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Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 09:45 AM CDT

Bracelet Honoring Fallen Soldier Found 1,200 Miles Away

Bracelet Honoring Fallen Soldier Found 1,200 Miles Away

A Texas woman hopes to find the original owner of a bracelet engraved with the name of her son, an Army veteran who was killed in Iraq, after it turned up hundreds of miles away in Minnesota.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 03:39 AM CDT

Officer Catches Alligator Stealing Fruit

Officer Catches Alligator Stealing Fruit

Florida alligators are known for eating many things: turtles, birds, the occasional human limb. But one large gator with an apparent sweet tooth was recently photographed sliding into a canal with a whole...

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 05:56 PM CDT

Professor Arrested In Drug Ring Bust

Professor Arrested In Drug Ring Bust

Federal authorities say they've seized 9.5 tons of drugs and chemicals and indicted 16 people -- including a university professor -- they say were part of a trafficking ring that manufactured, distributed...

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...

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