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Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019 at 08:58 AM EDT

NJ Dad Clings on Stolen SUV Hood as Suspects Drive Off

NJ Dad Clings on Stolen SUV Hood as Suspects Drive Off

A New Jersey father was seriously injured after he attempted to stop two teens from stealing his SUV — by jumping and clinging on the hood of his car or nearly two miles.

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019 at 10:32 AM EDT

Young Girl's Terrified Screams Sends Bear Running

Young Girl's Terrified Screams Sends Bear Running

Security footage shows the moment a young girl's scream scared a bear away from her Florida home.  "I saw it move, come up and then when I screamed it ran off like really fast," says 7-year-old...

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019 at 11:35 PM EDT

'Booming' Noise From Philly Causing a Headache for NJ

'Booming' Noise From Philly Causing a Headache for NJ

If you live in South Jersey, chances are you were kept up at night over the weekend by a booming and deafening noise strong enough to shake the walls of your home. Officials believe it's coming from Philadelphia...

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019 at 06:49 AM EDT

Sky Wars: Town Recruits Falcons to Combat 'Aggressive' Gulls

Sky Wars: Town Recruits Falcons to Combat 'Aggressive' Gulls

Ocean City is deploying birds of prey to scare off increasingly aggressive seagulls.

Monday, Aug 5, 2019 at 11:14 AM EDT

Gritty Shows Off His New Pet Hermit Crab, Claw'd

Gritty Shows Off His New Pet Hermit Crab, Claw'd

In NBC Sports Philadelphia's first episode of our Pro Pets series, they spend a day with Flyers mascot Gritty and his pet hermit crab, Claw'd.

Sunday, Aug 4, 2019 at 06:07 PM EDT

A Bird? A Plane? French Inventor Flies Over English Channel

A Bird? A Plane? French Inventor Flies Over English Channel

Is it a bird? A plane? No, it's a French inventor flying over the English Channel on his hoverboard. Looking like a superhero, Franky Zapata successfully completed the famed 22-mile journey in just 22...

Friday, Aug 2, 2019 at 01:04 PM EDT

Doctors Find 526 'Teeth-Like Structures' in Boy's Mouth

Doctors Find 526 'Teeth-Like Structures' in Boy's Mouth

Doctors in India found 526 'teeth-like structures' in a 7-year-old boy's mouth. The boy had been bothered by swelling and it went unnoticed for four years.

Friday, Aug 2, 2019 at 01:52 PM EDT

World’s Longest Yard Sale Open for the Weekend

World’s Longest Yard Sale Open for the Weekend

The world’s longest yard sale, which stretches 690 miles from Michigan to Alabama, opened Aug. 1 and will close Aug. 4.

Friday, Aug 2, 2019 at 01:03 PM EDT

Doctors Remove 526 'Tooth-Like Structures' From Boy's Mouth

Doctors Remove 526 'Tooth-Like Structures' From Boy's Mouth

Dentists at the Saveetha Dental College and Hospital in India hit the jackpot — of teeth. When a 7-year-old boy was brought to the hospital for swelling in his jaw, the surgeons noticed a large lesion with...

Friday, Aug 2, 2019 at 01:14 PM EDT

Endangered List Sought for Del. Firefly With Double Flash

Endangered List Sought for Del. Firefly With Double Flash

Environmental groups are hoping a rare bug found only along Delaware's southern coast will become the first firefly on the federal government's endangered species list.

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