Man rescued from Arizona mine lucky to survive fall, snakes 2018-10-19T18:14:24Z 2018-10-19T01:11:18Z 2018-10-19T18:14:24Z The head of a rescue team says an Arizona man is lucky to be alive after he fell to the bottom of an abandoned mine shaft, broke both his legs, fought off a trio of rattlesnakes and went two days without food or water. Perfect scapegoat: Goat on road jams morning traffic near DC 2018-10-19T16:54:47Z 2018-10-17T11:58:12Z 2018-10-19T16:54:47Z The appearance of a goat on a road in a Maryland suburb of Washington created traffic delays and an opportunity for county police to come up with many puns. Motorists stunned as metal balls roll down Seattle street 2018-10-19T16:54:46Z 2018-10-18T17:59:13Z 2018-10-19T16:54:46Z Seattle authorities temporarily closed a street after motorists were stunned by dozens of large metal balls that spilled out of a truck and cascaded down the street, damaging several cars.
Doggy bag: Beagle intercepts roast pig at Atlanta airport 2018-10-19T16:54:44Z 2018-10-16T14:55:50Z 2018-10-19T16:54:44Z A passenger traveling from Ecuador was relieved of leftovers when an intrepid beagle found a roasted pig's head in baggage at the world's busiest airport.
$1,000 reward to nail thieves of California hammer sculpture 2018-10-19T16:54:43Z 2018-10-16T19:21:50Z 2018-10-19T16:54:43Z The artist who created an 800-pound (363 kilograms) sculpture of a hammer stolen from a Northern California community center is offering a $1,000 reward to nail the thieves. Police find stolen doughnut van, share treats with homeless 2018-10-19T16:54:42Z 2018-10-17T11:58:10Z 2018-10-19T16:54:42Z It was a lucky day for some Florida police officers who recovered a stolen van filled with Krispy Kreme doughnuts.
Hi Mickey, 'Bye Mickey: 6 Disney parks on 2 coasts in 1 day 2018-10-19T16:54:40Z 2018-10-18T17:18:52Z 2018-10-19T16:54:40Z A Tennessee couple dreamed of visiting six Disney theme parks on two coasts in one day, and they made their dream come true. 'Call my lawyer,' says sweater seized with stolen sneakers 2018-10-19T16:54:39Z 2018-10-18T18:18:49Z 2018-10-19T16:54:39Z A Virginia store has had 20 right-foot shoes stolen over the course of three break-ins this year.
12-pound lunar meteorite sells for more than $600,000 2018-10-19T16:54:39Z 2018-10-19T16:23:13Z 2018-10-19T16:54:39Z A 12-pound chunk of the moon that fell to the Earth as a lunar meteorite has been sold at auction for more than $600,000. Man finds congressman's documents in abandoned storage unit 2018-10-19T16:54:35Z 2018-10-18T14:50:49Z 2018-10-19T16:54:35Z An Arizona man stumbled upon a trove of historical documents possibly worth thousands of dollars after purchasing an abandoned storage unit for $20 in the Phoenix suburb of Peoria. Nacho Cheese or Cool Ranch? Doritos lure rogue pig back home 2018-10-19T16:16:04Z 2018-10-15T11:18:31Z 2018-10-19T16:16:04Z Deputies in California used Doritos to lure a pig "the size of a mini horse" back home. Putin's ex-bodyguard rejects TV debate after duel challenge 2018-10-19T11:41:55Z 2018-10-19T09:49:21Z 2018-10-19T11:41:36Z President Vladimir Putin's former bodyguard has rejected an opposition leader's invitation for a television debate after challenging him to a duel. Home where witch trials victim John Proctor lived for sale 2018-10-18T18:03:36Z 2018-10-12T15:43:30Z 2018-10-18T18:03:35Z A house where a victim of the Salem witch trials once lived is on the market for $600,000 just in time for Halloween. Oink oink, honk honk: Rogue pig goes hog wild in traffic 2018-10-18T18:03:30Z 2018-10-14T20:54:56Z 2018-10-18T18:03:22Z Police in Maine's capital city are looking for the owner of a 50-pound piglet that wore itself out while dodging traffic on Saturday evening after presumably escaping. Couple plans to visit 6 Disney parks on 2 coasts in 1 day 2018-10-18T16:14:38Z 2018-10-16T16:35:43Z 2018-10-18T16:14:38Z A couple from Tennessee plans to visit Disney World's four theme parks in Florida, hop a cross-country plane and then end the night at Disney's two California parks. Man nicknamed 'Willy Wonka' pleads guilty to multiple crimes 2018-10-18T14:54:56Z 2018-10-12T15:13:18Z 2018-10-18T14:54:56Z The leader of a multistate ATM and vehicle burglary ring known as Willy Wonka or the "Chocolate Man" has pleaded guilty to 60 charges. World War II explosive was being used as a garden decoration 2018-10-18T11:12:49Z 2018-10-12T15:13:19Z 2018-10-18T11:12:49Z Air Force explosive experts removed a World War II-era artillery rocket that was being used as a garden decoration in a Florida neighborhood. Police say teenager baked grandfather's ashes into cookies 2018-10-17T22:41:06Z 2018-10-17T19:18:15Z 2018-10-17T22:41:04Z Police say a Northern California high school student mixed her cremated grandfather's ashes into homemade cookies and shared them with several classmates. Nobel Prize winner honored with dedicated campus bike rack 2018-10-17T21:13:48Z 2018-10-17T15:28:09Z 2018-10-17T21:13:48Z The University of Missouri is honoring its Nobel Prize-winning scientist with an unusual accolade: a dedicated bicycle rack slot. Naming Rights: Orlando's new police chief is named Orlando 2018-10-17T14:44:21Z 2018-10-12T13:43:21Z 2018-10-17T14:44:21Z Orlando's newest police chief is named Orlando Rolon. Gecko butt-dials 'bazillion' times from Hawaii seal hospital 2018-10-16T19:22:12Z 2018-10-09T20:31:47Z 2018-10-16T19:22:00Z If you got incessant phone calls last week from a hospital that cares for Hawaiian monk seals: You were butt-dialed by a gecko.
Giant hammer artwork stolen in Northern California 2018-10-16T17:39:45Z 2018-10-11T01:51:29Z 2018-10-16T17:39:45Z Authorities in Northern California are looking for a hammer.
Inflatable sea monster takes over a rusting warehouse 2018-10-16T15:22:14Z 2018-10-09T20:32:08Z 2018-10-16T15:21:59Z A giant sea monster has taken over a building at Philadelphia's Navy Yard, but only temporarily.
Cattle roundup over: Last cow caught weeks after truck crash 2018-10-15T21:30:18Z 2018-10-15T21:25:32Z 2018-10-15T21:29:54Z Authorities say last escaped cow on the lam after a tractor-trailer overturned two weeks ago near Atlanta has been captured in some woods. Woman with 'emotional support squirrel' removed from plane 2018-10-15T17:19:16Z 2018-10-10T11:58:06Z 2018-10-15T17:19:16Z Police had to remove a woman who brought an "emotional support squirrel" on a Frontier Airlines flight headed from Orlando, Florida, to Cleveland.
For sale to the highest bidder: A 12-pound chunk of the moon 2018-10-14T20:56:42Z 2018-10-10T18:56:09Z 2018-10-14T20:56:39Z A 12-pound lunar meteorite discovered in northwest Africa last year is up for auction by Boston-based RR Auction and could sell for $500,000. Restaurant offers free steak tips for tips on burglar 2018-10-13T11:24:49Z 2018-10-10T15:41:32Z 2018-10-13T11:24:47Z New Hampshire restaurant offers free steak tips to anyone with tips on a recent burglary at their location. Determined runner struck by deer finishes half marathon 2018-10-12T15:52:50Z 2018-10-09T20:01:29Z 2018-10-12T15:52:50Z A runner who was struck by a deer during a half marathon in New Jersey still managed to cross the finish line.
Animal sanctuary, farm team up to save pig from slaughter 2018-10-12T15:52:41Z 2018-10-09T20:01:24Z 2018-10-12T15:52:41Z An animal sanctuary and a farm are working together to spare a young slaughterhouse-bound pig to promote local agriculture in New Hampshire. Investigators want to know who left gator in Lake Michigan 2018-10-12T14:46:44Z 2018-10-09T18:47:42Z 2018-10-12T14:46:44Z Authorities don't yet know who dumped the four-foot long animal in Lake Michigan but they now know the kind of animal it is. Man allegedly posts video of how to remove an ankle monitor 2018-10-11T13:34:51Z 2018-10-08T21:27:22Z 2018-10-11T13:34:51Z A Missouri man is charged with a felony after he allegedly filmed himself removing an ankle monitor and then posted the video on Facebook.
From 'special seed' to 2,170-pound winning pumpkin 2018-10-10T21:47:19Z 2018-10-08T23:37:22Z 2018-10-10T21:47:19Z A commercial pilot from Oregon says "one special seed" and months of care produced a massive pumpkin that tipped the scales at a contest in Northern California. Walk on the wild side: Dutch jogger runs into lion cub 2018-10-10T17:26:58Z 2018-10-08T10:17:00Z 2018-10-10T17:26:58Z A jogger's run through the Dutch countryside turned into a walk on the wild side when he discovered a lion cub in a field. How many squirrels in Central Park? Count aims to find out 2018-10-10T12:04:33Z 2018-10-06T18:45:55Z 2018-10-10T12:03:26Z Counters start roaming NYC's Central Park for its first ever Squirrel Census. Man wins woman's weight in beer at wife-carrying contest 2018-10-10T11:14:27Z 2018-10-06T19:55:57Z 2018-10-10T11:14:27Z A Maine ski resort hosts 'wife-carrying contest'; winner gets the woman's weight in beer. Rock used as doorstop is actually a meteorite worth $100K 2018-10-09T20:35:26Z 2018-10-05T15:45:30Z 2018-10-09T20:35:26Z A Michigan man has discovered that what he'd been using as a doorstop for decades is actually a meteorite worth $100,000. Good Samaritan driver revives squirrel after car scare 2018-10-09T20:03:55Z 2018-10-05T14:35:11Z 2018-10-09T20:03:55Z A motionless squirrel lying spread-eagled on its back has been coaxed back to life by a concerned driver who performed chest compressions beside a Minnesota road. Lottery ticket leads FBI to Illinois bank robbery suspect 2018-10-09T20:03:51Z 2018-10-06T17:26:03Z 2018-10-09T20:03:51Z Authorities say a dropped lottery ticket led investigators to the man who robbed a suburban Chicago bank last month.
Swedish girl Saga pulls out pre-Viking era sword from lake 2018-10-09T20:03:38Z 2018-10-05T12:25:09Z 2018-10-09T20:03:38Z Her name means an Old Nordic tale about heroic accomplishment and that's what she did: Saga found a pre-Viking-era sword over the summer in a southern Sweden lake. Ohio man says rescued cow is a regular backseat passenger 2018-10-08T23:40:15Z 2018-10-05T15:15:14Z 2018-10-08T23:40:04Z An Ohio man driving home from work Tuesday says he did a double-take before firing up his cellphone to record a cow poking her head out the back window of a pickup truck. Florida store owner: Don't warm urine in my microwave 2018-10-08T21:30:37Z 2018-10-05T14:55:26Z 2018-10-08T21:30:21Z A Florida gas station owner has placed a sign in his store asking customers not to warm urine in the microwave. Toddler shreds more than $1,000 in cash 2018-10-08T13:09:51Z 2018-10-05T11:38:11Z 2018-10-08T13:09:08Z A toddler in Utah was a little too helpful when he shredded more than $1,000 that his parents were saving. Postal worker leaves mail on side of road, quits job 2018-10-06T19:59:41Z 2018-10-05T02:05:00Z 2018-10-06T19:59:33Z The U.S. Postal Service says hundreds of pieces of mail meant for Philadelphia residents were dropped on the side of a New Jersey road when a carrier quit his job. San Francisco has new 'Snapcrap' app to report dirty streets 2018-10-06T19:40:57Z 2018-10-04T23:24:47Z 2018-10-06T19:40:52Z A 24-year-old is offering a free app to make it easier for people to report poop and used needles on the famously dirty streets of San Francisco. Antsy at the airport: Insects colonize family car in 3 days 2018-10-06T17:39:50Z 2018-10-04T14:35:02Z 2018-10-06T17:39:45Z A North Carolina family returned from a three-day trip to find their car parked at the airport had been possessed by a colony of ants. Tipsy birds flying into windows, cars in northern Minnesota 2018-10-06T10:56:04Z 2018-10-04T17:48:09Z 2018-10-06T10:55:53Z Police in a small northern Minnesota community have been taking some strange calls about birds that seem to be intoxicated.
Injured turtle gets around on Lego wheelchair while healing 2018-10-05T15:15:08Z 2018-09-27T11:03:33Z 2018-10-05T15:15:08Z A wild turtle with a broken shell is rolling around on a wheelchair made of Legos while he's on the mend at the Maryland Zoo. Picnic fizzles out as kombucha earns grandpa park ejection 2018-10-05T15:14:57Z 2018-09-27T16:34:01Z 2018-10-05T15:14:57Z Kombucha is a fizzy, fermented tea that's been drunk for centuries in China, but, for some in Virginia, it's still not an acquired taste. Connecticut family reunited with dog missing for 5 years 2018-10-05T14:41:59Z 2018-10-02T17:16:50Z 2018-10-05T14:41:13Z A Connecticut family had been reunited with their dog five years after the beloved pet went missing. Proposal on Colorado peak leads to couple's altitude issues 2018-10-05T12:33:59Z 2018-09-30T18:35:33Z 2018-10-05T12:33:59Z A Texas couple got engaged on a Colorado mountain but then faced altitude problems. Better late than never? Library book 84 years overdue 2018-10-05T11:38:36Z 2018-10-04T12:04:53Z 2018-10-05T11:38:22Z A Louisiana library says a book borrowed 84 years ago has been returned by the son of the woman who checked it out.
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