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Sunday, Mar 20, 2016 at 08:57 PM PDT

Petaluma Man Is Prison Bound For Selling Misbranded Meat

Petaluma Man Is Prison Bound For Selling Misbranded Meat

A federal judge sentenced a former employee of a Petaluma slaughterhouse Friday in San Francisco for his role in a scheme to distribute adulterated, misbranded and uninspected meat.

Saturday, Mar 19, 2016 at 10:56 PM PDT

Zebras Spotted Running Around East Bay

Zebras Spotted Running Around East Bay

Two zebras got loose from a circus on Friday in Oakland and were seen running along a major East Oakland Road near the O.co Coliseum, police said today.

Wednesday, Mar 16, 2016 at 03:38 AM PDT

Flamingo Escapes Park, Stops Traffic in Florida

Flamingo Escapes Park, Stops Traffic in Florida

A flamingo has been captured after it was spotted running through traffic in South Florida. The Miami Herald reports the incident happened Sunday evening in Hialeah. Hialeah police spokesman Sgt.

Thursday, Mar 17, 2016 at 11:15 AM PDT

Fla. Woman Fights to Keep Pet Alligator 'Rambo' at Home

Fla. Woman Fights to Keep Pet Alligator 'Rambo' at Home

A Florida woman is fighting to keep her 6-foot-long pet alligator in her home. The 125-pound reptile named Rambo wears clothes, rides on the back of a motorcycle and has a bedroom in Mary Thorn's home...

Monday, Mar 14, 2016 at 10:36 AM PDT

What Happens When You Pour Molten Copper on Big Mac

What Happens When You Pour Molten Copper on Big Mac

Most know the ingredients of a McDonald’s Big Mac: two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, and onions – on a sesame seed bun. So what were to happen if you were to pour molten copper...

Saturday, Mar 12, 2016 at 11:38 PM PST

Several People Report Breathing Issues While at East Bay Holiday Inn

Several People Report Breathing Issues While at East Bay Holiday Inn

A medical scare broke out at a hotel in the East Bay Area Saturday evening.

Saturday, Mar 12, 2016 at 07:57 AM PST

#Caught: Bank Robber's Notes Used Hashtags, Police Say

#Caught: Bank Robber's Notes Used Hashtags, Police Say

Prince George's County police say a man believed to be linked to at least nine bank robberies in Maryland used notes that included the hashtags #nopolice and #afterwork? Leroy Earl-Morris Daley, 45, likely will...

Friday, Mar 11, 2016 at 04:40 AM PST

Wholesaler Acquires Rare 4-Clawed Lobster

Wholesaler Acquires Rare 4-Clawed Lobster

A seafood wholesaler in Portland, Maine, is in possession of a lobster that will never see the dinner table despite having a curious amount of extra claw meat. Ready Seafood Co. has acquired a lobster with four

Thursday, Mar 10, 2016 at 04:38 AM PST

Salon's Huge 'Make Your Hair Great Again' Hat Stolen

Salon's Huge 'Make Your Hair Great Again' Hat Stolen

A giant, red hat with a message echoing Donald Trump's campaign slogan was stolen off a well-known statue in Redondo Beach, California, Tuesday in a middle-of-the-night theft caught on surveillance camera, the...

Thursday, Mar 10, 2016 at 11:22 PM PST

BART Looks Closely at 'Seat Hogging' Fine

BART Looks Closely at 'Seat Hogging' Fine

The BART board of directors expressed concerns today about a proposal to impose fines for people taking up multiple seats on trains, saying they fear the regulations would be too broad and could lead to...

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