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Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 07:14 AM PST

Miss. Boy Dials 911 to Report the Grinch Stealing Christmas

Miss. Boy Dials 911 to Report the Grinch Stealing Christmas

A 5-year-old Mississippi boy called 911 to report that the Grinch was trying to steal Christmas. The Clarion Ledger reports that it happened Saturday in the Jackson suburb of Byram. An officer went to TyLon...

Monday, Dec 18, 2017 at 04:30 AM PST

End of Days Comes for Ohio 'Zombie Nativity' Scene

End of Days Comes for Ohio 'Zombie Nativity' Scene

A ghoulish holiday tradition outside of Cincinnati will soon come to a close after an Ohio man said he won't put up his "zombie Nativity" scene after this year. Sycamore Township's Jasen Dixon said he...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 05:34 AM PST

Mysterious Asteroid Is Being Checked for Signs of Alien Life

Mysterious Asteroid Is Being Checked for Signs of Alien Life

People are wondering if a newly discovered, weirdly oblong asteroid being called Oumuamua is just a space rock or really an alien spacecraft, NBC News Mach reported. The interstellar object was spotted about a...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 05:35 AM PST

Holy Cow! Bovine Escapes Live Philadelphia Nativity — Twice

Holy Cow! Bovine Escapes Live Philadelphia Nativity — Twice

Twice in one morning, a cow had to be corralled after escaping from a live nativity scene in Philadelphia's Old City neighborhood. By the end of the morning Stormy the cow was out a job. Stormy darted from the...

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 05:41 PM PST

Video Shows Identity Thieves Skydiving Over Long Island: Police

Video Shows Identity Thieves Skydiving Over Long Island: Police

Authorities on Long Island are looking to catch a couple they say were living the high life with a stolen credit card number. Police in New York's Suffolk County released dive video of the man and woman Friday....

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 03:55 PM PST

Birdnapper Stuffs Parrot in Pocket in NYC Pet Store Robbery

Birdnapper Stuffs Parrot in Pocket in NYC Pet Store Robbery

Cops are on the lookout for a man seen on video swiping an exotic parrot from a Brooklyn pet store. Police say the birdnapper walked into Petland Discounts on Graham Avenue in Williamsburg on Tuesday and made...

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 06:31 AM PST

Holy Guacamole! Hawaii Woman Seeks Record for Huge Avocado

Holy Guacamole! Hawaii Woman Seeks Record for Huge Avocado

A Hawaii woman is waiting to hear back from Guinness World Records to find out if the massive avocado she snagged is the world's largest. Pamela Wang of the Big Island found the 5-pound (2.3-kilogram)...

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 04:23 AM PST

Delta Flight's Bathrooms Fill Up, Pilot Makes Emergency Stop

Delta Flight's Bathrooms Fill Up, Pilot Makes Emergency Stop

A Delta flight from New York City to Seattle had to make a stop in Billings, Montana after the plane's toilets filled up and passengers couldn't hold it any longer. The Billings Gazette reports the direct...

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 07:53 AM PST

NH Town Searching for Missing Life-Size Elf 'Zippy'

NH Town Searching for Missing Life-Size Elf 'Zippy'

Police in a New Hampshire town are looking for Zippy, a beloved life-size elf on a shelf that usually can be seen at various sites leading up to Christmas. Zippy is a mannequin in a red onesie, a cap and...

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 at 05:51 PM PST

Armed Man Tells Police Trump Ordered Him to Fight Lizard People

Armed Man Tells Police Trump Ordered Him to Fight Lizard People

A Washington state man who “snorted methamphetamine to lose weight” and caused alarm by waving an AK-47 at a busy intersection while shouting that President Donald Trump ordered him to fight “the lizard people,”...

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