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Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 08:01 AM EST

Zoo's Missing Meerkat Mystery Solved With 3 People Charged

Zoo's Missing Meerkat Mystery Solved With 3 People Charged

It wasn't grand theft. It was tiny. But the snatching of a baby meerkat from a zoo has not only become a major story in the Australian city of Perth, it has led to the arrest of three people. In September,...

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 09:46 AM EST

Romanian Man Returns Cash Worth $107K Found in Cupboard

Romanian Man Returns Cash Worth $107K Found in Cupboard

A Romanian man was surprised to find 95,000 euros ($107,000) stashed inside a secondhand cupboard he'd bought — and promptly returned the money. Adela Stanici told The Associated Press Tuesday that her husband,...

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 07:34 AM EST

The 'World's Longest Hair Competition'

The 'World's Longest Hair Competition'

Women from Lithuania competed for a title of who had the longest hair. The winner got an all-expenses-paid trip to the European Parliament in Strasbourg or Brussels.

Friday, Nov 2, 2018 at 03:54 PM EDT

Giant Python Discovered Among Texas Goodwill Donations

Giant Python Discovered Among Texas Goodwill Donations

A shocking discovery Thursday at the Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth sorting center now officially tops the list of bizarre donations they have been forced to handle: an albino, rosy-tailed python. “I was...

Thursday, Nov 1, 2018 at 07:08 AM EDT

Gag! Rotting Fish, Maggots on Menu at Disgusting Food Museum

Gag! Rotting Fish, Maggots on Menu at Disgusting Food Museum

Sheep eyeball juice. Bull testicles. Maggot-infested cheese. American root beer. These are among the items considered palatable or even regarded as delicacies in some cultures that the Disgusting Food Museum in...

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 at 07:26 PM EDT

Anyone Want to Adopt a 28-Pound Cat? Doughnut Needs a Home

Anyone want to adopt a 28-pound feline? A Florida animal shelter says it is look...View gallery

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Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 at 09:38 PM EDT

Man Gets Entire Back Tattooed With Michael Jordan's Jersey

Man Gets Entire Back Tattooed With Michael Jordan's Jersey

When it comes to tattoos paying homage to Chicago, this one is a slam dunk. It goes beyond the World Series rings, the skylines, the logos and even the Stanley Cup trophies. One man tattooed his entire back with...

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 at 03:06 PM EDT

‘Headless Chicken Monster’ Spotted Off Antarctica

‘Headless Chicken Monster’ Spotted Off Antarctica

A sea creature nicknamed the “headless chicken monster” was seen near Antarctica on a long-line fishing company’s underwater camera system. The bizarre-looking creature is actually a sea...

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 at 05:40 PM EDT

Calif. Teen Baked Grandfather's Ashes Into Cookies: Police

Calif. Teen Baked Grandfather's Ashes Into Cookies: Police

A high school student mixed her cremated grandfather's ashes into homemade sugar cookies and shared them with several classmates, police in Northern California said Wednesday. The student and a friend baked the...

Monday, Oct 15, 2018 at 05:44 AM EDT

Watch Divers Carve Pumpkins Underwater in Florida Keys

Watch Divers Carve Pumpkins Underwater in Florida Keys

A creative group of scuba divers submerged 30 feet beneath the surface in the Florida Keys to carve pumpkins. The event took place at the annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving contest that took place Sunday near...

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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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