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Monday, Feb 8, 2016 at 11:07 AM EST

Alleged Car Thief Flees, Gets Stuck in Storm Drain

Alleged Car Thief Flees, Gets Stuck in Storm Drain

A man who fled from a deputy in Canyon Country, California, after allegedly trying to steal a car was found stuck in a storm drain on Saturday, officials said. The man fled and the deputy chased after him, only...

Sunday, Feb 7, 2016 at 10:03 PM EST

Fmr. Court Clerk Ordered to Pay $1 Million, at $600 a Month

Fmr. Court Clerk Ordered to Pay $1 Million, at $600 a Month

A former court clerk who pleaded guilty to embezzlement must pay back more than $1 million, at $600 a month, a Mississippi judge has ruled. "We can all do the math," Pike County Circuit Court Judge David Strong...

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 11:51 AM EST

Molly Schuyler Takes Back Wing Bowl Crown

Molly Schuyler Takes Back Wing Bowl Crown

For the second time in three years, Molly Schuyler's chicken chomping skills led her to victory at Philadelphia's Wing Bowl.

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 07:41 AM EST

Drone Hits Empire State Building: NYPD

Drone Hits Empire State Building: NYPD

A small drone crashed into the 40th floor of the Empire State Building Thursday night and then fell to a 35th floor landing, authorities said. Police said a New Jersey man was flying the drone in an attempt to...

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 11:25 AM EST

Amtrak Train Was Hit, But Not by Bullet

Amtrak Train Was Hit, But Not by Bullet

Amtrak officials have determined a rock struck one of its trains in Philadelphia -- not a bullet.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 08:44 AM EST

Customers 'Saved' by Tiki Statue When Tree Crashes Through Restaurant

Customers 'Saved' by Tiki Statue When Tree Crashes Through Restaurant

The owners of a restaurant in Ventura, California, say a tiki statue saved four people when a 150-foot-tall palm tree came crashing through the roof during a day of powerful wind gusts in Southern...

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 09:02 AM EST

More Sonic Booms Felt Along Jersey Coast

More Sonic Booms Felt Along Jersey Coast

After NBC 4 viewers reported feeling more sonic booms along the New Jersey coast Monday, a military official confirmed the Department of Defense was again conducting flight tests and training in the area.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 11:45 AM EST

Deadly Underwear Dash on Roosevelt Boulevard

Deadly Underwear Dash on Roosevelt Boulevard

A man died after being struck by two vehicles on Roosevelt Boulevard Monday night.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 11:53 AM EST

Pa. Groundhog 'Forecasts' Early Spring

Pa. Groundhog 'Forecasts' Early Spring

No shadow: Pennsylvania groundhog 'predicts' early spring.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 07:07 AM EST

92-Year-Old WWII Vet Scares Off Ax-Carrying Burglar

92-Year-Old WWII Vet Scares Off Ax-Carrying Burglar

When an ax-wielding burglar tried to break into Joseph Milspaugh's home on Sunday morning, the 92-year-old World War II veteran didn't hesitate to defend himself. When Milspaugh, of San Jacinto, heard...

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