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Saturday, Jun 30, 2018 at 10:12 PM EDT

Guards Wait for Inmate to Pass Diamond Earrings He Swallowed

Guards Wait for Inmate to Pass Diamond Earrings He Swallowed

Guards at a Florida jail are taking on an unusual duty. They're monitoring the bathroom habits of an inmate charged with stealing and swallowing diamond earrings. Leesburg Police say Ryan Penman and his...

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 04:10 AM EDT

Conn. Mom Furious After Teen Gets ‘ADD Award’ in School

Conn. Mom Furious After Teen Gets ‘ADD Award’ in School

A Plainfield mom is furious after she said her son, who is diagnosed with ADHD, was given a so-called “award” by his teacher for getting distracted often. NBC Connecticut spoke exclusively to Tera Cooper,...

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018 at 11:22 AM EDT

You Can Play With Your Food! JELL-O is Now a Toy

You Can Play With Your Food! JELL-O is Now a Toy

Who says you can't play with your food? Jell-o, the iconic brand best known for gelatin and pudding products, unveiled JELL-O Play, a new line of JELL-O gelatin toys designed to inspire parents and kids to...

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018 at 06:35 AM EDT

DJ Linked to Teacher's 1992 Killing by DNA From School Gig

DJ Linked to Teacher's 1992 Killing by DNA From School Gig

The man charged this week with strangling a young elementary school teacher in 1992 had built a thriving business as a DJ that put him regularly in front of children, and it was at an elementary school gig last...

Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018 at 01:22 PM EDT

Plane Lands on Secured Coast Guard Beach, Pilot Missing

Plane Lands on Secured Coast Guard Beach, Pilot Missing

Authorities are searching for the pilot of a single-engine plane that illegally landed on a Coast Guard beach in New Jersey.

Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 at 04:53 AM EDT

Zsa Zsa, the English Bulldog, Wins World's Ugliest Dog Title

Zsa Zsa, the English Bulldog, Wins World's Ugliest Dog Title

A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Zsa Zsa won the title Saturday night at the Sonoma-Marin Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in...

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 10:23 AM EDT

Running Late, Man Paddleboards Across Hudson River in Suit

Running Late, Man Paddleboards Across Hudson River in Suit

Sure, it's common in New York City to see men in suits commuting on the subway or in taxis -- but on a paddleboard across the Hudson River? That may be a first. Eunice Rivers was taking the ferry to work in...

Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 03:06 PM EDT

Got 'Rhythem'? AC Hard Rock Casino's Guitar Spelling Oops

Got 'Rhythem'? AC Hard Rock Casino's Guitar Spelling Oops

The soon-to-open Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City had to work quickly to fix a misspelling on a 30-foot-tall guitar installed this week.

Friday, Jun 22, 2018 at 10:41 AM EDT

Service Animals, Pets Find 'Relief' at PHL

Service Animals, Pets Find 'Relief' at PHL

Flying with a furry companion? With Philadelphia International Airport's newest feature, owners don't have to worry about their pet having an untimely bathroom break. A new Animal Relief Area is officially open...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 09:09 PM EDT

Flight Attendant Pleads Guilty to Turtle-Smuggling Attempt

Flight Attendant Pleads Guilty to Turtle-Smuggling Attempt

A flight attendant for a Chinese airline pleaded guilty Thursday to attempting to smuggle two-dozen spotted and box turtles in a carry-on bag from Los Angeles to China.

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