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Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 11:07 AM EST

Suspect Hands Out Free Doughnuts During Armed Robbery

Suspect Hands Out Free Doughnuts During Armed Robbery

Police are searching for three suspects who were caught on video robbing a Texas doughnut shop and giving out free pastries to customers inside the store. Houston Police Department's Robbery Division released...

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017 at 03:37 PM EST

No Kidding: These Goats Are for Delivering Flowers

No Kidding: These Goats Are for Delivering Flowers

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 10:02 PM EST

Drivers Get Turkeys Instead of Traffic Tickets in Montana

Drivers Get Turkeys Instead of Traffic Tickets in Montana

Some Montana drivers got Thanksgiving turkeys instead of tickets when they were pulled over by traffic officers. Officers with the Billings Police Department checked for outstanding warrants Wednesday after...

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 01:54 PM EST

Baaaa-rack? Sheep Can Recognize Famous Faces, Study Finds

Baaaa-rack? Sheep Can Recognize Famous Faces, Study Finds

A new study shows that sheep have the ability to recognize human faces from photographs on computer screens. The Cambridge University study published Wednesday also shows that sheep can recognize the faces...

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 02:39 PM EDT

Chubby Raccoon Gets Stuck in Sewer Grate

Chubby Raccoon Gets Stuck in Sewer Grate

A heavyset critter was found stuck in a sewer grate in a Northern Chicago suburb. Zion police officers came upon the “little” creature and with the help of animal control were able to free him....

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 01:02 PM EDT

Raccoon That Ate Too Much Got Stuck in Sewer Grate: PD

Raccoon That Ate Too Much Got Stuck in Sewer Grate: PD

Turns out the feeling many people relate to after a big meal isn't unique to humans. One raccoon in a Chicago suburb apparently ate so well it got caught in a sewer grate Thursday. Authorities said they found...

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 08:34 AM EDT

What Are the Odds? Woman Claims 2 Lottery Prizes on Same Day

What Are the Odds? Woman Claims 2 Lottery Prizes on Same Day

She knows how to pick a winner. Kimberly Morris of Wake Forest scratched off two North Carolina lottery tickets on Monday, winning $1 million on one of the tickets and $10,000 with another, local media...

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 07:00 AM EDT

Judge Orders Man to Write Nice Things About His Ex

Judge Orders Man to Write Nice Things About His Ex

A judge on the Hawaiian island of Maui has handed down an unorthodox sentence to a man who pleaded no contest to violating a protection order preventing him from contacting his ex-girlfriend. Judge Rhonda...

Friday, Oct 27, 2017 at 02:09 PM EDT

Statue of 45-Foot Woman Won't Stand on National Mall

Statue of 45-Foot Woman Won't Stand on National Mall

A permit to bring a 45-foot statue of a naked woman to Washington, D.C. was denied by the National Park Service.

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 at 09:19 AM EDT

Police Post 'Pumpkin Lineup' After Stolen Squash Bust

Police Post 'Pumpkin Lineup' After Stolen Squash Bust

Police who caught three teenagers orange-handed with 48 stolen pumpkins — and one gourd — are asking residents of a St. Louis suburb to view a "pumpkin lineup" online to see if their Halloween squash are...

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