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Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 04:00 PM EDT

Brawl Erupts During Charity Game Between NY Police, Firefighters

Brawl Erupts During Charity Game Between NY Police, Firefighters

A charity football game between members of the FDNY and the NYPD was meant to be a family-friendly outing in Coney Island but quickly turned into a bloody brawl when a verbal dispute escalated on the field.

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 09:59 AM EDT

‘Things Got Pretty Intense’: Fisherman Reels in 3-Foot-Long Shark

‘Things Got Pretty Intense’: Fisherman Reels in 3-Foot-Long Shark

A Plano, Texas, man's "catch of the day" almost took a chunk of his leg. With his cameras rolling, adventure fisherman George Saber reeled in a shark a mile and half off the Corpus Christi coast. "He obviously...

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 04:52 AM EDT

Exotic Monkey Won't Be Reunited With Owner: SPCA

Exotic Monkey Won't Be Reunited With Owner: SPCA

An exotic 22-year-old monkey that lived with its Long Island, New York, owner since it was a baby cannot go home again — because it was kept without a permit. The small dark monkey with a white face was...

Monday, May 23, 2016 at 09:48 AM EDT

Man Who Wheeled Corpse Down Street Charged with Murder

Man Who Wheeled Corpse Down Street Charged with Murder

A man accused of wheeling his wife’s dead body on a dolly through a Staten Island neighborhood Friday morning is in custody, authorities said Saturday.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 11:48 PM EDT

Blimp Makes Emergency Landing in Philly

Blimp Makes Emergency Landing in Philly

A blimp floated seemingly out of control before landing and deflating in what appeared to be a construction zone off I-95 in Fishtown Friday evening.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 07:24 PM EDT

Knock, Knock: No Joke, a Gator's at the Door (Again)

Knock, Knock: No Joke, a Gator's at the Door (Again)

A Florida family thought someone was trying to break into their apartment when they heard knocking sounds at 4 a.m. It turns out a 5-foot alligator was outside their front door Friday morning. And so were Tampa

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 08:57 AM EDT

Lily the 'Paintball Pony' Adopted

Lily the 'Paintball Pony' Adopted

A horse found shot more than 100 times with paintballs in central Pennsylvania will soon have a new home with former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart, according to a news report.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 05:24 PM EDT

'School' Misspelled on Calif. High School Diploma Cover

'School' Misspelled on Calif. High School Diploma Cover

Graduates at a Southern California high school are getting one last laugh before saying goodbye after the school distributed diploma covers with a typo. A graduating senior at Ontario High School posted a photo...

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 09:38 AM EDT

Ferris Bueller's 'Day Off': How Much Would It Cost Today?

Ferris Bueller's 'Day Off': How Much Would It Cost Today?

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the 1986 Chicago classic "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," Chicago Magazine calculated the cash needed to pull off Ferris, Cam and Sloane's iconic adventures, from parking downtown...

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 06:54 AM EDT

Woman Accused of Sacrificing Chickens Each Week as Religious Offering

Woman Accused of Sacrificing Chickens Each Week as Religious Offering

A Northern Virginia woman has been accused of sacrificing as many as 12 to 15 chickens each week in her townhome in suburban Sterling, Virginia. Mercy Carrion was arrested May 5 after a confidential informant...

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