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Friday, Dec 21, 2018 at 01:59 PM EST

Jets QB Goes Undercover as Mall Santa, Gets Funny Requests

Jets QB Goes Undercover as Mall Santa, Gets Funny Requests

New York Jets rookie quarterback Sam Darnold traded in his football pads and green and white jersey for some extra padding, a fake beard and a red white Santa outfit recently to surprise some unsuspecting...

Monday, Dec 31, 2018 at 07:18 AM EST
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By Benjamin Carroll

See Our Wildest Tri-State Stories of 2018

From the most oblivious Metro-North rider (ever?) to a runaway "tiger" in Manhat...View gallery

  • <b>Man Paddleboards on Hudson River in Suit</b>
  • <b>'I'm Gonna Be LAAAAATE!'</b>
  • <b>Drunk House Cleaner</b>
Monday, Dec 31, 2018 at 06:45 AM EST

Top 10 Shocking, Incredible and Hilarious Videos of 2018

Top 10 Shocking, Incredible and Hilarious Videos of 2018

From the man who made off with $1.6 million dollars and the intern who caused a scene on the subway, to a massive food fight at a NJ Denny’s, these videos take the cake this year.

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 12:00 PM EST

Fla. Man Tried to Pay for McDonald's With Marijuana: Police

Fla. Man Tried to Pay for McDonald's With Marijuana: Police

Police in Florida say a 23-year-old man went through a McDonald's drive-thru and tried to pay for his order with a bag of marijuana. News outlets report Port St. Lucie police say the fast food worker denied the...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 12:16 AM EST

Diner Finds Pearls in His Lunch at Grand Central Oyster Bar

Diner Finds Pearls in His Lunch at Grand Central Oyster Bar

A lucky diner says he happened upon a pearl while eating an oyster dish at a famous New York City restaurant.

Sunday, Dec 16, 2018 at 08:47 AM EST

Man Who Demolished Landmark House Ordered to Build Replica

Man Who Demolished Landmark House Ordered to Build Replica

A man who illegally demolished a San Francisco house designed by modernist architect Richard Neutra was ordered this week to rebuild it exactly as it was. The city Planning Commission also ordered Ross Johnston...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 11:19 PM EST

$293,000 Cash Still Missing After Truck Spills on NJ Highway

$293,000 Cash Still Missing After Truck Spills on NJ Highway

Authorities are looking for $293,000 in missing cash after an armored truck rained money onto a New Jersey highway Thursday morning, causing two crashes as drivers attempted to collect the cash scattered across...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 06:22 PM EST
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By Jessy Edwards

Traveler Busted at JFK With 70 Live Finches in Hair Rollers

On Saturday, U. S. Customs and Border Protection stopped a passenger arriving...View gallery

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Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 11:36 PM EST

Man Rescued After Being Stuck in Restaurant Vent for 2 Days

Man Rescued After Being Stuck in Restaurant Vent for 2 Days

First responders on Wednesday rescued a trespasser — possibly a burglar — who was reportedly trapped for about two days in a grimy vent at a vacant restaurant in San Lorenzo, according to officials. The man,...

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 02:13 PM EST

Mmm ... Bacon! Vending Machine a Hit on Ohio State U Campus

Mmm ... Bacon! Vending Machine a Hit on Ohio State U Campus

Many Ohio State University students are taking a break from studying for final exams by making a bacon run. Senior Sarah Page, who studies meat science, says the bacon vending machine at the College of Food,...

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