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Thursday, Feb 8, 2018

Texas Prosecutor Dismisses 13 Cases Tied to Biker Shooting

Texas Prosecutor Dismisses 13 Cases Tied to Biker Shooting

A Texas prosecutor on Thursday dismissed 13 cases stemming from a 2015 shootout in Waco involving bikers and police and recused himself from two others, placing into doubt the criminal prosecution of the...

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Hasbro Trademarks Play-doh's Scent: Sweet, Slightly Musky

Hasbro Trademarks Play-doh's Scent: Sweet, Slightly Musky

Hasbro has trademarked the scent of Play-doh. The toy company on Friday announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has recognized Play-doh's distinctive smell with a registered trademark...
'Hats Off': Wis. HS Senior Prank Is So Good Even Police Applaud

'Hats Off': Wis. HS Senior Prank Is So Good Even Police Applaud

Even Wisconsin police had to applaud a group of high school seniors for their hilarious prank before graduation. Senior pranks are often the thing of spring for high school graduates, but the latest one...
Kangaroo Gets Loose, Hops Along Side of Road

Kangaroo Gets Loose, Hops Along Side of Road

A pet kangaroo got loose in South Carolina and was seen hopping along the side of the road. A responding officer thought dispatch was joking when he got the call. The kangaroo was corralled by its owner...
Couple Wakes Up to Gator on Front Porch

Couple Wakes Up to Gator on Front Porch

Louise Monteith says that early Monday morning her and her husband heard noises on their South Carolina front porch, thinking it was a dog or a cat, they ignored it. Turns out it was a seven-foot...
Bears Invade Television Station

Bears Invade Television Station

A mama bear and her two cubs went to visit a Colorado TV station. The bears wandered into the parking lot of KOAA-TV, the NBC station in Colorado Springs. A photographer from the station got a surprise when...
Bobcat Delivers Backyard Surprise

Bobcat Delivers Backyard Surprise

A California couple woke up to find a special visitor making an appearance outside their Rancho Mirage home. Cell video shows a full grown bobcat in the couple's backyard. The cat jumped a wall and into...
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