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Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 05:54 PM CDT

Later Gator: Traffic Stops as Alligator Crosses the Road

Later Gator: Traffic Stops as Alligator Crosses the Road

An alligator was spotted on Eagle Mountain Dam about 6 p.m. Sunday and drivers stopped to take pictures. If you have something share-worthy for NBC DFW, email it to isee@nbcdfw.com

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 10:45 AM CDT

Great White Shark Pings in Long Island Sound for 1st Time

Great White Shark Pings in Long Island Sound for 1st Time

Researchers are tracking a great white shark in the Long Island Sound for the first time ever, according to the group OCEARCH. The 9 foot 8 inch, 533-pound sea creature, which has been dubbed Great White Shark...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 05:54 PM CDT

Texan Accent Voted Sexiest in the Nation

Texan Accent Voted Sexiest in the Nation

We've all heard it. Heck, we may even use it on a daily basis. But, no matter how strong your Texan accent is, it was just voted as the sexiest accent in the nation.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 03:56 PM CDT

Wandering Bear Returns to Wild

Wandering Bear Returns to Wild

Police in Grand Rapids, Michigan were called to a residential neighborhood Sunday to remove a bear from a tree. The young black bear was tranquilized and moved to a safer area.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 06:11 PM CDT

Residents Take a Quack at Protesting Flooded Roadwork

Residents Take a Quack at Protesting Flooded Roadwork

Some Dallas residents seem to think the construction along Gus Thomasson Road isn't all it's quacked up to be -- so they placed duck pool floats in water at a work zone.

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 04:53 PM CDT

Charges Dropped Against Man for Vulgar Decal

Charges Dropped Against Man for Vulgar Decal

A man who displayed a vulgar sticker on his truck's back window is no longer charged with violating Florida's obscenity law.  

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 03:09 PM CDT

Emu Found Wandering Arizona Neighborhood

Emu Found Wandering Arizona Neighborhood

An emu was found wandering around a south Arizona neighborhood over the weekend. The feathered fugitive was picked up Sunday morning by police in Scottsdale. It didn't take long for officers to wrangle the bird...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 03:06 PM CDT

Lost Pet Peacock Returned to Owner

Lost Pet Peacock Returned to Owner

South Korean firemen came to the rescue of a lost peacock perched on a third-floor ledge of an apartment block in central Seoul over the weekend. The fire brigade said the bird's owner had contacted them and...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 02:33 PM CDT

Cows Found Wandering in Illinois Reunited With Owner

Cows Found Wandering in Illinois Reunited With Owner

Two runaway cows have been reunited with their owner after being discovered wandering down a main road in Lake County, Illinois. The Lake County Sheriff’s office tweeted photos Monday morning showing two...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 01:02 PM CDT

Horse Dies After Being Rescued From Florida Home's Pool

Horse Dies After Being Rescued From Florida Home's Pool

A horse has died after falling into a family's swimming pool in Florida. Owner Erica Lucas said the animal was already in distress when it tried to drink from the pool and fell in. First responders thought they...

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