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Friday, Jul 14, 2017 at 08:22 AM EDT

World's Highest Big City Gets Transformer-Themed Buildings

World's Highest Big City Gets Transformer-Themed Buildings

The Transformers have been transformed yet again. Already featured as toys and video games, comic books, television series and movies, they've now been reconfigured as exuberantly colorful multistory buildings...

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017 at 05:22 PM EDT

Man Trapped in ATM Slips Notes to Customers Begging For Help

Man Trapped in ATM Slips Notes to Customers Begging For Help

Police say a Texas man who became trapped inside an ATM slipped notes to customers via the receipt slot pleading for them to help him escape.

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 at 05:21 PM EDT

King Cobras and Geckos Seized at JFK Airport

King Cobras and Geckos Seized at JFK Airport

Nearly a half a dozen king cobras and a handful of geckos were seized by border agents at Kennedy Airport, authorities said. The reptiles were detected by Customs and Border Protection officers scanning an...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 01:33 PM EDT

Want a Governor's Mansion? You'll Just Need to Move It

Want a Governor's Mansion? You'll Just Need to Move It

If you want to live in a governor's mansion without being elected, North Dakota has a deal for you. With a catch. The state wants to preserve the 10,000-square-foot home that has served North Dakota's first...

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017 at 04:10 PM EDT

Six Injured in Sixth Running of the Bulls of 2017

Six Injured in Sixth Running of the Bulls of 2017

Wednesday was the sixth running of the bulls this year in Pamplona, Spain.  As part of a nine-day festival, hundreds run ahead of six bulls on a path to the bull fighting stadium. Six people were...

Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 01:22 PM EDT

Colorado Teen Survives Unprovoked Bear Attack While Camping

Colorado Teen Survives Unprovoked Bear Attack While Camping

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for a bear that bit a 19-year-old man named Dylan, who wishes to keep his last name private, early Sunday morning in an unprovoked attack at a campground in Boulder...

Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 12:45 PM EDT

Shark Bites Swimmer Off Miami-Area Beach

Shark Bites Swimmer Off Miami-Area Beach

A swimmer was bitten by what lifeguards believed was a bullhead shark in South Florida on Sunday. Miami-Dade lifeguards believe this is the first shark attack in 20 years.

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017 at 09:27 AM EDT

VP Pence Touches NASA Equipment Labeled 'Do Not Touch'

VP Pence Touches NASA Equipment Labeled 'Do Not Touch'

Vice President Mike Pence was seen touching a piece of NASA equipment labeled "Do not touch" on Thursday, driving the internet wild. It happened while Pence was touring the Kennedy Space Center in Florida with...

Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 10:11 AM EDT

Police Seek Help Finding Owner of Boat Left on Highway

Police Seek Help Finding Owner of Boat Left on Highway

An unexpected item was left sitting on U.S. 1 in central New Jersey Thursday afternoon: a 37-foot long boat. The vessel, named Maraliya out of Larchmont, New York, was left on the shoulder of the busy highway...

Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 10:14 AM EDT

Woman Weds Man 3 Years After Twitter Joke About Marrying Him

Woman Weds Man 3 Years After Twitter Joke About Marrying Him

Twitter, she married him. It just took a while. After Llia Apostolou sent a joking message on Twitter looking for a wedding date, a stranger took her up on the offer. The two never did end up going to the...

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'Supporting Our Schools' Supply Drive and How You Can Help
'Supporting Our Schools' Supply Drive and How You Can Help
NBC Connecticut, together with Travelers and Hoffman Auto Group are joining forces for the 2017 Supporting Our Schools drive. All proceeds will benefit students and schools affiliated with the Boys & Girls Clubs... Read more
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