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Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 11:44 AM EDT

Police Catch Nursery-Rhyming 'Gingerbread Man' Suspect

Police Catch Nursery-Rhyming 'Gingerbread Man' Suspect

Sheriff's deputies say they've caught the gingerbread man, a Pittsburgh-area burglary suspect who referred to the nursery rhyme in taunting authorities who couldn't catch up to him. Police say 25-year-old Heath...

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 10:47 AM EDT

Beware Everest Graffiti Artists, China Is Watching You

Beware Everest Graffiti Artists, China Is Watching You

Next time you leave silly messages on the world's highest mountain, beware: China is watching you. Mountaineering officials have scrubbed graffiti from two granite tablets on the Chinese side of Mount Everest's...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 06:28 PM EDT

Brooklyn Artist Behind Trump Central Park Headstone

Brooklyn Artist Behind Trump Central Park Headstone

A Brooklyn artist is behind a headstone in New York's Central Park bearing Donald Trump's name, police said.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 04:25 AM EDT

Officers Find Gator Foot Hanging Out of Truck's Dashboard

Officers Find Gator Foot Hanging Out of Truck's Dashboard

A Florida man was slapped with a citation after Florida Fish and Wildlife officers made an unusual find in his dashboard: an alligator foot. Officers stopped the truck to check for a day-use pass in a wildlife...

Monday, May 9, 2016 at 04:20 PM EDT

Maine 12-Year-Old Takes School Bus for Joyride

Maine 12-Year-Old Takes School Bus for Joyride

Talk about a joyride: A 12-year-old stole a school bus and took it for a drive, according to police in Bangor, Maine. Authorities said John W. St. Germain III and his girlfriend saw the young man driving...

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 03:36 PM EDT

Stray Cats Using Zoo Facilities as Litter Box

Stray Cats Using Zoo Facilities as Litter Box

Stray cats are sneaking into the Miami Zoo at night and relieving themselves, using sand in exhibits as litter boxes. But their feces can contain a deadly parasite, which causes a disease called toxoplasmosis.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 11:50 AM EDT

Lost Alligator Tries to Ring Doorbell at SC Home

Lost Alligator Tries to Ring Doorbell at SC Home

A large alligator crawled to the front door of a home in South Carolina and appeared to ring the doorbell on May 2. "I was out walking the dog and we kind of went around the corner from my daughter's house [when...

Monday, May 2, 2016 at 12:02 PM EDT

Black Cat Crosses NHL Rink, Brings Home Team Luck

Black Cat Crosses NHL Rink, Brings Home Team Luck

The San Jose Sharks got an unexpected visit Friday. Before the NHL team beat the Nashville Predators 5-2 at the SAP Center, a black cat crept out of the player bench area and scurried onto the ice. As...

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 01:05 PM EDT

Woman Lured by Singles Ad Dies After Weeks in Captivity

Woman Lured by Singles Ad Dies After Weeks in Captivity

A 41-year-old woman who responded to a singles ad was held captive for several weeks by a man and his ex-wife — and later died at a hospital of injuries sustained while in captivity, NBC News reported. The...

Friday, Apr 15, 2016 at 11:05 AM EDT

British Court: Woman Can't Name Her Daughter Cyanide

British Court: Woman Can't Name Her Daughter Cyanide

A woman from Wales cannot name her baby daughter Cyanide, a British court ruled Thursday. The woman, whose name cannot be published for legal reasons, has infant twins and wants to name her son Preacher and her...

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