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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 10:43 AM EDT

Monkey Business Class: Rhesus Macaque Briefly Escapes Cage at Texas Airport

Monkey Business Class: Rhesus Macaque Briefly Escapes Cage at Texas Airport

A monkey escaped from its crate Monday afternoon at San Antonio International Airport but was shot with a tranquilizer and was recovered safely. Officials said the monkey got out of his crate in an isolated...

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 09:38 AM EDT

'Very Sober' Man Calls 911 to Report Pig Following Him: Cops

'Very Sober' Man Calls 911 to Report Pig Following Him: Cops

Cops in one Ohio town got an usual 911 call over the weekend. It was from a man who said he was walking home from an Amtrak station. And, according to the man, there was a pig following him. And he didn't know...

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 05:07 PM EDT

Hasbro Trademarks Play-doh's Scent: Sweet, Slightly Musky

Hasbro Trademarks Play-doh's Scent: Sweet, Slightly Musky

Hasbro has trademarked the scent of Play-doh. The toy company on Friday announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has recognized Play-doh's distinctive smell with a registered trademark,...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 05:33 PM EDT

'Hats Off': Wis. HS Senior Prank Is So Good Even Police Applaud

'Hats Off': Wis. HS Senior Prank Is So Good Even Police Applaud

Even Wisconsin police had to applaud a group of high school seniors for their hilarious prank before graduation. Senior pranks are often the thing of spring for high school graduates, but the latest one from...

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 02:23 PM EDT

Dancing Burglar Pops During Break-In

Dancing Burglar Pops During Break-In

A daring burglar was caught on surveillance footage popping and locking after a successful break-in of a Fresno office. Police say suspect David Seale used copied keys to enter the building, coming in...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 01:49 PM EDT

Gonna Need a Bigger Piggy Bank: $800K in Dimes Spill on Road

Gonna Need a Bigger Piggy Bank: $800K in Dimes Spill on Road

Brother, can you spare a dime? How about 8 million of them? A semi-trailer truck hauling $800,000 worth of dimes crashed Tuesday into a guardrail on an interstate near Las Vegas, spilling thousands of coins on...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 09:05 PM EDT

‘Saved By the Bell’-Themed Restaurant Opens in Los Angeles

‘Saved By the Bell’-Themed Restaurant Opens in Los Angeles

Time out! “Saved By the Max,” a pop-up restaurant dedicated to everything “Saved By the Bell” has just opened in Los Angeles. If you’re a wannabe Bayside Tiger you’re going to...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 05:44 PM EDT

NJ Man Unleashes Nightmare Pollen Storm by Accident

NJ Man Unleashes Nightmare Pollen Storm by Accident

Don't try this...anywhere! Eric Henderson of New Jersey unleashed a nightmare pollen storm when he tapped a tree branch with his excavator just to see what would happen. 

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 04:01 PM EDT

Hello, Deer: Fawn Hops in Patrol Car in Calif.

Hello, Deer: Fawn Hops in Patrol Car in Calif.

This wasn't your usual suspect in the back seat of a law enforcement vehicle. The Marin County Sheriff's Department on Monday shared video of a baby deer exploring the back seat of a patrol car after it had...

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 02:02 PM EDT

Florida Woman's Gruesome Roach-in-Ear Tale Goes Viral

Florida Woman's Gruesome Roach-in-Ear Tale Goes Viral

Those screams you hear? They're the collective sounds of primal anguish after reading a Florida woman's account of waking up with a palmetto bug in her ear. (That's the polite name for a flying cockroach,...

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Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' Today at all CT Stop & Shop Locations
Help End Hunger by 'Feeding Our Families' Today at all CT Stop & Shop Locations
NBC Connecticut, Telemundo Connecticut, Stop & Shop and food pantries across the state have teamed up for "Feeding Our Families," a food drive to help end hunger on April 28. Read more
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