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Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019 at 05:57 PM EST

2 Arrested in Buffet Brawl Over Crab Legs

2 Arrested in Buffet Brawl Over Crab Legs

Alabama police say a dispute over crab legs at a dinner buffet ended in a brawl that left two people facing misdemeanor charges. Huntsville police officer Gerald Johnson says he was eating at the Meteor Buffet...

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 at 03:07 PM EST

Passengers Stranded for 2 Nights on Amtrak That Hit Tree

Passengers Stranded for 2 Nights on Amtrak That Hit Tree

Nearly 200 people were stuck on an Amtrak train in rural eastern Oregon for two nights after it hit a tree that fell onto the tracks in a snowed-in city dealing with power outages. The Amtrak Coast Starlight...

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019 at 10:57 PM EST

NJ Postal Worker Hits Co-Workers With Car During Argument, Police Say

NJ Postal Worker Hits Co-Workers With Car During Argument, Police Say

Police have arrested a postal employee in New Jersey for allegedly running over two other postal workers in the parking lot after an argument.

Monday, Feb 25, 2019 at 03:25 PM EST

Gritty's Men in Black Protect and Serve the Orange Thing

Gritty's Men in Black Protect and Serve the Orange Thing

The Flyers' lively, orange mascot was chased down by a mysterious trio of Men in Black during the 2019 Stadium Series, but these guards have been serving Gritty since before the Flyers v. Penguins game.

Friday, Feb 22, 2019 at 04:16 AM EST

World's Largest Bee, Feared Extinct, Found in Indonesia

World's Largest Bee, Feared Extinct, Found in Indonesia

The world’s largest bee, last seen by a scientist in 1981, is not extinct after all, NBC News reported. A single female was found and documented earlier this year on an Indonesian island, an Australian...

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 at 12:11 PM EST

Park Ranger Furloughed During Shutdown Claims $29.5M Jackpot

Park Ranger Furloughed During Shutdown Claims $29.5M Jackpot

A park ranger from New Jersey furloughed during the partial federal government shutdown has claimed a $29.5 million lottery jackpot.

Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019 at 09:43 AM EST

'Steel Furnace' Letter Takes Philly, Internet by Storm

'Steel Furnace' Letter Takes Philly, Internet by Storm

A mysterious and downright creepy letter referring to a "steel furnace" event in Philadelphia has taken the Internet by storm and sparked countless memes on social media.

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 at 04:41 PM EST

NY Driver Intentionally Plowed Into Family, Killing Mom: Police

NY Driver Intentionally Plowed Into Family, Killing Mom: Police

A driver angry about being asked not to blow cigarette smoke in the direction of children outside a New York 7-Eleven allegedly plowed into a family, hitting six kids and killing the mother before he was...

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 at 12:46 PM EST

A New Sport: Lightsaber Dueling Recognized in France

A New Sport: Lightsaber Dueling Recognized in France

It's now easier than ever in France to act out "Star Wars" fantasies, because its fencing federation has borrowed from a galaxy far, far away and officially recognized lightsaber dueling as a competitive sport.

Monday, Feb 18, 2019 at 02:54 PM EST

Man Stomps on Head of Diddy Statue at Madame Tussauds: NYPD

Man Stomps on Head of Diddy Statue at Madame Tussauds: NYPD

A man knocked over a wax figure of Sean "P. Diddy" Combs at Madame Tussauds in Times Square, causing the head to fall off. He then stomped on the head, police said Sunday.

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