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Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 07:06 PM EDT

Armed Philly Cop in Uniform Accused of Stealing Dog in NY

Armed Philly Cop in Uniform Accused of Stealing Dog in NY

A Philadelphia Police officer is accused of traveling to Brooklyn, New York, in full uniform — including his police-issued gun — breaking into his girlfriend's brother's home, assaulting the brother and stealing...

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 05:59 AM EDT

Ban on Banana-Eating Artwork Draws Ridicule in Poland

Ban on Banana-Eating Artwork Draws Ridicule in Poland

Poland's artists and opposition politicians are posting photos of themselves eating bananas in protest against the removal from a top national gallery of an art work featuring the fruit that the conservative...

Sunday, Apr 28, 2019 at 01:13 AM EDT

Hundreds 'Do Attend' Philly's Bizarre, Mysterious 'Steel Furnace Party'

Hundreds 'Do Attend' Philly's Bizarre, Mysterious 'Steel Furnace Party'

No one knew exactly what to expect, but the itch of curiosity struck hundreds of Philadelphians as they turned out at an empty lot for what has been deemed the "Steel Furnace" party.

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 12:23 PM EDT

'Granny Hulk': 69-Year-Old Woman Sets Weightlifting Record

'Granny Hulk': 69-Year-Old Woman Sets Weightlifting Record

Sharie Mobley, 69, is standing proof that age is only a mindset. She's known as the Granny Hulk, deadlifting 305 pounds and setting records in her class and division at a powerlifting meet.  

Friday, Apr 26, 2019 at 04:28 PM EDT

Will 1000s Attend 'Steel Furnace' Party in Empty Philly Lot?

Will 1000s Attend 'Steel Furnace' Party in Empty Philly Lot?

One of the oddest events in recent Philadelphia history, the "Steel Furnace" party, is looking more and more like a thing that's actually going to occur at noon on Saturday, April 27, in an overgrown, vacant lot...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 12:07 PM EDT

Pa. Woman Dies After Falling Into Industrial Meat Grinder

Pa. Woman Dies After Falling Into Industrial Meat Grinder

A 35-year-old woman died when she fell into an industrial-size meat grinder at a processing plant in Northern Pennsylvania.

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 06:46 AM EDT

Easter Bunny Throws Punches in Fla. Brawl Caught on Video

Easter Bunny Throws Punches in Fla. Brawl Caught on Video

An Easter Bunny hopped to the defense of a woman Sunday night during a caught-on-camera brawl outside a Central Florida bar. Video posted on Instagram by user “Workfth” shows the incident outside the Undergrou...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 06:38 AM EDT

Swole, Buzzy, Among New Words in Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Swole, Buzzy, Among New Words in Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Get swole, prepare a bug-out bag, grab a go-cup and maybe you'll have a better chance of surviving the omnicide. Translation: Hit the gym and bulk up, put a bunch of stuff essential for survival in an...

Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 at 12:45 PM EDT

Fake Officer Pulls Over a Real Undercover Officer in Florida

Fake Officer Pulls Over a Real Undercover Officer in Florida

Authorities say a Florida man impersonating an officer flipped the red and blue lights on his SUV while unknowingly trying to stop a car with a real officer. WFLA reports 26-year-old Matthew Erris was arrested...

Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 at 12:09 AM EDT

5-Foot Alligator, Ferret, Marijuana Seized in Calif.

5-Foot Alligator, Ferret, Marijuana Seized in Calif.

Authorities recovered a five-foot alligator, a ferret and a small indoor marijuana grow while serving a search warrant Thursday at a home in Hollister, California. The animals have been taken to a licensed...

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