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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...

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 11:14 AM EDT

Drunken Shoplifter Strikes Twice in Same Day: Police

Drunken Shoplifter Strikes Twice in Same Day: Police

A man caught shoplifting booze from a New Jersey liquor store went to neighboring store just hours later to swipe mouthwash, according to New Jersey State Police.

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 12:08 PM EDT

Family's German Shepherd Helps Save 2 Kids From House Fire

Family's German Shepherd Helps Save 2 Kids From House Fire

A German shepherd helped firefighters find his owners' two young children as flames ripped through the family's central Florida home, authorities said. The dog, named Maxx, helped crews navigate through...

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 10:48 AM EDT

12-Year-Old Girl Runs Half-Marathon by Mistake

12-Year-Old Girl Runs Half-Marathon by Mistake

A 12-year-old western New York girl wound up running 10 extra miles after she got into the wrong road race. LeeAdianez Rodriguez had registered for the 5K race that was part of last Sunday's Rochester Regional...

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 09:10 AM EDT

Wild Winds Topple Giant KFC Bucket in SoCal

Wild Winds Topple Giant KFC Bucket in SoCal

Wild winds, sleet and hail swept through the Los Angeles region Monday, creating strong surf and toppling a giant bucket-shaped KFC sign in Long Beach. Thunderstorms were reported in Arcadia, hail fell in Santa...

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 04:20 PM EDT

'Kill Was Clumsy': Message on Wall in California Double Homicide

'Kill Was Clumsy': Message on Wall in California Double Homicide

Sources who claim they were inside the home shortly after California's San Jose husband and wife were found shot to death this weekend, say they saw writing on the floor in big black magic marker letters...

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 05:25 AM EDT

Man Off Medication Punches Priest Inside NJ Church: Police

Man Off Medication Punches Priest Inside NJ Church: Police

A New Jersey man with a mental illness was arrested for allegedly assaulting a priest in a Newark church, police said.

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 10:46 AM EDT

Bear Loose Near California College Sedated by Wildlife Officials

Bear Loose Near California College Sedated by Wildlife Officials

A bear led authorities on a wild chase through Southern California's Sylmar neighborhood before wildlife officials sedated the gentle giant Monday night. The black bear was first spotted near the Los Angeles...

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