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Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 05:39 PM EDT

Minor Leaguer Smashes Own Windshield With Grand Slam

Minor Leaguer Smashes Own Windshield With Grand Slam

A minor league baseball player in southern Illinois hit a grand slam only to find the ball smashed the windshield of his own truck. The Gateway Grizzlies of Sauget, Illinois, say Brandon Thomas hit the homer...

Friday, Aug 12, 2016 at 10:46 AM EDT

Stolen Rubber Duck Returned After 5-Year Adventure, Mystery

Stolen Rubber Duck Returned After 5-Year Adventure, Mystery

An oversized rubber duck that was stolen from a New Hampshire family's home five years ago has returned, shrouded in a cloud of mystery and global intrigue.

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 04:45 PM EDT

Clown Named 'Gags' Has City on Edge

Clown Named 'Gags' Has City on Edge

Residents in Green Bay, Wisconsin, are confused and seriously creeped out by a mysterious clown that was spotted roaming through the streets in the darkness of the night. "Gags" was first spotted around 2...

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 09:40 AM EDT

Video Shows Officer Trying to Pull Over 2 Cows

Video Shows Officer Trying to Pull Over 2 Cows

A police officer in Windham, Maine, attempted to "pull over" two cows after they were reportedly menacing cars on Thursday afternoon. In a video the police department posted on its Facebook page, Officer Ernest...

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 at 09:49 AM EDT

Puppy Swallows Rubber Duckies

Puppy Swallows Rubber Duckies

An Oklahoma puppy undergoes emergency surgery after swallowing several rubber duckies. [warning: graphic footage]

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 at 09:26 AM EDT

Bikini-Clad Swedish Cop Makes Arrest While Sunbathing

Bikini-Clad Swedish Cop Makes Arrest While Sunbathing

She was off duty and wearing a bikini but that didn't stop Swedish police officer Mikaela Kellner from catching a suspected thief. A photo of Kellner pinning the suspect to the ground was trending on social...

Monday, Aug 1, 2016 at 09:50 AM EDT

Hot Weather Causes Horse Poop to Burst Into Flames

Hot Weather Causes Horse Poop to Burst Into Flames

This summer has been so hot and dry in upstate New York that the horse poop in Throop is bursting into flames. The state Department of Environmental Conservation says one of its enforcement officers responded...

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 07:56 AM EDT

Think Trump and Clinton Fall Flat? Cast a Vote for Cat in the Hat

Think Trump and Clinton Fall Flat? Cast a Vote for Cat in the Hat

Voters who think presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton fall flat can now choose the Cat in the Hat. The Cat announced his candidacy Tuesday in Springfield, Massachusetts, outside the...

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 08:30 AM EDT

Man Playing 'Pokemon Go' at Night Gets Stuck in Mud Pit

Man Playing 'Pokemon Go' at Night Gets Stuck in Mud Pit

A 62-year-old man had to be rescued after he became stuck in waist-deep mud while playing 'Pokemon Go' at night in the woods behind his upstate New York home, authorities said. The man was playing the virtual...

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 10:54 AM EDT

Police Reunite Traveler With Lost Turtle at NYC Bus Station

Police Reunite Traveler With Lost Turtle at NYC Bus Station

A turtle found wandering around a busy New York City bus terminal has been reunited with its grateful but sleepy owner. A bus dispatcher summoned police Sunday after the rambling reptile was found on a roadway...

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