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Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 03:16 PM CDT

US Army Ring Discovered at West Texas Landfill, Owner Sought

US Army Ring Discovered at West Texas Landfill, Owner Sought

A U.S. Army ring has been found at a West Texas landfill and a veteran is trying to track down the owner.

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 06:21 AM CDT

Men Buy 69 Hard Drives in Fla., Return Boxes Full of Play-Doh

Men Buy 69 Hard Drives in Fla., Return Boxes Full of Play-Doh

Employees at Target stores across Florida opened 69 newly returned boxes of external hard drives only to find the pricy items had been replaced with Play-Doh. Polk County Sheriff's officials say Jose Rivera...

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 06:54 PM CDT

TSA Officer Prevents Smoking Bag Mishap

TSA Officer Prevents Smoking Bag Mishap

A quick-thinking security officer prevented a major mishap at the Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport when a bag in the security check line started smoking. After taking it to a safe area outside of...

Monday, Aug 6, 2018 at 07:36 AM CDT

Giant Lobster Named After Bon Jovi

Giant Lobster Named After Bon Jovi

There's Bon Jovi the rock star and then there's Bon Jovi the rock lobster.

Friday, Aug 3, 2018 at 04:03 PM CDT

Dasher, Dancer and Prancer Vacation on the Beach

Dasher, Dancer and Prancer Vacation on the Beach

Even Santa's reindeer need some vacation time off after working so hard on Christmas Eve. Record high temperatures in Norway have reindeer looking for some heat relief. A little reindeer shared the coast with...

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 at 07:10 PM CDT

Family Wants Cat Back Hiding in Former Home

Family Wants Cat Back Hiding in Former Home

An Oregon couple considers legal action to help them recover a cat that refuses to leave the crawl space of the home they recently sold, claiming the new owners aren't giving them enough access.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2018 at 03:43 PM CDT

Arkansas Man Tried to Steal Jet to Go to Concert: Police

Arkansas Man Tried to Steal Jet to Go to Concert: Police

Prosecutors say an Arkansas man who's not a pilot has been charged with trying to steal an American Eagle jet from Texarkana Regional Airport to fly to an out-of-state rap concert.

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 at 05:54 PM CDT

Video Shows Man Spray Gasoline, Set Self on Fire

Video Shows Man Spray Gasoline, Set Self on Fire

Police in New York are looking for the man who tried to blow up a Staten Island gas station earlier in the week. Video shows the man purposely spraying gas around the pump as he fills a red gas can. He then...

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018 at 10:57 AM CDT

Bigfoot Lumbers Into Virginia Congressional Race

Bigfoot Lumbers Into Virginia Congressional Race

Bigfoot is now a campaign issue in a Virginia race for U.S. Congress. Democratic candidate Leslie Cockburn took to Twitter on Sunday to accuse her Republican opponent Denver Riggleman of being a “devotee of...

Monday, Jul 30, 2018 at 02:47 PM CDT

Upset About Seat, Airline Passenger Makes Bomb Comment

Upset About Seat, Airline Passenger Makes Bomb Comment

Hundreds of passengers on a Norwegian Airlines flight were forced to get off the plane after boarding at a Florida airport when a passenger made a comment about a bomb because he was unhappy with his seat.

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