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Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 at 03:10 PM CDT

Watch a Giant Pumpkin Regatta

Watch a Giant Pumpkin Regatta

What is a more autumn activity than racing giant pumpkins? Students from the West Virginia University held their inaugural Giant Pumpkin Regatta Boat Race as part of Mountaineer Week - just in time for...

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 at 06:53 AM CDT

Everybody Hush Now: Man Fined for Belting '90s Tune in Car

Everybody Hush Now: Man Fined for Belting '90s Tune in Car

A Canadian man's decision to belt out a 1990s dance hit while inside his car has landed him a $149 ticket for being too loud in public. But Taoufik Moalla said Monday he'll fight the ticket and denies his...

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 at 12:38 AM CDT

California Surfer Makes Board Using 10,000 Cigarette Butts

California Surfer Makes Board Using 10,000 Cigarette Butts

A California surfer has won a recycled surfboard contest with an entry covered with 10,000 cigarette butts. "This is the most polluted item picked up on the beach," creator Taylor Lane told the Orange County...

Monday, Oct 23, 2017 at 04:30 PM CDT

Man Bites Off Deputy's Finger

Man Bites Off Deputy's Finger

A man bit off the fingertip of an Oregon sheriff's deputy responding to a domestic violence call early Monday morning.  

Monday, Oct 23, 2017 at 02:15 PM CDT

Olympians' Favorite Halloween Candy

Olympians' Favorite Halloween Candy

With Halloween a week away, members of Team USA talk about their favorite Halloween candy - and the worst things to get when trick-or-treating.

Monday, Oct 23, 2017 at 09:00 AM CDT

Duck Hunt: Man Still Searching for Pink Bird Thought Extinct

Duck Hunt: Man Still Searching for Pink Bird Thought Extinct

Hope is the thing with feathers, poet Emily Dickinson wrote. For Richard Thorns, the feathers are pink. Thorns' hope? To prove that a colorful duck is not extinct. This week, he launches a seventh expedition...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 03:33 PM CDT

2-Story 'Star Wars' Replica in Yard for Halloween Is Big Hit

2-Story 'Star Wars' Replica in Yard for Halloween Is Big Hit

A two-story "Star Wars"-inspired Halloween yard display in Ohio is inspiring kids to pick up light sabers and attracting hundreds of visitors from across the state. Elevator mechanic Nick Meyer spent half a...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 08:43 AM CDT

Man Builds Two-Story ‘Star Wars’ Transport Replica

Man Builds Two-Story ‘Star Wars’ Transport Replica

Nick Meyer decided that his AT-AT walker model wasn’t big enough, so he built a two-story replica of the famous “Star Wars” vehicle on the front lawn of his house. The display has inspired some...

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017 at 05:35 AM CDT

Mich. Man Brings Doughnuts to His Arrest After Cops Win Bet

Mich. Man Brings Doughnuts to His Arrest After Cops Win Bet

A 21-year-old man wanted for probation violations surrendered at a suburban Detroit police station — with a dozen doughnuts for officers. The sweet gesture didn't help Michael Zaydel. He still was sentenced to...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 01:46 PM CDT

Bear Cubs' Great Escape Ends in the Back of a Squad Car

Bear Cubs' Great Escape Ends in the Back of a Squad Car

Two bear cubs that escaped from a South Dakota wildlife park didn't get far, due in part to their curiosity. The Rapid City Journal reports that a man spotted the cubs lollygagging in his neighbor's yard about...

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