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The Craziest Food Heists

Honey, nuts and cheese top the list of the most expensive — and delicious — food heists. View »

Apr 3, 2014
Truck Containing 180,000 Eggs Missing in Florida

Truck Containing 180,000 Eggs Missing in Florida

A semi-truck containing 180,000 eggs was reported stolen from behind a southwest Florida convenience store. Read »

Apr 1, 2014

Unfortunate Truck Spills

The fear of overloaded trucks crashing on the highway and spilling their contents might not be so irrational at all.... View »

Apr 23, 2014
Pot Bundles Wash Up on La Jolla Beaches

Pot Bundles Wash Up on La Jolla Beaches

Two bundles of marijuana washed up on beaches in San Diego’s La Jolla area Sunday morning, San Diego... Read »

Mar 31, 2014
Man Does C-section on Dead Porcupine, Saves Baby

Man Does C-section on Dead Porcupine, Saves Baby

A Maine man in search of a valuable mineral cut open a dead porcupine on the side of the road and... Read »

Mar 31, 2014
Danville Teacher Invites Will Ferrell to High School Prom (Again)

Danville Teacher Invites Will Ferrell to High School Prom (Again)

Chad Cochran, who embarked on a mission in early March to invite Will Ferrell to his school’s senior prom as... Read »

Mar 28, 2014
USC Students Attempt to Break Sandwich-Making Record

USC Students Attempt to Break Sandwich-Making Record

USC’s Zeta Phi Rho fraternity and the university’s Special Events Committee are hosting the 12th annual Zeta... Read »

Apr 1, 2014
Pig Surrenders Peacefully After Foot Chase

Pig Surrenders Peacefully After Foot Chase

After a brief foot chase in a residential Santa Monica neighborhood, authorities had Sophie surrounded. Read »

Mar 28, 2014
Exploding Propane Tank Destroys Car

Exploding Propane Tank Destroys Car

A San Francisco man who was resting in the driver's seat of his Honda Civic managed to escape to safety after... Watch »

Mar 28, 2014
Texas Woman May Break World Record for Breast Milk Donations

Texas Woman May Break World Record for Breast Milk Donations

When Alyse Ogletree first started donating breast milk, she just wanted to do something good. Watch »

Mar 28, 2014
Minimum Wage Map Test

Minimum Wage Map Test

Minimum Wage Map Test Read »

Mar 27, 2014
Police: Puppies Stolen, Put For Sale on Craigslist

Police: Puppies Stolen, Put For Sale on Craigslist

A San Leandro man has been arrested on charges that he stole two German Shepherd puppies and put them up for sale on... Read »

Mar 27, 2014
Taco Bell Breakfast Ads Star Familiar Clown

Taco Bell Breakfast Ads Star Familiar Clown

Taco Bell is name-dropping an unlikely clown to promote its new breakfast menu — Ronald McDonald. Read »

Mar 28, 2014
Suspect Inadvertently Asks Deputy for a Ride

Suspect Inadvertently Asks Deputy for a Ride

A man is behind bars after he inadvertently asked an undercover officer for a ride in Deerfield Beach... Watch »

Mar 27, 2014
Nebraska Dog Dials 911 on Owner's Smartphone

Nebraska Dog Dials 911 on Owner's Smartphone

When emergency dispatchers in Nebraska's Sarpy County picked up a recent call, all they heard were the sounds... Read »

Mar 27, 2014

"Crazy Cat Lady" Will Face Charges: SPCA

A sign on the gate of the home reads "I'm the Crazy Cat Lady. And this is the crazy cat house." Watch »

Mar 27, 2014
Flirty Burglary Suspect Arrested in San Mateo

Flirty Burglary Suspect Arrested in San Mateo

Police on the Peninsula say they set up a suspected burglar on a “first date” he likely regrets. Watch »

Mar 26, 2014
Dying Monk Granted Wish: Calif. Gov. Signs Burial Bill

Dying Monk Granted Wish: Calif. Gov. Signs Burial Bill

A 76-year-old monk dying of cancer can now be buried at his beloved monastery, thanks to a bill OK'd by California's... Read »

Mar 26, 2014
Ex-Animal Planet Host Sentenced Over Lizard Sale Attempt

Ex-Animal Planet Host Sentenced Over Lizard Sale Attempt

A once popular host of a show on Animal Planet has been sentenced for trying to illegally sell endangered... Read »

Mar 26, 2014
Italian Plows Statue of Liberty Image in Field

Italian Plows Statue of Liberty Image in Field

Italian "land artist" Dario Gambarin used a tractor to plow the image of the Statue of Liberty in a field,... Watch »

Mar 26, 2014
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