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Patient Steals Ambulance, Flees ER

Patient Steals Ambulance, Flees ER

A man transported to a Fort Worth hospital Tuesday morning bolted from the emergency room and sped off in... Read »

Feb 25, 2014
Robber Offered Clerk Half the Cash: Cops

Robber Offered Clerk Half the Cash: Cops

State police have arrested a Moosup man accused of robbing one Xtra-Mart and trying to rob another by offering... Read »

Feb 25, 2014
Sex Offender Caught in Carrollton Escapes in Denver

Sex Offender Caught in Carrollton Escapes in Denver

State and federal agents were searching the Denver area Monday for a convicted child rapist with a history... Read »

Feb 25, 2014
Police Officer Demoted to Dog Catcher

Police Officer Demoted to Dog Catcher

A Texas police officer accused of using excessive force has been reassigned as a dog-catcher. Read »

Feb 25, 2014
New Species of Rodentlike Mammal Kills Itself With Sex

New Species of Rodentlike Mammal Kills Itself With Sex

Researchers recently found a new pink-nosed rodentlike marsupial that gives up a lot for sex. Read »

Feb 25, 2014
Should Texas Legalize Eating Roadkill?

Should Texas Legalize Eating Roadkill?

A candidate for the Texas House is giving new meaning to the idea of roadside dining. Rack of raccoon or smidgen of... Read »

Feb 24, 2014
Boy With Gun Robs Ice Cream Man: Officials

Boy With Gun Robs Ice Cream Man: Officials

A child used a gun to rob an ice cream truck Thursday, according to San Diego police. The ice cream truck... Watch »

Feb 21, 2014
Wal-Mart Store Lowers Dog Food Display Amid Safety Concerns

Wal-Mart Store Lowers Dog Food Display Amid Safety Concerns

A Wal-Mart store in Decatur dismantled a dog food display that was stacked almost to the ceiling amid... Read »

Feb 21, 2014
IKEA Discontinues Shelf, Enrages Customers

IKEA Discontinues Shelf, Enrages Customers

The announcement that IKEA will stop selling a shelf and replace it with a newer model has been met with... Read »

Feb 21, 2014
Kerrigan Says Yuna's in 'League of Her Own'

Kerrigan Says Yuna's in 'League of Her Own'

Americans Gracie Gold, Ashley Wagner and Polina Edmunds are in medal contention, but can anyone catch the... Read »

Feb 20, 2014
Woman Swipes Dying Man's Dog: Cops

Woman Swipes Dying Man's Dog: Cops

A Pittsburgh woman has been jailed on charges she stole her dying neighbor's dog, then attacked two police officers... Read »

Feb 19, 2014
Church Tells Thieves

Church Tells Thieves "We Forgive You"

A small North Texas church has a special message for the thieves who stole around $40,000 worth of property... Read »

Feb 18, 2014
Student, Trainer Forget Gear During Landing

Student, Trainer Forget Gear During Landing

A student pilot and trainer escaped injury Monday after accidentally landing a plane without extending the... Watch »

Feb 17, 2014
DFW Woman Scales Down to Tiny, Tiny House

DFW Woman Scales Down to Tiny, Tiny House

In the land of big homes, a North Texas woman is building a 112-square-foot house. Watch »

Feb 16, 2014
15-Foot Snowman Gets Married

15-Foot Snowman Gets Married

The 15-foot snowman tied the knot the night before Valentine's Day. Read »

Mar 10, 2014
Driver Crashes Maserati Into Yard, Leaves Car

Driver Crashes Maserati Into Yard, Leaves Car

A San Jose neighborhood is stunned after a driver crashed a Maserati into a home's yard and left it Watch »

Feb 15, 2014
Texas Preacher Convicted of Dealing Pot

Texas Preacher Convicted of Dealing Pot

A Mississippi jury has found a 71-year-old Texas minister guilty of possession with intent to distribute 200 pounds... Read »

Feb 14, 2014
Vanilla Ice Named Citizen of Year

Vanilla Ice Named Citizen of Year

Rob Van Winkle, better known as rapper/TV reality star "Vanilla Ice," is being named citizen of the year by... Read »

Feb 17, 2014
Woman Takes Accidental Selfie in Sochi

Woman Takes Accidental Selfie in Sochi

There have been some wonderful photos taken during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi this year, but the one that an... Read »

Feb 17, 2014
Camel Captured After Attacking Vehicles

Camel Captured After Attacking Vehicles

The owner of a camel that bit at least one person after it escaped from its pen north of Los Angeles was... Read »

Feb 14, 2014
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