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Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 at 05:51 PM EST

Perfect Timing Beer Truck Crash On Cam

Perfect Timing Beer Truck Crash On Cam

  A Nevada Highway Patrol trooper's dashcam captured an amazing coincidence of timing during a recent crash. Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Travis Smaka had pulled over a driver for speeding. "You guys have...

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 at 03:43 PM EST

Putin-Shaped Lollipops on Sale in Russia

Putin-Shaped Lollipops on Sale in Russia

Candy stores across Russia have been selling lollipops in the shape of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Sunday, Mar 5, 2017 at 08:36 AM EST

Watch: National Zoo Lion Gets Dental Checkup

Watch: National Zoo Lion Gets Dental Checkup

A dentist from Virginia is sought around the world for his rare specialty: Exotic animals. Recently, News4 got up close to Luke the Lion at the National Zoo in D.C. as veterinary dentist Dr. Barron Hall...

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 at 06:28 AM EST

Solid as a Rock: Artist Emerges After Week Inside a Boulder

Solid as a Rock: Artist Emerges After Week Inside a Boulder

A French artist has spent a week in a hard place: a rock. Abraham Poincheval emerged Wednesday from a 12-ton limestone boulder at a Paris art gallery where he has been entombed since Feb. 22. A body-shaped...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 12:51 PM EST

Dinner 160 Feet Above Dubai

Dinner 160 Feet Above Dubai

Ever thought about dining 160 feet above ground?  Thrill-seeking diners in Dubai had a chance to eat suspended by a construction crane.  

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 06:13 AM EST

Florida Man Accused of Stealing, Selling Neighbor's Monkey

Florida Man Accused of Stealing, Selling Neighbor's Monkey

A Homestead man is facing a grand theft charge after he allegedly stole, then sold, his neighbor's pet monkey. Oscar Leiva, 21, was arrested Sunday night and booked into Miami-Dade jail, where he was being held...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 12:28 PM EST

Washington City Bans Man From Using Service Horse

Washington City Bans Man From Using Service Horse

Federal officials are investigating after a city banned a small horse a man says is his service animal needed on walks to improve his health. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development tells NBC...

Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 06:38 PM EST

Benton City Man Fights for Rights To Use Service Horse

Benton City Man Fights for Rights To Use Service Horse

Benton City resident Tim Fulton is fighting for the right to keep his service horse, Fred, to complete the daily walks prescribed by his doctor. Fulton recieved a $100 fine from Benton City for walking with Fred...

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 08:28 PM EST

Rare Quadruplet Calves Born in Ireland

Rare Quadruplet Calves Born in Ireland

A farming family in Ireland's County Clare is celebrating the births of four nearly identical calves. The odds of this happening are quite incredible.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 07:05 PM EST

Man Drives Half-Mile with Police Officer on Hood

Man Drives Half-Mile with Police Officer on Hood

A man in China drove away from a checkpoint with a police officer on the hood of his car.  The incident was captured on surveillance footage.

NBC Connecticut's Shred-It Event Returns April 22
NBC Connecticut's Shred-It Event Returns April 22
Documents with account numbers, Social Security numbers and other sensitive information that are improperly discarded can make you vulnerable to identity theft. Read more
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