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Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 07:23 AM PDT

Running Late, Man Paddleboards Across Hudson River in Suit

Running Late, Man Paddleboards Across Hudson River in Suit

Sure, it's common in New York City to see men in suits commuting on the subway or in taxis -- but on a paddleboard across the Hudson River? That may be a first. Eunice Rivers was taking the ferry to work in...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 06:09 PM PDT

Flight Attendant Pleads Guilty to Turtle-Smuggling Attempt

Flight Attendant Pleads Guilty to Turtle-Smuggling Attempt

A flight attendant for a Chinese airline pleaded guilty Thursday to attempting to smuggle two-dozen spotted and box turtles in a carry-on bag from Los Angeles to China.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 08:18 PM PDT

Making a Second Hollywood Sign Would Be 'Problematic'

Making a Second Hollywood Sign Would Be 'Problematic'

Many of the recommendations made by an outside firm on improving safety and traffic near the Hollywood Sign were deemed feasible in a report examined by a Los Angeles City Council committee Tuesday, but...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 03:03 AM PDT

Mexico's World Cup Quake Doesn't Shake Out: Seismologists

Mexico's World Cup Quake Doesn't Shake Out: Seismologists

Mexico's National Seismological Service says there was seismic activity around the country's capital Sunday, but it wasn't linked to soccer fans celebrating their country's game-winning goal vs. Germany at...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 02:13 AM PDT

Man Pleads Guilty After Trying to Smuggle Live Coral in Pringles Cans

Man Pleads Guilty After Trying to Smuggle Live Coral in Pringles Cans

A Garden Grove man pleaded guilty Monday to attempting to smuggle federally protected live corals by packing them into Pringles potato chip canisters and hiding them in his mother's luggage for transport to...

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 01:28 PM PDT

Rabid Bat Found in Anaheim

Rabid Bat Found in Anaheim

A rabid bat was found last week in Anaheim, prompting Orange County Health Care Agency officials to warn the public and request that anyone who may have come in contact with it to call the agency.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 06:43 PM PDT

Fire Dept Rescues Stranded Roller Coaster Riders

Fire Dept Rescues Stranded Roller Coaster Riders

Daytona Beach firefighters on Thursday were working to rescue stranded riders after a roller coaster derailed on the boardwalk in that Florida city.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 05:22 PM PDT

Make Way for the Herd! Goats Are Eating Away at Orange County

Make Way for the Herd! Goats Are Eating Away at Orange County

A herd of more than 180 Boer, Spanish, and Nubian goats are clearing vegetation to prevent wildfires in Orange County.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 09:37 PM PDT

Some Animals Are Shifting Sleep Patterns to Avoid Us: Study

Some Animals Are Shifting Sleep Patterns to Avoid Us: Study

Lions and tigers and bears are increasingly becoming night owls because of us, a new study says. The latest University of California, Berkeley research found even activities like hiking and camping can scare...

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 08:47 PM PDT

Texan Uses Dead Cockroaches to Protest New Palm Trees

Texan Uses Dead Cockroaches to Protest New Palm Trees

A South Texas woman gave a small bag of dead cockroaches to a city official to protest newly planted palm trees that she blames for more unwanted bugs in her neighborhood. Patricia Polastri on Tuesday told the...

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