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Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019 at 03:41 PM CDT

Sandwich Thief Breaks Into DC Subway Shop, Makes Snack

Sandwich Thief Breaks Into DC Subway Shop, Makes Snack

An apparently hungry thief broke into a Subway shop in D.C. overnight, jumped over the counter and made himself a sandwich. Surveillance footage shared by D.C. police on Tuesday shows a young man in shorts and...

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019 at 09:36 AM CDT

Gunman Demands Chicken Sandwich From Texas Popeyes

Gunman Demands Chicken Sandwich From Texas Popeyes

A man pulled a gun at a Popeyes restaurant in Houston after being told they were out of chicken sandwiches, police say.

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019 at 08:12 AM CDT

NYC Officials Looks for Person Behind Massive Raw Chicken Spill

NYC Officials Looks for Person Behind Massive Raw Chicken Spill

A mystery meat incident in Brooklyn has the NYC Department of Sanitation asking: who spilled raw chicken across the road? Massive piles of raw chicken were seen scattered on Bond Street in Boerum Hill on...

Sunday, Sep 1, 2019 at 06:20 PM CDT

This 'Whiplash' Planet Is Unlike Anything Astronomers Have Ever Seen

This 'Whiplash' Planet Is Unlike Anything Astronomers Have Ever Seen

Astronomers have discovered a giant planet whose extreme orbit makes it unlike anything they’ve ever seen, NBC News reports. Dubbed HR 5183 b, the exoplanet is at least three times as massive as Jupiter, and it...

Friday, Aug 30, 2019 at 06:55 AM CDT

NJ Woman Fell Asleep in Her Car, Woke to Find It Missing

NJ Woman Fell Asleep in Her Car, Woke to Find It Missing

Police in New Jersey say a possible carjacker apparently removed a sleeping 80-year-old woman from her parked car before stealing the vehicle and leaving her in the driveway. Hamilton police say the woman told...

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 at 05:50 PM CDT

Couple Fight Off Bear in Their Home

Couple Fight Off Bear in Their Home

A Colorado man fights off bear with his bare hands until his wife is able to chase the animal away with a baseball bat.

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 at 05:19 PM CDT

Passengers Survive Pontoon Plunge

Passengers Survive Pontoon Plunge

Minnesota authorities are considering possible boating-while-intoxicated charges against an operator whose boat spilled over a power dam at Lake Zumbro with three passengers on board.  

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 06:17 PM CDT

Roofing Project Turns Into Dog Rescue

Roofing Project Turns Into Dog Rescue

While a Tyler roofing company was testing out some new equipment, the workers found a surprise on their own roof: a dog! 

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 02:59 PM CDT

Cocaine Found in Box of Bananas

Cocaine Found in Box of Bananas

Cocaine valued at more than $1 million has been found inside shipments of bananas at three Safeway grocery stores in western Washington state.

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 07:49 PM CDT

Biofilm on Jefferson Memorial Cleaned With Lasers in $8M Reno

Biofilm on Jefferson Memorial Cleaned With Lasers in $8M Reno

Specialists are using lasers to clean up the black biofilm on the Jefferson Memorial dome. The biofilm was first noticed in 2006. “Biofilm is a microbial community of algae, fungi and bacterial growth,”...

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