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Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 10:40 AM CDT

Cockroach Stuck In Woman's Ear for Nine Days

Cockroach Stuck In Woman's Ear for Nine Days

Katie Holley made a 2 a.m. emergency room visit after realizing that the pain in her ear that she described as "feeling like an ice chip" was actually a palmetto bug! The bug not only crawled into her...

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 03:01 PM CDT

Hello, Deer: Fawn Hops in Patrol Car in Calif.

Hello, Deer: Fawn Hops in Patrol Car in Calif.

This wasn't your usual suspect in the back seat of a law enforcement vehicle. The Marin County Sheriff's Department on Monday shared video of a baby deer exploring the back seat of a patrol car after it had...

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 05:46 AM CDT

Why Schools Are Replacing Analog Clocks

Why Schools Are Replacing Analog Clocks

Some schools in the United Kingdom are making a big change in the classroom. Teachers are ditching analog clocks in test rooms, a report says.

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 01:02 PM CDT

Florida Woman's Gruesome Roach-in-Ear Tale Goes Viral

Florida Woman's Gruesome Roach-in-Ear Tale Goes Viral

Those screams you hear? They're the collective sounds of primal anguish after reading a Florida woman's account of waking up with a palmetto bug in her ear. (That's the polite name for a flying cockroach,...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 05:52 PM CDT

Video Shows Tanker Crash, Man Blames Bird

Video Shows Tanker Crash, Man Blames Bird

A truck driver in Massachusetts says he was towing nearly 12,000 gallons of gasoline when a bird flew into his cab and hit his head, causing him to swerve and hit a utility pole. Dash camera video shows the...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 02:54 PM CDT

NJ Superintendent Pooped on School Track 'Daily': Police

NJ Superintendent Pooped on School Track 'Daily': Police

A New Jersey schools superintendent is facing public defecation charges after police said he was caught pooping near another school's track and football field. Kenilworth Public Schools said in a Facebook post...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 08:06 PM CDT
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Artifacts Illegally Sent to Hobby Lobby Returned to Iraq

Several thousand ancient artifacts ICE officials say were smuggled into the Unit...View gallery

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 04:48 AM CDT

Splashing Near Mating Manatees Puts Fla. Man in Hot Water

Splashing Near Mating Manatees Puts Fla. Man in Hot Water

A Florida man who allegedly slapped the water near a group of mating manatees has found himself being slapped with a harassment charge. A Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission report identifies the culprit...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 03:50 PM CDT

Man Arrested For Trespassing at California Governor's Mansion

Man Arrested For Trespassing at California Governor's Mansion

A homeless man was arrested for trespassing at the Governor's Mansion in Sacramento, but not until two days after walking through an unlocked door. In a jailhouse interview the man said he ran inside Governor...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 06:09 PM CDT

Nap-Loving Bear in Custody After 30-Hour Jaunt Through NJ

Nap-Loving Bear in Custody After 30-Hour Jaunt Through NJ

A wandering bear with a penchant for taking long naps in trees was captured Tuesday afternoon after a nearly 30-hour jaunt through New Jersey backyards, some fence-hopping and a trip near a school. The...

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