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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 05:25 PM CDT

Texas' 'King of the Commode' Looks to Abdicate Throne

Texas' 'King of the Commode' Looks to Abdicate Throne

A Texas man with an unusual hobby is giving up his throne -- or, thrones for that matter.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 07:29 PM CDT

'Not the Most Flattering': Brandi Chastain Plaque Catches Flak

'Not the Most Flattering': Brandi Chastain Plaque Catches Flak

Social media is finding little to like about the likeness on a plaque honoring retired soccer champion Brandi Chastain. The Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in San Francisco unveiled the plaque on Monday night....

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 09:43 AM CDT

Monkey Escapes Cage at San Antonio Airport

Monkey Escapes Cage at San Antonio Airport

The monkey that escaped from its crate Monday afternoon at San Antonio International Airport has been shot with a tranquilizer, according to WOAI-TV.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 01:35 AM CDT

Parents Asking for Help to Evict 30-Year-Old Son

Parents Asking for Help to Evict 30-Year-Old Son

A couple in Camillus, New York is asking for a court's help to get their 30-year-old son out of their house.  

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 08:38 AM CDT

'Very Sober' Man Calls 911 to Report Pig Following Him: Cops

'Very Sober' Man Calls 911 to Report Pig Following Him: Cops

Cops in one Ohio town got an usual 911 call over the weekend. It was from a man who said he was walking home from an Amtrak station. And, according to the man, there was a pig following him. And he didn't know...

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 04:07 PM CDT

Hasbro Trademarks Play-doh's Scent: Sweet, Slightly Musky

Hasbro Trademarks Play-doh's Scent: Sweet, Slightly Musky

Hasbro has trademarked the scent of Play-doh. The toy company on Friday announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has recognized Play-doh's distinctive smell with a registered trademark,...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 04:33 PM CDT

'Hats Off': Wis. HS Senior Prank Is So Good Even Police Applaud

'Hats Off': Wis. HS Senior Prank Is So Good Even Police Applaud

Even Wisconsin police had to applaud a group of high school seniors for their hilarious prank before graduation. Senior pranks are often the thing of spring for high school graduates, but the latest one from...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 03:32 PM CDT

Kangaroo Gets Loose, Hops Along Side of Road

Kangaroo Gets Loose, Hops Along Side of Road

A pet kangaroo got loose in South Carolina and was seen hopping along the side of the road. A responding officer thought dispatch was joking when he got the call. The kangaroo was corralled by its owner back...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 03:29 PM CDT

Couple Wakes Up to Gator on Front Porch

Couple Wakes Up to Gator on Front Porch

Louise Monteith says that early Monday morning her and her husband heard noises on their South Carolina front porch, thinking it was a dog or a cat, they ignored it. Turns out it was a seven-foot alligator. &nb...

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 05:01 PM CDT

Bears Invade Television Station

Bears Invade Television Station

A mama bear and her two cubs went to visit a Colorado TV station. The bears wandered into the parking lot of KOAA-TV, the NBC station in Colorado Springs. A photographer from the station got a surprise when...

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