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Friday, Jun 10, 2016 at 08:39 PM EDT

Philly Customs Find 4.9 Kilos of Cocaine in Woman's Drink Cans

Philly Customs Find 4.9 Kilos of Cocaine in Woman's Drink Cans

U.S. Customs and Border Protection detained an Upper Darby woman after finding $300,000 worth of cocaine in 10 cans of chocolate drink.

Thursday, Jun 9, 2016 at 08:14 PM EDT

Austrian Collects 10 Million Beer Bottle Caps

 Austrian Collects 10 Million Beer Bottle Caps

It takes a lot of beers to collect 10 million bottle caps. But Austria's Hans Heiland didn't drink them alone. Heiland says that most of them have come from others, many of them by mail, after his passion...

Friday, Jun 10, 2016 at 05:02 AM EDT

Young Trespasser Caught Hugging Neighbor's Dog

Young Trespasser Caught Hugging Neighbor's Dog

Louisiana mom Hallie Mallet caught a young boy on her surveillance camera running into her garage to give her dog, Dutchess, a quick hug before sprinting away. Mallet took to Facebook to ask her neighbors...

Friday, Jun 10, 2016 at 07:55 AM EDT

Short $767K, City Offers Parking Scofflaws Half-Off Amnesty

Short $767K, City Offers Parking Scofflaws Half-Off Amnesty

An eastern Pennsylvania city is owed so much money in unpaid parking fines that its offering a half-off amnesty plan.

Friday, Jun 10, 2016 at 04:40 PM EDT

Mayor Helps Reunite 'Jeremy' With Wedding Band

Mayor Helps Reunite 'Jeremy' With Wedding Band

"Jeremy" is no longer missing his wedding band.

Thursday, Jun 9, 2016 at 05:25 AM EDT

Police Arrest Man Who They Say Stole WWI-Era Cannon in California

Police Arrest Man Who They Say Stole WWI-Era Cannon in California

Richmond, California police said they have arrested a man they say stole a WWI-era cannon outside the Veteran's Memorial Hall. Lt. Felix Tan said officers took Dezi Adsuara, 44, of Vallejo into custody...

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016 at 03:27 PM EDT

Petition Targets Typo in Name of NYC's Verrazano Bridge

Petition Targets Typo in Name of NYC's Verrazano Bridge

It's an error that has loomed over New York Harbor for more than 50 years: The name of the majestic Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is spelled wrong. Despite a new petition drive to make it right — the bridge is named...

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016 at 09:04 AM EDT

Axl Rose Demands Google Take Down Unflattering Photos

Axl Rose Demands Google Take Down Unflattering Photos

Harvard University's Lumen Database lists at least 11 requests made on behalf of the Guns n' Roses frontman citing copyright violations since May 31.

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016 at 11:02 AM EDT

Something's Wrong With Al Capone's Philly Prison Radio

Something's Wrong With Al Capone's Philly Prison Radio

A sharp-eyed boy who noticed that the vintage radio inside gangster Al Capone's former Philadelphia prison cell wasn't historically accurate has delivered a replacement.

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016 at 11:59 AM EDT

Alligator Crosses Fla. Crosswalk 'Like It Was Normal'

Alligator Crosses Fla. Crosswalk 'Like It Was Normal'

An alligator was caught on camera using a crosswalk in Flagler County, in northern Florida, Monday morning. According to the Flagler County Sheriff's Office, the gator was spotted in the bushes near the...

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