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Monday, Oct 31, 2016 at 07:48 PM EDT

Panda Wrestles Zoo Intruder

Panda Wrestles Zoo Intruder

A man sneaked into a giant panda enclosure at a zoo in southeast China and ended up wrestling with a panda. Chinese state broadcaster CCTV showed surveillance video of the incident. According to CCTV, the man...

Monday, Oct 31, 2016 at 10:55 AM EDT

'So So Sorry': Stolen Subaru Returned With Gas Money

'So So Sorry': Stolen Subaru Returned With Gas Money

One woman was lucky enough to have her car stolen — not by a thief, but by someone who was just a bit confused. Erin Hatzi of Portland, Oregon, had her red Subaru stolen right out of her driveway Tuesday night...

Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 at 07:19 PM EDT

Divorcing Couple Goes to Court Over Cubs Series Tickets

Divorcing Couple Goes to Court Over Cubs Series Tickets

The frenzy among Chicago Cubs fans to snag pricey and scarce tickets to World Series games at Wrigley Field has now landed in divorce court. A Chicago-area woman this week submitted an "Emergency Petition...

Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 at 12:57 AM EDT

Bay Area 'Flintstone House' Now Up For Rent on Airbnb

Bay Area 'Flintstone House' Now Up For Rent on Airbnb

The three-bedroom, two-bathroom house in Northern California is striking for its amorphous dome shapes made of wire and shotcrete. Now listed on the short-term rentals site, visitors can spend a few nights...

Thursday, Nov 3, 2016 at 02:27 AM EDT

23-Year-Old Yearbook Quote Predicts Cubs World Series Win

23-Year-Old Yearbook Quote Predicts Cubs World Series Win

There have been a lot of signs pointing to 2016 being the Cubs’ year, but this may be the wildest yet. Back in 1993, one Chicago Cubs fan predicted in his high school yearbook that the team would win the...

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016 at 10:36 AM EDT

Cops Root Out Maine Roadblock: Man Dressed as Tree

Cops Root Out Maine Roadblock: Man Dressed as Tree

Police say they've arrested a man dressed as a tree for blocking traffic in Maine. They say the man didn't respond to officers when they warned him against obstructing traffic in a busy intersection in downtown...

Monday, Oct 24, 2016 at 11:24 AM EDT

Emu Found Wandering Along Phoenix Interstate

Emu Found Wandering Along Phoenix Interstate

State troopers say an emu crossed a Phoenix road, got to the other side and narrowly avoided getting hurt. Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman Quentin Mehr says the agency received reports Friday...

Friday, Oct 21, 2016 at 09:11 PM EDT

Half-Naked Intruder Scares Boy With BB Gun

Half-Naked Intruder Scares Boy With BB Gun

A half naked drunk woman walked into Michigan home and played with the family dog while young boy hides under his bed with BB gun and calls 911.

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016 at 07:42 PM EDT

Zombies Try to Stop Texting While Walking in Pittsburgh

Zombies Try to Stop Texting While Walking in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh pedestrians are being urged to "Look Alive" and not at their cellphones by folks dressed as though they're dead. The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership and other groups are trying to "scare" pedestrians...

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016 at 12:59 PM EDT

Bald Eagle Freed Unharmed From Fla. Car Grill

Bald Eagle Freed Unharmed From Fla. Car Grill

A bald eagle that somehow managed to get wedged in the front grill of a car was freed unharmed after a passing motorist noticed the bird. The Clay County Sheriff's Office says a resident of the Fleming...

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