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Monday, May 16, 2016 at 09:26 PM EDT

Woman Sells 'Housebroken' Bison She Let Wander Inside

Woman Sells 'Housebroken' Bison She Let Wander Inside

A 1,000-pound "domesticated" bison that was allowed to roam in her owner's North Texas home has moved on to pastures new. Bullet the bison was transported Saturday from Karen Schoeve's home in Argyle to her new...

Monday, May 16, 2016 at 02:05 PM EDT

Woman Finds Baby Opossum Swimming in Her Toilet

Woman Finds Baby Opossum Swimming in Her Toilet

A woman made a startling discovery earlier this month when she found a baby opossum in her toilet in San Diego. The Pacific Beach resident had no idea how the little critter got there but alerted San Diego...

Friday, May 13, 2016 at 06:15 PM EDT

Turtle Crashes Through Florida Woman's Windshield

Turtle Crashes Through Florida Woman's Windshield

Nicole Marie Bjanes was driving on I-4 in Deltona, Florida, Monday when a turtle came crashing through her windshield. Florida Highway Patrol officials said another car hit the turtle while it was crossing the...

Friday, May 13, 2016 at 04:36 PM EDT

Housebroken Bison for Sale by Texas Owner

Housebroken Bison for Sale by Texas Owner

An 8-year-old bison named Bullet has outgrown its Texas home and the owner wants to find a new place for the 1,000-pound pet to roam. The family posted a Craigslist ad listing Bullet as "for sale" for...

Friday, May 13, 2016 at 11:35 AM EDT

90-Foot Robotic Dinosaur Roasted in NJ Exhibit Fire

90-Foot Robotic Dinosaur Roasted in NJ Exhibit Fire

A spark from a welding iron ignited a fire Thursday that caused the extinction of a 90-foot-long robotic dinosaur that was set to be part of an exhibit at a New Jersey theme park. The animatronic...

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 11:44 AM EDT

Police Catch Nursery-Rhyming 'Gingerbread Man' Suspect

Police Catch Nursery-Rhyming 'Gingerbread Man' Suspect

Sheriff's deputies say they've caught the gingerbread man, a Pittsburgh-area burglary suspect who referred to the nursery rhyme in taunting authorities who couldn't catch up to him. Police say 25-year-old Heath...

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 10:47 AM EDT

Beware Everest Graffiti Artists, China Is Watching You

Beware Everest Graffiti Artists, China Is Watching You

Next time you leave silly messages on the world's highest mountain, beware: China is watching you. Mountaineering officials have scrubbed graffiti from two granite tablets on the Chinese side of Mount Everest's...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 06:28 PM EDT

NYPD IDs Artist Who Put Trump Headstone in Central Park

NYPD IDs Artist Who Put Trump Headstone in Central Park

A Brooklyn artist is behind a headstone in New York's Central Park bearing Donald Trump's name and the epitaph "Made America Hate Again," police said. The headstone, which included Trump's birth year,...

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 04:25 AM EDT

Officers Find Gator Foot Hanging Out of Truck's Dashboard

Officers Find Gator Foot Hanging Out of Truck's Dashboard

A Florida man was slapped with a citation after Florida Fish and Wildlife officers made an unusual find in his dashboard: an alligator foot. Officers stopped the truck to check for a day-use pass in a wildlife...

Monday, May 9, 2016 at 04:20 PM EDT

Maine 12-Year-Old Takes School Bus for Joyride

Maine 12-Year-Old Takes School Bus for Joyride

Talk about a joyride: A 12-year-old stole a school bus and took it for a drive, according to police in Bangor, Maine. Authorities said John W. St. Germain III and his girlfriend saw the young man driving...

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