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Elephants, Giraffes, Bears Eat Fruit Roadkill
Photo: Erin Harrison/Oakland Zoo

Elephants, Giraffes, Bears Eat Fruit Roadkill

An overturned dump truck of bananas and jackfruit didn't go to waste. Animals at the Oakland Zoo ate 15,000 pounds of donated fruit, and humans at the Alameda County Food Bank received about 35,000 pounds. Read »

5 minutes ago
Florida Couple Answers Knock at Door, Finds 9-Foot Gator on Porch

Florida Couple Answers Knock at Door, Finds 9-Foot Gator on Porch

A Coral Springs couple who heard a knocking on their door got the surprise of a lifetime when they found a... Watch »

2 hours ago
SF Restaurant Confused With No Noisy Kids Policy

SF Restaurant Confused With No Noisy Kids Policy

A San Francisco restaurant is facing a barrage of angry calls and emails from kid-loving customers who seem to have... Read »

3 hours ago
Thousands of Blue Sea Creatures Wash Up on Local California Beaches

Thousands of Blue Sea Creatures Wash Up on Local California Beaches

Social media is teeming with pictures of small bright blue sea creatures washing up all over California... Read »

15 minutes ago
Santa Cruz Man Fined $3,000 Over Leaky Toilet

Santa Cruz Man Fined $3,000 Over Leaky Toilet

Santa Cruz is taking the drought very seriously. The city’s Water Department slapped a $3,000 fine on a man who had... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Noted GOP Crusader to Attend Burning Man

Noted GOP Crusader to Attend Burning Man

Artists, radicals, free-thinkers -- and one anti-tax conservative. It's going to be quite the Burning Man. Read »

Jul 30, 2014
No Booster Chairs, No Kids in Dining Room: Restaurant

No Booster Chairs, No Kids in Dining Room: Restaurant

No Strollers. No High Chairs. No Booster Chairs. That’s one of the three not-so-inviting signs hanging... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Lab Cancels Class to Reduce Southern Accents

Lab Cancels Class to Reduce Southern Accents

A nuclear lab in Tennessee has canceled a "Southern accent reduction" class after employees raised... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Clown Crashes Car in NJ, Clowns Come to the Rescue

Clown Crashes Car in NJ, Clowns Come to the Rescue

Clowns to the rescue!

A woman who had just finished performing at a clown show in New Jersey has... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Toddler Crashes Jeep, Runs Home to Watch Cartoons

Toddler Crashes Jeep, Runs Home to Watch Cartoons

Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Serial Flamingo Bomber Strikes Again in St. Louis

Serial Flamingo Bomber Strikes Again in St. Louis

A neighborhood in St. Louis, Missouri has been hit by a serial "flamingo bomber," with 41 pink... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Surgeons Remove 232

Surgeons Remove 232 "Teeth" From Teen's Mouth

Boy from a small village in western India had been suffering from jaw pain and swelling for more than 18 months. Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Wanted Man Taunts Police Online, Gets Arrested the Next Day

Wanted Man Taunts Police Online, Gets Arrested the Next Day

An Edgewater, Maryland, man was arrested for violating his probation one day after he taunted Anne Arundel... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
@HiddenCash Heads to Germany

@HiddenCash Heads to Germany

This week, "Hidden Cash" is going on a European vacation, dropping bills in Berlin. Read »

Jul 24, 2014
Mother, Son in Same Vehicle Arrested for DUI

Mother, Son in Same Vehicle Arrested for DUI

A San Rafael woman and her son were arrested on suspicion of DUI in Marin County on Tuesday, a California... Read »

Jul 24, 2014
Alligator Bites Man Fishing Golf Balls From Florida Lake

Alligator Bites Man Fishing Golf Balls From Florida Lake

A Pompano Beach man fishing golf balls out of a lake around the Bonaventure Country Club in Weston ended up with... Watch »

Jul 24, 2014
New Jersey Sues Florida Pizza Shop Over Logo

New Jersey Sues Florida Pizza Shop Over Logo

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for using a logo similar to... Read »

Jul 24, 2014
McDonald's Worker Sold Crack During Shift: Police

McDonald's Worker Sold Crack During Shift: Police

An undercover sting at a McDonald's on suburban Philadelphia's swanky Main Line has led to the arrest of a fast food... Watch »

Jul 24, 2014
Firefighter Shows Up Drunk at Stranger's Apartment: Police

Firefighter Shows Up Drunk at Stranger's Apartment: Police

Connecticut firefighter Lamont Freeman, 44, showed up drunk at a multi-family apartment in Hartford while he was off... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Huge Geico Insurance Banner Falls on Fremont Home

Huge Geico Insurance Banner Falls on Fremont Home

A Bay Area couple says they had their house covered by insurance -- literally. A huge insurance sign being towed by... Watch »

Jul 23, 2014
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