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Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 12:00 PM EST

Police: Man Tried to Pay for McDonald's With Bag of Weed

Police: Man Tried to Pay for McDonald's With Bag of Weed

Police in Florida say a 23-year-old man went through a McDonald's drive-thru and tried to pay for his order with a bag of marijuana. News outlets report Port St. Lucie police say the fast food worker denied the...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 12:16 AM EST

Diner Finds Pearls in His Lunch at Famed NYC Oyster Bar

Diner Finds Pearls in His Lunch at Famed NYC Oyster Bar

A lucky diner says he happened upon a pearl while eating an oyster dish at a famous New York City restaurant. Sixty-six-year-old Rick Antosh was out to lunch with a friend and ordered his usual at the Grand...

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 09:40 AM EST

Could the Slinky Become Pennsylvania's State Toy?

Could the Slinky Become Pennsylvania's State Toy?

Pennsylvania has a state dog, a state insect, a state fossil, and even a state beverage. Why then, Bob Swaim wonders, can't it also have a state toy?

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 07:31 AM EST

Schwimmer Dopplegänger Wasn't There for UK Court Date

Schwimmer Dopplegänger Wasn't There for UK Court Date

A British judge has issued an arrest warrant for an alleged shoplifter whose striking resemblance to David Schwimmer made international headlines, after he failed to show up for a court appearance. Abdulah...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 09:28 AM EST

Holland Tunnel Wreaths Move After Voters Call for Change

Holland Tunnel Wreaths Move After Voters Call for Change

The Port Authority have moved a pair of controversial Christmas wreaths on the Holland Tunnel after a majority of commuters voted for change in an online poll.

Sunday, Dec 16, 2018 at 08:47 AM EST

Man Who Demolished Landmark House Ordered to Build Replica

Man Who Demolished Landmark House Ordered to Build Replica

A man who illegally demolished a San Francisco house designed by modernist architect Richard Neutra was ordered this week to rebuild it exactly as it was. The city Planning Commission also ordered Ross Johnston...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 11:19 PM EST

$293,000 Cash Still Missing After Truck Spills on NJ Highway

$293,000 Cash Still Missing After Truck Spills on NJ Highway

Authorities are looking for $293,000 in still-missing cash after an armored truck rained money onto a New Jersey highway Thursday morning, causing two crashes as drivers attempted to collect the loot scattered...

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 11:22 AM EST
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By Hannah Chinn

Zombie Mall: Within the Walls of an Abandoned NJ Mall

More than 35 years after its unveiling, the Burlington Center Mall in South Jers...View gallery

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  • Burlington Center Mall - Entrance
Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 06:22 PM EST
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By Jessy Edwards

Traveler Busted at NY Airport With 70 Live Finches in Hair Rollers

On Saturday, U. S. Customs and Border Protection stopped a passenger arriving...View gallery

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Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 11:36 PM EST

Calif. Man Rescued After 2 Days Stuck in Greasy Restaurant Vent

Calif. Man Rescued After 2 Days Stuck in Greasy Restaurant Vent

First responders on Wednesday rescued a trespasser — possibly a burglar — who was reportedly trapped for about two days in a grimy vent at a vacant restaurant in San Lorenzo, according to officials. The man,...

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