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Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 11:58 AM PDT

Woman Turns to Firefighters for Help With Blazed Pet Raccoon

Woman Turns to Firefighters for Help With Blazed Pet Raccoon

Firefighters in central Indiana had a strange problem on their hands this week: hashing out what to do with a raccoon its owner said was stoned. A woman awoke firefighters at Station 82 in Wayne Township, east...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 08:38 PM PDT

'It Smells Like Death': Alabama Endures NYC 'Poop Train'

'It Smells Like Death': Alabama Endures NYC 'Poop Train'

A stinking trainload of human waste from New York City is stranded in a tiny Alabama town, spreading a stench like a giant backed-up toilet — and the "poop train" is just the latest example of the South being...

Saturday, Apr 14, 2018 at 11:34 AM PDT

N. Carolina Reporter Takes on Tarantula Burger Challenge

N. Carolina Reporter Takes on Tarantula Burger Challenge

One intrepid reporter from WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina, decided to take on Bull City Burger’s Exotic Meats Month challenge by eating a burger garnished with an oven-roasted tarantula.

Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 05:39 AM PDT

A Mummified Monkey Was Found in a Minn. Department Store, and Even the Governor Has a Theory

A Mummified Monkey Was Found in a Minn. Department Store, and Even the Governor Has a Theory

The mummified carcass of a monkey found in the air ducts of a century-old downtown Minneapolis department store has triggered a mystery. The monkey quickly had his own Twitter account, the state's governor...

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 at 07:53 AM PDT

'Tiger' Reported Running in NYC Streets; Cops Find Raccoon

'Tiger' Reported Running in NYC Streets; Cops Find Raccoon

A report of a tiger running amok in the streets of Manhattan briefly caused a social media frenzy early Thursday, as reporters scrambled to find photos of the ferocious feline and warn civilians to stay out...

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018 at 05:42 PM PDT

Giant Dust Storm Covers Texas City

Giant Dust Storm Covers Texas City

A giant dust storm, also known as a haboob, covered Midland, Texas, Tuesday. This time lapse video shows the approaching storm front, which carried winds that reached 30 mph.

Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 09:45 AM PDT
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Thursday, Mar 29, 2018 at 07:14 PM PDT

Encino Squatter Took Over Home, Rented Rooms

Encino Squatter Took Over Home, Rented Rooms

A man moved into a San Fernando Valley home and "took over" -- but the homeowner says the man was there illegally. the Kim Baldonado reports for the NBC4 News at 5 Thursday, March 29, 2018.

Thursday, Mar 29, 2018 at 05:33 PM PDT

Mystery of the Freeway Wedding Dress Solved, With a Twist

Mystery of the Freeway Wedding Dress Solved, With a Twist

The mystery of the 210 Freeway wedding dress has been solved! The Riverside woman who found the dress reunited the gown with her owner, and in a twist of fate, the two were bound to donate it to the same...

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 at 12:38 PM PDT

S. Carolina Clown Aims to Unseat GOP Rep. in Congress

S. Carolina Clown Aims to Unseat GOP Rep. in Congress

A clown is running for Congress. That's not a joke. Steve Lough is wearing his red nose with pride, appearing in clown makeup on his campaign website as he runs against four others in South Carolina's...

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