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Live TV Weather Glitch Leads To Epic Report
A TV weatherman whose map erroneously warned of temperatures over 1,000 degrees didn't miss a beat before delivering a tongue-in-cheek report.
Mountain Lion Ensnared in Fox Trap
A family shared video of an unexpected temporary tenant in their fox trap -- a displeased mountain lion.
Dead Man Reappointed to County Board
Officials in are trying to figure out how a man who's been dead for more than two years wound up being reappointed to a county industrial authority board.
Secretary of State Kerry Fined For Not Shoveling
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was slapped with a $50 fine for failing to have a sidewalk adjoining his home shoveled following a blizzard.
Suge Knight Runs Over and Kills Friend
Suge Knight has run over and killed a friend while running from attackers in Los Angeles, his lawyer has said.
British Lord Blames Rise of ISIS on Snapchat and WhatsApp
A British member of Parliament said that ISIS's rise was "entirely" a result of the group's use of vanishing photo app Snapchat and messaging service WhatsApp.
Fake Furniture Store Was Front For Marijuana Grow Op
A marijuana grow operation with more than 1,000 plants was disguised as a furniture store.
UPS Driver Threw Packages, Urinated on House
UPS officials have fired a seasonal driver recorded by security cameras throwing packages over a fence and urinating on the home.
Man Hid Cocaine Inside Prosthetic Leg
A drug suspect went out on a limb to transport a stash of cocaine, but he was busted when officers discovered the drug hidden inside his prosthetic leg.
Police Searching For Stolen Goods Find Two Tanks
A raid to recover stolen cars and cargo came up with a more interesting find: two war tanks.
Naked Violinist Sues Over Arrest
A man who claims his rights were violated when he was arrested outside a federal courthouse for playing his violin in the nude is suing the police department and others for $1.1 million.
Man May Have Taken Dead Mom for Bank Withdrawal
Authorities are looking into whether an elderly woman was already dead when her son brought her to the bank for an $850 withdrawal.
Police Chase Ends In Prison Parking Lot
A chase with a suspect who refused to pull over ended when the man drove into a prison parking lot.
Woman Says Aliens Told Her to Break Into Theme Park
A couple broke into a theme park that was closed for the offseason, and the woman told investigators that God and aliens directed her there.
Government UFO Files Now Available Online
The U.S. Air Force has released 130,000 declassified UFO documents.
Lottery Releases Bacon-Scented Ticket
Lottery ticket buyers who dream of bringing home the bacon now can smell it, too.
Handcuffed Woman Stole Cruiser
A handcuffed shoplifting suspect climbed into the front of a patrol car and raced off at speeds of up to 100 mph.
Man Scooped Up By Garbage Truck Survives Ride
A man searching for his wallet in a trash bin was scooped up by a garbage truck and taken on a long ride.
Stray Cat's Cuddles Credited With Saving Abandoned Baby
A stray cat is being hailed as a hero for using her warm snuggles to save the life of a baby abandoned in a cardboard box.
Snoozing Zoo Guard Allows Rhinos To Escape
A zoo has fired a security guard whose on-the-job snooze was blamed for the on-camera escape of three female rhinos.
Cabbie Gets Tip of a Lifetime: Almost $1,000
An anonymous passenger brightened a cab driver's night with the tip of a lifetime: nearly $1,000 on a $4.31 fare.
Family Creates 45-Foot Icicle in Front Yard
Garrick Moreland, a tree trimmer, climbed into a tree with a hose and turned on the water when temperatures dropped.
'Coke in the Trunk' Pranksters Fail to Amuse Police
A YouTube prank involving officers being tipped off to a trunk full of "coke" that turned out to be Coca-Cola wasted police resources.
'Docile' 8-Foot Gator Seized from Home
Animal control officials said an 8-foot alligator seized from a home had been owned by the family for nearly 40 years.
Sheriff's Office Rug Says 'In Dog We Trust'
The bright green and yellow emblem is supposed to read "In God we trust," but a major typo was discovered this week by a security guard.
Strip Club Gets Neighborhood Award for Cleanliness
A strip club has received a neighborhood award for its efforts to improve the area.
Company That Glitter-Bombs Enemies Can't Keep Up With Demand
The internet can’t get enough sparkly, decorative revenge.
Men Accused of Taking Lamb Chops in Burglary
A deputy questioned two men carrying large black garbage bags over their shoulders and found they were carrying frozen lamb chops.
Ring Bearer and Flower Girl Wed 20 Years Later
Briggs and Britney Fussy took their first walk down the aisle when they were just 3, as a ring bearer and flower girl in the wedding of Briggs' godmother.
Smuggler Caught With 94 iPhones Taped to Body
The man's unusual posture as he walked caught the attention of customs officers.
YouTube Censors Back Off Genital Song For Kids
A TV station has persuaded YouTube to drop the "adult" restriction from a video featuring dancing cartoon genitals.
Cleric Condemns Snowmen As Anti-Islamic
A prominent cleric has whipped up controversy by issuing a religious ruling forbidding the building of snowmen.
Subway Riders Around the World Ditch Pants for a Day
Bare-legged strap-hangers braved brisk January weather in cities around the world for the annual No Pants Subway Ride.
Warehouse Fire Wipes Out the Dinosaurs
Firefighters extinguished a warehouse blaze blamed for wiping out a herd of eight animatronic dinosaurs.
Clamp Down on Cross-Border Pizza Delivery
Switzerland's frugal pizza lovers have had their hopes dashed for a special rule that would have allowed them to keep ordering cheaper pizza delivery from neighboring Germany.
Interstate Pileup Leaves Road Covered in 500 Pounds of Fries
A six-vehicle pileup left a road covered in 500 pounds of McDonald's french fries.
'I Saw Your Willy' Video Teaches Kids Texting Safety
A British children's charity has unveiled I Saw Your Willy, an animated video aimed at educating kids about the dangers of sending salacious pictures.
Conman Sold Urine as Whiskey
(The [Blackpool] Gazette)
A “persistent and troublesome” conman who sold coloured urine as alcohol has been branded a danger to public health.
Attempt to Steal Shrimp Lands Man Prison Term
An attempt to steal $300 worth of shrimp from a supermarket has landed a man a five-year prison sentence.
Carjacker Offered to Return Vehicle for $50
An alleged carjacker contacted the vehicle's owner and offered to sell the 1998 Chevy Malibu back to her for $50.
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