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Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 08:53 AM EDT

Girl, 9, Calls Cops on Drunk Mom: Police

Girl, 9, Calls Cops on Drunk Mom: Police

Police responded to a home in Fairfield, Connecticut, after a young girl called 911 because she was concerned about her mother, and officers found the woman drunk and unable to care for her children, police...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 07:59 PM EDT

Cruise Ship Leaves Port With Kids After Parents Miss the Boat

Cruise Ship Leaves Port With Kids After Parents Miss the Boat

A mom and dad who were late boarding a cruise in the Bahamas flailed their arms and sobbed on a pier as the ship bound for New York City left port with their kids on board, according to reports. The...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 09:38 AM EDT

14-Year-Old Finds Gun Shipped to Wrong Address in Texas

14-Year-Old Finds Gun Shipped to Wrong Address in Texas

UPS is investigating after a semi-automatic rifle was delivered to the wrong address in North Texas — and discovered by a 14-year-old boy. Luke Tanner, an eighth grader, said he noticed something unusual as he...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 08:04 AM EDT

Extended Safety Netting Saves Fans, Leaves Bat Dangling

Extended Safety Netting Saves Fans, Leaves Bat Dangling

A potentially dangerous situation turned into a strange curiosity instead thanks to recent safety improvements suggested by Major League Baseball.

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 05:16 AM EDT

Video of Boy's Slip in Roller Coaster Seat Goes Viral

Video of Boy's Slip in Roller Coaster Seat Goes Viral

A roller coaster ride in the Texas Panhandle took a scary turn for a father and son last week when the boy's seat belt broke, according to the father. The incident took place Friday at the Amarillo amusement...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 09:19 AM EDT

Tiger Captured in Texas Sent to Sanctuary

Tiger Captured in Texas Sent to Sanctuary

A tiger captured after being spotted roaming a residential neighborhood in a Southeast Texas city has been sent to an animal sanctuary -- but not before a suspected overnight bid to steal the animal from...

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