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Felon's “Hot” Mug Shot Goes Viral

Felon's “Hot” Mug Shot Goes Viral

A handsome mug shot of a Northern California man arrested on felony weapons charges has gone viral on social media... Watch »

Jun 20, 2014

2014 World's Ugliest Dog Contestants

Some of the world's ugliest dogs are high-tailing it to Sonoma for the annual "Ugliest Dog Contest.” View »

Jun 21, 2014
Watch: Houston Police Raid House Packed With Pythons

Watch: Houston Police Raid House Packed With Pythons

After a tip from an anonymous caller, Houston police raided a Heights apartment and found fifteen snakes packed into... Watch »

Jun 19, 2014

"Ghost" Photographed at Alcatraz

Could the grainy image captured by a tourist's iPhone at Alcatraz be a ghost? Read »

Jun 18, 2014
Caipirinha-Flavored Condoms a Hit at World Cup in Brazil

Caipirinha-Flavored Condoms a Hit at World Cup in Brazil

Of all the protective measures taken in Brazil for the World Cup, one particular item is proving to be a... Read »

Jun 24, 2014
Brazen Graffiti Suspect Accused of Tagging San Diego Courtroom

Brazen Graffiti Suspect Accused of Tagging San Diego Courtroom

A young man accused of dozens of cases of graffiti in San Diego County was busted for vandalism after he... Read »

Jun 19, 2014
Tanks, SCUD Missile Up for Bid in Bay Area Auction

Tanks, SCUD Missile Up for Bid in Bay Area Auction

An unusual auction of military memorabilia about to take place in the Bay Area lets members of the public bid... Watch »

Jun 17, 2014
Couple Moving Into New Apartment Finds Python in Couch

Couple Moving Into New Apartment Finds Python in Couch

A couple cleaning out an apartment they were moving into on Long Island were startled to find a three-foot long ball... Read »

Jun 17, 2014
450-Pound Man Hid Marijuana in Stomach Fat: Deputies

450-Pound Man Hid Marijuana in Stomach Fat: Deputies

A 450-pound Florida man was arrested after deputies say they found marijuana hidden in his stomach fat during... Read »

Jun 16, 2014
Missing Child Turns Out to Be Missing Parrot

Missing Child Turns Out to Be Missing Parrot

A Connecticut woman who raced to help when she heard a child calling for his or her daddy assisted in a... Read »

Jun 16, 2014
Pet Store Workers Fear Stolen Guinea Pig May Be in Danger

Pet Store Workers Fear Stolen Guinea Pig May Be in Danger

A black-and-white guinea pig named "Jenny” went missing from Andy’s Pet Shop in San Jose on Wednesday. Read »

Jun 13, 2014

13 Facts About Friday the 13th

Many people have araskavedekatriaphobia (also known as friggatriskaidekaphobia), or fear of Friday the View »

Jun 13, 2014
Lobster Thief Stuffed Frozen Tails in Pants: Cops

Lobster Thief Stuffed Frozen Tails in Pants: Cops

A central Florida woman faces petit theft charges after officials say she stuffed seven frozen lobster tails in her... Watch »

Jun 13, 2014
There's a Full Moon This Friday the 13th

There's a Full Moon This Friday the 13th

The superstitious might want to lock their doors and stay inside this Friday. That's because not only is it... Read »

Jun 12, 2014
Must-See: Man Feeds Alligators With His Mouth

Must-See: Man Feeds Alligators With His Mouth

Gasps can be heard by tourists on a swamp boat tour in south Louisiana as their guide jumps in the water to... Watch »

Jun 12, 2014
10-Year-Old Earns H.S. Diploma,

10-Year-Old Earns H.S. Diploma, "Came Out Smart"

A 10-year-old Northern California boy whose father said he "came out smart" has graduated high school... Watch »

Jun 12, 2014
Fan Drives from SF to Brazil for 2014 World Cup

Fan Drives from SF to Brazil for 2014 World Cup

It's a long way from San Francisco to Brazil. But a 1955 Chevrolet 235 pickup truck named "Nellie" got... Watch »

Jun 12, 2014
Md. Police Issue

Md. Police Issue "Be on the Lookout" for Stolen Bunny Costume

Prince George's County Police have issued a BOLO -- a "Be on the Lookout" advisory -- for a six-foot-tall... Read »

Jul 8, 2014
WATCH: Lightning Interrupts Quiet Drive

WATCH: Lightning Interrupts Quiet Drive

A couple's quiet drive last Saturday in Alberta, Canada, was loudly interrupted by a bolt of lightning that... Watch »

Jun 6, 2014
Book at Harvard Library Is Bound in Human Skin

Book at Harvard Library Is Bound in Human Skin

Tests have confirmed that a book stored at Harvard University's rare-book repository is bound in human... Read »

Jun 5, 2014
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