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Friday, Mar 15, 2019 at 03:15 PM EDT

Md. Man Arrested After Bragging About Fla. Pelican Attack

Md. Man Arrested After Bragging About Fla. Pelican Attack

A Maryland man wanted in Florida for an apparent attack on a pelican was arrested in Ocean City Friday morning. The Monroe County, Florida, Sheriff’s Office got an arrest warrant for 31-year-old William Hunter...

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 at 10:08 AM EDT

Taste of History: Yeast From 1886 Shipwreck Makes New Ale

Taste of History: Yeast From 1886 Shipwreck Makes New Ale

The most distinguishing feature of Jamie Adams' new ale isn't its hoppy bite but its compelling backstory — brewed from yeast in bottles of beer that went down on a doomed steamship and languished on the...

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 08:40 AM EDT

Goat Elected as Honorary Mayor Sworn in for First Term

Goat Elected as Honorary Mayor Sworn in for First Term

The new honorary mayor of Fair Haven, Vermont — a 3-year-old goat named Lincoln — was officially sworn into office this week. Lincoln was dressed in a sash reading "Mayor" for the Tuesday ceremony at the...

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019 at 03:10 PM EDT

Little Lamb Spotted Running Along Gowanus Expressway

Little Lamb Spotted Running Along Gowanus Expressway

A little lamb -- not a goat, as it turns out -- was spotted running loose on the Gowanus Expressway during rush hour Wednesday morning.

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 06:40 PM EDT

NYC Man Who Owns 600 Sq-Ft Apartment Gets $38M Con Ed Bill

NYC Man Who Owns 600 Sq-Ft Apartment Gets $38M Con Ed Bill

A New York man was stunned when he received a whopping Con Ed bill — one totaling almost $38 million.

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 06:24 AM EDT

NJ Cops Bust Fake Beggar With iPhone X, $500 Purse

NJ Cops Bust Fake Beggar With iPhone X, $500 Purse

She said she was poor and needed money for diapers for her baby - but she was carrying a $500 purse with an iPhone X and jewelry inside. Now police in Union Township, New Jersey are warning motorists to be wary...

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 07:20 AM EDT

'Highly Aggressive' Bull Mounts Car, Attacks Woman in NJ

'Highly Aggressive' Bull Mounts Car, Attacks Woman in NJ

A 'highly aggressive' bull in New Jersey went berserk, attacking its owner and charging at police officers after it got out of its enclosure.

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 11:07 AM EST

Subway Riders Told 'Bathroom Break' Cause of Rush-Hour Delay

Subway Riders Told 'Bathroom Break' Cause of Rush-Hour Delay

We've all seen more than a few reasons for subway delays in the city -- signal problems, unauthorized people on the tracks, unruly passengers among them -- but on Friday morning, the MTA shared a surprising one:...

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 04:30 PM EST

WATCH: Man Has Wild Door-Kicking Tantrum in NYC Hallway

WATCH: Man Has Wild Door-Kicking Tantrum in NYC Hallway

Cops have arrested a man who, for unknown reason, flipped out in a Bronx apartment building hallway last month, violently kicking a ninth-floor door more than a dozen times and causing damage, authorities say.

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 09:43 AM EST

Vermont Town Elects Goat as Honorary Mayor

Vermont Town Elects Goat as Honorary Mayor

A 3-year-old Nubian goat is poised to become the first honorary pet mayor of the small Vermont town of Fair Haven. The goat named Lincoln was chosen by townspeople for the one-year honorary post at the...

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