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Sunday, Jan 10, 2016 at 02:04 PM EST

Diapered Fla. Toddler Rides Big Wheel Near Highway

Diapered Fla. Toddler Rides Big Wheel Near Highway

Authorities say they found a 3-year-old in a diaper driving a motorized big wheel alongside a busy Florida highway, reports say. Citrus County Sheriff's officials told local media outlets they were alerted...

Monday, Jan 11, 2016 at 02:50 PM EST

Calif. Woman Says She Found Bloody Finger in Applebee's Salad

Calif. Woman Says She Found Bloody Finger in Applebee's Salad

A pregnant California woman has filed a claim saying she found a bloody fingertip in a salad at an Applebee's restaurant in Paso Robles. Cathleen Martin of Atascadero tells The Tribune in San Luis Obispo...

Friday, Jan 8, 2016 at 06:05 PM EST

Overturned Truck Dumps Thousands of Shoes on Florida Highway

Overturned Truck Dumps Thousands of Shoes on Florida Highway

An overturned Penske truck dumped thousands of shoes strewn about the Florida Turnpike near Sun Life Stadium in Miami-Dade. The crash occurred just before 1:30 p.m. Friday at Northwest 199th Street and...

Friday, Jan 8, 2016 at 11:17 PM EST

Raccoons Caught on Camera Climbing Up NYC Chinese Restaurant Wall

Raccoons Caught on Camera Climbing Up NYC Chinese Restaurant Wall

Staff members at one Bronx Chinese restaurant had a hard time shooing off a couple of would-be diners who wouldn't quit hanging around Thursday night.

Thursday, Jan 7, 2016 at 04:28 PM EST

Oregon Robbery Suspect Resembles Mike Rowe

Oregon Robbery Suspect Resembles Mike Rowe

Fans of the TV show "Dirty Jobs" noticed that photos of an Oregon bank robbery suspect resembled host Mike Rowe. The attention prompted a bemused Rowe to mention that he was in Kansas at the time.

Monday, Jan 4, 2016 at 12:00 PM EST

Man Faces Charges in Raiding of Neighbor's Fridge

Man Faces Charges in Raiding of Neighbor's Fridge

A Naples, Florida, man faces burglary and theft charges after allegedly raiding his neighbor's refrigerator on New Year's Eve. The Naples Daily News reports deputies were called to a home at about 1:45

Sunday, Jan 3, 2016 at 03:41 PM EST

Snapchat Selfie With Armed Robbery Victim Helps ID Suspect

Snapchat Selfie With Armed Robbery Victim Helps ID Suspect

A man accused of armed robbery and taking a Snapchat selfie with his victim has been arrested, according to a Northern California police department. Authorities in Pacific Grove continue to search for two other...

Friday, Jan 1, 2016 at 07:58 PM EST

Zebra Reunited with Tx. Owner After Running Free

Zebra Reunited with Tx. Owner After Running Free

Officials in a North Texas county say a zebra found Friday afternoon is back home with its owner after a few hours of freedom. Sheriff Roger Deeds of Hood County said deputies found the zebra roaming just south...

Thursday, Dec 31, 2015 at 11:10 AM EST

'Break the Internet', 'Manspreading' Make Annual List of Banned Words

'Break the Internet', 'Manspreading' Make Annual List of Banned Words

So a university has decided, without holding a presser, that about a dozen words and phrases are problematic and should be banned from everyday use — and there are no plans to walk it back even if the...

Thursday, Dec 31, 2015 at 11:50 AM EST

Woman Beats DWI Charge on Defense 'My Body Is a Brewery'

Woman Beats DWI Charge on Defense 'My Body Is a Brewery'

Drunken-driving charges against an upstate New York woman have been dismissed based on an unusual defense: Her body is a brewery.

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