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Saturday, Jul 28, 2018 at 02:48 PM EDT

'Dirty Socks' Odor Sickens Travelers on Flight From NYC

'Dirty Socks' Odor Sickens Travelers on Flight From NYC

A flight from NYC to Florida had to be diverted to South Carolina because some passengers aboard complained of burning throats and chest pains after a potential hazmat situation from an unknown substance that...

Friday, Jul 27, 2018 at 08:24 PM EDT

Man Angry Over Broken Phone Drives Into Phone Store: Police

Man Angry Over Broken Phone Drives Into Phone Store: Police

A 74-year-old man ranting about a broken phone drove his car through the glass storefront of a Verizon Wireless store in North Carolina, authorities said Friday, stunning shoppers during the dinner hour at an...

Thursday, Jul 26, 2018 at 08:22 AM EDT

Can't Fight Kitty Hall: Cat Elected as Mayor in Michigan

Can't Fight Kitty Hall: Cat Elected as Mayor in Michigan

Politics in a small northern Michigan village have gone to the cats and dogs and goats and even chickens. Omena's newly elected mayor is a feline named Sweet Tart. Dogs Diablo Shapiro and Punkin Anderson Harder...

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018 at 12:28 PM EDT

Naked Exerciser Thought Planet Fitness Was 'Judgment-Free Zone,' Police Say

Naked Exerciser Thought Planet Fitness Was 'Judgment-Free Zone,' Police Say

A man accused of stripping naked before working out at a New Hampshire Planet Fitness reportedly told arresting officers he thought the gym was a "judgment-free zone." Plaistow police Capt. Brett Morgan said...

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 at 11:30 PM EDT

Memphis Man Steals Date's Car, Goes on Another Date: Police

Memphis Man Steals Date's Car, Goes on Another Date: Police

Police in Memphis say a man stole his date's car and drove it to a date with another woman. Police say a woman reported her car stolen after Kelton Griffin went to her house to take her on a date. WMC-TV...

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 at 08:47 PM EDT

2-Year-Old Plays Catch With Dog Over Fence

2-Year-Old Plays Catch With Dog Over Fence

This cute Twitter video that has gone viral shows a little 2-year-old playing catch with a neighbor's dog over their fence. The dog and child play together every time they're both outside at the same time.

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 01:30 PM EDT

Dino Derby: T-Rexes 'Race' at Washington Racetrack

Dino Derby: T-Rexes 'Race' at Washington Racetrack

You haven't seen a derby like this. Racers in T-Rex costumes took a turn on the Emerald Downs racetrack in Auburn, Washington, in a hilarious 10 second sprint caught on cam. 

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018 at 11:22 AM EDT

Mattress Firm Hiring 'Snoozetern' to Join Social Media Team

Mattress Firm Hiring 'Snoozetern' to Join Social Media Team

You don’t have to be awake at work as a Mattress Firm intern. The mattress store is hiring a “snoozetern” to help the company’s social media team tease product launches and assist customers in selecting the...

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 at 06:52 PM EDT

'Zombie' Rat Climbs Out of NYC Bathroom Sink

'Zombie' Rat Climbs Out of NYC Bathroom Sink

A Brooklyn couple experienced firsthand one of New York City’s most disgusting urban legends: a rat came wiggling its way out of their plumbing. Bari Finkel said a rat crawled out of the sink drain in their...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 10:05 AM EDT

Video Shows Woman Capture, Bag Live Birds in Philly Park

Video Shows Woman Capture, Bag Live Birds in Philly Park

A U.S. park ranger confronted a woman seen snatching birds at a historic square in Philadelphia and placing them alive in plastic bags, and she claimed she released the birds after catching them. Videos posted...

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