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Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 05:29 PM CDT

Arsonist Foiled By Her Own Cameras

Arsonist Foiled By Her Own Cameras

An apparent feud between homeowners led to an alleged arsonist setting fire to her neighbor's Del City, Oklahoma home, and the alleged crime was caught on cameras that she owned.  

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 04:34 PM CDT

Longhorn's Record-Setting Horns Wider Than Liberty's Face

Longhorn's Record-Setting Horns Wider Than Liberty's Face

A Texas longhorn in Alabama has set a mark recognized by the Guinness World Records for longest horns, with a span wider than the Statue of Liberty's face.

Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 at 06:04 PM CDT

Man Says He Was Deceived When He Bought Tiny Strip of Land

Man Says He Was Deceived When He Bought Tiny Strip of Land

A South Florida man thought he snagged a deal when he paid $9,100 in an online auction for what he thought was a villa. What he got was a 1-foot-by-100-foot strip of land. The land, valued at only $50,...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 08:08 PM CDT

Man Caught on Camera Stealing a Package, While Carrying... A Duck

Man Caught on Camera Stealing a Package, While Carrying... A Duck

The Red Oak Police Department needs your help solving a recent package theft that involves a quacking duck.

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 05:05 PM CDT

Texas Gator Spotted With Knife Stuck in Head

Texas Gator Spotted With Knife Stuck in Head

People living in a Houston-area suburb are worried about an alligator seen swimming in a lake with a kitchen knife sticking out of its head.

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 03:17 PM CDT

'Star Trek' Logo Shaped Dune Found on Mars

'Star Trek' Logo Shaped Dune Found on Mars

A dune formation found on Mars would seem — without knowing the story of dunes, lava and wind behind it — highly illogical. Many fans of the show "Star Trek" are noting one particular dune "footprint" looks...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 10:54 AM CDT

The Craziest Food Heists

Honey, nuts and cheese top the list of the most expensive — and delicious — food...View gallery

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Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 04:37 PM CDT

Oklahoma Teen Throws Stanger's Baby After Ingesting Drugs

Oklahoma Teen Throws Stanger's Baby After Ingesting Drugs

Security camera footage shows a 17-year-old grab a stranger's baby, strapped in a car seat and toss it across a parking lot before attempting to bend a street sign with his bare hands.

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 11:01 PM CDT

Tesla Driver Appeared to Be 'Fully Sleeping' for at Least 30 Miles on Calif. Freeway

Tesla Driver Appeared to Be 'Fully Sleeping' for at Least 30 Miles on Calif. Freeway

There are six levels of driver assistance technology recognized by federal highway safety authorities, ranging from a driver performing all the tasks to full automation — the vehicle can do everything under all...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 06:39 PM CDT

Chicago Skyscraper Skydeck Ledge Appears Cracked in New Video

Chicago Skyscraper Skydeck Ledge Appears Cracked in New Video

One of the ledges at Skydeck Chicago, the 103rd floor tourist attraction atop the Willis Tower, appeared cracked Monday evening, prompting the building to replace the ledge's protective coating, a spokesperson...

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