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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 06:11 PM CDT

Residents Take a Quack at Protesting Flooded Roadwork

Residents Take a Quack at Protesting Flooded Roadwork

Some Dallas residents seem to think the construction along Gus Thomasson Road isn't all it's quacked up to be -- so they placed duck pool floats in water at a work zone.

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 04:53 PM CDT

Charges Dropped Against Man for Vulgar Decal

Charges Dropped Against Man for Vulgar Decal

A man who displayed a vulgar sticker on his truck's back window is no longer charged with violating Florida's obscenity law.  

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 03:09 PM CDT

Emu Found Wandering Arizona Neighborhood

Emu Found Wandering Arizona Neighborhood

An emu was found wandering around a south Arizona neighborhood over the weekend. The feathered fugitive was picked up Sunday morning by police in Scottsdale. It didn't take long for officers to wrangle the bird...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 03:06 PM CDT

Lost Pet Peacock Returned to Owner

Lost Pet Peacock Returned to Owner

South Korean firemen came to the rescue of a lost peacock perched on a third-floor ledge of an apartment block in central Seoul over the weekend. The fire brigade said the bird's owner had contacted them and...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 02:33 PM CDT

Cows Found Wandering in Illinois Reunited With Owner

Cows Found Wandering in Illinois Reunited With Owner

Two runaway cows have been reunited with their owner after being discovered wandering down a main road in Lake County, Illinois. The Lake County Sheriff’s office tweeted photos Monday morning showing two...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 01:02 PM CDT

Horse Dies After Being Rescued From Florida Home's Pool

Horse Dies After Being Rescued From Florida Home's Pool

A horse has died after falling into a family's swimming pool in Florida. Owner Erica Lucas said the animal was already in distress when it tried to drink from the pool and fell in. First responders thought they...

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 07:59 PM CDT

Small California Town's Crime Stats Upended by Beer Run

Small California Town's Crime Stats Upended by Beer Run

The artsy Southern California city of Ojai is so safe that a single attempt by teens to steal beer accounted for the majority of its violent crimes last year. Sheriff's Capt. James Fryhoff tells the Ventura...

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 05:12 PM CDT

Petting Zoo Cow Gives Police Chase

Petting Zoo Cow Gives Police Chase

A cow from a petting zoo ran from a church event in Norwood, Ohio Saturday, leading police on a wild chase. Body camera footage shows police trying to wrangle the cow after multiple 911 calls.  

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 05:38 PM CDT

Cameras Capture Video of Three-Legged Bear

Cameras Capture Video of Three-Legged Bear

Florida Fish & Wildlife officials are warning residents not to feed a three-legged bear recently spotted roaming through a Seminole County neighborhood.

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 05:36 PM CDT

Workers Force Bobcat to Climb Down Pole

Workers Force Bobcat to Climb Down Pole

A bobcat that somehow found itself perched on top of a utility pole along Florida's Interstate 75 is back on the ground.

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