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Saturday, Jun 30, 2018 at 07:12 PM PDT

Guards Wait for Inmate to Pass Diamond Earrings He Swallowed

Guards Wait for Inmate to Pass Diamond Earrings He Swallowed

Guards at a Florida jail are taking on an unusual duty. They're monitoring the bathroom habits of an inmate charged with stealing and swallowing diamond earrings. Leesburg Police say Ryan Penman and his...

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 07:04 PM PDT

SoCal Rite Aids Use Manilow Music to Fend Off Loiterers

SoCal Rite Aids Use Manilow Music to Fend Off Loiterers

Several Rite Aid stores across Southern California have been blaring Barry Manilow songs and classical music to fend off loiterers. However, neighbors say the experiment to keep transients away does not seem to...

Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 at 01:53 AM PDT

Zsa Zsa, the English Bulldog, Wins World's Ugliest Dog Title

Zsa Zsa, the English Bulldog, Wins World's Ugliest Dog Title

A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 07:23 AM PDT

Running Late, Man Paddleboards Across Hudson River in Suit

Running Late, Man Paddleboards Across Hudson River in Suit

Sure, it's common in New York City to see men in suits commuting on the subway or in taxis -- but on a paddleboard across the Hudson River? That may be a first. Eunice Rivers was taking the ferry to work in...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 06:09 PM PDT

Flight Attendant Pleads Guilty to Turtle-Smuggling Attempt

Flight Attendant Pleads Guilty to Turtle-Smuggling Attempt

A flight attendant for a Chinese airline pleaded guilty Thursday to attempting to smuggle two-dozen spotted and box turtles in a carry-on bag from Los Angeles to China.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 06:43 PM PDT

Fire Dept Rescues Stranded Roller Coaster Riders

Fire Dept Rescues Stranded Roller Coaster Riders

Daytona Beach firefighters on Thursday were working to rescue stranded riders after a roller coaster derailed on the boardwalk in that Florida city.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 08:47 PM PDT

Texan Uses Dead Cockroaches to Protest New Palm Trees

Texan Uses Dead Cockroaches to Protest New Palm Trees

A South Texas woman gave a small bag of dead cockroaches to a city official to protest newly planted palm trees that she blames for more unwanted bugs in her neighborhood. Patricia Polastri on Tuesday told the...

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 01:57 AM PDT

Mass. City Aims for World Record With 64-Foot Paper Plane

Mass. City Aims for World Record With 64-Foot Paper Plane

Residents of a Massachusetts city are hoping to set a world record for the largest paper airplane. The Revolving Museum of Fitchburg revealed a 64-foot-long plane at the Fitchburg Municipal Airport on Tuesday....

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 07:41 AM PDT

5-Foot Long Snake Slithers Out of Texas Toilet

5-Foot Long Snake Slithers Out of Texas Toilet

A South Texas man says he was cleaning the bathroom at his home when his 6-year-old son alerted him.

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 12:29 PM PDT

Why Did the Alligator Cross the Runway?

Why Did the Alligator Cross the Runway?

An alligator crossing a runway at Orlando International Airport caused delays on Monday.

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