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Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 07:28 AM EST

'Free Truck Parts': Cops Urge Hit-Run Driver to Claim Debris

'Free Truck Parts': Cops Urge Hit-Run Driver to Claim Debris

Police in Pennsylvania have issued a tongue-in-cheek news release requesting a hit-and-run driver turn themselves in — offering to return truck parts that fell off the driver's vehicle during a series of...

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 10:21 AM EST

Cat Saves Couple From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Cat Saves Couple From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

An elderly Florida couple credits their cat with alerting them to the deadly carbon monoxide gas that was filling their home and nearly claimed their lives.

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 01:22 PM EST

Bugatti Unveils the Most Expensive New Car Ever Built

Bugatti Unveils the Most Expensive New Car Ever Built

Bugatti, the French sports car brand that is now owned by German automaker Volkswagen, has revealed the most expensive new car ever built. With a sale price of 16.7 million euros ($19 million), the Bugatti...

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 05:52 PM EST

People Are Throwing Cheese at Babies in #Cheesed Challenge

People Are Throwing Cheese at Babies in #Cheesed Challenge

A bizarre social media trend swept through the world over the weekend: throwing slices of American cheese at babies’ faces and posting their reactions.

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2019 at 09:47 AM EST

TSA Finds Grenade Launcher in Man's Luggage at Pa. Airport

TSA Finds Grenade Launcher in Man's Luggage at Pa. Airport

A Florida man's plans to bring a military rocket-propelled grenade launcher back home were shot down after security screeners at a Pennsylvania airport spotted the non-functioning weapon in his checked bag.

Monday, Mar 4, 2019 at 07:28 PM EST

Plow Truck Goes Too Far, Nearly Falls Into NJ River

Plow Truck Goes Too Far, Nearly Falls Into NJ River

A plow truck working a parking lot in Elizabeth, New Jersey lost control Monday morning and very nearly plowed the bottom of a river instead.

Monday, Mar 4, 2019 at 06:24 AM EST

Woman’s Final Wish to Display Skeleton in Philly

Woman’s Final Wish to Display Skeleton in Philly

Carol Orzel had Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Preogressiva, a bone disorder, which eventually led to her death. Her skeleton is now on display at Philadelphia's Mutter Museum, which was her wish before she died.

Sunday, Mar 3, 2019 at 11:18 AM EST

Snowbound Oregon Man Ate Taco Sauce Packets, Survived 5 Days

Snowbound Oregon Man Ate Taco Sauce Packets, Survived 5 Days

A man whose car was stranded in central Oregon snow for five days survived by eating taco sauce packets and starting the engine periodically to warm up. A snowmobiler found Jeremy Taylor, 36, of Sunriver, on...

Friday, Mar 1, 2019 at 09:38 AM EST

Not an Alien, But a Rare Fish Never Seen in SoCal Before

Not an Alien, But a Rare Fish Never Seen in SoCal Before

A rare fish that looks more alien than aquatic washed up in Santa Barbara County, scientists said Wednesday. The mola tecta, or hoodwinker sunfish, has never been seen before in the Northern Hemisphere, let...

Friday, Mar 1, 2019 at 12:41 PM EST

Police: NY Man Faked Abduction to Avoid Super Bowl Payouts

Police: NY Man Faked Abduction to Avoid Super Bowl Payouts

State police say a western New York man faked his own abduction and robbery because he was short of cash owed in a Super Bowl pool. Troopers found 60-year-old Robert Brandel of North Tonawanda tied up in his...

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