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Monday, Aug 1, 2016 at 06:50 AM PDT

Hot Weather Causes Horse Poop to Burst Into Flames

Hot Weather Causes Horse Poop to Burst Into Flames

This summer has been so hot and dry in upstate New York that the horse poop in Throop is bursting into flames. The state Department of Environmental Conservation says one of its enforcement officers responded...

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 05:30 AM PDT

Man Playing 'Pokemon Go' at Night Gets Stuck in Mud Pit

Man Playing 'Pokemon Go' at Night Gets Stuck in Mud Pit

A 62-year-old man had to be rescued after he became stuck in waist-deep mud while playing 'Pokemon Go' at night in the woods behind his upstate New York home, authorities said. The man was playing the virtual...

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 04:56 AM PDT

Think Trump and Clinton Fall Flat? Cast a Vote for Cat in the Hat

Think Trump and Clinton Fall Flat? Cast a Vote for Cat in the Hat

Voters who think presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton fall flat can now choose the Cat in the Hat. The Cat announced his candidacy Tuesday in Springfield, Massachusetts, outside the...

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 07:54 AM PDT

Police Reunite Traveler With Lost Turtle at NYC Bus Station

Police Reunite Traveler With Lost Turtle at NYC Bus Station

A turtle found wandering around a busy New York City bus terminal has been reunited with its grateful but sleepy owner. A bus dispatcher summoned police Sunday after the rambling reptile was found on a roadway...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 06:53 PM PDT

Canadian Teens Detained for 'Pokemon Go' Border Crossing

Canadian Teens Detained for 'Pokemon Go' Border Crossing

U.S. Border Patrol officials say two Canadian teenagers were briefly apprehended after they accidentally crossed the U.S. border into Montana while playing the game "Pokemon Go." Border Patrol Agent John South...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 12:33 PM PDT

Cops Invite Dope to Claim Package of Marijuana

Cops Invite Dope to Claim Package of Marijuana

Police in Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, are looking for the owner of a package of marijuana mistakenly left at the wrong resident’s home. Earlier this week, a resident called the police department when...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 06:46 AM PDT

'Pokemon Go' Player Stuck in Cemetery Tree Calls 911

'Pokemon Go' Player Stuck in Cemetery Tree Calls 911

First responders came to the rescue of a young woman who got stuck up a tree playing "Pokemon Go" inside a New Jersey cemetery Tuesday night. East Greenwich Township Fire and Rescue posted a safety message about...

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 08:04 AM PDT

Ducks Dumped, Rescued From New Jersey Mall

Ducks Dumped, Rescued From New Jersey Mall

New Jersey state wildlife officials said they were looking to find homes for 92 ducks who were dumped at a mall in Secaucus.

Thursday, Jul 14, 2016 at 04:29 AM PDT

Deputies Free Bear Inexplicably Stuck in Car

Deputies Free Bear Inexplicably Stuck in Car

A black bear found stuck inside a car near Denver left sheriff's deputies scratching their heads this week — it's not clear how the wild animal managed to get inside. None of the car's windows were broken and...

Thursday, Jul 14, 2016 at 08:12 AM PDT

'Pokemon Go' Players Locked In Cemetery

'Pokemon Go' Players Locked In Cemetery

Three "Pokemon Go'' players got locked inside a cemetery in northeastern Pennsylvania while hunting virtual monsters and needed police to let them out. Police in Dunmore tell The Times-Tribune of Scranton...

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