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Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016 at 03:22 PM CDT

Pop-Up Snake Shocks Driver

Pop-Up Snake Shocks Driver

Large snake slithers out of car's engine compartment and onto Florida man's windshield as he's driving.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016 at 02:20 PM CDT

Purple Heart Found at Goodwill Returned to Family

Purple Heart Found at Goodwill Returned to Family

Purple Heart medal found at Arizona Goodwill reunited with World War II soldier's family.

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016 at 06:42 PM CDT

Zombies Try to Stop Texting While Walking in Pittsburgh

Zombies Try to Stop Texting While Walking in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh pedestrians are being urged to "Look Alive" and not at their cellphones by folks dressed as though they're dead. The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership and other groups are trying to "scare" pedestrians...

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016 at 11:59 AM CDT

Bald Eagle Freed Unharmed From Fla. Car Grill

Bald Eagle Freed Unharmed From Fla. Car Grill

A bald eagle that somehow managed to get wedged in the front grill of a car was freed unharmed after a passing motorist noticed the bird. The Clay County Sheriff's Office says a resident of the Fleming...

Monday, Oct 10, 2016 at 01:58 PM CDT

Man's 2,261-Lb. Pumpkin Squashes Son's Record

Man's 2,261-Lb. Pumpkin Squashes Son's Record

A Rhode Island man has squashed a record set by his son by taking first prize in a pumpkin contest with a 2,261.5-pound gourd. WJAR-TV reports Richard Wallace's 2,261.5-pound pumpkin beat the North American...

Tuesday, Oct 4, 2016 at 01:17 AM CDT

Video Shows Calif. Package Thief Posing as Mother With Stroller

Video Shows Calif. Package Thief Posing as Mother With Stroller

A package thief in San Francisco is pretending to be a mother by pushing a baby stroller as she cases the neighborhood. The theft was caught on home security video on Saturday by a Bernal Heights resident when...

Monday, Oct 3, 2016 at 09:41 AM CDT

Wild Pigs Chowing Down on Front Yards in San Jose

Wild Pigs Chowing Down on Front Yards in San Jose

Front yards are being ripped up in a San Jose neighborhood, and while residents are well aware of who the culprits are, there's very little they can do. The torn-up lawns are the work of wild pigs on a feeding...

Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 at 02:39 PM CDT

Tall Fish Tale: Tourists Fooled by Octopus Ferry Disaster

Tall Fish Tale: Tourists Fooled by Octopus Ferry Disaster

Ever hear about the gargantuan octopus that dragged a New York City ferry and its 400 passengers to the river bottom nearly 53 years ago? A cast bronze monument dedicated to the victims of the steam ferry...

Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 at 10:59 AM CDT

Man Arrested for Wearing Clear Plastic Wrap Bikini on NJ Beach

Man Arrested for Wearing Clear Plastic Wrap Bikini on NJ Beach

A 59-year-old man who wore a bikini fashioned out of see-through plastic wrap on a New Jersey beach is facing a criminal charge. Beach Haven police said Stephen Wojciehowski spent two days on a Long Beach...

Monday, Oct 3, 2016 at 09:17 AM CDT

Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Found in Italian Farmhouse

Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Found in Italian Farmhouse

Italian police find two paintings by artist Vincent Van Gogh in a farmhouse near an organized crime syndicate's stronghold. The paintings were stolen from an Amsterdam museum in 2002.

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