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Woman Climbs Into Giraffe Exhibit, Gets Kick to the Face

Woman Climbs Into Giraffe Exhibit, Gets Kick to the Face

Police say a 24-year-old California woman was cited Saturday after climbing into the giraffe exhibit at a... Read »

Aug 18, 2014
Nude Man Tried to Rob Bank: Police

Nude Man Tried to Rob Bank: Police

Police in Rockford, Illinois, have arrested a 32-year-old man they say tried to rob a bank while naked. The Rockford Read »

Aug 17, 2014
Man Gets Shot in Head, Walks to Hospital

Man Gets Shot in Head, Walks to Hospital

A man in a New York suburb with a gunshot wound to the head was apparently able to walk himself to the... Read »

Aug 17, 2014
Man Sleeping at Intersection Leads Police Chase

Man Sleeping at Intersection Leads Police Chase

A Florida man was found sleeping in his car at an intersection that led police on a chase before being arrested. Read »

Aug 16, 2014
Pot Plants Worth $5M Removed From SoCal Public Park

Pot Plants Worth $5M Removed From SoCal Public Park

Thousands of marijuana plants worth about $5 million were removed, in what authorities called an all... Watch »

Aug 16, 2014

Uncanny: "Canstruction" Sculptures Made From Thousands of Cans

Sculptures made of cans are on display at Merchandise Mart in Chicago as part of the 8th annual... View »

Aug 15, 2014

"Ima Thief" Accused of Grand Theft

A Sunrise man named “Ima Thief” who was arrested by Sunrise Police for allegedly stealing more than a... Read »

Aug 15, 2014

"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 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... 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... 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... 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... 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. 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...

An archaeology museum in Philadelphia has made an extraordinary find -- in its own storage 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... 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... Read »

Aug 5, 2014

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