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Friday, Jun 9, 2017 at 07:08 AM EDT

Man Claimed Fake Drugs at Bonnaroo Were 'God's Work': PD

Man Claimed Fake Drugs at Bonnaroo Were 'God's Work': PD

A man accused of bringing more than a thousand doses of fake drugs to the Bonnaroo music festival said he was doing "God's Work" with the bogus substances, Tennessee authorities said Thursday. The Coffee County...

Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017 at 05:54 AM EDT

Tractors Race Through Mud, Puddles and Fire in Russia

Tractors Race Through Mud, Puddles and Fire in Russia

Twenty-eight drivers competed for five hours on a nine-mile course in a tractor race in Russia.

Monday, Jun 5, 2017 at 09:19 AM EDT

Big Tornado Doesn't Bother Man Mowing Lawn in Canada

Big Tornado Doesn't Bother Man Mowing Lawn in Canada

A photograph of a Canadian man mowing a lawn with a tornado swirling behind him has caused a bit of a storm on social media. Cecilia Wessels snapped the picture of her husband, Theunis, on Friday as the twister...

Monday, Jun 5, 2017 at 05:54 PM EDT

Dog Gets Stuck in a Hole in a Tree

Dog Gets Stuck in a Hole in a Tree

A dachshund in Salem, Kentucky, crawled into a groundhog hole at the base of a tree and got stuck. Two off-duty state troopers and local firefighters rescued the dog and made sure it doesn't happen again

Friday, Jun 2, 2017 at 04:15 PM EDT

Researchers Discover 'Faceless Fish'

Researchers Discover 'Faceless Fish'

Researchers in Australia caught a rare fish 13,000 feet below the surface of the water off the coast of New South Wales, Australia. 

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 at 01:48 PM EDT

Sex Toys, 30,000 Condoms Stolen From Warehouse

Sex Toys, 30,000 Condoms Stolen From Warehouse

Police in Las Vegas are investigating a pair of burglaries at a condom and sex toy warehouse during the holiday weekend. A representative of Stockholm, Sweden-based LELO Inc. said in a statement Tuesday that...

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017 at 09:11 AM EDT

Is This South Texas 'Monster Frog' Real?

Is This South Texas 'Monster Frog' Real?

A monster frog making the rounds on social media may not be as gross as it seems. Photos posted on the South Texas Hunting Association's Facebook show Markcuz Rangel holding what's claimed to be a frog weighing...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 03:04 PM EDT

'Covfefe': Trump Lights Up Internet With Late-Night Tweet

'Covfefe': Trump Lights Up Internet With Late-Night Tweet

"Covfefe." It was the word that rocked the Twitter world just after midnight on the East Coast. President Donald Trump wrote the word in a late-night message from his personal account that mystified much of...

Monday, May 29, 2017 at 05:11 PM EDT

Yard Goats' Unusual Strikeout Becomes Viral Sensation

Yard Goats' Unusual Strikeout Becomes Viral Sensation

It happened Friday night's Yard Goats game in Binghamton against the Rumble Ponies. In the top of the eighth inning, with the count at 1-2, pitcher Cory Burns lost his footing and threw the ball into the grass...

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 11:41 AM EDT

German Biker Loses Bag of Cash, Raining Bills Over Autobahn

German Biker Loses Bag of Cash, Raining Bills Over Autobahn

German police say a businessman on a motorcycle lost a plastic bag stuffed with his day's earnings while driving along a southern highway, sending a shower of cash across the Bavarian Autobahn. Ingolstadt...

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NBC CT/Red Cross Blood Drive at Dunkin' Donuts Park
NBC CT/Red Cross Blood Drive at Dunkin' Donuts Park
People got a start the summer on a lifesaving note by donating blood at the NBC Connecticut Blood Drive on Thursday, June 22 at Dunkin’ Donuts Park, home of the Yard Goats! Read more
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