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Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017 at 10:14 AM EST

Miss. Boy Dials 911 to Report the Grinch Stealing Christmas

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

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

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

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...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 09:40 PM EST

Man Strips Naked After Car Crash, Jumps on Passing Vehicle

Man Strips Naked After Car Crash, Jumps on Passing Vehicle

Virginia police have arrested a man who stripped naked after crashing his car and assaulting a driver on Route 28 near Washington Dulles International Airport on Tuesday. According to police, the man was...

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 05:30 PM EST

Cold Weather Safety Tips for Pet Owners

Cold Weather Safety Tips for Pet Owners

With cold weather hitting many parts of the country, here are some tips to keep your furry little friends safe and happy this winter.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 08:41 PM EST

Video Shows Identity Thieves Skydiving Over Long Island: PD

Video Shows Identity Thieves Skydiving Over Long Island: PD

Authorities on Long Island are searching for a couple they say were living the high life with a stolen credit card number.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 06:55 PM EST

Birdnapper Stuffs Parrot in Pocket in NYC Pet Store Robbery

Birdnapper Stuffs Parrot in Pocket in NYC Pet Store Robbery

Cops are on the lookout for a man seen on video swiping an exotic parrot from a Brooklyn pet store.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 05:40 PM EST

Vomiting Syndrome Linked to Long-Term Marijuana Use: Study

Vomiting Syndrome Linked to Long-Term Marijuana Use: Study

Local researchers are meeting Thursday to discuss a new syndrome associated with chronic long-term marijuana use.

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 09:31 AM EST

Holy Guacamole! Hawaii Woman Seeks Record for Huge Avocado

Holy Guacamole! Hawaii Woman Seeks Record for Huge Avocado

A Hawaii woman is waiting to hear back from Guinness World Records to find out if the massive avocado she snagged is the world's largest. Pamela Wang of the Big Island found the 5-pound (2.3-kilogram)...

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