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Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 06:53 PM CDT

Florida Candidate: Aliens Took Me Aboard Their Ship at Age 7

Florida Candidate: Aliens Took Me Aboard Their Ship at Age 7

A Florida candidate for Congress said Monday she stands by her claims she was abducted to an alien spaceship at age 7 but that the incident shouldn't detract from what she's done here on Earth since then. Bett...

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 08:43 AM CDT

Paddington Bear Dances with the Duchess of Cambridge

Paddington Bear Dances with the Duchess of Cambridge

Paddington Bear shared a dance with the Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton, at a charity event the Royals were hosting at the famous Paddington Station, where the iconic children's book character...

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 11:53 PM CDT

Store Clerk Robbed With Shock Weapon

Store Clerk Robbed With Shock Weapon

Surveillance video at the Citgo gas station in Fort Pierce, Florida shows Middleton Henderson jumping the counter then pulling out an electric baton to shock the clerk. Police say the victim kept fighting...

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 02:25 PM CDT

This Is What Happens When You Take a Fidget Spinner to Space

This Is What Happens When You Take a Fidget Spinner to Space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station tested a fidget spinner in zero gravity. They had time to play with the popular toy in between three scheduled space walks this month.

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 11:30 AM CDT

Man Awarded $37.5K After Police Mistook Doughnut Glaze for Meth

Man Awarded $37.5K After Police Mistook Doughnut Glaze for Meth

A man arrested in Florida after police mistook doughnut glaze in his car for meth has received a $37,500 settlement. Daniel Rushing was arrested in December 2015 when Cpl. Shelby Riggs-Hopkins spotted flakes of...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 07:57 PM CDT

Detective Captures Loose Anaconda

Detective Captures Loose Anaconda

A Florida detective had to put a different set of skills to the test when she encountered a very large snake. When detective Emily Shaw got a call Wednesday about a nine-foot snake on the loose, she was uniquely...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 07:37 PM CDT

Cows Get Loose on Highway

Cows Get Loose on Highway

Some drivers had problems moving along on one Nashville highway Friday afternoon. A tractor-trailer hauling cows overturned and cows escaped from the truck, roaming around the road. Officials worked to...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 05:04 PM CDT

Man Finds Bobcat Under Desk

Man Finds Bobcat Under Desk

An Iowa man got quite the surprise when he found a wild bobcat under his work desk.

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 06:32 PM CDT

Cows Keep Traffic From Moo-ving on Nashville Parkway

Cows Keep Traffic From Moo-ving on Nashville Parkway

A truck carrying cows overturned in Nashville, Tennessee, allowing the animals to roam free.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 05:56 AM CDT

You'll Be Surprised to Hear About Dallas' WonderPhones

You'll Be Surprised to Hear About Dallas' WonderPhones

Old payphone booths in Dallas are being transformed into "WonderPhones," which are designed to connect the people of downtown to the city and each other.

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