If you happened to see a giant potato being hauled on a barge on the Hudson River Wednesday, your eyes were not deceiving you.
The 6-ton spud, resting atop a tractor-trailer on a barge pulled by a tugboat, has...
The four-legged mayor of a northwestern Minnesota village greets voters like a true politician.
Duke, a 9-year-old Great Pyrenees, won a third one-year term as honorary mayor of Cormorant Township on Saturday.
Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 05:39 PM EDT
Minor Leaguer Smashes Own Windshield With Grand Slam
A minor league baseball player in southern Illinois hit a grand slam only to find the ball smashed the windshield of his own truck.
The Gateway Grizzlies of Sauget, Illinois, say Brandon Thomas hit the homer...
Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 11:56 AM EDT
The 'Poopening': Roomba Spreads Feces All Over Home
Oh the horror. That’s how one man described the events that unfolded when his Roomba ran over dog poop, spreading a 25-foot trail of feces throughout his house.
In a Facebook post, Jesse Newton said his dog,...
A "UFO" got a police escort last week when it roamed the streets of Ireland, but the rolling saucer wasn’t from outer space. It was made right here on earth.
53-year-old Ali Kemal Ali told the Belfast Telegraph...
A police officer in Windham, Maine, attempted to "pull over" two cows after they were reportedly menacing cars on Thursday afternoon.
In a video the police department posted on its Facebook page, Officer Ernest...
Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 at 09:26 AM EDT
Bikini-Clad Swedish Cop Makes Arrest While Sunbathing
She was off duty and wearing a bikini but that didn't stop Swedish police officer Mikaela Kellner from catching a suspected thief.
A photo of Kellner pinning the suspect to the ground was trending on social...
Monday, Aug 1, 2016 at 09:50 AM EDT
Hot Weather Causes Horse Poop to Burst Into Flames
This summer has been so hot and dry in upstate New York that the horse poop in Throop is bursting into flames.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation says one of its enforcement officers responded...
Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 08:30 AM EDT
Man Playing 'Pokemon Go' at Night Gets Stuck in Mud Pit
A 62-year-old man had to be rescued after he became stuck in waist-deep mud while playing 'Pokemon Go' at night in the woods behind his upstate New York home, authorities said.
The man was playing the virtual...
The date has been set for NBC Connecticut's 2016 Health & Wellness Festival! Join NBC Connecticut for the event on Sunday, Oct. 23 at the XL Center in downtown Hartford. The Festival will take place from 10 a.m.... Read more
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