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Large Stuffed Tiger Atop SUV Generates 911 Call
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Large Stuffed Tiger Atop SUV Generates 911 Call

The sight of a stuffed tiger — a very large stuffed tiger — lashed to the top of an SUV cruising around a southwest Washington lake was enough to generate a 911 call from someone who apparently thought it was real. Read »

May 20, 2015

Bay to Breakers 2015

The 2015 Zappos Bay to Breakers got rolling with a cloudy yet festive start early Sunday morning, with participants... View »

May 18, 2015
Bay to Breakers Takes Over SF

Bay to Breakers Takes Over SF

The 2015 Zappos Bay to Breakers got rolling with a cloudy yet festive start early Sunday morning, with participants... Read »

May 18, 2015
NJ Police Find Stolen Trailer Full of Pasta

NJ Police Find Stolen Trailer Full of Pasta

Four men are under arrest after police recovered a stolen trailer loaded with pasta products in Linden. Read »

May 17, 2015
Parrot Ruffles Feathers Over Spanish Curse Word

Parrot Ruffles Feathers Over Spanish Curse Word

A parrot named Rula is ruffling some feathers in Tracy, California. At issue is what exactly Rula is spewing from... Watch »

May 14, 2015

"Petite" Inmate Slips Off Handcuffs, Escapes Jail

Authorities in Southern California are searching for a 23-year-old woman who escaped police custody several hours... Watch »

May 13, 2015
South Bay Lawyer Secretly Lives in Office for Four Months

South Bay Lawyer Secretly Lives in Office for Four Months

A newly-appointed South Bay lawyer secretly lived in his office for 150 days to save on rent money. Read »

May 13, 2015
Brush-Clearing Goats Escape Hillside, Run Loose on SoCal Street

Brush-Clearing Goats Escape Hillside, Run Loose on SoCal Street

Dozens of grazing goats were on the loose in Southern California on Wednesday after roaming down their hillside job... Watch »

May 7, 2015
Snorkeler Finds Plastic Skeletons Having Underwater Tea Party

Snorkeler Finds Plastic Skeletons Having Underwater Tea Party

A terrified snorkeler discovered what he thought were human remains at the bottom of the Colorado River. Upon furth... Watch »

May 6, 2015
Cops Find Man's Stolen Car With Wife's Ashes

Cops Find Man's Stolen Car With Wife's Ashes

A man whose car was stolen with his wife's ashes inside can rest easy now that the vehicle — and the remains — have... Read »

May 5, 2015
Urns Believed to Contain Human Ashes End Up on Thrift Store Shelf

Urns Believed to Contain Human Ashes End Up on Thrift Store Shelf

Authorities are trying to figure out how urns containing what could be human ashes ended up on the shelf of a thrift... Watch »

May 5, 2015
Drought a Factor in Abandoned Kittens

Drought a Factor in Abandoned Kittens

A rise in kittens surrendered to animal shelters this spring - in part because of the drought - has Oakland Animal... Read »

May 4, 2015
Man Sues Hospital After His Own Leg Was Found in Trash

Man Sues Hospital After His Own Leg Was Found in Trash

A Key Largo man is suing a hospital after his amputated leg was found in the trash. Read »

May 4, 2015
Relative Claims Remains Left at Church: Cops

Relative Claims Remains Left at Church: Cops

A person claiming to be a relative has come forward to claim urns containing the remains of three family members. Watch »

Apr 29, 2015
Woman Claims Doctor Left Sponge Inside Her After C-Section: Suit

Woman Claims Doctor Left Sponge Inside Her After C-Section: Suit

A 31-year-old woman has filed a lawsuit claiming a sponge was left inside her abdomen during a C-section at an Illi... Read »

Apr 29, 2015
Smuggling Gone Wrong: Man Gets Wedged Under Seat

Smuggling Gone Wrong: Man Gets Wedged Under Seat

For one man trying to sneak in to the U.S., freedom didn’t just mean making it over the border. It soon meant just... Read »

Apr 28, 2015

"Oaktown Pup" Video Humanizes Pet Adoption

East Bay SPCA parodies the Bruno Mars hit "Uptown Funk" with the "Oaktown Pup" song and video. Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Tater Tots, Comfy Couch Waylay Would-Be Burglar

Tater Tots, Comfy Couch Waylay Would-Be Burglar

Police say a would-be burglar was sidetracked by snacks and naptime Thursday afternoon, heating up some tater tots... Read »

Apr 26, 2015
Teen Wears Fake Bomb to Promposal, Gets Suspended

Teen Wears Fake Bomb to Promposal, Gets Suspended

A Washington teen who was suspended after he strapped a fake bomb to himself in a stunt to ask a date to prom says... Watch »

Apr 24, 2015
SPAM Food Truck Rolls Through SF and Daly City

SPAM Food Truck Rolls Through SF and Daly City

SPAM will promote its spreadable animal meat product via a food truck stopping in the Bay Area this week. Read »

Apr 22, 2015

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