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Friday, Feb 10, 2017 at 06:56 PM EST

Texas Whopper: $4 Billion Bond Set for Man in Murder Case

Texas Whopper: $4 Billion Bond Set for Man in Murder Case

They say everything is bigger in Texas. It's now safe to say that applies to bail. Bell County Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown set 25-year-old Antonio Marquis Willis' bond last week at a whopping $4 billion...

Friday, Feb 10, 2017 at 03:51 PM EST

Orange Gator Puzzles South Carolina Residents

Orange Gator Puzzles South Carolina Residents

No one seems to know why there's an orange alligator in a pond near Charleston. Residents joke the gator used too much self-tanning lotion. Or maybe it's a fan of the Clemson Tigers, who are known for their...

Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 at 05:01 AM EST

Valentine's Day Dance Falls Victim to Okla. City's Old Ordinance

Valentine's Day Dance Falls Victim to Okla. City's Old Ordinance

A small Oklahoma town is echoing the story line of '80s movie "Footloose" by canceling a Valentine's Day dance because of an arcane city ordinance enforcing a strict moral code. KTUL-TV reports that the...

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017 at 10:57 AM EST

Thousands of Dead, Dying Bees Wash Ashore in Fla.

Thousands of Dead, Dying Bees Wash Ashore in Fla.

Thousands of dead and dying bees are washing up on a popular beach in Southern Florida. Naples beach goers had to watch where they stepped Tuesday after some people say they have been stung just along the...

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 at 06:57 PM EST

Doctor Removes 130-Pound Tumor From Mississippi Man

Doctor Removes 130-Pound Tumor From Mississippi Man

A California doctor removed a 130-pound tumor from a Mississippi man who had been told by other physicians that he was just fat. Roger Logan, 57, had the non-cancerous growth removed on Jan. 31 at Bakersfield...

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 at 11:48 AM EST

Cheeto That Looks Like Harambe Nets $100K on eBay

Cheeto That Looks Like Harambe Nets $100K on eBay

Someone bid nearly $100,000 on eBay for a Cheeto that bears a resemblance to slain gorilla Harambe.

Monday, Feb 6, 2017 at 06:48 AM EST

What the Fluff? An American Lunchbox Icon Is Turning 100

What the Fluff? An American Lunchbox Icon Is Turning 100

Fluff turns 100 this year. The marshmallow concoction that has been smeared on a century's worth of schoolchildren's sandwiches has inspired a festival and other sticky remembrances. Every year, between 5...

Saturday, Feb 4, 2017 at 06:11 PM EST

Seized Heroin Bore Trump's Image

Seized Heroin Bore Trump's Image

It might be called the art of the drug deal: Florida authorities seized scores of individually wrapped heroin packets stamped with the image of President Donald Trump. As Tampa news station WFLA reports, law...

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 04:07 PM EST

Texas Family Finds Snake in Toilet, Then 23 More in Their Home

Texas Family Finds Snake in Toilet, Then 23 More in Their Home

You can expect to find snakes in a Texas yard, in a pile of leaves or maybe in the garden. But the toilet is usually the last place to look. Usually. Abilene mother of five Cassie McFadden woke up to a surprise...

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 06:36 AM EST

California's Groundhog Is a Tortoise

California's Groundhog Is a Tortoise

When is a groundhog a tortoise? It sounds like it might be a riddle from a whimsical storybook or some age-old philosophical question, the kind of brainteaser that makes us ponder the nature of animalia,...

Community Shred Set for March 25
Community Shred Set for March 25
NBC4's next Community Shred is scheduled for March 25 at Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale Campus. Read more
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