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"Dumb Starbucks" Draws Crowds - and Plenty of Questions

Is it real, fake, or just plain "dumb?" The mystery of Southern California's latest coffee craze isn't... Read »

Feb 10, 2014
Monkey Scratch Gets Mom in Trouble

Monkey Scratch Gets Mom in Trouble

Police have arrested a Waterbury mom and authorities have taken away her pet monkey after it scratched the... Read »

Feb 10, 2014
Meth, Frozen Gators Found in Florida Home

Meth, Frozen Gators Found in Florida Home

Sheriff's deputies arrested three people after finding two frozen alligators, an illegal fish and hundreds of grams... Read »

Feb 6, 2014
18-Foot-Long Python Found in Florida Everglades

18-Foot-Long Python Found in Florida Everglades

The large python was found five miles north of the Tamiami Trail. Read »

Feb 6, 2014
Llamas Raise a Stink in SoCal City

Llamas Raise a Stink in SoCal City

A couple's environmentally-friendly fertilizer is causing a stink in La Habra Heights as residents and city... Read »

Feb 5, 2014
Chicken-Lovers Camp Out in Storm for Free Chick-fil-A

Chicken-Lovers Camp Out in Storm for Free Chick-fil-A

Some people's love of Chick-fil-A never ceases to amaze. Armed with tents, heaters and gadgets to pass the time,... Read »

Feb 5, 2014
Zom-Bees: The Flying Dead

Zom-Bees: The Flying Dead

Parasitic infection causes strange "zombie-like" behavior in honeybees. Lauren Victory reports. Watch »

Feb 7, 2014
Dude, Where’s My Car (And Dog)?

Dude, Where’s My Car (And Dog)?

A Dallas man has been reunited with his classic car and canine companion after he was reminded of where he actually... Read »

Feb 5, 2014
Woman, 81, Jailed, Charged With Feeding Bears

Woman, 81, Jailed, Charged With Feeding Bears

An 81-year-old Sebring woman has been arrested after authorities say she continued to feed wildlife in violation of... Read »

Feb 3, 2014
Woman Thwarts Carjacking by Trapping Man in Garage: Prosecutors

Woman Thwarts Carjacking by Trapping Man in Garage: Prosecutors

A woman reportedly thwarted the carjacking of her vehicle after she trapped an alleged carjacker inside by... Read »

Feb 3, 2014

Mayor Rob Ford's Latest Antics

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has become embroiled in scandal after admitting to reporters that he smoked crack cocaine in... View »

Apr 3, 2014
Man Stole Hearse During Funeral: Cops

Man Stole Hearse During Funeral: Cops

A South Texas man has been charged with stealing a hearse from outside a church during a funeral. Read »

Jan 31, 2014

"Joker" Leaves Suspicious Device at Dog Store

The Stamford, Conn. police bomb squad responded to a puppy store Thursday morning, after a suspicious man wearing... Read »

Jan 31, 2014
Man Admits Smuggling Nearly 40,000 Piranhas

Man Admits Smuggling Nearly 40,000 Piranhas

A New York City man is accused of smuggling nearly 40,000 piranhas into the U.S. by having them mislabeled as... Read »

Jan 30, 2014
Mannequins Getting Realistic Makeover

Mannequins Getting Realistic Makeover

Merchants from luxury stores like Saks Fifth Avenue and David's Bridal to Swedish cheap chic fashion chain... Watch »

Jan 29, 2014
Manatee Picks Broncos to Win Super Bowl

Manatee Picks Broncos to Win Super Bowl

Who's going to win Super Bowl XLVIII? This Florida manatee just might have the winning pick. Read »

Jan 29, 2014
Teacher Finds Rare Whale Fossil

Teacher Finds Rare Whale Fossil

Excavation will begin on Feb. 5 and will reveal more of the fossil, but until then, it has been tentatively... Read »

Jan 29, 2014
Texas Battles Rabid Skunks From the Sky

Texas Battles Rabid Skunks From the Sky

Small, smelly packets of vaccine are being dropped from airplanes in eastern and central Texas in an effort to... Read »

Jan 27, 2014

"World's Largest" Ketchup Home Eyes Brat Record

Belleville doesn't expect to be hotdogging it when the southwestern Illinois community celebrates its bicentennial.... Read »

Jan 23, 2014
Connecticut

Connecticut "Urban Farmer" Told to Remove Animals

An “urban farmer” who received permission from Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch to raise chickens in the city last... Read »

Jan 23, 2014
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