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Thursday, Jun 9, 2016 at 06:09 PM CDT

Strange Stuff Kids Swallow

Strange Stuff Kids Swallow

What do a chicken claw, a crucifix, a toy sheriff's star all have in common? Well they are just some of the weirdest things removed from kid's throats, noses and ears at Boston Children's Hospital.

Thursday, Jun 9, 2016 at 07:14 PM CDT

Denton Teacher Finds Snake Riding Shotgun in SUV

Denton Teacher Finds Snake Riding Shotgun in SUV

Animal control worked for 2 hours to get the 2.5 foot long rat snake out of Philana Williams’s SUV, but the animal shed its skin and hid deeper inside where it likely is still slithering around.

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016 at 02:27 PM CDT

Petition Targets Typo in Name of NYC's Verrazano Bridge

Petition Targets Typo in Name of NYC's Verrazano Bridge

It's an error that has loomed over New York Harbor for more than 50 years: The name of the majestic Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is spelled wrong. Despite a new petition drive to make it right — the bridge is named...

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016 at 06:07 PM CDT

Ducks Get Highway Escort

Ducks Get Highway Escort

Why did the ducks cross the road? We don't really know, but these ducks had a police escort. Drivers on a Phoenix area highway were treated to a rare sight this morning as a family of ducks took a stroll.

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016 at 06:03 PM CDT

Wild High Speed Chase Of ATV

Wild High Speed Chase Of ATV

In Florida, a man riding an ATV led police on a wild high speed pursuit. Police cars and a police helicopter followed the ATV for about half an hour in a rural area of Miami-Dade.

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016 at 03:49 PM CDT

File This Under Nope. Cobra Found in Toilet

File This Under Nope. Cobra Found in Toilet

It took crews about 30-minutes to find and capture the snake.

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016 at 06:10 PM CDT

Manatees Break Into Backyard

Manatees Break Into Backyard

A woman in Florida had a couple of unexpected visitors at her home on Sunday. Manatees made their way into her backyard in St. Petersburg, Florida. You can see one of the manatees moving around in the water.

Monday, Jun 6, 2016 at 06:02 PM CDT

Adorable Raccoons Rescued From Vehicle

Adorable Raccoons Rescued From Vehicle

Four adorable baby raccoons were rescued from inside of a car being repaired at Park Place Motorcars in Grapevine, Texas. While repairs were being made, a technician noticed something move and then a little...

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016 at 10:59 AM CDT

Alligator Crosses Fla. Crosswalk 'Like It Was Normal'

Alligator Crosses Fla. Crosswalk 'Like It Was Normal'

An alligator was caught on camera using a crosswalk in Flagler County, in northern Florida, Monday morning. According to the Flagler County Sheriff's Office, the gator was spotted in the bushes near the...

Saturday, Jun 4, 2016 at 12:26 PM CDT

Thieves Stole $2,500 Worth of Meat From Organic Farm: Police

Thieves Stole $2,500 Worth of Meat From Organic Farm: Police

Vermont state police say they are looking for the thief or thieves who stole about $2,500 worth steak, hamburger and bacon from an organic farm in Marshfield.

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