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Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 at 03:29 PM PST

Watch: Toothless Chihuahua Takes on Coyote

Watch: Toothless Chihuahua Takes on Coyote

A coyote found out the hard way that you don't mess with Paco, the 18-year-old toothless Chihuahua. Video of the dog's encounter with the coyote was captured in Florida Thursday Dec. 21, 2017.

Wednesday, Dec 27, 2017 at 11:14 AM PST

Couple Charged With Using Drone to Deliver Illegal Drugs

Couple Charged With Using Drone to Deliver Illegal Drugs

Felony charges were filed Tuesday against a probationer and his girlfriend, who are accused of dealing drugs out of a Riverside home and using a drone to deliver the contraband to customers.

Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017 at 06:46 AM PST

Sticker Shock: Woman Stunned by $284 Billion Electric Bill

Sticker Shock: Woman Stunned by $284 Billion Electric Bill

A Pennsylvania woman says she went online to check her electric bill and was stunned at the amount — more than $284 billion. The Erie Times-News reports that Mary Horomanski said her eyes "just about popped...

Thursday, Dec 28, 2017 at 04:20 PM PST

Carnage, Covfefe: 2017 Was an 'Unpresidented' Year in Words

Carnage, Covfefe: 2017 Was an 'Unpresidented' Year in Words

This year brought political scandals, gaffes and feuds, and plenty of them sent people to the dictionary in droves as words like dotard and covfefe hit the news. NBC News talked about the best words made famous...

Thursday, Dec 21, 2017 at 05:16 AM PST

This Goose Had an Arrow Stuck in its Neck for Nearly 3 Weeks

This Goose Had an Arrow Stuck in its Neck for Nearly 3 Weeks

The heart-tugging tale of San Dimas' arrow-impaled goose came to a happy end Wednesday, when the projectile safely fell from the bird during a failed rescue attempt.

Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017 at 06:34 AM PST

Och Aye! All Residents of 1 Conn. Town Get Scottish Land

Och Aye! All Residents of 1 Conn. Town Get Scottish Land

Residents of the rural town of Scotland, Connecticut, are becoming lords and ladies in the United Kingdom country of the same name. The Scottish land preservation company Highland Titles said Tuesday it's...

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 06:56 PM PST

Scuba-Diving Santa Claus Delights Children in San Francisco

Scuba-Diving Santa Claus Delights Children in San Francisco

Santa Claus doesn't just sit at shopping malls in snow-challenged San Francisco: He also goes scuba diving. The California Academy of Sciences launched its annual Scuba Santa show Tuesday with about 100...

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 02:30 PM PST

Cold Weather Safety Tips for Pet Owners

Cold Weather Safety Tips for Pet Owners

With cold weather hitting many parts of the country, here are some tips to keep your furry little friends safe and happy this winter.

Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 07:14 AM PST

Miss. Boy Dials 911 to Report the Grinch Stealing Christmas

Miss. Boy Dials 911 to Report the Grinch Stealing Christmas

A 5-year-old Mississippi boy called 911 to report that the Grinch was trying to steal Christmas. The Clarion Ledger reports that it happened Saturday in the Jackson suburb of Byram. An officer went to TyLon...

Monday, Dec 18, 2017 at 04:30 AM PST

End of Days Comes for Ohio 'Zombie Nativity' Scene

End of Days Comes for Ohio 'Zombie Nativity' Scene

A ghoulish holiday tradition outside of Cincinnati will soon come to a close after an Ohio man said he won't put up his "zombie Nativity" scene after this year. Sycamore Township's Jasen Dixon said he...

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