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Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016 at 10:09 AM CDT

Fowl Flees Grasp of Texas Officer

Fowl Flees Grasp of Texas Officer

A South Texas police officer has chased a chicken across a road but the fowl managed to flee.

Saturday, Jun 11, 2016 at 03:35 PM CDT

Officer To Be Fired, Challenged Arrested Man To Fight

Officer To Be Fired, Challenged Arrested Man To Fight

A San Antonio police officer is set to be fired for an incident in which he challenged a man he had arrested to a fight.

Friday, Jun 10, 2016 at 06:14 PM CDT

Snake Surprisssse In Car

Snake Surprisssse In Car

Large rat snake falls off dashboard and beside driver's feet as she's traveling down Arkansas' Interstate 49.

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

Austrian Collects 10 Million Beer Bottle Caps

 Austrian Collects 10 Million Beer Bottle Caps

It takes a lot of beers to collect 10 million bottle caps. But Austria's Hans Heiland didn't drink them alone. Heiland says that most of them have come from others, many of them by mail, after his passion...

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.

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