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Monday, Dec 4, 2017 at 01:56 PM EST

Olympians Share Their Biggest Travel Pet Peeves

Olympians Share Their Biggest Travel Pet Peeves

With holiday travel season coming up, members of Team USA, who are constantly on the road themselves, share the small travel annoyances that really grind their gears.

Monday, Dec 4, 2017 at 01:32 PM EST

Sign Language Interpreter Delivered Gibberish in Florida

Sign Language Interpreter Delivered Gibberish in Florida

Hearing-impaired people tuning in to a news conference about the arrest of a suspected serial killer last week in Florida got a message of gibberish from an American Sign Language interpreter. As Tampa...

Sunday, Dec 3, 2017 at 10:10 AM EST

Opossum Breaks Into Florida Liquor Store and Gets Drunk

Opossum Breaks Into Florida Liquor Store and Gets Drunk

An opossum that apparently drank bourbon after breaking into a Florida liquor store sobered up at a wildlife rescue center and was released unharmed. Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge officials say the opossum was...

Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 06:02 AM EST

Beagle Breakout: Pup Caught on Video Scaling Shelter Cage

Beagle Breakout: Pup Caught on Video Scaling Shelter Cage

A video of a beagle at a Virginia animal shelter scaling her cage in an escape attempt has generated calls of interest from across the country. The Isle of Wight County Animal Shelter posted a Facebook...

Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 09:23 AM EST

What Is This Jellyfish-Like Creature Washing Up on Texas Beaches?

What Is This Jellyfish-Like Creature Washing Up on Texas Beaches?

Jellyfish-like creatures have been washing up on the Texas coast.

Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 at 11:24 AM EST

Cross-Border Zip Line Smuggling Attempt Busted in Arizona

Cross-Border Zip Line Smuggling Attempt Busted in Arizona

Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona arrested a man and seized 10 bundles of marijuana after a cross-border zip line smuggling attempt. Agents using surveillance technology detected a person a few feet...

Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017 at 06:25 AM EST

Surveillance Video Shows Epic Dunkin' Donuts Robbery Fail

Surveillance Video Shows Epic Dunkin' Donuts Robbery Fail

A hungry would-be thief tried to make a getaway with a handful of cash but instead only got away with a mouthful full doughnuts from a Dunkin' Donuts in Queens earlier in the month, police say.

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 07:15 AM EST

No, Christmas Tree: Police Warn Against This Kind of Tree Transport

No, Christmas Tree: Police Warn Against This Kind of Tree Transport

Police in one Massachusetts town say if you're going to pick up a Christmas tree this year, make sure to transport it responsibly. Sudbury police posted a photo to their Facebook page Friday afternoon,...

Saturday, Nov 25, 2017 at 11:43 PM EST

Video Catches Thieves Stealing 1,800 Gallons of Vodka From LA Distillery

Video Catches Thieves Stealing 1,800 Gallons of Vodka From LA Distillery

Police are searching for thieves who swiped more than 1,800 (6,800 liters) gallons of vodka from a Los Angeles distillery. Investigators say the suspects sawed through dead bolts to get inside a storage room at...

Saturday, Nov 25, 2017 at 03:29 AM EST

Trump and Time Magazine Dispute 'Person of the Year' Plans

Trump and Time Magazine Dispute 'Person of the Year' Plans

President Donald Trump says he's not playing ball with Time magazine as it decides its Person of the Year. The magazine counters that Trump has it all wrong. In a tweet Friday as he spent the Thanksgiving...

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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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