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Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017 at 06:25 AM EST

Surveillance Video Shows Epic Dunkin' Donuts Robbery Fail

Surveillance Video Shows Epic Dunkin' Donuts Robbery Fail

A hungry would-be thief tried to make a getaway with a handful of cash but instead only got away with a mouthful full doughnuts from a Dunkin' Donuts in Queens earlier in the month, police say.

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 07:15 AM EST

No, Christmas Tree: Police Warn Against This Kind of Tree Transport

No, Christmas Tree: Police Warn Against This Kind of Tree Transport

Police in one Massachusetts town say if you're going to pick up a Christmas tree this year, make sure to transport it responsibly. Sudbury police posted a photo to their Facebook page Friday afternoon,...

Saturday, Nov 25, 2017 at 11:43 PM EST

Video Catches Thieves Stealing 1,800 Gallons of Vodka From LA Distillery

Video Catches Thieves Stealing 1,800 Gallons of Vodka From LA Distillery

Police are searching for thieves who swiped more than 1,800 (6,800 liters) gallons of vodka from a Los Angeles distillery. Investigators say the suspects sawed through dead bolts to get inside a storage room at...

Saturday, Nov 25, 2017 at 03:29 AM EST

Trump and Time Magazine Dispute 'Person of the Year' Plans

Trump and Time Magazine Dispute 'Person of the Year' Plans

President Donald Trump says he's not playing ball with Time magazine as it decides its Person of the Year. The magazine counters that Trump has it all wrong. In a tweet Friday as he spent the Thanksgiving...

Friday, Nov 24, 2017 at 11:20 PM EST

Popular YouTube Videos May Have Psychologically Harmed Kids

Popular YouTube Videos May Have Psychologically Harmed Kids

“Toy Freaks,” a popular YouTube channel followed by millions, was deactivated by the site last week for violating policies against child endangerment, NBC News reports. The channel, run by single father Gregory...

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 09:52 AM EST

Woman Steals Gifts From NYC Apt, Leaves Dirty Kitty Litter

Woman Steals Gifts From NYC Apt, Leaves Dirty Kitty Litter

A woman was caught on camera stealing presents from a West Harlem apartment building and residents say the only gift she left behind was a bag of dirty kitty litter. Residents tell NBC 4 New York that the woman...

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 09:56 AM EST

Baron Cohen to Pay Fine Czechs Got Wearing Borat Mankini

Baron Cohen to Pay Fine Czechs Got Wearing Borat Mankini

Comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen has offered to pay the fines for six Czech tourists who were reportedly detained by authorities in Kazakhstan's capital Astana for dressing up as his character Borat. Sporting lime...

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 12:36 PM EST

58 Indian Soldiers Ride a Single Motorcycle to Break Record

58 Indian Soldiers Ride a Single Motorcycle to Break Record

After six months of dieting and two failed attempts, 58 members of the 'Tornadoes', a motorcycle display team of the Indian Army, climbed onto a motorcycle together to break a world record. The Indian Army broke...

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 06:28 AM EST

For Sale: Lee Harvey Oswald's Original Grave Marker

For Sale: Lee Harvey Oswald's Original Grave Marker

A Dallas bar owner is trying to figure out what to do with Lee Harvey Oswald's original grave marker, 54 years after Oswald assassinated President John F. Kennedy in Dallas. "It's in excellent condition," said...

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 09:47 AM EST

Trio of Elephants Get Up-Close Look at Georgia Highway Fire

Trio of Elephants Get Up-Close Look at Georgia Highway Fire

Firefighters battling a truck fire in Georgia early Monday probably couldn't ignore the elephant in the room — three elephants, that is, standing by the side of the highway. They'd been evacuated from the...

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