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Monday, Oct 28, 2019 at 04:43 AM CDT

Samsung Satellite Falls, Lands in Michigan Couple's Yard

Samsung Satellite Falls, Lands in Michigan Couple's Yard

A Michigan woman said that a device launched by Samsung into space last week crash-landed on her rural property in Michigan on Saturday. The "Space Selfie" device, which the company said aimed to capture images...

Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 at 05:38 AM CDT

NJ Man Pleads Guilty to Smuggling 1,000+ Box Turtles

NJ Man Pleads Guilty to Smuggling 1,000+ Box Turtles

Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to smuggling more than 1,000 box turtles that were illegally collected in Oklahoma.

Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 at 07:08 PM CDT

'Are You Going to Eat That?': Eating Road Kill Now Legal in Calif.

'Are You Going to Eat That?': Eating Road Kill Now Legal in Calif.

Hungry? Roadkill maybe for dinner. In a flurry of bill signings last week, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 395 into law, making it legal to salvage and eat animals accidentally hit by drivers. The bill's...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 10:28 AM CDT

'Super Mellow' 9-Foot Gator Removed From Florida Pool

'Super Mellow' 9-Foot Gator Removed From Florida Pool

It seems Florida residents aren’t the only ones making use of their pools to cool off from the heat. On Instagram, gator rescuer Paul Bedard shared a picture with an almost 9-foot alligator he caught in a...

Monday, Oct 14, 2019 at 06:32 PM CDT

Man Finds Large Footprint in Woods

Man Finds Large Footprint in Woods

A man claims footprints found in a wooded area near Casar, North Carolina are not human nor animal but possibly evidence of Bigfoot.  

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 07:38 PM CDT

Big Avocado Earns Hawaii Family Guinness World Records Honor

Big Avocado Earns Hawaii Family Guinness World Records Honor

A Hawaii family has won a place with the Guinness World Records for the world’s heaviest avocado. The Pokini family from the island of Maui received the Guinness certificate this week for the avocado weighing...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 11:01 AM CDT

It's a Bird. It's a Plane. No, It's Likely a Google Balloon.

It's a Bird. It's a Plane. No, It's Likely a Google Balloon.

Some eagle-eyed humans looking skyward this weekend saw something against the brilliant-blue backdrop that had them questioning what the heck was flying above. If this were last century, they probably would've...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 03:57 PM CDT

Deer Crashes Through Salon

Deer Crashes Through Salon

A deer crashed through the front door of a Long Island salon on Oct. 5. Glass shattered as the deer barrelled through the business. The deer went to the back of the building and then exited through the front.

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 02:45 PM CDT

Texas Man Shoots Nail Through Heart

Texas Man Shoots Nail Through Heart

A construction accident sends a three-inch nail into a man's chest, piercing his heart.

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019 at 06:39 PM CDT

AlienCon Invades Dallas Amid Growing Public Interest in ETs

AlienCon Invades Dallas Amid Growing Public Interest in ETs

Are we alone in the universe? It's a question that has captivated mankind for generations -- and one that brought thousands of people to downtown Dallas searching for answers.

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