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Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 02:50 PM CDT

Escaped, Naked Man Captured Near Elementary Schools

Escaped, Naked Man Captured Near Elementary Schools

A naked, handcuffed man is in custody Tuesday morning after he escaped deputies in Katy, Texas, according to a report by KPRC-TV.

Monday, May 16, 2016 at 08:26 PM CDT

NTX Woman Sells 'Housebroken' Bison She Let Wander Inside

NTX Woman Sells 'Housebroken' Bison She Let Wander Inside

A 1,000-pound "domesticated" bison that was allowed to roam in her owner's North Texas home has moved on to pastures new.

Monday, May 16, 2016 at 01:05 PM CDT

Woman Finds Baby Opossum Swimming in Her Toilet

Woman Finds Baby Opossum Swimming in Her Toilet

A woman made a startling discovery earlier this month when she found a baby opossum in her toilet in San Diego. The Pacific Beach resident had no idea how the little critter got there but alerted San Diego...

Friday, May 13, 2016 at 09:10 PM CDT

Flight Attendant Charged With Stealing Mini Liquor Bottles

Flight Attendant Charged With Stealing Mini Liquor Bottles

Officials say a former Endeavor Air flight attendant is charged with stealing nearly 1,500 mini-bottles of liquor from her job and selling them online.

Friday, May 13, 2016 at 05:15 PM CDT

Turtle Crashes Through Florida Woman's Windshield

Turtle Crashes Through Florida Woman's Windshield

Nicole Marie Bjanes was driving on I-4 in Deltona, Florida, Monday when a turtle came crashing through her windshield. Florida Highway Patrol officials said another car hit the turtle while it was crossing the...

Friday, May 13, 2016 at 03:36 PM CDT

Housebroken Bison for Sale by Texas Owner

Housebroken Bison for Sale by Texas Owner

An 8-year-old bison named Bullet has outgrown its Texas home and the owner wants to find a new place for the 1,000-pound pet to roam. The family posted a Craigslist ad listing Bullet as "for sale" for...

Friday, May 13, 2016 at 10:35 AM CDT

90-Foot Robotic Dinosaur Roasted in NJ Exhibit Fire

90-Foot Robotic Dinosaur Roasted in NJ Exhibit Fire

A spark from a welding iron ignited a fire Thursday that caused the extinction of a 90-foot-long robotic dinosaur that was set to be part of an exhibit at a New Jersey theme park. The animatronic...

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 04:39 PM CDT

Officials Investigating If Light-Up Shoe Caused Fire

Officials Investigating If Light-Up Shoe Caused Fire

Officials are investigating whether a light-up children's shoe could have been the cause of a vehicle fire in the Houston area and in the meantime, the shoe store chain where the pair was purchased is taking...

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 10:44 AM CDT

Police Catch Nursery-Rhyming 'Gingerbread Man' Suspect

Police Catch Nursery-Rhyming 'Gingerbread Man' Suspect

Sheriff's deputies say they've caught the gingerbread man, a Pittsburgh-area burglary suspect who referred to the nursery rhyme in taunting authorities who couldn't catch up to him. Police say 25-year-old Heath...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 06:17 PM CDT

Helmet Cam Shows Moped Road Rage

Helmet Cam Shows Moped Road Rage

North Carolina moped driver's helmet camera captures confrontation with furious driver.

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