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Thursday, Aug 31, 2017 at 02:56 PM CDT

Alligator Takes a Dip in Florida Family's Pool

Alligator Takes a Dip in Florida Family's Pool

Some Florida residents woke up to an uninvited, scaly guest in their backyard swimming pool: a 7- to 8-foot-long alligator. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Hillsborough County deputies responded to the Lithia...

Monday, Aug 28, 2017 at 07:56 PM CDT

The Story Behind the Hurricane Harvey Viral Dog Photo

The Story Behind the Hurricane Harvey Viral Dog Photo

After Hurricane Harvey hit, a now-viral photo was taken of a dog carrying a bag of dog food down the street. But there’s more to this photo than meets the eye.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 10:29 PM CDT

Fla. Man Engages in Sexual Activity While Stealing a Trailer: Officials

Fla. Man Engages in Sexual Activity While Stealing a Trailer: Officials

A man was getting busy in more ways than one when he stole a trailer from a pool company in Cooper City worth at least $1,200, authorities said. The suspect was caught on camera backing a truck into a...

Thursday, Aug 24, 2017 at 05:04 PM CDT

Must See: Brazen Liquor Thief Caught on Camera

Must See: Brazen Liquor Thief Caught on Camera

Police in Shreveport, Louisiana, are seeking the public's help in finding a brazen liquor store shoplifter. Security footage shows the woman placing several bottles of liquor in her pants, under her shirt and in...

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 08:12 AM CDT

Spaghetti Sauce the Latest Food to Spill on Ark. Highways

Spaghetti Sauce the Latest Food to Spill on Ark. Highways

It's a smorgasbord on Arkansas highways, with the third food spill in as many weeks. A truck driver distracted by a GPS unit crashed near the intersection of U.S. 278 and Arkansas 24 at Camden early Monday and...

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 at 03:00 PM CDT

Bei Bei the Panda Celebrates 2nd Birthday at National Zoo

Bei Bei the Panda Celebrates 2nd Birthday at National Zoo

Bei Bei the panda cub celebrated his second birthday at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 22, with an ice cake and some new toys.

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017 at 07:38 AM CDT

Christmas Decorations on Sale, in August

Christmas Decorations on Sale, in August

It's the middle of August, and already Christmas decorations are going on sale, according to the weekly ad posted by Hobby Lobby.

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 02:37 PM CDT

Fla. Judge Denies Postponing Trial So Witness Can See Eclipse

Fla. Judge Denies Postponing Trial So Witness Can See Eclipse

A federal judge in Florida ruled a trial couldn't be postponed just because one of the key witnesses — a federal agent — had travel plans to see the solar eclipse. In a droll, three-page ruling issued...

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 08:22 AM CDT

Blocked: NASA Moon, Sun Accounts Squabble on Eclipse Day

Blocked: NASA Moon, Sun Accounts Squabble on Eclipse Day

The moon didn't just block the sun in the sky. NASA's official Twitter account for the moon blocked its official account for the sun on the social media site to show that the eclipse wasn't just meant for the...

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 01:17 PM CDT

As Eclipse Approaches in Oregon, 1 Rest Stop Fills

As Eclipse Approaches in Oregon, 1 Rest Stop Fills

Motorists in Salem, Oregon traveling to see the solar eclipse have apparently decided to hunker down at a rest stop, heeding warnings from law enforcement that stopping on the shoulder of highways is illegal.

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