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Man Gets Shot in Head, Walks to Hospital

Man Gets Shot in Head, Walks to Hospital

A man in a New York suburb with a gunshot wound to the head was apparently able to walk himself to the... Read »

Aug 17, 2014
Pot Plants Worth $5M Removed From SoCal Public Park

Pot Plants Worth $5M Removed From SoCal Public Park

Thousands of marijuana plants worth about $5 million were removed, in what authorities called an all... Watch »

Aug 16, 2014

Uncanny: "Canstruction" Sculptures Made From Thousands of Cans

Sculptures made of cans are on display at Merchandise Mart in Chicago as part of the 8th annual... View »

Aug 15, 2014
Man Who Says Name Is Ima Thief Arrested For Stealing TVs: Cops

Man Who Says Name Is Ima Thief Arrested For Stealing TVs: Cops

A South Florida man who told police his name was Ima Thief was met by a judge's laughter when he appeared in... Read »

Aug 15, 2014
Smithsonian #SIshowdown Twitter War Gets Heated

Smithsonian #SIshowdown Twitter War Gets Heated

There's a fierce battle raging on social media, and it's pandas versus flags. Read »

Aug 14, 2014

"Vape" and "Binge-Watch" Among Oxford Dictionary's New Entries

Don't know what "vaping" is? How about "listicle"? Perhaps it's time to get to know Read »

Aug 14, 2014
Residents Set Up Dog Walker

Residents Set Up Dog Walker "Wall of Shame"

Dog walkers who don’t clean up after their pets on one Brooklyn street could find themselves in for a... Read »

Aug 13, 2014
Number Goof Leads to Years of Alcatraz Misdials

Number Goof Leads to Years of Alcatraz Misdials

Thomas Renault can’t escape from Alcatraz. At least once a day, the phone rings in his San Francisco office... Read »

Aug 12, 2014
Elderly Woman Caught With Cash in Girdle at Airport

Elderly Woman Caught With Cash in Girdle at Airport

A 78-year-old Florida woman tried to fly on an international trip from Detroit Metropolitan Airport with... Read »

Aug 11, 2014
Shoplifters Swipe Lobsters, Rogaine, Whitening Strips: Cops

Shoplifters Swipe Lobsters, Rogaine, Whitening Strips: Cops

Police are looking for a pair of shoplifters who swiped some unusual items in unrelated thefts at Long Island stores... Read »

Aug 8, 2014
Video Appears to Show Bear Walking on Hind Legs in NJ

Video Appears to Show Bear Walking on Hind Legs in NJ

People in one New Jersey town were surprised when they saw a black bear taking a stroll down the street on its hind... Read »

Aug 7, 2014
Boa Still on the Loose in South Jersey Town

Boa Still on the Loose in South Jersey Town

Police continue to search for a large snake that escaped its owner in a South Jersey town last month. Read »

Aug 6, 2014
Skeleton in the Closet: Rare 6,500-Year-Old Human Skeleton Found in Museum Storage

Skeleton in the Closet: Rare 6,500-Year-Old Human Skeleton Found...

An archaeology museum in Philadelphia has made an extraordinary find -- in its own storage Watch »

Aug 5, 2014
Company Pays Settlement in Buckets of Loose Change

Company Pays Settlement in Buckets of Loose Change

Andres Carrasco filed a lawsuit in 2012 against Adriana’s Insurance Service, Inc. in California, alleging he... Read »

Aug 7, 2014
Wandering Tortoise Reunited With Human Family

Wandering Tortoise Reunited With Human Family

A tortoise that was found strutting the streets of Los Angeles County by police was reunited with his human... Read »

Aug 4, 2014
Cops: Drunk Woman Got in Police Car With Officers Inside

Cops: Drunk Woman Got in Police Car With Officers Inside

Pittsburgh police say a drunken woman tried to drive away in an unmarked police car — with two officers... Read »

Aug 5, 2014
150-Pound Tortoise Taken in by Police

150-Pound Tortoise Taken in by Police

It took two officers to take a 150-pound tortoise into custody, the Alhambra Police Department said in a... Read »

Aug 3, 2014
Watch What This Man Does When His Phone Rings on Live TV

Watch What This Man Does When His Phone Rings on Live TV

A guest’s attempt to silence his phone after it rang in the middle of a live broadcast was not as subtle as he... Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
Man Put Needles in Supermarket Meat: Prosecutors

Man Put Needles in Supermarket Meat: Prosecutors

A 68-year-old Illinois man was jailed without bond Thursday after being accused by federal prosecutors of inserting... Watch »

Aug 4, 2014
Rare Yellow Lobster Spared From Dinner Plate After Landing at Grocery Store

Rare Yellow Lobster Spared From Dinner Plate After Landing at...

A rare yellow lobster nearly wound up on a dinner plate after being delivered in a Publix grocery store's... Read »

Aug 3, 2014

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