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Monday, Jan 25, 2016 at 12:29 PM PST

Trailer With $70K Worth of Cheese Stolen in Wis.

 Trailer With $70K Worth of Cheese Stolen in Wis.

Police in Germantown, Wisconsin, are looking for suspects after a trailer containing about $70,000 worth of cheese was stolen from a trucking company. Police say the trailer was taken early Friday from...

Saturday, Jan 23, 2016 at 02:24 AM PST

Raw Meat Found in Traveler's Luggage: CBP

Raw Meat Found in Traveler's Luggage: CBP

U.S. Customs and Border Protection inspectors say a traveler tried to smuggle five raw chickens and three packages of pork meat after a flight this week to North Texas from El Salvador. The traveler, a...

Monday, Jan 25, 2016 at 06:55 AM PST

Two People Arrested for Stealing Truck, Living in It

Two People Arrested for Stealing Truck, Living in It

A man and a woman were arrested near in La Mesa, California Saturday for stealing a Penske rental truck. The truck is registered in Indiana, but the suspects stole it from Oceanside. “The male is actually...

Saturday, Jan 23, 2016 at 11:43 AM PST

Calif. Firefighter Saves Boa Constrictor From Fire

Calif. Firefighter Saves Boa Constrictor From Fire

A San Diego area firefighter gently wiped the face of a boa constrictor he had just pulled from a burning apartment Friday afternoon. Chula Vista Fire crews were called to the 16000 block of Calle Atria at 4:15...

Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 03:40 PM PST

NY Village Changing Logo That Was Butt of Jokes on 'Daily Show'

NY Village Changing Logo That Was Butt of Jokes on 'Daily Show'

The upstate New York village of Whitesboro has confirmed that it will change its official logo a day after the image, which appears to show a white man throttling an Indian, was ridiculed on Comedy Central's...

Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 01:00 PM PST

Cops Pay $40 to Save Escaped Goat: NYPD

Cops Pay $40 to Save Escaped Goat: NYPD

A couple of NYPD cops paid $40 of their own money to bail out a goat that escaped a slaughterhouse earlier this week, taking the gruff former fugitive to a Long Island sanctuary. Cops from the 103rd precinct's...

Thursday, Jan 21, 2016 at 03:26 PM PST

Cow Escapes NYC Slaughterhouse, Leads Cops on Chase

Cow Escapes NYC Slaughterhouse, Leads Cops on Chase

NYPD cops did their best cowboy impressions Thursday afternoon, wrangling a bovine that escaped a slaughterhouse and ran through the streets in Queens. Officers in Jamaica say they cornered a cow in a parking...

Thursday, Jan 21, 2016 at 08:32 PM PST

4 Arrested at Subway After 1 Denied Sandwich

4 Arrested at Subway After 1 Denied Sandwich

Four people are under arrest in an attack at a Sacramento Subway shop after one of them was denied a sandwich.

Thursday, Jan 21, 2016 at 12:00 PM PST

8-Foot Crocodile Found in Florida Keys Pool

8-Foot Crocodile Found in Florida Keys Pool

A homeowner in Lower Matecumbe Key had quite the surprise Thursday morning when an uninvited guest turned up in the pool: a live crocodile. The homeowner, who lives near mile marker 77, called the Monroe...

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016 at 05:23 PM PST

Vultures Wearing GoPros Bust Illegal Dumpers in Peru

Vultures Wearing GoPros Bust Illegal Dumpers in Peru

People in Peru are getting busted for illegal garbage dumping... by vultures. It's part of a program called "Vultures Detect." The vultures are wearing special vests, outfitted with GoPro cameras and GPS...

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