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Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 09:11 AM EDT

Man Sues Woman for $17.31 Movie Ticket After Bad Date

Man Sues Woman for $17.31 Movie Ticket After Bad Date

A Round Rock man is suing a woman he went on a date with for the price of a movie ticket after he said she texted through the film and left him at the theater. Brandon Vezmar filed the claim for $17.31 last...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 09:38 AM EDT

SUV Sinks Into Beach as Man Tries to Take Photos of It

SUV Sinks Into Beach as Man Tries to Take Photos of It

A man trying to take scenic photos of his SUV by the Jersey Shore ended up trying to dig the vehicle out after it started sinking into the water-logged sand, officials said. State Park Police responded to a...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 11:55 AM EDT

Thief Steals Nearly 700 Parking Meters

Thief Steals Nearly 700 Parking Meters

Nearly 700 parking meters have been stolen from downtown Stockton, California, over the past year. "We don't understand why they're down here because they're not making that much money," Stockton...

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 01:13 PM EDT
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This Girl Loved a Burrito So Much She Took Wedding Photos With It

What if you loved a burrito so much you married it? A teenager in Loudoun County,...View gallery

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Friday, May 12, 2017 at 10:28 AM EDT

Couple to Wed After Losing Nearly 600 Pounds Together

Couple to Wed After Losing Nearly 600 Pounds Together

Frustrated with his ever-growing weight that peaked at 675 pounds, Ronnie Brower began dieting and working out on his way to losing an astounding 458 pounds. His four-year fitness journey, chronicled on...

Friday, May 12, 2017 at 10:11 AM EDT

New Zealand's Big Plan to Save Its Birds: Kill Every Rat

New Zealand's Big Plan to Save Its Birds: Kill Every Rat

New Zealand has set itself an environmental goal so ambitious it's been compared to putting a man on the moon: ridding the entire nation of every last rat, possum and stoat. The idea is to give a second chance...

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 10:43 AM EDT

Self-Proclaimed Nazi's Name Change to Hitler Takes Effect

Self-Proclaimed Nazi's Name Change to Hitler Takes Effect

A self-proclaimed Nazi officially became Isidore Heath Hitler with a name change that took effect this week. MyCentralJersey.com reported Hitler's name officially changed from Isidore Heath Campbell on Monday...

Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 09:49 AM EDT

Customs Agents Find Heroin in 'Success!' Greeting Card

Customs Agents Find Heroin in 'Success!' Greeting Card

Customs agents in Philadelphia say they found 8 grams of heroin stuffed inside a congratulatory greeting card addressed to someone in Washington, D.C. The card was shipped from the Netherlands, officials...

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 11:13 AM EDT

Plea for Free Wendy's Nuggets Becomes Most Retweeted Tweet

Plea for Free Wendy's Nuggets Becomes Most Retweeted Tweet

A Twitter user's joking request for help to getting free Wendy's chicken nuggets for a year has earned him a spot in the record books. As of Tuesday morning, Carter Wilkerson, @carterjwm, had more than 3.43...

Monday, May 15, 2017 at 11:12 PM EDT

Bear Makes Visit to Avon Home

Bear Makes Visit to Avon Home

A resident of Stagecoach Road in Avon received an unexpected visitor last week.

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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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