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Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 at 07:01 PM CDT

Bats Shut Down Fire Station

Bats Shut Down Fire Station

Firefighters in Hudson, Florida, are battling more than fires these days. Right now, they're battling a bat problem. Fifty to 100 bats were found inside the attic and walls of Pasco County Fire Station 39,...

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 at 08:43 PM CDT

Airbnb Jail Puts Guests Behind Bars

Airbnb Jail Puts Guests Behind Bars

A jail in Canada that's been closed for decades is getting a second life thanks to a creative entrepreneur. The owner will begin listing individual cells on Airbnb at the end of June.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017 at 08:11 AM CDT

'French Spider-Man' Climbs Hotel in Barcelona

'French Spider-Man' Climbs Hotel in Barcelona

French climber Alain Robert, also known as "French Spider-Man," climbed the Melia Barcelona Sky Hotel on June 12. The hotel is the city's fourth-tallest building.

Monday, Jun 12, 2017 at 02:09 PM CDT

Texas Woman Calls 911 to Complain About Wait for Nuggets

Texas Woman Calls 911 to Complain About Wait for Nuggets

Police in Central Texas say a woman fell into a foul mood when a fast-food restaurant took too long in delivering her chicken nuggets and she called 911 to complain.

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 05:23 PM CDT

Why Did 'Lord Buckethead' Run Against the British PM?

Why Did 'Lord Buckethead' Run Against the British PM?

British prime minister Theresa May had some unusual competition for her seat in Parliament this year—and social media took notice. Twitter was ablaze Friday with photos of May standing beside an Elmo impersona...

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 02:03 PM CDT

Deer Crashes Into Paint Store

Deer Crashes Into Paint Store

A young deer ran into a Pennsylvania paint store on June 1. The young buck ran around the store before finding its way out.

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 09:02 AM CDT

Man, Dog Saved From Sinking Duct-Taped Boat by Coast Guard

Man, Dog Saved From Sinking Duct-Taped Boat by Coast Guard

Ducks do well in water. A duct-taped boat? Not so much. KTOO reports (http://bit.ly/2rGw2pW) the U.S. Coast Guard picked up a 32-year-old man and his dog from an inflatable, duct-taped watercraft when it...

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 06:08 AM CDT

Man Claimed Fake Drugs at Bonnaroo Were 'God's Work': PD

Man Claimed Fake Drugs at Bonnaroo Were 'God's Work': PD

A man accused of bringing more than a thousand doses of fake drugs to the Bonnaroo music festival said he was doing "God's Work" with the bogus substances, Tennessee authorities said Thursday. The Coffee County...

Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 04:00 AM CDT

Winning $1 Million Powerball Ticket Expires Thursday

Winning $1 Million Powerball Ticket Expires Thursday

A $1 million winning Powerball ticket expired at 5 p.m. Thursday.

Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017 at 06:00 AM CDT

Texas Teacher Behind 'Terrorist' Award Let Go

Texas Teacher Behind 'Terrorist' Award Let Go

A Houston-area school district says it no longer employs a teacher who gave a student a mock award naming her "most likely to become a terrorist."

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