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Thursday, Apr 7, 2016 at 06:58 AM EDT

Police Investigating After Woman’s Thumb Bitten Off in New Haven

Police Investigating After Woman’s Thumb Bitten Off in New Haven

New Haven police are investigating after part of a woman’s thumb was bitten off.

Friday, Apr 8, 2016 at 10:54 AM EDT

Alligator Caught 'Attempting to Gain Entry' to Fla. Home

Alligator Caught 'Attempting to Gain Entry' to Fla. Home

An alligator was removed from a mobile home community in Central Florida Tuesday after it approached a resident's front door. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, the gator was 9 feet 5 inches...

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016 at 07:03 PM EDT

WATCH: Falling Tree Narrowly Misses NJ Cop Car

WATCH: Falling Tree Narrowly Misses NJ Cop Car

A New Jersey police car came dangerously close to being crushed by a large tree when the tree snapped and fell onto the road amid powerful winds Sunday, dashcam footage from the patrol car shows.

Monday, Apr 4, 2016 at 08:35 PM EDT

LA's 'Murder House' Waiting for That 'Special' Buyer

LA's 'Murder House' Waiting for That 'Special' Buyer

The ad on realtor.com for the four-bedroom home in Los Feliz tells only part of the story. The beautiful Los Angeles home nestled on a hill has a grand entrance, step-down living room, ballroom, library...

Friday, Apr 1, 2016 at 07:00 PM EDT

Alaska's Capital Temporarily Renamed for Card Game UNO

Alaska's Capital Temporarily Renamed for Card Game UNO

On April Fool's Day, the capital of Alaska was going by the name of card game UNO, not Juneau. No joke. It was a play on words and part of a promotion with game and toy maker Mattel Inc., which is drawing...

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 04:47 AM EDT

Woman Calls 911 Over Pizza Order Mistake

Woman Calls 911 Over Pizza Order Mistake

A woman called 911 to complain that a Hartford pizza shop made a mistake with her order of a half-cheese, half-bacon pizza and wouldn’t return her money, so she wanted police officers to get it back for her.

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016 at 12:41 PM EDT

Cat Sent by Mail Survives 8 Days in Box

Cat Sent by Mail Survives 8 Days in Box

A tough Siamese cat named Cupcake has survived eight days cooped up in a box after accidentally being sent through the mail by her British owners. Cupcake was in a box with an order of DVDs that was sent...

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016 at 11:40 AM EDT

Mystery Meat Found on Several New Hampshire Roads

Mystery Meat Found on Several New Hampshire Roads

A trail of mystery meat has hit the road in New Hampshire. Chicken, drumsticks, sausage, Angus steaks, pork chops and wild game meats were found alongside several roads in Epping last weekend, according to the...

Saturday, Mar 26, 2016 at 03:46 PM EDT

Man Arrested for Not Returning VHS Rental

Man Arrested for Not Returning VHS Rental

A North Carolina man says he was arrested for failing to return a VHS tape that he rented in 2002. James Meyers says he was driving his daughter to school Tuesday when a police officer pulled him over for...

Thursday, Mar 24, 2016 at 10:28 PM EDT

Fur Seal Pup Found in Calif. Yard Miles From Ocean

Fur Seal Pup Found in Calif. Yard Miles From Ocean

A 9-month-old, tagged California fur seal found its way to a home in Fremont Thursday morning, puzzling cops and neighbors over how the small mammal waddled its way there. Police spokeswoman Geneva Bosques made...

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