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Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 10:02 AM PDT

Goat That Escaped Slaughterhouse Found Wandering NYC Street

Goat That Escaped Slaughterhouse Found Wandering NYC Street

A goat that escaped a slaughterhouse was found on a Bronx street. Police officers found the wayward white goat on Locust Avenue on Saturday morning. Police brought the goat to Animal Care Centers, which gave...

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 at 12:15 PM PDT

Md. Man Arrested After Bragging About Fla. Pelican Attack

Md. Man Arrested After Bragging About Fla. Pelican Attack

A Maryland man wanted in Florida for an apparent attack on a pelican was arrested in Ocean City Friday morning. The Monroe County, Florida, Sheriff’s Office got an arrest warrant for 31-year-old William Hunter...

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 at 07:08 AM PDT

Taste of History: Yeast From 1886 Shipwreck Makes New Ale

Taste of History: Yeast From 1886 Shipwreck Makes New Ale

The most distinguishing feature of Jamie Adams' new ale isn't its hoppy bite but its compelling backstory — brewed from yeast in bottles of beer that went down on a doomed steamship and languished on the...

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 05:40 AM PDT

Goat Elected as Honorary Mayor Sworn in for First Term

Goat Elected as Honorary Mayor Sworn in for First Term

The new honorary mayor of Fair Haven, Vermont — a 3-year-old goat named Lincoln — was officially sworn into office this week. Lincoln was dressed in a sash reading "Mayor" for the Tuesday ceremony at the...

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019 at 01:00 PM PDT

French Fry-Munching Ferret Found at California City Hall

French Fry-Munching Ferret Found at California City Hall

Animal control officers are caring for a french fry-munching ferret abandoned outside City Hall in Banning, California.

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 04:20 AM PDT

'Highly Aggressive' Bull Mounts Car, Attacks Woman in NJ

'Highly Aggressive' Bull Mounts Car, Attacks Woman in NJ

A “highly aggressive” bull attacked its owner and charged at police officers after it got out of its enclosure, police said. Officers got several calls about a cow approaching cars on Houses Corner Road in...

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 06:43 AM PST

Vermont Town Elects Goat as Honorary Mayor

Vermont Town Elects Goat as Honorary Mayor

A 3-year-old Nubian goat is poised to become the first honorary pet mayor of the small Vermont town of Fair Haven. The goat named Lincoln was chosen by townspeople for the one-year honorary post at the...

Sunday, Mar 3, 2019 at 08:18 AM PST

Snowbound Oregon Man Ate Taco Sauce Packets, Survived 5 Days

Snowbound Oregon Man Ate Taco Sauce Packets, Survived 5 Days

A man whose car was stranded in central Oregon snow for five days survived by eating taco sauce packets and starting the engine periodically to warm up. A snowmobiler found Jeremy Taylor, 36, of Sunriver, on...

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019 at 02:57 PM PST

2 Arrested in Buffet Brawl Over Crab Legs

2 Arrested in Buffet Brawl Over Crab Legs

Alabama police say a dispute over crab legs at a dinner buffet ended in a brawl that left two people facing misdemeanor charges. Huntsville police officer Gerald Johnson says he was eating at the Meteor Buffet...

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 05:58 AM PST

Uber Releases List of Things Riders Leave Behind

Uber Releases List of Things Riders Leave Behind

Uber has released a list of things riders leave behind, and it’s pretty strange. There’s everything from a hand puppet to a 8-week-old coffee-colored Chihuahua to a fog machine — yes, you read that right, a fog...

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