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Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 at 08:27 PM PST

Gray-Haired Men Guilty For Britain's Biggest Burglary

Gray-Haired Men Guilty For Britain's Biggest Burglary

The last three members of a British criminal crew with a combined age of around 500 were found guilty Thursday for a $20 million heist committed last Easter — the biggest in the country’s history, NBC News...

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 at 12:44 PM PST

300-Pound Statue Missing From UC Berkeley

300-Pound Statue Missing From UC Berkeley

Someone could be walking around with, or might be hiding or trying to sell, a 300-pound statue of a 20th century Cal crew coach.

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 at 12:20 PM PST

Man Evades Deputies, Jumps to Death in Cemetery: Sheriff

Man Evades Deputies, Jumps to Death in Cemetery: Sheriff

A man allegedly driving in a stolen truck evaded authorities early Thursday in San Lorenzo, and fell to his death. Ironically, in a cemetery.

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 at 03:54 AM PST

Michigan Man Flies Off Car Hood Into Police Cruiser

Michigan Man Flies Off Car Hood Into Police Cruiser

A shirtless man clinging to the hood of his brother’s car was sent flying into a police cruiser in Michigan, according to video of the incident recorded by the police, NBC News reported. Police in Shelby...

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016 at 01:55 PM PST

Turtle Found Frozen Thaws Out, Survives

Turtle Found Frozen Thaws Out, Survives

A turtle defied the odds by surviving being frozen solid. The turtle, appropriately named for "Frozen" character Elsa, was found frozen in a tank in a yard last week. Elsa was surrendered to an animal...

Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 at 07:35 AM PST

$500K in Marijuana Disguised as Carrots: Border Patrol

$500K in Marijuana Disguised as Carrots: Border Patrol

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents found half a million dollars' worth of marijuana disguised as carrots this week. On Sunday, they stopped the tractor-trailer at the Pharr International Bridge along the...

Tuesday, Jan 12, 2016 at 02:45 PM PST

Woman Rescued After Falling Into Chicken Waste Tank

Woman Rescued After Falling Into Chicken Waste Tank

Petaluma firefighters Tuesday morning rescued a female security guard who fell into an outdoor concrete tank containing the remnants of chicken at a poultry processing plant.

Tuesday, Jan 12, 2016 at 05:46 PM PST

Texas Man Falls Into Hole on Walk to Buy Lottery Ticket

Texas Man Falls Into Hole on Walk to Buy Lottery Ticket

A Fort Worth, Texas, man is lucky to be alive after he disappeared during a walk to buy a lottery ticket, police say. The 69-year-old man, who has not been identified, was reported missing by his family...

Tuesday, Jan 12, 2016 at 02:30 PM PST

Mom of 'Polite' Pizza Robber Turns Son In: Deputies

Mom of 'Polite' Pizza Robber Turns Son In: Deputies

A man accused of "politely" robbing a Little Caesars restaurant in Deerfield Beach last month has been arrested after his mother recognized him on surveillance video and turned him in, the Broward Sheriff's...

Monday, Jan 11, 2016 at 02:11 PM PST

Man Steals Python From Pet Store by Stuffing Snake in Pants

Man Steals Python From Pet Store by Stuffing Snake in Pants

Surveillance footage shows a man steal a 2-foot-long python from a pet store in Oregon by stuffing the snake down his pants.

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