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Friday, Nov 10, 2017 at 04:25 AM EST

New Jersey Diner Owner Defends 'Kid Tip' Policy

New Jersey Diner Owner Defends 'Kid Tip' Policy

It's customary to leave a tip when eating out, but one particular gratuity added to an order for a milkshake and fries at a New Jersey diner is angering parents. "My daughter was coming to me, telling me that...

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 11:42 PM EST

Drunk Man Tries to Vote at School on Wrong Day: Police

Drunk Man Tries to Vote at School on Wrong Day: Police

Police in Pennsylvania say they've arrested a man who showed up to an elementary school intoxicated and hoping to vote... on the wrong day.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 01:54 PM EST

Baaaa-rack? Sheep Can Recognize Famous Faces, Study Finds

Baaaa-rack? Sheep Can Recognize Famous Faces, Study Finds

A new study shows that sheep have the ability to recognize human faces from photographs on computer screens. The Cambridge University study published Wednesday also shows that sheep can recognize the faces...

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 02:05 PM EST

Ice Chunks Crash Through Ceiling of Family's Bathroom

Ice Chunks Crash Through Ceiling of Family's Bathroom

Large chunks of ice crashed through the roof of a Southern California house Saturday night, leaving a hole in an upstairs bathroom ceiling. Brandon Blanchard was outside his Chino home talking with neighbors...

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 07:09 AM EST

Police: Man Dressed as Santa Arrested With Crack Pipe

Police: Man Dressed as Santa Arrested With Crack Pipe

A retiree who volunteers as a Santa Claus is facing drug charges alleging police found a crack pipe in his vehicle during a New Jersey traffic stop, police said. South Hackensack police say 66-year-old Charles...

Monday, Nov 6, 2017 at 12:30 PM EST

Spoof Ad for Used Car Goes Viral, Sparks Bidding War

Spoof Ad for Used Car Goes Viral, Sparks Bidding War

Carrie Hollenbeck’s fiancé listed her 21-year-old car on Ebay at a starting price of $499. Five days later, bidding on the green 1996 Honda Accord coupe had reached $150,000 on the auction site thanks to a...

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 02:39 PM EDT

Chubby Raccoon Gets Stuck in Sewer Grate

Chubby Raccoon Gets Stuck in Sewer Grate

A heavyset critter was found stuck in a sewer grate in a Northern Chicago suburb. Zion police officers came upon the “little” creature and with the help of animal control were able to free him....

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 01:02 PM EDT

Raccoon That Ate Too Much Got Stuck in Sewer Grate: PD

Raccoon That Ate Too Much Got Stuck in Sewer Grate: PD

Turns out the feeling many people relate to after a big meal isn't unique to humans. One raccoon in a Chicago suburb apparently ate so well it got caught in a sewer grate Thursday. Authorities said they found...

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 09:30 AM EDT

Urine, Rotting Food Fill Walls of Luxury Condo in NJ: Suit

Urine, Rotting Food Fill Walls of Luxury Condo in NJ: Suit

A New Jersey couple is suing a construction company after they say they found bottles of urine, rodents and rotten food inside the walls of their newly purchased $2 million luxury condominium.

Friday, Nov 3, 2017 at 08:34 AM EDT

What Are the Odds? Woman Claims 2 Lottery Prizes on Same Day

What Are the Odds? Woman Claims 2 Lottery Prizes on Same Day

She knows how to pick a winner. Kimberly Morris of Wake Forest scratched off two North Carolina lottery tickets on Monday, winning $1 million on one of the tickets and $10,000 with another, local media...

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