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Monday, May 7, 2018 at 02:02 PM EDT

Florida Woman's Gruesome Roach-in-Ear Tale Goes Viral

Florida Woman's Gruesome Roach-in-Ear Tale Goes Viral

Those screams you hear? They're the collective sounds of primal anguish after reading a Florida woman's account of waking up with a palmetto bug in her ear. (That's the polite name for a flying cockroach,...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 03:54 PM EDT

NJ Superintendent Pooped on School Track 'Daily': Police

NJ Superintendent Pooped on School Track 'Daily': Police

A New Jersey schools superintendent is facing public defecation charges after police said he was caught pooping near another school's track and football field. Kenilworth Public Schools said in a Facebook post...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 09:06 PM EDT
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Artifacts Illegally Sent to Hobby Lobby Returned to Iraq

Several thousand ancient artifacts ICE officials say were smuggled into the Unit...View gallery

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 10:18 AM EDT

Police Use Play-Doh to Make Arrest in Shoplifting Case

Police Use Play-Doh to Make Arrest in Shoplifting Case

Police in Leicester, Massachusetts, have cracked a shoplifting case thanks to a popular toy.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 05:48 AM EDT

Splashing Near Mating Manatees Puts Fla. Man in Hot Water

Splashing Near Mating Manatees Puts Fla. Man in Hot Water

A Florida man who allegedly slapped the water near a group of mating manatees has found himself being slapped with a harassment charge. A Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission report identifies the culprit...

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 07:09 PM EDT

Nap-Loving Bear in Custody After 30-Hour Jaunt Through NJ

Nap-Loving Bear in Custody After 30-Hour Jaunt Through NJ

A wandering bear with a penchant for taking long naps in trees was captured Tuesday afternoon after a nearly 30-hour jaunt through New Jersey backyards, some fence-hopping and a trip near a school. The...

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 03:03 PM EDT

France Roots Out Why Trump-Macron Friendship Tree Vanished

France Roots Out Why Trump-Macron Friendship Tree Vanished

The French president's office says there's nothing mysterious about the disappearance of an oak tree he planted on the White House lawn. It was put in quarantine, like other plants or animals brought into U.S....

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 01:32 PM EDT

Dive-Bombing Pelicans Interrupt Graduation in Malibu

Dive-Bombing Pelicans Interrupt Graduation in Malibu

Two pelicans with degrees in party crashing swooped down on Pepperdine University's graduation ceremony Friday and dive-bombed the crowd, adding some levity to the pomp and circumstance. The brown pelicans,...

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 01:57 PM EDT

Report of Downed Aircraft Turns Out to Be Abandoned, Homemade Sub

Report of Downed Aircraft Turns Out to Be Abandoned, Homemade Sub

What was first thought to be a potential disaster turned out to be a peculiar discovery in the waters of the San Francisco Bay. The initial scare on Sunday afternoon was a report of possibly downed aircraft in...

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 02:29 PM EDT

This Spanish Woman Is Famous Online for Looking Like Trump

This Spanish Woman Is Famous Online for Looking Like Trump

A woman in Spain has found unexpected fame on social media after many found she bore a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump. A journalist reporting on farming in northwestern Spain posted on...

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Clear the Shelters: Find Shelter Near You For Aug. 18 Event
Clear the Shelters: Find Shelter Near You For Aug. 18 Event
NBC Connecticut and Telemundo Connecticut are proud to present the 4th annual Clear the Shelters adoption event on Saturday, August 18. In this nationwide event, animal shelters and rescue organizations will... Read more
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