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Thursday, Oct 13, 2016 at 04:42 PM PDT

Zombies Try to Stop Texting While Walking in Pittsburgh

Zombies Try to Stop Texting While Walking in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh pedestrians are being urged to "Look Alive" and not at their cellphones by folks dressed as though they're dead. The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership and other groups are trying to "scare" pedestrians...

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016 at 09:59 AM PDT

Bald Eagle Freed Unharmed From Fla. Car Grill

Bald Eagle Freed Unharmed From Fla. Car Grill

A bald eagle that somehow managed to get wedged in the front grill of a car was freed unharmed after a passing motorist noticed the bird. The Clay County Sheriff's Office says a resident of the Fleming...

Monday, Oct 10, 2016 at 11:58 AM PDT

Man's 2,261-Lb. Pumpkin Squashes Son's Record

Man's 2,261-Lb. Pumpkin Squashes Son's Record

A Rhode Island man has squashed a record set by his son by taking first prize in a pumpkin contest with a 2,261.5-pound gourd. WJAR-TV reports Richard Wallace's 2,261.5-pound pumpkin beat the North American...

Monday, Oct 3, 2016 at 07:41 AM PDT

Wild Pigs Chowing Down on Front Yards in San Jose

Wild Pigs Chowing Down on Front Yards in San Jose

Front yards are being ripped up in a San Jose neighborhood, and while residents are well aware of who the culprits are, there's very little they can do. The torn-up lawns are the work of wild pigs on a feeding...

Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 at 12:39 PM PDT

Tall Fish Tale: Tourists Fooled by Octopus Ferry Disaster

Tall Fish Tale: Tourists Fooled by Octopus Ferry Disaster

Ever hear about the gargantuan octopus that dragged a New York City ferry and its 400 passengers to the river bottom nearly 53 years ago? A cast bronze monument dedicated to the victims of the steam ferry...

Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 at 08:59 AM PDT

Man Arrested for Wearing Clear Plastic Wrap Bikini on NJ Beach

Man Arrested for Wearing Clear Plastic Wrap Bikini on NJ Beach

A 59-year-old man who wore a bikini fashioned out of see-through plastic wrap on a New Jersey beach is facing a criminal charge. Beach Haven police said Stephen Wojciehowski spent two days on a Long Beach...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 03:19 AM PDT

Carpool Lane Trip With Trump Cutout Leads to Ticket

Carpool Lane Trip With Trump Cutout Leads to Ticket

A Washington state trooper ticketed a driver trying to get through the carpool lane with a giant cutout of Donald Trump's head Tuesday morning. "You see a lot of things in your career, including mannequins, but...

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 05:26 PM PDT

Sword Stolen From Joan of Arc Statue in DC Park

Sword Stolen From Joan of Arc Statue in DC Park

Who stole the sword? The sword Joan of Arc wields in a statue in Northwest Washington's Meridian Hill Park has vanished and the National Park Service says it was stolen. The French heroine clutched only her...

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 05:17 AM PDT

Time to Move? Snake Invades Apartment for 4th Time

Time to Move? Snake Invades Apartment for 4th Time

A woman found a 3-foot python in her apartment Monday night on Chicago’s South Side.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 07:57 AM PDT

Pizza Vending Machines May Be Coming Soon

Pizza Vending Machines May Be Coming Soon

Piping hot pizza could soon be headed to a vending machine near you. Pizza Touch is testing three pizza vending machines at Florida gas stations, two in Orlando and one in Lakeland.

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