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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.

Friday, Sep 30, 2016 at 11:40 AM CDT

Sexy Maids Booted Out of College Job Fair

Sexy Maids Booted Out of College Job Fair

Students go to college to try to find better career opportunities, but a business that showed up at Marshall University's job fair Wednesday was not exactly what the school or most students have in mind. "I'm...

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 at 04:50 PM CDT

Two-Headed Rat Snake Gets New Home at Central Texas Zoo

Two-Headed Rat Snake Gets New Home at Central Texas Zoo

A two-headed rat snake found this month in a Central Texas yard has a new home at a zoo.

Friday, Sep 30, 2016 at 05:59 AM CDT

Nissan Unveils Self-Driving Chair for Waiting in Line

Nissan Unveils Self-Driving Chair for Waiting in Line

If you hate waiting in line, this product may be the perfect solution for you. Japanese auto giant Nissan unveiled a self-driving chair dubbed the"ProPilot Chair." A camera and a sensor are used to guide the...

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