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Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 10:35 AM EDT

Mom, Son Pull Piranha From Pa. Lake

Mom, Son Pull Piranha From Pa. Lake

A mother and son fishing at a Pennsylvania lake have a tale about the one that got away.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 07:43 AM EDT

Husband Searching for Pokemon Slams Into Cop Car: Police

Husband Searching for Pokemon Slams Into Cop Car: Police

Police along the Delaware beaches have a warning for drivers after an eager couple trying to catch a Pokemon crashed into a marked police cruiser: "If you are going to play Pokemon Go, please do not do so while...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 05:21 AM EDT

Woman Steals $3,000 Worth of Coffee from Wawa Stores: Police

Woman Steals $3,000 Worth of Coffee from Wawa Stores: Police

Police in suburban Philadelphia say they have grounds to believe a one-woman string of coffee thefts across four states has been brewing for months and want the public's help in finding her.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 03:22 PM EDT

Times Square Tourists Left Bloodied Over $1 Tip to Topless Performer

Times Square Tourists Left Bloodied Over $1 Tip to Topless Performer

An argument between a topless Times Square performer and two tourists quickly escalated into a physical fight, leaving the tourists bleeding, according to police. The tourists from Chile told NBC 4 New...

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 01:04 PM EDT

Video Captures Man Slipping Off Water Slide

Video Captures Man Slipping Off Water Slide

A Dallas man posts a video of himself falling off a water slide in Austin Monday.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 07:45 PM EDT

Hundreds of Dead, Injured Animals Found on Property

Hundreds of Dead, Injured Animals Found on Property

Police say officers have discovered hundreds of dead and injured animals, makeshift cabins, burning trash and illegal stoves on a 70-acre property in Massachusetts. Police say Westport and Dartmouth officers...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 09:46 AM EDT

'Pokemon Go' Player Stuck in NJ Cemetery Tree Calls 911

'Pokemon Go' Player Stuck in NJ Cemetery Tree Calls 911

First responders came to the rescue of a woman who got stuck in a tree playing Pokemon Go in a cemetery.

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 10:01 AM EDT

South Florida Woman Attacked by Lemur

South Florida Woman Attacked by Lemur

A 21-year-old woman is recovering from injuries suffered when a lemur bit her outside her Miami home, authorities said. A local media outlet reported that Victoria Valledor looked outside after hearing...

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 11:16 AM EDT

House Speaker Paul Ryan Waves 'Terrible Towel'

House Speaker Paul Ryan Waves 'Terrible Towel'

The Speaker of the House, in an attempt to play to a crowd of Pennsylvanians waved a "Terrible Towel," despite being in Cleveland, a city home to the Pittsburgh Steelers' bitter rival.

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 07:48 AM EDT

Goat Drowns Trying to Escape Photo-Taking Crowds

Goat Drowns Trying to Escape Photo-Taking Crowds

A mountain goat in Alaska jumped into the ocean to get away from crowds snapping its picture, and the animal drowned when it couldn't get back to land because of the crush of people on shore.

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