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Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 06:41 AM CST

Drone Hits Empire State Building: NYPD

Drone Hits Empire State Building: NYPD

A small drone crashed into the 40th floor of the Empire State Building Thursday night and then fell to a 35th floor landing, authorities said. Police said a New Jersey man was flying the drone in an attempt to...

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 03:25 AM CST

20 Exotic Animals Found in Michigan Home: Report

20 Exotic Animals Found in Michigan Home: Report

Two people are accused of animal abandonment and cruelty after investigators Friday discovered 20 exotic animals in “squalid” conditions at a rural Michigan home, according to a report.

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 05:57 AM CST

72 Years Later, New Jersey Man Finds Overdue Library Book

72 Years Later, New Jersey Man Finds Overdue Library Book

A central New Jersey man says he must have lost track of the book about football that he checked out of his local library. That's a little bit of an understatement, since Frank Ryan has had the book for...

Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 at 05:12 PM CST

Sea Lion Wanders Into San Diego Store

Sea Lion Wanders Into San Diego Store

A San Diego store had to refuse service to a whiskered customer who wandered in from the sea. A curious little sea lion climbed 145 steps to reach the Cave Store in La Jolla, manager Rachelle Agosti told NBC 7...

Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 at 08:11 PM CST

Couple Rented Out Diseased Body Parts for Medical Training: Officials

Couple Rented Out Diseased Body Parts for Medical Training: Officials

A Detroit-area couple marketing body parts for medical training failed to disclose that heads and necks came from bodies infected with disease, according to a federal indictment unsealed Friday.

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 04:39 AM CST

12 Most Bizarre Late-to-Work Excuses: Report

12 Most Bizarre Late-to-Work Excuses: Report

A new report revealed 12 of the most bizarre late-to-work excuses, and the list contains a bear, a lizard, and a lot of Vaseline.

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