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Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 at 08:38 AM EST

Man Arrested in Wild Tantrum on Top of Car in NYC Traffic

Man Arrested in Wild Tantrum on Top of Car in NYC Traffic

A 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a wild tantrum on top of a ride-share car as it sat in midtown Manhattan traffic one Friday afternoon earlier this month.

Monday, Jan 28, 2019 at 09:17 PM EST

NYC Woman Says She Mistakenly Took Stranger Off Life Support

NYC Woman Says She Mistakenly Took Stranger Off Life Support

A New York City woman sat vigil for days at her dying brother's hospital bedside, authorized doctors to stop life support and was arranging his funeral when officials revealed it had all been a big mistake. The...

Monday, Jan 28, 2019 at 01:07 PM EST

Couch Randomly Shows Up in Branches of Upper West Side Tree

Couch Randomly Shows Up in Branches of Upper West Side Tree

A couch big enough to seat about three people suddenly appeared lodged in the branches of a tree on the Upper West Side — and no one knows for sure how it got there.

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 at 08:47 AM EST

Woman Gets Stuck in Manhattan Elevator for 3 Days

Woman Gets Stuck in Manhattan Elevator for 3 Days

A woman was rescued Monday after being trapped in the elevator of a Manhattan townhouse for three days, authorities say.

Friday, Jan 25, 2019 at 12:12 PM EST

Woman Arrested for Driving Drunk on Vanilla Extract: Police

Woman Arrested for Driving Drunk on Vanilla Extract: Police

A Connecticut woman charged with driving under the influence was drunk on vanilla extract, which contains a significant amount of alcohol, authorities say.

Thursday, Jan 24, 2019 at 12:58 PM EST

NYC Laundry Room Change Bandits Hit 4 Apartments in 5 Days

NYC Laundry Room Change Bandits Hit 4 Apartments in 5 Days

Police are searching for two suspects in connection to a string of robberies in Brooklyn, where the pair allegedly targeted laundry room change machines and made off with thousands of dollars.

Thursday, Jan 24, 2019 at 02:09 PM EST

'We're Gonna Die': Uber Rider Grabs Wheel on 8-Lane Highway

'We're Gonna Die': Uber Rider Grabs Wheel on 8-Lane Highway

An Uber driver says he thought he was on his final ride after picking up a passenger who started lunging for the wheel and whispering "We're gonna die," as they sped down an eight-lane freeway.

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019 at 03:38 AM EST

Gender Reveal Lasagna Is Officially a Thing

Gender Reveal Lasagna Is Officially a Thing

When it comes to gender reveals, the possibilities are so limitless that New Yorkers jokingly blamed one for last month's crazy blue sky over Queens (it was an electrical flash, not a boy).

Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 at 11:40 PM EST

Odd Rescue: Horse Trapped in Orange County Dumpster Hoisted to Safety

Odd Rescue: Horse Trapped in Orange County Dumpster Hoisted to Safety

After a horse became trapped in a dumpster in Orange County, California for hours, firefighters successfully hoisted the animal to safety Friday afternoon. The call came into crews at 2:30 p.m. of a trapped...

Friday, Jan 18, 2019 at 09:07 AM EST

Police Seek Volunteers to Get Drunk for Them; Many Respond

Police Seek Volunteers to Get Drunk for Them; Many Respond

A Pennsylvania police department's request for volunteers to get drunk for law and order purposes generated a predictably enthusiastic response. The Kutztown Police Department sought three volunteers to...

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