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School Stops Serving Mountain Dew Before Tests

School Stops Serving Mountain Dew Before Tests

A central Florida elementary school has stopped a long-standing practice of serving students Mountain Dew before standardized tests. Florida Today reports that a woman contacted local media outlets after learning that students were being served three tablespoons of soda and some... Read »

2 hours ago
Flying Can of Soybeans Hits Woman in Face at Store

Flying Can of Soybeans Hits Woman in Face at Store

Police are looking for a Bronx supermarket customer who chucked a can of soybeans into a woman's face when he missed... Read »

3 hours ago
Man Charged in Theft of Woman's Dog on First Date

Man Charged in Theft of Woman's Dog on First Date

A man who allegedly stole a woman's Yorkshire Terrier and flat-screen TV during their first date has been... Read »

3 hours ago
Men Keep Underwear for 7 Years on Average: Study

Men Keep Underwear for 7 Years on Average: Study

Men, how often do you replace your underwear? Probably not that often, Watch »

Apr 24, 2014
Chicago Man Wins Lottery 3 Times in 3 Weeks

Chicago Man Wins Lottery 3 Times in 3 Weeks

Three is a magic number. At least, it might be for one Chicago resident. Christopher Kaelin, an occasional... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
Highway Driver: I Was Shot at for Driving With High Beams on

Highway Driver: I Was Shot at for Driving With High Beams on

Dallas police are investigating a highway shooting that the victim believes was a road rage incident prompted by her... Watch »

Apr 23, 2014
Teen's Home Swarmed in

Teen's Home Swarmed in "Swatting" Hoax

Police armed with guns and outfitted with bulletproof vests swarmed a Long Island home Tuesday, responding to... Watch »

Apr 23, 2014
Cop Pleads Guilty to Fraud for Faking Injury

Cop Pleads Guilty to Fraud for Faking Injury

A former police officer accused of singing onstage metal band while he claimed he couldn't work because of an... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
Woman Drives Camry Into Swimming Pool

Woman Drives Camry Into Swimming Pool

Investigators are saying it's fortunate no one was hurt when an elderly woman drove her car into a Campbell swimming... Read »

Apr 22, 2014
Texas Deacon Arrested for 1981 Pa. Killing

Texas Deacon Arrested for 1981 Pa. Killing

A disabled 78-year-old church deacon living quietly in East Texas was arrested Monday by federal agents who said he... Read »

Apr 22, 2014
Famous Parrot Goes Missing in Brooklyn

Famous Parrot Goes Missing in Brooklyn

A green parrot that has performed live for thousands of people across the country, starred in YouTube videos... Watch »

Apr 22, 2014
The Cost of a Ravens Nest on a Water Tower

The Cost of a Ravens Nest on a Water Tower

Once upon a midnight dreary, a northern New Jersey town became weary, waiting to paint its water tower after a pair... Watch »

Apr 24, 2014
Pop-Up Cat Cafe Opens in NYC

Pop-Up Cat Cafe Opens in NYC

A pop-up cat cafe is set to open in downtown Manhattan later this week, allowing visitors to pet... Read »

21 minutes ago
'Glitch' Summoned Dog for Jury Duty

'Glitch' Summoned Dog for Jury Duty

Barrett Griner, IV is preparing for jury duty after a summons, mistakenly addressed in his dog's name, was confirmed... Read »

Apr 21, 2014
'Throwback Thursday' Inspires 'Kids with Beards' Blog

'Throwback Thursday' Inspires 'Kids with Beards' Blog

The weekly social media sensation known as “Throwback Thursday” has inspired a local man to create a blog that... Read »

Apr 20, 2014
Residents to City Officials: Let Us Raise Chickens

Residents to City Officials: Let Us Raise Chickens

Residents of a Pennsylvania city are asking the local government to make it legal for them to raise chickens. Read »

Apr 20, 2014
Woman Finds Body While Hunting for Easter Eggs

Woman Finds Body While Hunting for Easter Eggs

A Tennessee woman says she made a grisly discovery while hunting for Easter eggs in her back yard with... Read »

Apr 21, 2014
Missing Woman Texts Searchers: I’m OK

Missing Woman Texts Searchers: I’m OK

The search for a 34-year-old woman in a western Pennsylvania park ended after she texted emergency responders... Read »

Apr 21, 2014
Bicyclist

Bicyclist "T-Boned" by Deer

A southwestern Pennsylvania man has broken vertebrae in his neck and back, nine broken ribs, a bruised lung and... Read »

Apr 19, 2014
Teen Suspended for Asking Miss America to Prom

Teen Suspended for Asking Miss America to Prom

A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and... Watch »

Apr 19, 2014
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