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Monday, Jan 25, 2016 at 06:06 PM EST

Vegan Butcher Offers 'Meatless Meats'

Vegan Butcher Offers 'Meatless Meats'

Chances are pretty good when you think vegan or vegetarian, a butcher shop isn't what comes to mind but the owners of Herbivorous Butcher in Minneapolis, Minnesota hope to change that.

Monday, Jan 25, 2016 at 03:29 PM EST

Trailer With $70K Worth of Cheese Stolen in Wis.

 Trailer With $70K Worth of Cheese Stolen in Wis.

Police in Germantown, Wisconsin, are looking for suspects after a trailer containing about $70,000 worth of cheese was stolen from a trucking company. Police say the trailer was taken early Friday from...

Saturday, Jan 23, 2016 at 05:24 AM EST

Raw Meat Found in Traveler's Luggage: CBP

Raw Meat Found in Traveler's Luggage: CBP

U.S. Customs and Border Protection inspectors say a traveler tried to smuggle five raw chickens and three packages of pork meat after a flight this week to North Texas from El Salvador. The traveler, a...

Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 06:40 PM EST

NY Village Changing Logo That Was Butt of Jokes on 'Daily Show'

NY Village Changing Logo That Was Butt of Jokes on 'Daily Show'

The upstate New York village of Whitesboro has confirmed that it will change its official logo a day after the image, which appears to show a white man throttling an Indian, was ridiculed on Comedy Central's...

Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 04:00 PM EST

Cops Pay $40 to Save Escaped Goat: NYPD

Cops Pay $40 to Save Escaped Goat: NYPD

A couple of NYPD cops paid $40 of their own money to bail out a goat that escaped a slaughterhouse earlier this week, taking the gruff former fugitive to a Long Island sanctuary. Cops from the 103rd precinct's...

Thursday, Jan 21, 2016 at 06:26 PM EST

Cow Escapes NYC Slaughterhouse, Leads Cops on Chase

Cow Escapes NYC Slaughterhouse, Leads Cops on Chase

NYPD cops did their best cowboy impressions Thursday afternoon, wrangling a bovine that escaped a slaughterhouse and ran through the streets in Queens. Officers in Jamaica say they cornered a cow in a parking...

Thursday, Jan 21, 2016 at 03:00 PM EST

8-Foot Crocodile Found in Florida Keys Pool

8-Foot Crocodile Found in Florida Keys Pool

A homeowner in Lower Matecumbe Key had quite the surprise Thursday morning when an uninvited guest turned up in the pool: a live crocodile. The homeowner, who lives near mile marker 77, called the Monroe...

Thursday, Jan 21, 2016 at 07:34 PM EST

Man Charged Driving Car Almost Covered in Snow

Man Charged Driving Car Almost Covered in Snow

An 80-year-old man was charged after driving a car that was almost completely covered in snow with only a portion of the driver's side windshield cleared for vision, police said. Ontario Provincial Police said...

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016 at 06:31 PM EST

Satanic Cross Goes Up on Florida City Hall Lawn

Satanic Cross Goes Up on Florida City Hall Lawn

A South Florida man has erected a satanic cross on the front lawn of the Hallandale Beach City Hall. Chaz Stevens, a self-described atheist, put up the 6-foot black cross upside down.

Monday, Jan 18, 2016 at 10:35 AM EST

Live Shark Found in Florida Condo Swimming Pool

Live Shark Found in Florida Condo Swimming Pool

Wildlife officials are trying to figure out exactly how a shark got into the swimming pool at a South Florida condo complex. The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports that Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation...

Penguin Plunge 2016
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