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Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 04:08 PM CDT

Texas Woman Approaches City Council Dressed As Cockroach

Texas Woman Approaches City Council Dressed As Cockroach

A South Texas woman showed up to a recent City Council meeting dressed as a cockroach.

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 10:47 AM CDT

Police Remove Machete-Wielding Man From Houston Home Roof

Police Remove Machete-Wielding Man From Houston Home Roof

Houston residents called police about an attempted burglary after hearing noises from the roof of their home and spotting a man there carrying a machete.

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 05:03 PM CDT

Wedding Ring Retrieved From Sewer One Year Later

Wedding Ring Retrieved From Sewer One Year Later

A Minnesota woman will never forget the feeling she had last March, when she realized her wedding ring was missing. She knew the last place she left her ring was on the edge of the bathtub during a bath and...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 08:33 AM CDT

Texas Woman Accused of Biting, Swallowing Part of Nose

Texas Woman Accused of Biting, Swallowing Part of Nose

A woman is accused of biting off and swallowing part of another woman's nose after being asked to leave the victim's home in Southeast Texas.

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 12:30 PM CDT

Dino Derby: T-Rexes 'Race' at Washington Racetrack

Dino Derby: T-Rexes 'Race' at Washington Racetrack

You haven't seen a derby like this. Racers in T-Rex costumes took a turn on the Emerald Downs racetrack in Auburn, Washington, in a hilarious 10 second sprint caught on cam. 

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 10:22 AM CDT

Mattress Firm Hiring 'Snoozetern' to Join Social Media Team

Mattress Firm Hiring 'Snoozetern' to Join Social Media Team

You don’t have to be awake at work as a Mattress Firm intern. The mattress store is hiring a “snoozetern” to help the company’s social media team tease product launches and assist customers in selecting the...

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 08:41 AM CDT

Florida Woman Left Out of Will is Accused of Killing Mom

Florida Woman Left Out of Will is Accused of Killing Mom

A Florida woman is accused of beating her 85-year-old mother to death after learning she wouldn't be receiving an inheritance from her.

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 05:52 PM CDT

'Zombie' Rat Climbs Out of NYC Bathroom Sink

'Zombie' Rat Climbs Out of NYC Bathroom Sink

A Brooklyn couple experienced firsthand one of New York City’s most disgusting urban legends: a rat came wiggling its way out of their plumbing. Bari Finkel said a rat crawled out of the sink drain in their...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 09:05 AM CDT

Video Shows Woman Capture, Bag Live Birds in Philly Park

Video Shows Woman Capture, Bag Live Birds in Philly Park

A U.S. park ranger confronted a woman seen snatching birds at a historic square in Philadelphia and placing them alive in plastic bags, and she claimed she released the birds after catching them. Videos posted...

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018 at 10:37 PM CDT

Man Wins Grand Prizes on 9 Mass Cash Lottery Tickets

Man Wins Grand Prizes on 9 Mass Cash Lottery Tickets

A Massachusetts man has done the unthinkable and won a total of nine $100,000 grand prizes on tickets he purchased for Monday night's Mass Cash drawing. Robert Lundstedt of Brockton had a strange feeling about...

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