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Friday, Sep 14, 2018 at 02:08 PM EDT

Vine Crime: Va. Winery Loses Grape Harvest in Nighttime Heist

Vine Crime: Va. Winery Loses Grape Harvest in Nighttime Heist

A Virginia winery has lost almost its entire crop of grapes in a nighttime theft, just hours before it was to be harvested. Firefly Hill Vineyards co-owner Allison Dunkenberger told The Roanoke Times on...

Friday, Sep 14, 2018 at 12:07 PM EDT

Women Get Jail for Crime Spree, Bank Robbery Dressed as Nuns

Women Get Jail for Crime Spree, Bank Robbery Dressed as Nuns

A Connecticut woman is headed to prison for her role in a monthlong crime spree in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including an attempted bank robbery in which she and another woman dressed as nuns.

Friday, Sep 14, 2018 at 07:16 AM EDT

Police Search for Escapee Who They Believe Could Be Naked

Police Search for Escapee Who They Believe Could Be Naked

Police in suburban Philadelphia are searching for a female inmate who escaped custody.

Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 at 12:54 PM EDT

100-Foot-Long 'Fatberg' Clogs Up Michigan Sewer System

100-Foot-Long 'Fatberg' Clogs Up Michigan Sewer System

A 100-foot long, 11-foot wide, 6-foot tall "fatberg" — a ball of grease, fat and objects like baby wipes — is clogging up a sewer system in Macomb County, Michigan.

Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 at 11:47 AM EDT

Man Gets Prison for Drunkenly Shooting at Nonexistent Clowns

Man Gets Prison for Drunkenly Shooting at Nonexistent Clowns

A Pennsylvania man who admitted he drunkenly fired a shotgun inside his apartment because he feared there were clowns inside could spend the next five years in prison.

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018 at 04:34 PM EDT

Newlyweds' Photo Shoot Drenched, But Not Dampened, By Wave

Newlyweds' Photo Shoot Drenched, But Not Dampened, By Wave

For newlyweds Kirea Lovell and Jenny McCauley, a mid-August photo shoot on the beach brought new meaning to the phrase “bridal shower.” The couple was posing for their wedding photos on a rocky cliff when...

Saturday, Sep 8, 2018 at 12:06 AM EDT

FBI Joins Hunt for Rare Bugs Boosted from Philly Museum

FBI Joins Hunt for Rare Bugs Boosted from Philly Museum

The FBI has joined the investigation into the theft of thousands of rare insects and reptiles from a Northeast Philadelphia museum.

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 08:16 AM EDT

Bath and Beyond: Kitchen-Bathroom Combo Apartment Causes Stir

Bath and Beyond: Kitchen-Bathroom Combo Apartment Causes Stir

A St. Louis man is the new tenant of a tiny apartment with a unique layout — the kitchen and bathroom are in the same place. Yep. The toilet, bathtub, oven and sink are all in one room. The 200-square-foot...

Friday, Aug 31, 2018 at 10:00 AM EDT

Pineapple Express: Massive Cocaine Shipment Seized in Del.

Pineapple Express: Massive Cocaine Shipment Seized in Del.

Authorities at a Delaware port have found a massive cocaine shipment concealed inside pineapple boxes from Costa Rica — for the second time in seven days.

Friday, Aug 31, 2018 at 08:44 AM EDT

Astronauts Patch Small Hole Leaking Air on Space Station

Astronauts Patch Small Hole Leaking Air on Space Station

Astronauts scrambled Thursday to patch a tiny hole in a Russian capsule that was allowing air to leak from the International Space Station. NASA and Russian space officials stressed the six astronauts were...

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