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Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019 at 02:22 PM CST

Take Paws: Black Cat Halts Cowboys-Giants Game

Take Paws: Black Cat Halts Cowboys-Giants Game

A black cat interrupted the Cowboys' Monday Night Football game against the New York Giants with under 6 minutes to go in the second quarter at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 at 04:55 PM CST

California Deputies Rescue Bear Trapped in Dumpster

California Deputies Rescue Bear Trapped in Dumpster

A black bear, known to locals in Placer County, California as "T-shirt" because of his white bib, became stuck in a dumpster while rummaging for food. Deputies noticed he had become stuck under hinged...

Monday, Nov 4, 2019 at 05:00 PM CST

Hawks Helping Chase Off Crows

Hawks Helping Chase Off Crows

A California town turns to a professional falconer for help chasing away an influx of troublesome crows.

Monday, Nov 4, 2019 at 10:31 AM CST

Storms Dislodge Huge Ship Stuck on Rocks at Niagara Since 1918

Storms Dislodge Huge Ship Stuck on Rocks at Niagara Since 1918

Severe rain and wind have managed to move a massive iron scow that has been stuck on a rocky perch near Niagara Falls since 1918. For 101 years the dumping scow was considered to be an unmovable landmark ⁠—...

Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 12:32 PM CDT

Woman in 'Carrie' Costume Totals Car, Terrifies First Responders

Woman in 'Carrie' Costume Totals Car, Terrifies First Responders

A bloodied "Carrie" costume had first responders thinking a woman who totaled her car on an Ohio interstate was in far worse shape than she was. Sidney Wolfe, 20, was at a haunted house over the weekend dressed...

Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 12:48 PM CDT

TSA Finds Gun-Shaped Toilet Paper Holder in Bag at Airport

TSA Finds Gun-Shaped Toilet Paper Holder in Bag at Airport

A man's day went down the toilet when he "rolled" up to one of the security checkpoints at Newark Liberty International Airport earlier this week. On Tuesday, Transportation Security Administration agents at...

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 at 12:25 PM CDT

Selling a Haunted House? Here’s What You Need to Know

Selling a Haunted House? Here’s What You Need to Know

Your dream home may be haunted, and in most states, sellers don't have to say boo about it. Ahead of Halloween, Zillow scared up a state-by-state analysis and found only four deal with paranormal activity in...

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019 at 09:57 PM CDT

Video: Lightning Blasts Crater Into Fort Worth Parking Lot

Video: Lightning Blasts Crater Into Fort Worth Parking Lot

No one was hurt when a lightning bolt blasted a crater into a Fort Worth parking lot Wednesday morning, authorities say.

Monday, Oct 28, 2019 at 04:13 PM CDT

Overcharged Man Spent Decades Paying Too Much for Electricity

Overcharged Man Spent Decades Paying Too Much for Electricity

An Oklahoma man recently found out he has been overcharged by his electric company for more than 20 years, leaving him out thousands of dollars. Northcott said he was being charged a commercial rate all those...

Monday, Oct 28, 2019 at 06:38 AM CDT

Ohio Mom Goes Viral With Extreme Costume Crocheting

Ohio Mom Goes Viral With Extreme Costume Crocheting

An Ohio mom has gone viral for the incredible Halloween costumes she creates for her children. Each one of them taking more than 50 hours to complete as she crochets each one herself.

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