a rented house, we called local technicians to check out vents that can build up with dust, debris and mold. One repairman tried to charge $700 to clean and sanitize the air duct system, which only needed a basic cleaning.
An Inside Edition reporter put New Yorkers to the test by seeing if they would give up their seat to a pregnant woman. Ann Mercogliano, who is seven months pregnant, took a ride on the subway system and found a number of people were willing to give up their seats. She also stood at the bottom of a stairway to see if anyone would help carry her suitcase up the stairs but many people rushed by. Another test shows Mercogliano hailing cabs and was touched when one woman offered her taxi without hesitation.
More from Inside Edition: http://bit.ly/2bF0iuC Some drivers are going to outrageous lengths to avoid paying tolls. To see how people are cheating the tolls, we hit the road with the Florida Highway Patrol. Within a few minutes Trooper Luis Tejera spotted a dump truck with a license plate smudged with grease. Tejera called in the plate number and discovered the driver has paid only three tolls in three months. Another man's open tailgate blocked his license plate from cameras. The trooper says it's a common trick he sees all the time.