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Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 at 07:14 AM PDT

Meteor-Like Object Over Downtown LA Turns Out to be Red Bull Stunt

Meteor-Like Object Over Downtown LA Turns Out to be Red Bull Stunt

A bright light over downtown Los Angeles Wednesday night that had people around the city wondering if a meteor or aliens were decending on Southern California turned out to be a stunt by Red Bull Air Force to...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 07:16 AM PDT

Chase Driver Busts a Move After CHP Spins Car Around on Pacoima Street

Chase Driver Busts a Move After CHP Spins Car Around on Pacoima Street

A driver busted out some dance moves before he was arrested at the end of a chase Tuesday night on several Southern California freeways.

Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 10:02 AM PDT

Goat That Escaped Slaughterhouse Found Wandering NYC Street

Goat That Escaped Slaughterhouse Found Wandering NYC Street

A goat that escaped a slaughterhouse was found on a Bronx street. Police officers found the wayward white goat on Locust Avenue on Saturday morning. Police brought the goat to Animal Care Centers, which gave...

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 at 12:15 PM PDT

Md. Man Arrested After Bragging About Fla. Pelican Attack

Md. Man Arrested After Bragging About Fla. Pelican Attack

A Maryland man wanted in Florida for an apparent attack on a pelican was arrested in Ocean City Friday morning. The Monroe County, Florida, Sheriff’s Office got an arrest warrant for 31-year-old William Hunter...

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 at 07:08 AM PDT

Taste of History: Yeast From 1886 Shipwreck Makes New Ale

Taste of History: Yeast From 1886 Shipwreck Makes New Ale

The most distinguishing feature of Jamie Adams' new ale isn't its hoppy bite but its compelling backstory — brewed from yeast in bottles of beer that went down on a doomed steamship and languished on the...

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 06:52 PM PDT

There Are Other Winged Things Flying in SoCal Besides Butterflies

There Are Other Winged Things Flying in SoCal Besides Butterflies

This winter's record rainfall has provided relief to drought-thirsty Southern California, but it has also created havens for disease-spreading mosquitoes in people's yards, and health officials are urging people...

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 05:40 AM PDT

Goat Elected as Honorary Mayor Sworn in for First Term

Goat Elected as Honorary Mayor Sworn in for First Term

The new honorary mayor of Fair Haven, Vermont — a 3-year-old goat named Lincoln — was officially sworn into office this week. Lincoln was dressed in a sash reading "Mayor" for the Tuesday ceremony at the...

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 04:20 AM PDT

'Highly Aggressive' Bull Mounts Car, Attacks Woman in NJ

'Highly Aggressive' Bull Mounts Car, Attacks Woman in NJ

A “highly aggressive” bull attacked its owner and charged at police officers after it got out of its enclosure, police said. Officers got several calls about a cow approaching cars on Houses Corner Road in...

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 06:43 AM PST

Vermont Town Elects Goat as Honorary Mayor

Vermont Town Elects Goat as Honorary Mayor

A 3-year-old Nubian goat is poised to become the first honorary pet mayor of the small Vermont town of Fair Haven. The goat named Lincoln was chosen by townspeople for the one-year honorary post at the...

Thursday, Mar 7, 2019 at 07:42 AM PST
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By Willian Avila

Unfortunate Big Rig Spills on SoCal Freeways

Southern California traffic can be a headache, but it can get downright brutal –...View gallery

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