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Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019 at 10:20 AM EST

Monday Morning Moose Surprise: Moose Wanders Alaska Hospital

Monday Morning Moose Surprise: Moose Wanders Alaska Hospital

It's a moose loose in a hospital. A moose wandered into an Alaska hospital building, ate some plants and exited using a motion-activated door that was stuck open because of the cold. 

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019 at 11:50 AM EST

What's Up, Doc? Moose Wanders Into Alaska Hospital Building

What's Up, Doc? Moose Wanders Into Alaska Hospital Building

A moose wandered into a hospital building in Alaska's largest city Monday — and Stephanie Hupton was ready to capture the visit with her phone camera. Hupton works in billing at a physical therapy office inside...

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 01:59 PM EST

Snacks on Wheels: PepsiCo Tests Self-Driving Robot Delivery

Snacks on Wheels: PepsiCo Tests Self-Driving Robot Delivery

Forget vending machines, PepsiCo is testing a way to bring snacks directly to college students. The chip and beverage maker says it will start making deliveries with self-driving robots on Thursday at the...

Sunday, Dec 30, 2018 at 01:26 PM EST

Professor Names Beetle Species After 'Game of Thrones'

Professor Names Beetle Species After 'Game of Thrones'

A Nebraska entomologist has named three of his eight newest beetle discoveries after the dragons from the HBO series "Game of Thrones" and George R.R. Martin book series "A Song of Ice and Fire." University of...

Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 at 07:16 PM EST

NY Man Finds a $10,000 Surprise on Subway Platform

NY Man Finds a $10,000 Surprise on Subway Platform

A Chanel purse left in a Manhattan subway station held a $10,000 surprise for the man who found it. Richard Taverna was at the West 66th Street and Broadway stop earlier this week when he spotted the purse by a...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 12:00 PM EST

Police: Man Tried to Pay for McDonald's With Bag of Weed

Police: Man Tried to Pay for McDonald's With Bag of Weed

Police in Florida say a 23-year-old man went through a McDonald's drive-thru and tried to pay for his order with a bag of marijuana. News outlets report Port St. Lucie police say the fast food worker denied the...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 12:16 AM EST

Diner Finds Pearls in His Lunch at Famed NYC Oyster Bar

Diner Finds Pearls in His Lunch at Famed NYC Oyster Bar

A lucky diner says he happened upon a pearl while eating an oyster dish at a famous New York City restaurant. Sixty-six-year-old Rick Antosh was out to lunch with a friend and ordered his usual at the Grand...

Sunday, Dec 16, 2018 at 08:47 AM EST

Man Who Demolished Landmark House Ordered to Build Replica

Man Who Demolished Landmark House Ordered to Build Replica

A man who illegally demolished a San Francisco house designed by modernist architect Richard Neutra was ordered this week to rebuild it exactly as it was. The city Planning Commission also ordered Ross Johnston...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 11:19 PM EST

$293,000 Cash Still Missing After Truck Spills on NJ Highway

$293,000 Cash Still Missing After Truck Spills on NJ Highway

Authorities are looking for $293,000 in still-missing cash after an armored truck rained money onto a New Jersey highway Thursday morning, causing two crashes as drivers attempted to collect the loot scattered...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 06:22 PM EST
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Traveler Busted at NY Airport With 70 Live Finches in Hair Rollers

On Saturday, U. S. Customs and Border Protection stopped a passenger arriving...View gallery

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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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