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Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016 at 06:31 PM EST

Satanic Cross Goes Up on Florida City Hall Lawn

Satanic Cross Goes Up on Florida City Hall Lawn

A South Florida man has erected a satanic cross on the front lawn of the Hallandale Beach City Hall. Chaz Stevens, a self-described atheist, put up the 6-foot black cross upside down.

Monday, Jan 18, 2016 at 10:35 AM EST

Live Shark Found in Florida Condo Swimming Pool

Live Shark Found in Florida Condo Swimming Pool

Wildlife officials are trying to figure out exactly how a shark got into the swimming pool at a South Florida condo complex. The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports that Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation...

Monday, Jan 18, 2016 at 10:35 AM EST

Man Dresses as Old Woman for Official's Photo Op

Man Dresses as Old Woman for Official's Photo Op

A city official who wanted to include an elderly woman in a photo op about a snow shoveling program persuaded a middle-aged man to dress up in a wig, earrings, lipstick and a dress. The man stood next to...

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 at 11:27 PM EST

Gray-Haired Men Guilty For Britain's Biggest Burglary

Gray-Haired Men Guilty For Britain's Biggest Burglary

The last three members of a British criminal crew with a combined age of around 500 were found guilty Thursday for a $20 million heist committed last Easter — the biggest in the country’s history, NBC News...

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 at 03:44 PM EST

300-Pound Statue Missing From UC Berkeley

300-Pound Statue Missing From UC Berkeley

Someone could be trying to hide — or sell — a 300-pound bronze statue of a 20th century California crew coach. University of California police said the statue of UC Berkeley Crew Coach Carrol "Ky" Ebright...

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 at 06:54 AM EST

Michigan Man Flies Off Car Hood Into Police Cruiser

Michigan Man Flies Off Car Hood Into Police Cruiser

A shirtless man clinging to the hood of his brother’s car was sent flying into a police cruiser in Michigan, according to video of the incident recorded by the police, NBC News reported. Police in Shelby...

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016 at 04:55 PM EST

Turtle Found Frozen Thaws Out, Survives

Turtle Found Frozen Thaws Out, Survives

A turtle defied the odds by surviving being frozen solid. The turtle, appropriately named for "Frozen" character Elsa, was found frozen in a tank in a yard last week. Elsa was surrendered to an animal...

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 at 10:35 AM EST

$500K in Marijuana Disguised as Carrots: Border Patrol

$500K in Marijuana Disguised as Carrots: Border Patrol

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents found half a million dollars' worth of marijuana disguised as carrots this week. On Sunday, they stopped the tractor-trailer at the Pharr International Bridge along the...

Tuesday, Jan 12, 2016 at 08:46 PM EST

Texas Man Falls Into Hole on Walk to Buy Lottery Ticket

Texas Man Falls Into Hole on Walk to Buy Lottery Ticket

A Fort Worth, Texas, man is lucky to be alive after he disappeared during a walk to buy a lottery ticket, police say. The 69-year-old man, who has not been identified, was reported missing by his family...

Tuesday, Jan 12, 2016 at 05:30 PM EST

Mom of 'Polite' Pizza Robber Turns Son In: Deputies

Mom of 'Polite' Pizza Robber Turns Son In: Deputies

A man accused of "politely" robbing a Little Caesars restaurant in Deerfield Beach last month has been arrested after his mother recognized him on surveillance video and turned him in, the Broward Sheriff's...

Nonprofits Win 21st Century Solutions Grants
A nonprofit that shapes young male inmates into role models, an organization aiming to end D.C. homelessness and a business providing training to Anacostia residents are getting a total of $100,000 in grants... Read more
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