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Friday, Mar 29, 2019 at 09:16 AM EDT

Australian Man Loses Bullying-by-Farting Court Case

Australian Man Loses Bullying-by-Farting Court Case

An Australian appeals court on Friday dismissed a bullying case brought by an engineer who accused his former supervisor of repeatedly breaking wind toward him. The Victoria state Court of Appeal upheld a...

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 at 08:12 AM EDT

Woman's Supposed Ghost Sighting Goes Viral at Mass. Market

Woman's Supposed Ghost Sighting Goes Viral at Mass. Market

A ghost-sighting at Massachusetts Market Basket has created a stir as customers keep a lookout for the Victorian-era specter in the frozen food aisle. The grocery store in Wilmington was drawn into the...

Monday, Mar 25, 2019 at 05:46 PM EDT

Mix-Up: British Airways Plane Lands in Scotland, Not Germany

Mix-Up: British Airways Plane Lands in Scotland, Not Germany

The flight on Monday seemed to go perfectly well, until passengers realized that their plane had landed in both the wrong city and the wrong country. The British Airways flight from London City Airport was...

Monday, Mar 25, 2019 at 08:46 AM EDT

Brew Wave Cinema: New Beer Can Also Develop Movie Film

Brew Wave Cinema: New Beer Can Also Develop Movie Film

Kodak says a new beer hitting the market can be used to develop its Super 8 movie film. Dogfish Head Craft Brewery of Delaware created its SuperEight beer after a conversation with people at Kodak, the upstate...

Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 at 10:14 AM EDT

Meteor-Like Object Over LA Turns Out to be Red Bull Stunt

Meteor-Like Object Over LA Turns Out to be Red Bull Stunt

A bright light over downtown Los Angeles Wednesday night that had people around the city wondering if a meteor or aliens were descending on Southern California turned out to be a stunt by Red Bull Air Force...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 10:16 AM EDT

Busted Driver Busts a Move After Calif. Police Chase

Busted Driver Busts a Move After Calif. Police Chase

A driver busted out some dance moves before he was arrested at the end of a chase Tuesday night on several Southern California freeways.

Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 01:02 PM EDT

Goat That Escaped Slaughterhouse Found Wandering NYC Street

Goat That Escaped Slaughterhouse Found Wandering NYC Street

A goat that escaped a slaughterhouse was found on a Bronx street. Police officers found the wayward white goat on Locust Avenue on Saturday morning. Police brought the goat to Animal Care Centers, which gave...

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 at 03:15 PM EDT

Md. Man Arrested After Bragging About Fla. Pelican Attack

Md. Man Arrested After Bragging About Fla. Pelican Attack

A Maryland man wanted in Florida for an apparent attack on a pelican was arrested in Ocean City Friday morning. The Monroe County, Florida, Sheriff’s Office got an arrest warrant for 31-year-old William Hunter...

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 at 10:08 AM EDT

Taste of History: Yeast From 1886 Shipwreck Makes New Ale

Taste of History: Yeast From 1886 Shipwreck Makes New Ale

The most distinguishing feature of Jamie Adams' new ale isn't its hoppy bite but its compelling backstory — brewed from yeast in bottles of beer that went down on a doomed steamship and languished on the...

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 08:40 AM EDT

Goat Elected as Honorary Mayor Sworn in for First Term

Goat Elected as Honorary Mayor Sworn in for First Term

The new honorary mayor of Fair Haven, Vermont — a 3-year-old goat named Lincoln — was officially sworn into office this week. Lincoln was dressed in a sash reading "Mayor" for the Tuesday ceremony at the...

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Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Joining together to help Tri-State food banks replenish non-perishable supplies and sustain essential anti-hunger efforts, NBC Connecticut / WVIT, Telemundo Connecticut / WRDM and Stop & Shop are coming together... Read more
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