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Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 at 10:40 AM PDT

Great Dane Gets Stuck in Tree

Great Dane Gets Stuck in Tree

Kora, a 120-pound Great Dane who was stuck 20 feet up a tree in Louisville, Nebraska, was rescued Saturday night by the local fire department.

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 at 09:58 AM PDT

Chimp Leads Police on Chase Through Japanese Town

Chimp Leads Police on Chase Through Japanese Town

A chimpanzee fled from a zoo in northern Japan and tried desperately to avoid being captured by climbing an electric pole. Not for long.

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 at 10:16 AM PDT

Unusual Collection of Disney Bronze Bars Found

Unusual Collection of Disney Bronze Bars Found

Some Disney aficionado lost a hunk of bronze “character bars,” pristinely wrapped in plastic, and Fremont police detectives are hoping to find the rightful owner.

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 at 03:48 PM PDT

'Inky' the Octopus Escapes New Zealand Aquarium

'Inky' the Octopus Escapes New Zealand Aquarium

Inky the octopus waited until it was dark and the staff had gone home from the National Aquarium of New Zealand before making his move.

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 07:56 AM PDT

Canine Food Truck: Chicken Feet, Pumpkin Pretzels and 'Pupcakes'

Canine Food Truck: Chicken Feet, Pumpkin Pretzels and 'Pupcakes'

Stand on any block around lunchtime near Amazon.com's downtown Seattle headquarters and there are two common sights: people walking their dogs and people buying lunch at food trucks.

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 03:48 PM PDT

WATCH: Burglar Grills Burger in After-Hours Break-In

WATCH: Burglar Grills Burger in After-Hours Break-In

Police in Washington, D.C., are searching for a man seen in surveillance video who apparently grilled himself a hamburger as the restaurant was closed before allegedly swiping some water. Police said the...

Saturday, Apr 9, 2016 at 08:10 PM PDT

Thieves in Livermore Targeting Construction Trucks

Thieves in Livermore Targeting Construction Trucks

Livermore police are warning people about a rash of recent robberies targeting construction and trade crews.

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 04:40 PM PDT

Cliff Proposal Lands Would-Be Groom in Jail for Drugs

Cliff Proposal Lands Would-Be Groom in Jail for Drugs

A man who captured national attention Friday with a seemingly romantic, but reckless, marriage proposal on a California rock was taken to jail on drug charges and told he would have to pay for his own rescue.

Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 11:41 AM PDT

Coyote Lounges on San Francisco Lawn

Coyote Lounges on San Francisco Lawn

San Francisco homeowners got a surprise Thursday morning when they woke up to find a coyote lounging on their front lawn, one of a string of such sightings in the city.

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 12:10 PM PDT

A's Fly Back From Seattle Aboard Giants-Branded Plane

A's Fly Back From Seattle Aboard Giants-Branded Plane

After completing the sweep of the Mariners, the A's headed to the airport to return to Oakland.

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