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"Vape" and "Binge-Watch" Among Oxford Dictionary's New Entries

Don't know what "vaping" is? How about "listicle"? Perhaps it's time to get to know them. Britain's Oxford... Read »

Aug 14, 2014
Residents Set Up Dog Walker

Residents Set Up Dog Walker "Wall of Shame"

Dog walkers who don’t clean up after their pets on one Brooklyn street could find themselves in for a surprise... Read »

Aug 13, 2014
Number Goof Leads to Years of Alcatraz Misdials

Number Goof Leads to Years of Alcatraz Misdials

Thomas Renault can’t escape from Alcatraz. At least once a day, the phone rings in his San Francisco office with... Read »

Aug 12, 2014
Elderly Woman Caught With Cash in Girdle at Airport

Elderly Woman Caught With Cash in Girdle at Airport

A 78-year-old Florida woman tried to fly on an international trip from Detroit Metropolitan Airport with almost... Read »

Aug 11, 2014
Judge Tosses Lawsuit Claiming Botched Circumcision

Judge Tosses Lawsuit Claiming Botched Circumcision

A judge threw out a lawsuit filed by an Alabama man who claims a botched circumcision resulted in the amputation of... Read »

Aug 8, 2014

"Bored" Man Reported Fake Crimes to 911: Cops

A Boynton Beach man who called authorities to make bogus reports about a naked man with a gun and a bomb in a... Read »

Aug 8, 2014
Shoplifters Swipe Lobsters, Rogaine, Whitening Strips: Cops

Shoplifters Swipe Lobsters, Rogaine, Whitening Strips: Cops

Police are looking for a pair of shoplifters who swiped some unusual items in unrelated thefts at Long Island stores... Read »

Aug 8, 2014
Cop Found Pot Plant Sticking Out of Car Window

Cop Found Pot Plant Sticking Out of Car Window

Two men were arrested after a Clearwater officer who made a traffic stop spotted a marijuana plant sticking out of a... Read »

Aug 7, 2014
Video Appears to Show Bear Walking on Hind Legs in NJ

Video Appears to Show Bear Walking on Hind Legs in NJ

People in one New Jersey town were surprised when they saw a black bear taking a stroll down the street on its hind... Read »

Aug 7, 2014
Boa Still on the Loose in South Jersey Town

Boa Still on the Loose in South Jersey Town

Police continue to search for a large snake that escaped its owner in a South Jersey town last month. However, they... Read »

Aug 6, 2014
Skeleton in the Closet: Rare 6,500-Year-Old Human Skeleton Found in Museum Storage

Skeleton in the Closet: Rare 6,500-Year-Old Human Skeleton Found in...

An archaeology museum in Philadelphia has made an extraordinary find -- in its own storage rooms. The Penn Museum... Watch »

Aug 5, 2014
Company Pays Settlement in Buckets of Loose Change

Company Pays Settlement in Buckets of Loose Change

Andres Carrasco filed a lawsuit in 2012 against Adriana’s Insurance Service, Inc. in California, alleging he was... Read »

Aug 7, 2014
Scrabble Adds New Words, Including

Scrabble Adds New Words, Including "Selfie," "Frenemy"

To Scrabble fanatics, big gifts sometimes come in small packages. The word "te" as a variant of "ti," the seventh... Read »

Aug 5, 2014
Wandering Tortoise Reunited With Human Family

Wandering Tortoise Reunited With Human Family

A tortoise that was found strutting the streets of Los Angeles County by police was reunited with his human... Read »

Aug 4, 2014
Cops: Drunk Woman Got in Police Car With Officers Inside

Cops: Drunk Woman Got in Police Car With Officers Inside

Pittsburgh police say a drunken woman tried to drive away in an unmarked police car — with two officers still... Read »

Aug 5, 2014
150-Pound Tortoise Taken in by Police

150-Pound Tortoise Taken in by Police

It took two officers to take a 150-pound tortoise into custody, the Alhambra Police Department said in a Facebook... Read »

Aug 3, 2014
Watch What This Man Does When His Phone Rings on Live TV

Watch What This Man Does When His Phone Rings on Live TV

A guest’s attempt to silence his phone after it rang in the middle of a live broadcast was not as subtle as he... Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
Man Put Needles in Supermarket Meat: Prosecutors

Man Put Needles in Supermarket Meat: Prosecutors

A 68-year-old Illinois man was jailed without bond Thursday after being accused by federal prosecutors of inserting... Watch »

Aug 4, 2014
Rare Yellow Lobster Found at Florida Grocery Store

Rare Yellow Lobster Found at Florida Grocery Store

A rare yellow lobster nearly wound up on a dinner plate after being delivered in a Publix grocery store's daily... Read »

Aug 3, 2014
Cop Gets Job Back After Blaming Sex Cream

Cop Gets Job Back After Blaming Sex Cream

A Miami Beach homicide detective will get his job back and back pay after he successfully argued that his... Watch »

Aug 1, 2014
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