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Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 at 04:16 PM PST

NY Man Finds a $10,000 Surprise on Subway Platform

NY Man Finds a $10,000 Surprise on Subway Platform

A Chanel purse left in a Manhattan subway station held a $10,000 surprise for the man who found it. Richard Taverna was at the West 66th Street and Broadway stop earlier this week when he spotted the purse by a...

Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 at 02:39 AM PST

Curious Bear Causes Holiday Mischief, Proves to Be Great Listener

Curious Bear Causes Holiday Mischief, Proves to Be Great Listener

A curious bear in Naples, Florida, found its way into some local holiday decorations before ringing his neighbor’s doorbell.

Friday, Dec 21, 2018 at 09:19 AM PST

The Mysterious Object in the California Sky? A Meteor

The Mysterious Object in the California Sky? A Meteor

A mysterious object seen in the California sky late Wednesday sent a flurry of people searching for answers. The consensus seemed to be it was a meteor or remnants of a meteor. Lick Observatory in San Jose...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 09:00 AM PST

Fla. Man Tried to Pay for McDonald's With Marijuana: Police

Fla. Man Tried to Pay for McDonald's With Marijuana: Police

Police in Florida say a 23-year-old man went through a McDonald's drive-thru and tried to pay for his order with a bag of marijuana. News outlets report Port St. Lucie police say the fast food worker denied the...

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 09:16 PM PST

Diner Finds Pearls in His Lunch at Grand Central Oyster Bar

Diner Finds Pearls in His Lunch at Grand Central Oyster Bar

A lucky diner says he happened upon a pearl while eating an oyster dish at a famous New York City restaurant. Sixty-six-year-old Rick Antosh was out to lunch with a friend and ordered his usual at the Grand...

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 10:13 PM PST

Watch: Driver of Stolen Ambulance Stops for Cigarettes

Watch: Driver of Stolen Ambulance Stops for Cigarettes

Security cameras captured a shirtless man in a stolen ambulance as he stopped for cigarettes before a pursuit Sunday that began in the Lake Elsinore area and continued into the high desert north of Los Angeles.

Sunday, Dec 16, 2018 at 05:47 AM PST

Man Who Demolished Landmark House Ordered to Build Replica

Man Who Demolished Landmark House Ordered to Build Replica

A man who illegally demolished a San Francisco house designed by modernist architect Richard Neutra was ordered this week to rebuild it exactly as it was. The city Planning Commission also ordered Ross Johnston...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 08:19 PM PST

$293,000 Cash Still Missing After Truck Spills on NJ Highway

$293,000 Cash Still Missing After Truck Spills on NJ Highway

Authorities are looking for $293,000 in still-missing cash after an armored truck rained money onto a New Jersey highway Thursday morning, causing two crashes as drivers attempted to collect the loot scattered...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 07:20 PM PST

Downey Man's Gut Turns Out to Be 77-Pound Cancerous Tumor

Downey Man's Gut Turns Out to Be 77-Pound Cancerous Tumor

A man from Downey received the shocking news that what he thought to be fat, was actually a giant 77-pound cancerous tumor.

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 12:06 PM PST

Why This Helicopter Was on a 101 Freeway Overpass

Why This Helicopter Was on a 101 Freeway Overpass

Drivers on the 101 Freeway northeast of downtown Los Angeles saw what might be considered an unusual sight on an overpass. But in LA it's just another day on the set. Video broadcast Thursday Dec. 13, 2018 on...

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