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Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 09:30 AM PDT

Man Awarded $37.5K After Police Mistook Doughnut Glaze for Meth

Man Awarded $37.5K After Police Mistook Doughnut Glaze for Meth

A man arrested in Florida after police mistook doughnut glaze in his car for meth has received a $37,500 settlement. Daniel Rushing was arrested in December 2015 when Cpl. Shelby Riggs-Hopkins spotted flakes of...

Sunday, Oct 15, 2017 at 09:05 AM PDT

Man Who Blamed Government Mind Control Sentenced in Slaying

Man Who Blamed Government Mind Control Sentenced in Slaying

A Southern California man who blamed a "government mind control project" for his actions in the point-blank shooting death of a store clerk has been sentenced to 93 years to life in prison.

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 04:32 PM PDT

Cows Keep Traffic From Moo-ving on Nashville Parkway

Cows Keep Traffic From Moo-ving on Nashville Parkway

A truck carrying cows overturned in Nashville, Tennessee, allowing the animals to roam free.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017 at 01:05 PM PDT

Fla. Man Googled 'How to Rob a Bank,' Robbed Bank: Deputies

Fla. Man Googled 'How to Rob a Bank,' Robbed Bank: Deputies

A Florida man who googled "how to rob a bank" was arrested after authorities say he did just that. William Joe Johnson, 26, was arrested Monday in the Oct. 5 robbery of an Achieva Credit Union in Largo, near...

Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 at 07:03 AM PDT

Mama Bear and Cubs Break Into Pizzeria

Mama Bear and Cubs Break Into Pizzeria

A mama bear and her cubs were caught on camera sneaking a special snack from a Colorado pizzeria. In the surveilence video, the three bears are seen rooting around Antonio's Real New York Pizza. The pizza place...

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 10:08 AM PDT

Have Wife, Will Carry: Couples Vie in Wife-Carrying Contest

Have Wife, Will Carry: Couples Vie in Wife-Carrying Contest

It was a messy slog but a Virginia couple reaped the rewards of cash -- and beer -- in the North American Wife Carrying Championship. Jake and Kirsten Barney, from Lexington, Virginia, finished first Saturday...

Monday, Oct 9, 2017 at 07:40 AM PDT

Man Clings to Front of School Bus in Road Rage Case

Man Clings to Front of School Bus in Road Rage Case

Baltimore police arrested a man in a bizarre case of road rage last Thursday, after a video showed him clinging to the front of a moving school bus and banging on the hood while demanding the driver open the...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 06:33 AM PDT

Pumpkin Spice Air Freshener Prompts Evacuation of Md. School

Pumpkin Spice Air Freshener Prompts Evacuation of Md. School

An unusual smell prompted an evacuation and a hazardous materials response at a Baltimore high school. But after five people were taken to the hospital complaining of upset stomachs, fire officials discovered...

Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 03:36 AM PDT

South Dakota St. Bernard Has Record-Longest Tongue for a Dog

South Dakota St. Bernard Has Record-Longest Tongue for a Dog

A St. Bernard in South Dakota has set a new, slobbery world record. Mochi, also known as Mo, holds the Guinness World Records title for having the longest tongue on a dog. According to Guinness World Records...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 01:19 PM PDT

Arrested Drunk Man Says He Time Traveled to Warn of Aliens

Arrested Drunk Man Says He Time Traveled to Warn of Aliens

Police say a central Wyoming man they arrested for public intoxication claimed he had traveled back in time to warn of an alien invasion. The man told police he was only able to time travel because aliens...

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