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Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 09:11 PM EST

Pool Drainage Causes Icy Road That Flipped a Car

Pool Drainage Causes Icy Road That Flipped a Car

A Delaware County homeowner's pool maintenance led to a surprise icing of a nearby road that caught tons of drivers off guard. One woman even flipped her car after skidding on the ice.

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 12:10 PM EST

Girl Named Alexa, 6, Bullied Due to Amazon Device: Parents

Girl Named Alexa, 6, Bullied Due to Amazon Device: Parents

A distraught mom has sent a letter to Amazon pleading with the company to help stop the bullying she says her 6-year-old daughter has experienced from sharing the same name with its virtual assistant device...

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 07:37 AM EST

Film Rights to 'The Watcher' Tale Are Sold

Film Rights to 'The Watcher' Tale Are Sold

The story behind New Jersey’s creepiest house to live in is coming to Netflix. The entertainment site Deadline reports the online-streaming company won a bidding battle for the film rights to the tale of...

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 03:28 PM EST

Just-Released Man Steals Car From Prison Parking Lot

Just-Released Man Steals Car From Prison Parking Lot

Police say a Pennsylvania man released from jail immediately stole a car from its parking lot.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 07:34 AM EST

Teacher Who Spoiled Santa Won't Return to NJ School

Teacher Who Spoiled Santa Won't Return to NJ School

Officials say a substitute teacher who told first-grade students in NJ Santa Claus isn't real will not be returning to the school.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 at 07:42 AM EST

Search on for Calif. Teddy Bear Carried Off by Balloons

Search on for Calif. Teddy Bear Carried Off by Balloons

A high-flying lost teddy bear caused the National Weather Service to launch an investigation of sorts to reunite a Southern California kid with his stuffed animal. NWS Los Angeles said in a tweet Tuesday...

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 04:59 PM EST

Secret Santa Pays Off Nearly $30K In Walmart Layaways

Secret Santa Pays Off Nearly $30K In Walmart Layaways

A Secret Santa made the holiday season a little brighter for hundreds of shoppers near Philadelphia after paying off nearly $30,000 worth of layaways at a Walmart.

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 04:35 PM EST

Hersheypark Finds Wallet Lost Nearly 4 Years Ago

Hersheypark Finds Wallet Lost Nearly 4 Years Ago

A Pennsylvania man has his wallet back nearly four years after it apparently fell out of his pocket while riding a roller coaster.

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 at 06:55 AM EST

9-Year-Old Gets Colorado Town to End Ban on Snowball Fights

9-Year-Old Gets Colorado Town to End Ban on Snowball Fights

A 9-year-old boy has convinced the leaders of a small northern Colorado town to overturn a nearly century-old ban on snowball fights, and he already knows who his first target will be — his little brother. Dane...

Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 at 09:10 PM EST

Pennsylvania Man Tries to See if Kindness to Cows Could Save the World

Pennsylvania Man Tries to See if Kindness to Cows Could Save the World

Sankar Sastri loves Sri, the shaggy Scottish highlander with eyes like jewels, and adores Lakshmi, a little black Brahman with horns pointing north and south. The mighty Krishna, a tall and hefty Angus, appears...

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