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Friday, Jun 3, 2016 at 12:26 PM PDT

Conn. Firefighters Rescue Great Dane From Roof

Conn. Firefighters Rescue Great Dane From Roof

Firefighters come to the rescue on a daily basis, but the rescue of a dog in Middletown, Conn., was out of the ordinary. Firefighters responded to Hendley Street around 7:30 a.m. Friday after a resident spotted

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 at 06:15 PM PDT

Chill Ride: Conn. Teen Takes Ice Cream Truck to Prom

Chill Ride: Conn. Teen Takes Ice Cream Truck to Prom

One Connecticut teen had a "chill" ride to his prom this year. A Bristol teen shocked classmates when he showed up to the senior prom in an ice cream truck. Zack Nichparenko said he wanted to take a...

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 06:06 PM PDT

Yabba-Dabba-Don't: Fla. Flintstones Car Parked Illegally

Yabba-Dabba-Don't: Fla. Flintstones Car Parked Illegally

Authorities in Key West spent Thursday trying to meet the Flintstones, or at least the owner of an illegally parked car that looks like the modern Stone Age family's. City officials said they found the vintage...

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 04:56 PM PDT

African Lions Lick Tent With Campers Inside

African Lions Lick Tent With Campers Inside

Two South African campers had a close encounter with lions who licked the tent they were in at a campsite in Botswana. Danie and Fransie Lubbe said Wednesday that they were in their tent at the Kgalagadi...

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 06:52 AM PDT

Nesting Ospreys Drop Fish, Kitten Outside Fire Station

Nesting Ospreys Drop Fish, Kitten Outside Fire Station

The Stratford Fire Department is plagued with an unusual problem: Two ospreys that built a nest above the station are dropping sticks, fish and even a kitten in the path of unsuspecting firefighters below. The...

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 04:24 PM PDT

Knock, Knock: No Joke, a Gator's at the Door (Again)

Knock, Knock: No Joke, a Gator's at the Door (Again)

A Florida family thought someone was trying to break into their apartment when they heard knocking sounds at 4 a.m. It turns out a 5-foot alligator was outside their front door Friday morning. And so were Tampa

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 02:24 PM PDT

Graduates Receive Diploma Cover With Typo

Graduates Receive Diploma Cover With Typo

Graduates at a Southern California high school are getting one last laugh before saying goodbye after the school distributed diploma covers with a typo.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 05:00 PM PDT

Shoplifter Busted With Surf and Turf Dinner in Shirt: Police

Shoplifter Busted With Surf and Turf Dinner in Shirt: Police

A Vermont man accused of stealing beer, lobster and Angus steak from a supermarket faces retail theft charges, authorities say. State police said they were notified of a retail theft/trespassing incident...

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 04:32 PM PDT

60 Cows Break Down Fence, Destroy South Bay Backyard

60 Cows Break Down Fence, Destroy South Bay Backyard

It’s not a sight she expected to see but a Morgan Hill resident came face to face with roughly 60 full grown cows grazing in her backyard Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 01:39 AM PDT

Officer Catches Alligator Stealing Fruit

Officer Catches Alligator Stealing Fruit

Florida alligators are known for eating many things: turtles, birds, the occasional human limb. But one large gator with an apparent sweet tooth was recently photographed sliding into a canal with a whole...

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