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Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 11:21 AM EDT

Cat Burglar Busted

Cat Burglar Busted

Neighbors living in one Kennewick, Washington neighborhood have seen a rise in burglaries, but the culprit has been found.

Friday, Sep 9, 2016 at 07:21 PM EDT

Bear Shows Up in Sheriff's Office

Bear Shows Up in Sheriff's Office

This law-man walked into work and found a bear going through the trash but he didn't run; instead he started scolding the intruder like a child. Apparently, at the Placer County Sheriff's office in Lake...

Wednesday, Sep 7, 2016 at 12:25 AM EDT

5K Toilets to Get New Life as NYC Oyster Beds

5K Toilets to Get New Life as NYC Oyster Beds

New York City is placing 50,000 oysters in Jamaica Bay — on beds made with the porcelain from 5,000 recycled toilets. Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Department of Environmental Protection said Tuesday that the...

Tuesday, Sep 6, 2016 at 12:33 AM EDT

Man Breaks Into Home, Paints Dog Purple: Police

Man Breaks Into Home, Paints Dog Purple: Police

Police in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, arrested a man they say crashed a stolen car, broke into a home and painted a dog Saturday afternoon. Officers arrested Felix Reagan following the incident. They say they...

Sunday, Sep 4, 2016 at 05:37 PM EDT

Va. Opera Singer Arrested for Violating Noise Ordinance

Va. Opera Singer Arrested for Violating Noise Ordinance

An internationally awarded opera singer was arrested in Alexandria Friday night for using a speaker to amplify her voice while she sang on the sidewalk. Cellphone video posted on YouTube captured officers...

Friday, Sep 2, 2016 at 05:51 PM EDT

Deer Interrupts Surfing Tryouts in California

Deer Interrupts Surfing Tryouts in California

Surfing team tryouts in California were interrupted by a four-legged friend who apparently wanted to get in on the fun. Surfers at Southern California's Dana Point were shocked when a deer rushed into the ocean...

Friday, Sep 2, 2016 at 03:36 PM EDT

Boy Finds Bag of Meth in Video Game Package

Boy Finds Bag of Meth in Video Game Package

It was Grand Theft Auto come to life: When an 11-year-old bought a video game Wednesday in Lake Charles, Louisiana, he opened the plastic case to find a bag of drugs. NBC affiliate KPLC-TV reports that the...

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 03:06 PM EDT

Orlando Theme Parks Offer Bug Spray to Ease Zika Fears

Orlando Theme Parks Offer Bug Spray to Ease Zika Fears

Florida's major theme parks are now offering free bug repellent to visitors as concerns about mosquito-transmitted Zika virus mount. Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando Resort and SeaWorld Orlando on Sunday...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 10:54 PM EDT

London Flight Delayed 1 Hour Over Crew Argument

London Flight Delayed 1 Hour Over Crew Argument

An easyJet flight from London's Gatwick Airport to Belfast has faced an hourlong delay after two crew members got into an epic shouting match. Shocked passengers tweeted about the argument that grew so heated...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 06:57 AM EDT

NYC Cops Responding to Burglary Call Find Gator Taking a Bath

NYC Cops Responding to Burglary Call Find Gator Taking a Bath

Police responding to a call about a burglary at a Staten Island home encountered an unusual suspect — a three-foot-long alligator, and it was in the bathtub. The reptile was hanging out in the empty tub...

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