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Friday, Sep 2, 2016 at 12:36 PM PDT

Boy Finds Bag of Meth in Video Game Package

Boy Finds Bag of Meth in Video Game Package

It was Grand Theft Auto come to life: When an 11-year-old bought a video game Wednesday in Lake Charles, Louisiana, he opened the plastic case to find a bag of drugs. NBC affiliate KPLC-TV reports that the...

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 12:06 PM PDT

Orlando Theme Parks Offer Bug Spray to Ease Zika Fears

Orlando Theme Parks Offer Bug Spray to Ease Zika Fears

Florida's major theme parks are now offering free bug repellent to visitors as concerns about mosquito-transmitted Zika virus mount. Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando Resort and SeaWorld Orlando on Sunday...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 07:54 PM PDT

London Flight Delayed 1 Hour Over Crew Argument

London Flight Delayed 1 Hour Over Crew Argument

An easyJet flight from London's Gatwick Airport to Belfast has faced an hourlong delay after two crew members got into an epic shouting match. Shocked passengers tweeted about the argument that grew so heated...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 03:57 AM PDT

NYC Cops Responding to Burglary Call Find Gator Taking a Bath

NYC Cops Responding to Burglary Call Find Gator Taking a Bath

Police responding to a call about a burglary at a Staten Island home encountered an unusual suspect — a three-foot-long alligator, and it was in the bathtub. The reptile was hanging out in the empty tub...

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 10:10 AM PDT

6-Ton Potato Spotted on NY's Hudson River

6-Ton Potato Spotted on NY's Hudson River

If you happened to see a giant potato being hauled on a barge on the Hudson River Wednesday, your eyes were not deceiving you. The 6-ton spud, resting atop a tractor-trailer on a barge pulled by a tugboat, has...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 06:44 PM PDT

Duke the Dog Wins 3rd Term as Mayor of Minn. Town

Duke the Dog Wins 3rd Term as Mayor of Minn. Town

The four-legged mayor of a northwestern Minnesota village greets voters like a true politician. Duke, a 9-year-old Great Pyrenees, won a third one-year term as honorary mayor of Cormorant Township on Saturday.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 02:39 PM PDT

Minor Leaguer Smashes Own Windshield With Grand Slam

Minor Leaguer Smashes Own Windshield With Grand Slam

A minor league baseball player in southern Illinois hit a grand slam only to find the ball smashed the windshield of his own truck. The Gateway Grizzlies of Sauget, Illinois, say Brandon Thomas hit the homer...

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 02:05 PM PDT

Mailman Caught Dumping Mail in Trash

Mailman Caught Dumping Mail in Trash

A Florida postal worker was caught on camera tossing hundreds of pieces of mail into a dumpster. WBBH reports.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 08:56 AM PDT

The 'Poopening': Roomba Spreads Feces All Over Home

The 'Poopening': Roomba Spreads Feces All Over Home

Oh the horror. That’s how one man described the events that unfolded when his Roomba ran over dog poop, spreading a 25-foot trail of feces throughout his house. In a Facebook post, Jesse Newton said his dog,...

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 07:59 PM PDT

Creepy Clown Terrorizes Wisconsin Residents

Creepy Clown Terrorizes Wisconsin Residents

Residents in Green Bay, Wisconsin are on edge after several sightings of a person dressed like a clown in the middle of the night.

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