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Thursday, Nov 3, 2016 at 02:27 AM EDT

23-Year-Old Yearbook Quote Predicts Cubs World Series Win

23-Year-Old Yearbook Quote Predicts Cubs World Series Win

There have been a lot of signs pointing to 2016 being the Cubs’ year, but this may be the wildest yet. Back in 1993, one Chicago Cubs fan predicted in his high school yearbook that the team would win the...

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016 at 10:36 AM EDT

Cops Root Out Maine Roadblock: Man Dressed as Tree

Cops Root Out Maine Roadblock: Man Dressed as Tree

Police say they've arrested a man dressed as a tree for blocking traffic in Maine. They say the man didn't respond to officers when they warned him against obstructing traffic in a busy intersection in downtown...

Monday, Oct 24, 2016 at 11:24 AM EDT

Emu Found Wandering Along Phoenix Interstate

Emu Found Wandering Along Phoenix Interstate

State troopers say an emu crossed a Phoenix road, got to the other side and narrowly avoided getting hurt. Arizona Department of Public Safety spokesman Quentin Mehr says the agency received reports Friday...

Friday, Oct 21, 2016 at 09:11 PM EDT

Half-Naked Intruder Scares Boy With BB Gun

Half-Naked Intruder Scares Boy With BB Gun

A half naked drunk woman walked into Michigan home and played with the family dog while young boy hides under his bed with BB gun and calls 911.

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016 at 07:42 PM EDT

Zombies Try to Stop Texting While Walking in Pittsburgh

Zombies Try to Stop Texting While Walking in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh pedestrians are being urged to "Look Alive" and not at their cellphones by folks dressed as though they're dead. The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership and other groups are trying to "scare" pedestrians...

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016 at 12:59 PM EDT

Bald Eagle Freed Unharmed From Perch in Car Grill

Bald Eagle Freed Unharmed From Perch in Car Grill

A bald eagle that somehow managed to get wedged in the front grill of a car was freed unharmed after a passing motorist noticed the bird.

Monday, Oct 10, 2016 at 02:58 PM EDT

Man's 2,261-Lb. Pumpkin Squashes Son's Record

Man's 2,261-Lb. Pumpkin Squashes Son's Record

A Rhode Island man has squashed a record set by his son by taking first prize in a pumpkin contest with a 2,261.5-pound gourd. WJAR-TV reports Richard Wallace's 2,261.5-pound pumpkin beat the North American...

Monday, Oct 3, 2016 at 10:41 AM EDT

Wild Pigs Chowing Down on Front Yards in San Jose

Wild Pigs Chowing Down on Front Yards in San Jose

Front yards are being ripped up in a San Jose neighborhood, and while residents are well aware of who the culprits are, there's very little they can do. The torn-up lawns are the work of wild pigs on a feeding...

Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 at 03:39 PM EDT

Tall Fish Tale: Tourists Fooled by Octopus Ferry Disaster

Tall Fish Tale: Tourists Fooled by Octopus Ferry Disaster

Ever hear about the gargantuan octopus that dragged a New York City ferry and its 400 passengers to the river bottom nearly 53 years ago? A cast bronze monument dedicated to the victims of the steam ferry...

Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 at 11:59 AM EDT

Man Arrested for Wearing Clear Plastic Wrap Bikini on NJ Beach

Man Arrested for Wearing Clear Plastic Wrap Bikini on NJ Beach

A 59-year-old man who wore a bikini fashioned out of see-through plastic wrap on a New Jersey beach is facing a criminal charge. Beach Haven police said Stephen Wojciehowski spent two days on a Long Beach...

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