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Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 05:27 AM EST

Real Estate Investors Unknowingly Buy Booby-Trapped House

Real Estate Investors Unknowingly Buy Booby-Trapped House

A team of Philadelphia real estate investors was lucky to avoid what could have been a tragedy after coming across a stairway booby-trapped with a swinging knife. Ekrem Uysaler said he and his team were scoping...

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 10:58 PM EST

Rat Seen 'Passed Out' on NYC Sidewalk Holding Henny Bottle

Rat Seen 'Passed Out' on NYC Sidewalk Holding Henny Bottle

Joining the likes of infamous rodent celebrities found in the streets of New York (here’s looking at you Pizza Rat and Millennial Avocado Squirrel), we present to you...Henny Rat!

Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 at 06:45 PM EST

Hilarious and Cringeworthy Dating Stories From the DC Area

Hilarious and Cringeworthy Dating Stories From the DC Area

We asked News4 viewers to call in and share their most awkward, hilarious dating stories just in time for Valentine's Day — And you delivered.

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 06:23 PM EST

Not a Rom-Com: Mom Scouting Date for Son Draws Campus Ire

Not a Rom-Com: Mom Scouting Date for Son Draws Campus Ire

It's almost Valentine's Day, and at Towson University in Maryland a mother has been trying so hard to find a date for her son that campus police are concerned.

Monday, Feb 18, 2019 at 10:19 AM EST

Chimpanzees Escape Zoo Enclosure in Northern Ireland

Chimpanzees Escape Zoo Enclosure in Northern Ireland

Never doubt the intelligence of a group of chimpanzees! Zookeepers say a few chimps used branches to make a ladder and escape their enclosure at a zoo in Northern Ireland.

Monday, Feb 11, 2019 at 12:36 PM EST

Impish Chimps Make Ladder, Escape Enclosure in Northern Ireland

Impish Chimps Make Ladder, Escape Enclosure in Northern Ireland

Zookeepers say a group of chimpanzees used branches weakened by a storm to make a ladder and escape from their enclosure at the Belfast Zoo. Video filmed Saturday by visitors to the Northern Ireland zoo showed...

Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 at 11:40 PM EST

Odd Rescue: Horse Trapped in Dumpster Hoisted to Safety

Odd Rescue: Horse Trapped in Dumpster Hoisted to Safety

After a horse became trapped in a dumpster in Orange County, California for hours, firefighters successfully hoisted the animal to safety Friday afternoon. The call came into crews at 2:30 p.m. of a trapped...

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 07:20 AM EST

Email Prompts Man to Attend Stranger's Vt. Bachelor Party

Email Prompts Man to Attend Stranger's Vt. Bachelor Party

A typo in an email address connected total strangers — and will result in an unlikely guest at a party in Vermont this weekend. “I try to be open to things in life,” said Will Novak of Arizona, who was...

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 12:16 PM EST

Iowa Man Gets "Jackpot Treatment" for $1 Lotto Ticket Win

Iowa Man Gets "Jackpot Treatment" for $1 Lotto Ticket Win

An Iowa man got the "Jackpot treatment" after winning $1 off a scratch-off lotto ticket. Tyler Heep decided to cash in the winning ticket at the Iowa Lottery Headquarters and was presented with a big...

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019 at 11:22 AM EST

Escaped Rodeo Cow Evades Capture on Alaska Trails

Escaped Rodeo Cow Evades Capture on Alaska Trails

A rodeo cow named Betsy has evaded capture for six months as she wanders the trails of Alaska's biggest city, the cow's owner said. The 3-year-old cow "busted out" of a pen before participating in junior events...

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