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Thursday, Apr 7, 2016 at 10:41 AM CDT

'Stolen' Gold-Flecked Meteorite at Center of Legal Fight

'Stolen' Gold-Flecked Meteorite at Center of Legal Fight

A precious meteorite that’s traveled from the asteroid belt near Mars to the mountains of Fukang, China, to Marin County, California, is at the center of a vicious ownership battle being fought in San Francisco...

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016 at 08:47 PM CDT

Dust Storm 100 Miles Wide Blankets Much of Panhandle

Dust Storm 100 Miles Wide Blankets Much of Panhandle

Forecasters say a dust storm about 100 miles wide blanketed much of the Texas Panhandle before moving on and dissipating.

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016 at 04:45 AM CDT

Officer Helps Save Family Dog Bitten by Rattlesnake

Officer Helps Save Family Dog Bitten by Rattlesnake

A police officer in Southern California was credited with saving the life of a family dog that was bitten in the face by a rattlesnake. Dispatchers received a call around 4:20 p.m.

Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 09:54 AM CDT

Alligator Caught 'Attempting to Gain Entry' to Fla. Home

Alligator Caught 'Attempting to Gain Entry' to Fla. Home

An alligator was removed from a mobile home community in Central Florida Tuesday after it approached a resident's front door. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, the gator was 9 feet 5 inches...

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016 at 06:03 PM CDT

WATCH: Falling Tree Narrowly Misses NJ Cop Car

WATCH: Falling Tree Narrowly Misses NJ Cop Car

A New Jersey police car came dangerously close to being crushed by a large tree when the tree snapped and fell onto the road amid powerful winds Sunday, dashcam footage from the patrol car shows.

Monday, Apr 4, 2016 at 07:35 PM CDT

LA's 'Murder House' Waiting for That 'Special' Buyer

LA's 'Murder House' Waiting for That 'Special' Buyer

The ad on realtor.com for the four-bedroom home in Los Feliz tells only part of the story. The beautiful Los Angeles home nestled on a hill has a grand entrance, step-down living room, ballroom, library...

Friday, Apr 1, 2016 at 06:00 PM CDT

Alaska's Capital Temporarily Renamed for Card Game UNO

Alaska's Capital Temporarily Renamed for Card Game UNO

On April Fool's Day, the capital of Alaska was going by the name of card game UNO, not Juneau. No joke. It was a play on words and part of a promotion with game and toy maker Mattel Inc., which is drawing...

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 03:47 AM CDT

Pizza Police? Woman Calls 911 Over Botched Pizza Order

Pizza Police? Woman Calls 911 Over Botched Pizza Order

A woman called 911 to complain that a Hartford, Connecticut, pizza shop made a mistake with her order and wouldn’t return her money. The woman said she ordered a small half-cheese, half-bacon pizza from Empire...

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016 at 11:41 AM CDT

Cat Sent by Mail Survives 8 Days in Box

Cat Sent by Mail Survives 8 Days in Box

A tough Siamese cat named Cupcake has survived eight days cooped up in a box after accidentally being sent through the mail by her British owners. Cupcake was in a box with an order of DVDs that was sent...

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016 at 10:40 AM CDT

Mystery Meat Found on Several New Hampshire Roads

Mystery Meat Found on Several New Hampshire Roads

A trail of mystery meat has hit the road in New Hampshire. Chicken, drumsticks, sausage, Angus steaks, pork chops and wild game meats were found alongside several roads in Epping last weekend, according to the...

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