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Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019 at 10:38 AM EDT

Man Broke Into Swift's Home, Took Off Shoes to Be 'Polite'

Man Broke Into Swift's Home, Took Off Shoes to Be 'Polite'

Police say a New Jersey man who broke into Taylor Swift's beachfront mansion in Rhode Island took his shoes off because he wanted to be polite. Westerly police who responded to the home just after 5 p.m. Friday...

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019 at 10:36 AM EDT

Gunman Demands Chicken Sandwich From Texas Popeyes

Gunman Demands Chicken Sandwich From Texas Popeyes

A man pulled a gun at a Popeyes restaurant in Houston after being told they were out of chicken sandwiches, police say. Houston police Lt. Larry Crowson says officers were called to the restaurant Monday night...

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019 at 12:57 PM EDT

Socks Help Solve Years-Old Cold Case Murder, Authorities Say

Socks Help Solve Years-Old Cold Case Murder, Authorities Say

A pair of socks helped lead to an arrest in the killing of a Pennsylvania woman nearly 30 years ago, authorities said.

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019 at 09:34 AM EDT

Death of Annual Delaware Zombie Fest Blamed on Town Leaders

Death of Annual Delaware Zombie Fest Blamed on Town Leaders

The streets of a small Delaware town are usually flooded each October by an undead horde, but it seems there won't be any dead men walking this year.

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019 at 09:12 AM EDT

NYC Officials Looks for Person Behind Massive Raw Chicken Spill

NYC Officials Looks for Person Behind Massive Raw Chicken Spill

A mystery meat incident in Brooklyn has the NYC Department of Sanitation asking: who spilled raw chicken across the road? Massive piles of raw chicken were seen scattered on Bond Street in Boerum Hill on...

Sunday, Sep 1, 2019 at 07:20 PM EDT

This 'Whiplash' Planet Is Unlike Anything Astronomers Have Ever Seen

This 'Whiplash' Planet Is Unlike Anything Astronomers Have Ever Seen

Astronomers have discovered a giant planet whose extreme orbit makes it unlike anything they’ve ever seen, NBC News reports. Dubbed HR 5183 b, the exoplanet is at least three times as massive as Jupiter, and it...

Friday, Aug 30, 2019 at 07:55 AM EDT

NJ Woman Fell Asleep in Her Car, Woke to Find It Missing

NJ Woman Fell Asleep in Her Car, Woke to Find It Missing

Police in New Jersey say a possible carjacker apparently removed a sleeping 80-year-old woman from her parked car before stealing the vehicle and leaving her in the driveway. Hamilton police say the woman told...

Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 02:14 PM EDT

Ozstetrics: Hospital Dresses Newborns as 'Wizard of Oz' Cast

Ozstetrics: Hospital Dresses Newborns as 'Wizard of Oz' Cast

A Pittsburgh hospital's obstetrics department became Ozstetrics as the staff dressed up four newborns as characters from "The Wizard of Oz."

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 08:49 PM EDT

Biofilm on Jefferson Memorial Cleaned With Lasers in $8M Reno

Biofilm on Jefferson Memorial Cleaned With Lasers in $8M Reno

Specialists are using lasers to clean up the black biofilm on the Jefferson Memorial dome. The biofilm was first noticed in 2006. “Biofilm is a microbial community of algae, fungi and bacterial growth,”...

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 11:20 AM EDT

Off-road Riders Destroy 400 Trees Planted by Teens in NJ

Off-road Riders Destroy 400 Trees Planted by Teens in NJ

Officials believe off-road vehicle riders in New Jersey's Pinelands ripped up 400 trees days after they were planted by teenagers.

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