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Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 at 08:38 PM CDT

Man Gets Entire Back Tattooed With Michael Jordan's Jersey

Man Gets Entire Back Tattooed With Michael Jordan's Jersey

When it comes to tattoos paying homage to Chicago, this one is a slam dunk. It goes beyond the World Series rings, the skylines, the logos and even the Stanley Cup trophies. One man tattooed his entire back with...

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 at 07:06 AM CDT

Mother Stages Fake Kidnapping Threat with Headless Doll

Mother Stages Fake Kidnapping Threat with Headless Doll

Florida police have arrested a mother accused of orchestrating a fake kidnapping scheme targeting her 12-year-old daughter. Investigators say 36-year-old Tammy Steffen had a friend place a headless doll on...

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 at 02:06 PM CDT

‘Headless Chicken Monster’ Spotted Off Antarctica

‘Headless Chicken Monster’ Spotted Off Antarctica

A sea creature nicknamed the “headless chicken monster” was seen near Antarctica on a long-line fishing company’s underwater camera system. The bizarre-looking creature is actually a sea...

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 04:30 PM CDT

Rare Albino Raccoon Trapped

Rare Albino Raccoon Trapped

A pair of wildlife removal specialists found quite the surprise in one of their traps this week at a home in Collierville, Tennessee when they trapped a rare albino raccoon.  

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 04:40 PM CDT

Calif. Teen Baked Grandfather's Ashes Into Cookies: Police

Calif. Teen Baked Grandfather's Ashes Into Cookies: Police

A high school student mixed her cremated grandfather's ashes into homemade sugar cookies and shared them with several classmates, police in Northern California said Wednesday. The student and a friend baked the...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 04:44 AM CDT

Watch Divers Carve Pumpkins Underwater in Florida Keys

Watch Divers Carve Pumpkins Underwater in Florida Keys

A creative group of scuba divers submerged 30 feet beneath the surface in the Florida Keys to carve pumpkins. The event took place at the annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving contest that took place Sunday near...

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 at 10:56 PM CDT

Runaway Pig Lured Home by Deputy's Doritos

Runaway Pig Lured Home by Deputy's Doritos

San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputies in California had to reach into their bag of tricks, or lunch bag of tricks, to corral a portly pig that had gotten loose.

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 05:11 PM CDT

Sale on for Banksy Painting That Self-Destructed at Auction

Sale on for Banksy Painting That Self-Destructed at Auction

The winning bidder for a Banksy painting that self-destructed during an auction last week has decided to go through with the purchase, auctioneer Sotheby's said Thursday. The auction house said a female...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 08:42 AM CDT

Gun Range Selfie Lands Men Lifelong Ban

Gun Range Selfie Lands Men Lifelong Ban

Two men in Houston are banned from a local gun range for life after they tried to take a selfie, with one of the men holding a gun to his buddy's head. Video courtesy of Top Gun Range.

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 at 04:42 PM CDT

Bear and Cub Get Stuck in Tree

Bear and Cub Get Stuck in Tree

Authorities in Amesbury, Massachusetts, managed to remove a bear and her cub from a neighborhood tree after they got stuck Tuesday morning. The mother bear dropped from the tree and into the waiting arms -...

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