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Monday, Dec 11, 2017 at 01:08 PM CST

Woman Fights Error on Phone Bill, Even Into Labor

Woman Fights Error on Phone Bill, Even Into Labor

A woman refused to get off the phone with AT&T until and issue with her bill was resolved -- even as she went into labor.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 07:41 PM CST

Video Shows Identity Thieves Skydiving Over Long Island: Police

Video Shows Identity Thieves Skydiving Over Long Island: Police

Authorities on Long Island are looking to catch a couple they say were living the high life with a stolen credit card number. Police in New York's Suffolk County released dive video of the man and woman Friday....

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 05:55 PM CST

Birdnapper Stuffs Parrot in Pocket in NYC Pet Store Robbery

Birdnapper Stuffs Parrot in Pocket in NYC Pet Store Robbery

Cops are on the lookout for a man seen on video swiping an exotic parrot from a Brooklyn pet store. Police say the birdnapper walked into Petland Discounts on Graham Avenue in Williamsburg on Tuesday and made...

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 07:12 PM CST

Woman's Pet Iguana Sends Her to Hospital

Woman's Pet Iguana Sends Her to Hospital

An iguana attack in Florida sent a pet owner to the hospital with serious facial injuries. Amanda Gray has been looking after her pet iguana, Igmo, since it first hatched near her home in Cape Coral two years...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 02:42 AM CST

Good Samaritan Saves Turtle in Trouble

Good Samaritan Saves Turtle in Trouble

A daring sea rescue was all caught on camera this week in Florida. Rob Merlino was fishing off the Venice Pier Monday when he accidentally hooked a giant loggerhead sea turtle, about 300 pounds and roughly five...

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 08:31 AM CST

Holy Guacamole! Hawaii Woman Seeks Record for Huge Avocado

Holy Guacamole! Hawaii Woman Seeks Record for Huge Avocado

A Hawaii woman is waiting to hear back from Guinness World Records to find out if the massive avocado she snagged is the world's largest. Pamela Wang of the Big Island found the 5-pound (2.3-kilogram)...

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 06:23 AM CST

Delta Flight's Bathrooms Fill Up, Pilot Makes Emergency Stop

Delta Flight's Bathrooms Fill Up, Pilot Makes Emergency Stop

A Delta flight from New York City to Seattle had to make a stop in Billings, Montana after the plane's toilets filled up and passengers couldn't hold it any longer. The Billings Gazette reports the direct...

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 09:53 AM CST

NH Town Searching for Missing Life-Size Elf 'Zippy'

NH Town Searching for Missing Life-Size Elf 'Zippy'

Police in a New Hampshire town are looking for Zippy, a beloved life-size elf on a shelf that usually can be seen at various sites leading up to Christmas. Zippy is a mannequin in a red onesie, a cap and...

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 07:51 PM CST

Armed Man Tells Police Trump Ordered Him to Fight Lizard People

Armed Man Tells Police Trump Ordered Him to Fight Lizard People

A Washington state man who “snorted methamphetamine to lose weight” and caused alarm by waving an AK-47 at a busy intersection while shouting that President Donald Trump ordered him to fight “the lizard people,”...

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 05:17 PM CST

Mythical Creature Statue Stolen From Cafe

Mythical Creature Statue Stolen From Cafe

For more than 100 years, the mysterious "Hodag" has called Rhinelander, Wisconsin home, and now one of the many statues paying tribute to the mythical beast has vanished.

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