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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...

Sunday, Mar 25, 2018 at 07:56 PM PDT

Florida Woman ‘Marries’ 100-Year-Old Tree, Hoping To Save It

Florida Woman ‘Marries’ 100-Year-Old Tree, Hoping To Save It

Karen Cooper was ready to go out on a limb to save her beloved, so she got married — to a tree. Specifically, a giant ficus that’s shaded Snell Family Park in Fort Myers, Florida, for more than a century. The...

Sunday, Mar 25, 2018 at 07:51 AM PDT

Big Rig Loses French Fry Haul After Going Over Embankment

Big Rig Loses French Fry Haul After Going Over Embankment

A big rig veered off the 5 Freeway and lost a haul of french fries Sunday morning in Orange County.

Friday, Mar 23, 2018 at 06:40 AM PDT

Sheriff's Officer Accuses Punxsutawney Phil as Winter Drags Into Spring

Sheriff's Officer Accuses Punxsutawney Phil as Winter Drags Into Spring

Punxsutawney Phil is a wanted ... groundhog. A Pennsylvania sheriff's officer has put up a wanted poster for Phil. The handlers of the groundhog last month said the furry rodent called for six more weeks of...

Friday, Mar 23, 2018 at 08:40 AM PDT

Extinction Event: Animatronic T-Rex Bursts Into Flames

Extinction Event: Animatronic T-Rex Bursts Into Flames

The co-owner of a dinosaur-themed park in southern Colorado thinks an electrical malfunction caused a life-size animatronic Tyrannosaurus Rex to burst into flames. Zach Reynolds says the T-Rex at the Royal...

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 at 06:55 PM PDT

‘High’ Tea Parties Come to Los Angeles

‘High’ Tea Parties Come to Los Angeles

Now that cannabis is legal in California, there is a demand for more diverse cannabis products. Some women are turning to cannabis tea to spice up parties but also to ease pain.

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 at 06:18 AM PDT

Miniature Therapy Horse Stolen From Animal Sanctuary

Miniature Therapy Horse Stolen From Animal Sanctuary

A man is looking for answers after his beloved miniature horse, named "Smokey" was taken from his pen Thursday night.

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 at 04:41 AM PDT

Test Reveals Why Female Lion in Oklahoma Zoo Sprouted a Mane

Test Reveals Why Female Lion in Oklahoma Zoo Sprouted a Mane

Lab results have revealed the answer to a mystery at an Oklahoma zoo: Just what caused a female lion to sprout a mane. The Oklahoma City Zoo says in its March newsletter that testing at the University of...

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