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Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 08:43 PM CDT

Fire Dept Rescues Stranded Roller Coaster Riders

Fire Dept Rescues Stranded Roller Coaster Riders

Daytona Beach firefighters on Thursday were working to rescue stranded riders after a roller coaster derailed on the boardwalk in that Florida city.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 04:33 PM CDT

Treasures Left Behind After Bonnaroo Festival

Treasures Left Behind After Bonnaroo Festival

The party is over at Bonnaroo, and thousands of items from pool noodles to grills were left behind at the festival. A Chattanooga charity is now turning the clean-up effort into cash.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 10:47 PM CDT

TX Woman Brings Bag of Dead Roaches to City Council Meeting

TX Woman Brings Bag of Dead Roaches to City Council Meeting

A South Texas woman gave a small bag of dead cockroaches to a city official to protest newly planted palm trees that she blames for more unwanted bugs in her neighborhood.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 09:16 AM CDT

Mother Charged in School Bus Hammer Attack

Mother Charged in School Bus Hammer Attack

A Glendale, Wisconsin mother has been charged with disorderly conduct after police say she forced a school bus to stop and banged on the windows with a hammer.  

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 03:55 PM CDT

Naked Man Uses Rake in Attack

Naked Man Uses Rake in Attack

A Florida man is recovering from several wounds after fighting off a naked intruder armed with a rake.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 03:57 AM CDT

Mass. City Aims for World Record With 64-Foot Paper Plane

Mass. City Aims for World Record With 64-Foot Paper Plane

Residents of a Massachusetts city are hoping to set a world record for the largest paper airplane. The Revolving Museum of Fitchburg revealed a 64-foot-long plane at the Fitchburg Municipal Airport on Tuesday....

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 02:29 PM CDT

Why Did the Alligator Cross the Runway?

Why Did the Alligator Cross the Runway?

An alligator crossing a runway at Orlando International Airport caused delays on Monday.

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 04:14 PM CDT

12-Year-Old Rescues Squirrel

12-Year-Old Rescues Squirrel

In the battle between a squirrel and a Pepsi can, 12-year-old Ian Magnuson won the cola war. Magnuson saved the squirrel who was stuck inside a soda can earlier this month after hearing rattling from his bedroom...

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 09:41 AM CDT

5-Foot Long Snake Slithers Out of Texas Toilet

5-Foot Long Snake Slithers Out of Texas Toilet

A South Texas man says he was cleaning the bathroom at his home when his 6-year-old son alerted him.

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 09:58 AM CDT

'Forget Pizza Rat': Squirrel Spotted Scarfing Down Avocado in Manhattan

'Forget Pizza Rat': Squirrel Spotted Scarfing Down Avocado in Manhattan

A passerby spotted a squirrel munching on an avocado in a fenced in tree area on an Upper West Side sidewalk. Henry Zhang filmed the rodent at West 73rd Street and Broadway in Manhattan, he wrote in a Facebook...

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