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Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 06:11 PM EDT

Repo Man Mistakenly Sparks Child Abduction Scare: Police

Repo Man Mistakenly Sparks Child Abduction Scare: Police

A repo man says he didn't see a child sleeping in the back row of minivan when he repossessed it overnight — setting off a brief abduction scare.

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 03:12 PM EDT

'Prayers': Woman Hands Bible to DA Facing Corruption Trial

'Prayers': Woman Hands Bible to DA Facing Corruption Trial

"'He needs somebody to pray for him," woman says after handing Seth Williams a Holy Bible.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 12:26 PM EDT

Fitness Blogger Reportedly Dies in Whipped Cream Explosion

Fitness Blogger Reportedly Dies in Whipped Cream Explosion

French authorities are investigating the death of a fitness blogger reportedly hit by an exploding whipped cream canister that was withdrawn from the market in 2013, officials and the company that makes the...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 12:38 PM EDT

Scruffy Little Rescue Dog Scores Book, Movie Deals

Scruffy Little Rescue Dog Scores Book, Movie Deals

As dog stories go, this one about a scruffy little stray named Gobi has legs for miles. The sand-colored pooch with big, soulful eyes has a book out and movie deal after she happened on ultra-runner Dion...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 10:51 AM EDT

Girl's Dance Moves Captivate at Chicago Food Festival

Girl's Dance Moves Captivate at Chicago Food Festival

A little girl’s dance moves at the Taste of Randolph Street festival have captured the attention of internet in a video posted to Facebook that’s been viewed more than 258,000 times. Tony Martin posted the...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 06:19 AM EDT

Crime-Fighting Pet Squirrel Returns to the Wild

Crime-Fighting Pet Squirrel Returns to the Wild

A pet squirrel named Joey who gained fame as a crime-fighter might be more of the lover type. Joey, who police credited with scaring off a burglar trying to break into his home's gun safe, made his long...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 11:44 AM EDT

Barflies Order Drinks During Armed Robbery

Barflies Order Drinks During Armed Robbery

Barflies appeared not to notice as armed robbers were sticking up a Florida bar with a shotgun Sunday, with some patrons even trying to order more drinks as the robbery was in progress.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 10:51 AM EDT

Search for Lost Ohio Tortoise May Have Saved Owner's Sister

Search for Lost Ohio Tortoise May Have Saved Owner's Sister

A wayward tortoise's surprising trek around Ohio has ended happily for its owner, whose two-week search, in a twist of fate, might have saved her sister's life. Otis the California desert tortoise managed to...

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 10:46 AM EDT

Snake Crawls Out From Under Hood of Moving Truck

Snake Crawls Out From Under Hood of Moving Truck

A snake gave a couple of people inside a moving truck quite a scare when it appeared on the hood.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 12:13 PM EDT

Furry Surprise Behind the Bumper: Kitten Found in Tesla

Furry Surprise Behind the Bumper: Kitten Found in Tesla

A Florida man heard meowing coming from inside his Tesla. He took the vehicle to his service center where a kitten was pulled from the rear bumper.

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