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Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 07:20 AM EDT

'Highly Aggressive' Bull Mounts Car, Attacks Woman in NJ

'Highly Aggressive' Bull Mounts Car, Attacks Woman in NJ

A “highly aggressive” bull attacked its owner and charged at police officers after it got out of its enclosure, police said. Officers got several calls about a cow approaching cars on Houses Corner Road in...

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 09:43 AM EST

Vermont Town Elects Goat as Honorary Mayor

Vermont Town Elects Goat as Honorary Mayor

A 3-year-old Nubian goat is poised to become the first honorary pet mayor of the small Vermont town of Fair Haven. The goat named Lincoln was chosen by townspeople for the one-year honorary post at the...

Sunday, Mar 3, 2019 at 11:18 AM EST

Snowbound Oregon Man Ate Taco Sauce Packets, Survived 5 Days

Snowbound Oregon Man Ate Taco Sauce Packets, Survived 5 Days

A man whose car was stranded in central Oregon snow for five days survived by eating taco sauce packets and starting the engine periodically to warm up. A snowmobiler found Jeremy Taylor, 36, of Sunriver, on...

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019 at 05:57 PM EST

2 Arrested in Buffet Brawl Over Crab Legs

2 Arrested in Buffet Brawl Over Crab Legs

Alabama police say a dispute over crab legs at a dinner buffet ended in a brawl that left two people facing misdemeanor charges. Huntsville police officer Gerald Johnson says he was eating at the Meteor Buffet...

Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 04:16 AM EST

World's Largest Bee, Feared Extinct, Found in Indonesia

World's Largest Bee, Feared Extinct, Found in Indonesia

The world’s largest bee, last seen by a scientist in 1981, is not extinct after all, NBC News reported. A single female was found and documented earlier this year on an Indonesian island, an Australian...

Monday, Feb 18, 2019 at 02:54 PM EST

Man Stomps on Head of Diddy Statue at Madame Tussauds: NYPD

Man Stomps on Head of Diddy Statue at Madame Tussauds: NYPD

A man knocked over a wax figure of Sean "P. Diddy" Combs at Madame Tussauds in Times Square, causing the head to fall off. He then stomped on the head, police said Sunday.

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 05:27 AM EST

Real Estate Investors Unknowingly Buy Booby-Trapped House

Real Estate Investors Unknowingly Buy Booby-Trapped House

A team of Philadelphia real estate investors was lucky to avoid what could have been a tragedy after coming across a stairway booby-trapped with a swinging knife. Ekrem Uysaler said he and his team were scoping...

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 10:58 PM EST

Rat Seen 'Passed Out' on NYC Sidewalk Holding Henny Bottle

Rat Seen 'Passed Out' on NYC Sidewalk Holding Henny Bottle

Joining the likes of infamous rodent celebrities found in the streets of New York (here’s looking at you Pizza Rat and Millennial Avocado Squirrel), we present to you...Henny Rat!

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 at 06:23 PM EST

Not a Rom-Com: Mom Scouting Date for Son Draws Campus Ire

Not a Rom-Com: Mom Scouting Date for Son Draws Campus Ire

It's almost Valentine's Day, and at Towson University in Maryland a mother has been trying so hard to find a date for her son that campus police are concerned. A woman in her 50s wearing a multicolored scarf...

Monday, Feb 18, 2019 at 10:19 AM EST

Chimpanzees Escape Zoo Enclosure in Northern Ireland

Chimpanzees Escape Zoo Enclosure in Northern Ireland

Never doubt the intelligence of a group of chimpanzees! Zookeepers say a few chimps used branches to make a ladder and escape their enclosure at a zoo in Northern Ireland.

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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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