Woman with Down Syndrome becomes first to compete in Miss USA contest

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In trending news this morning, a Miss Minnesota USA contestant is the first woman with Down Syndrome to compete in such an event, plus a woman captures terrifying video of a dog attacking her car, and the Fort Worth Police Department has a new 'Wookie'.

First up, Mikayla Holmgren made history Sunday night when she became the first woman with Down syndrome to compete in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant. The 22-year-old from Marine on St. Croix was dressed in a royal-blue Jovani gown with a train.

The audience gave her a standing ovation as she accepted the Miss Minnesota USA Spirit Award and Director's Award.

Also trending, a woman in Georgia recorded a neighborhood dog who was attacking her car. You can see the dog ripping the bumper apart, trying to get to two cats under the hood.

In the video you can hear the woman asking a police officer to shoot or stun the dog because she was scared it would hurt someone or another animal. Instead, police say they waited about 15 to 30 minutes for another officer to show up with a catch pole to safely capture the dog. The woman posted the video to her Facebook page and it has since gone viral.

Lastly, the Fort Worth Police Department has an out-of-this world welcome video for its rookies. It shows Chewbacca going through the tasks of a police officer which includes traffic stops and training. The video was posted online earlier this week and has since gone viral.