You've probably heard of front lawns being filled with flamingos or trees getting toilet-papered.
But one Dallas family is dealing with a different kind of prank.
The Hale family woke up Christmas morning...
Tuesday, Dec 26, 2017 at 09:46 AM EST
Sticker Shock: Woman Stunned by $284 Billion Electric Bill
A Pennsylvania woman says she went online to check her electric bill and was stunned at the amount — more than $284 billion.
The Erie Times-News reports that Mary Horomanski said her eyes "just about popped...
Thursday, Dec 28, 2017 at 07:20 PM EST
Carnage, Covfefe: 2017 Was an 'Unpresidented' Year in Words
This year brought political scandals, gaffes and feuds, and plenty of them sent people to the dictionary in droves as words like dotard and covfefe hit the news.
NBC News talked about the best words made famous...
Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017 at 09:34 AM EST
Och Aye! All Residents of 1 Conn. Town Get Scottish Land
Residents of the rural town of Scotland, Connecticut, are becoming lords and ladies in the United Kingdom country of the same name.
The Scottish land preservation company Highland Titles said Tuesday it's...
Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 09:56 PM EST
Scuba-Diving Santa Claus Delights Children in San Francisco
Santa Claus doesn't just sit at shopping malls in snow-challenged San Francisco: He also goes scuba diving.
The California Academy of Sciences launched its annual Scuba Santa show Tuesday with about 100...
Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:14 AM EST
Miss. Boy Dials 911 to Report the Grinch Stealing Christmas
A 5-year-old Mississippi boy called 911 to report that the Grinch was trying to steal Christmas.
The Clarion Ledger reports that it happened Saturday in the Jackson suburb of Byram. An officer went to TyLon...
Monday, Dec 18, 2017 at 07:30 AM EST
End of Days Comes for Ohio 'Zombie Nativity' Scene
A ghoulish holiday tradition outside of Cincinnati will soon come to a close after an Ohio man said he won't put up his "zombie Nativity" scene after this year.
Sycamore Township's Jasen Dixon said he...
Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 08:34 AM EST
Mysterious Asteroid Is Being Checked for Signs of Alien Life
People are wondering if a newly discovered, weirdly oblong asteroid being called Oumuamua is just a space rock or really an alien spacecraft, NBC News Mach reported.
The interstellar object was spotted about a...
Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 08:35 AM EST
Holy Cow! Bovine Escapes Live Philadelphia Nativity — Twice
Twice in one morning, a cow had to be corralled after escaping from a live nativity scene in Philadelphia's Old City neighborhood. By the end of the morning Stormy the cow was out a job.
Stormy darted from the...
Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 08:41 PM EST
Video Shows Identity Thieves Skydiving Over Long Island: Police
Authorities on Long Island are looking to catch a couple they say were living the high life with a stolen credit card number.
Police in New York's Suffolk County released dive video of the man and woman Friday....