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Arborist Fights to Save Albino Redwood

Arborist Fights to Save Albino Redwood

A passionate arborist is desperately trying to save what he says is the world's tallest albino redwood... Watch »

Mar 14, 2014
Foolish Robbers: Cash Eater and Pantsless Pilferer

Foolish Robbers: Cash Eater and Pantsless Pilferer

A robbery at a Brooklyn bodega involving a man whose pants fell down was the latest of several recent... Watch »

Mar 13, 2014
Man, 70, Arrested in Fla. Bank Robbery: FBI

Man, 70, Arrested in Fla. Bank Robbery: FBI

A 70-year-old man has been arrested for robbing a Fort Lauderdale, Fla., bank, the FBI said Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Caught on Camera: Mountain Lion in Hollywood Hills

Caught on Camera: Mountain Lion in Hollywood Hills

A mountain lion spotted in the Hollywood Hills last week is isthe same mountain lion that made Griffith Park... Watch »

Mar 12, 2014
Cat Holds Family Hostage

Cat Holds Family Hostage

An Oregon family says they're not ready to give up on their pet cat, even after it attacked their baby and... Watch »

Mar 11, 2014
Scooter-Riding Pup Uses Social Media for Dog Rescue

Scooter-Riding Pup Uses Social Media for Dog Rescue

Remember Chiquita, the scooter-riding Chihuahua? Since outfitting the pup with a brand new set of wheels,... Read »

Mar 11, 2014
Man Admits to Smuggling Sea Cucumbers

Man Admits to Smuggling Sea Cucumbers

A man has admitted to smuggling thousands of dollars’ worth of dried sea cucumbers into the Read »

Mar 10, 2014
Drunken Man Demanded Bed to Sleep: Police

Drunken Man Demanded Bed to Sleep: Police

Police in Central Texas say an intoxicated 22-year-old man has been arrested after knocking on the doors... Read »

Mar 10, 2014
Bee Attack in SoCal Leaves 2 Hospitalized

Bee Attack in SoCal Leaves 2 Hospitalized

Two people were treated for bee stings after a car struck a tree and knocked down a beehive in the Los Angeles area... Watch »

Mar 10, 2014
Seal Spotted Sunbathing in Brooklyn

Seal Spotted Sunbathing in Brooklyn

A seal was spotted sunbathing near the water at the Newtown Creek Nature Walk in Brooklyn Sunday. Read »

Mar 10, 2014
San Diego Man Dies from Wasp Attack in Front Yard

San Diego Man Dies from Wasp Attack in Front Yard

A man died after being attacked by wasps in San Diego’s Valley Center area Thursday afternoon, officials from... Watch »

Mar 10, 2014
Blind Man Run Over By Train Unhurt

Blind Man Run Over By Train Unhurt

A 47-year-old blind man walked off a Metro Red Line platform Thursday into the path of an oncoming train that rolled... Watch »

Mar 7, 2014
Got ID? Arrest in Bank Heist

Got ID? Arrest in Bank Heist

Authorities have arrested a man suspected of being the would-be bank robber who walked away after a New Jersey bank... Read »

Mar 7, 2014
Woman Wins $2M in Lottery With Fortune Cookie Numbers

Woman Wins $2M in Lottery With Fortune Cookie Numbers

A fortune cookie from a Chinese restaurant in New York City lived up to its name after a Bronx woman won the lottery... Read »

Mar 7, 2014
Man in Fla. Steals Wallet, Eats Cash On Way to Jail

Man in Fla. Steals Wallet, Eats Cash On Way to Jail

A Florida Keys man was arrested after deputies say he robbed his girlfriend and then ate some of the money that... Read »

Mar 7, 2014
Man Beats Dog to Death for Soiling Carpet: Police

Man Beats Dog to Death for Soiling Carpet: Police

A Baltimore City police officer was arrested after his girlfriend told police he beat and killed their... Watch »

Mar 7, 2014
New App Evokes Sounds, Smells of Bacon Frying

New App Evokes Sounds, Smells of Bacon Frying

Want to wake up to the sound of bacon sizzling on the stove with its aroma drawing you out of bed? There's an... Read »

Mar 6, 2014
16th-Century Warfare Manual Shows

16th-Century Warfare Manual Shows "Rocket Cat"

Fanciful illustrations from a circa-1530 manual on artillery and siege warfare, digitized by the University... Watch »

Mar 6, 2014
Got ID? Teller's Request Stops Heist

Got ID? Teller's Request Stops Heist

Police say a would-be bank robber in New Jersey walked away after the teller asked for some identification. Read »

Mar 6, 2014
SF Startup Jets

SF Startup Jets "Dateable Women" from NYC

Seeking to cash in on the moneyed male-heavy dating scene in San Francisco, a startup is jetting available... Read »

Mar 5, 2014
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