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Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 at 12:18 AM EST

Olympian Brianna Decker's Recurring Dinosaur Nightmare

Olympian Brianna Decker's Recurring Dinosaur Nightmare

We've all had that nightmare of being chased, and Olympian Brianna Decker is no different, although her nightmare has a Jurassic twist.

Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018 at 05:33 PM EST

Woman Prepares Salad, Sticks Fork Into 3-Inch Lizard

Woman Prepares Salad, Sticks Fork Into 3-Inch Lizard

A Maine woman who prepared a salad says she realized after a couple of bites her fork was stuck in a 3-inch lizard, minus the tail. After vomiting and getting over her shock, Michelle Carr, a nurse from...

Saturday, Feb 3, 2018 at 12:47 AM EST

'Bored' Florida Man Breaks Into Funeral Home: Deputies

'Bored' Florida Man Breaks Into Funeral Home: Deputies

A Florida man is accused of breaking into a funeral home and stealing items including a tub of formaldehyde. Hernando County Sheriff's deputies went to the Demarco Family Funeral Home in Spring Hill early...

Thursday, Feb 1, 2018 at 10:02 PM EST

Eagles Fan Thought She Missed Super Bowl After Surgery

Eagles Fan Thought She Missed Super Bowl After Surgery

Haley Parks thought she missed watching the Philadelphia Eagles play against the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl after waking up from surgery to get her wisdom teeth removed. Her mother recorded the...

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 at 05:31 PM EST

Loaded Grenade Launcher Left at Florida Goodwill Store

Loaded Grenade Launcher Left at Florida Goodwill Store

Authorities say a grenade launcher, loaded with a live grenade, was left with other donated items at a Florida Goodwill store. Sheriff's deputies say they disposed of the active grenade in a Hazmat locker,...

Thursday, Feb 1, 2018 at 09:29 AM EST

Philly vs. Boston Accents

Philly vs. Boston Accents

Water. Yard. Bagel. Car. Although the two cities heading into the Super Bowl this weekend are geographically close to one another, you’d never know it from the different ways they pronounce these words....

Friday, Jan 26, 2018 at 09:27 AM EST

Nutella Discounts Spark Chaos in French Supermarkets

Nutella Discounts Spark Chaos in French Supermarkets

Brawls have broken out in French supermarkets as shoppers scramble to get their hands on discounted pots of chocolate and hazelnut spread. Chaotic scenes were filmed in several supermarkets across the...

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 at 03:39 PM EST

Donut Shop Selling Tide Pod-Designed Doughnuts

Donut Shop Selling Tide Pod-Designed Doughnuts

A Kansas doughnut chain is using the latest social media stunt, the Tide Pod challenge, to promote a new kind of doughnut. Hurts Donut joined in on the craze by selling the doughnut version of the laundry...

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 11:39 PM EST

What Robot Strippers Say About Sexism and the Future

What Robot Strippers Say About Sexism and the Future

On a recent evening in Las Vegas during the CES technology show, robot strippers offered a window into technology's gender fault lines — not to mention our robot future. From a distance, the mechanical...

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 11:48 AM EST

Snatched by Hungry Eagle, Little Dog Lives to Bark the Tale

Snatched by Hungry Eagle, Little Dog Lives to Bark the Tale

Felipe Rodriguez says he thought he was hallucinating when an eagle snatched his sister's little white dog from her yard, flapped its massive wings and disappeared over the trees. Did he really just see...

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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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