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WATCH: Fireworks Factory Explodes in Colombia

WATCH: Fireworks Factory Explodes in Colombia

A cameraman was knocked off his feet while capturing this incendiary footage of a fireworks factory explosion near... Watch »

Jan 6, 2015
Naked Man Broke Into Homes, Used Hot Tub: Police

Naked Man Broke Into Homes, Used Hot Tub: Police

Police near Salem, Oregon, say they arrested a naked man after he broke into two homes, drank booze and used a hot... Read »

Jan 5, 2015
Person Stuck in Chimney Saved in 2-Hour Rescue

Person Stuck in Chimney Saved in 2-Hour Rescue

A person stuck and injured in a Southern California chimney had to be rescued Saturday morning, fire officials said.... Read »

Jan 3, 2015
Knife-Wielding Sushi Chef Foils Restaurant Robbery

Knife-Wielding Sushi Chef Foils Restaurant Robbery

Police say a robber walked in to the sushi restaurant Tuesday night, pulled a gun out of his waistband and demanded... Read »

Jan 2, 2015
Man Finds 7-Inch Car Part in Arm 51 Years After Crash

Man Finds 7-Inch Car Part in Arm 51 Years After Crash

Arthur Lampitt, of Granite City, Ill., got in a car wreck in 1963, but it wasn't until Wednesday that doctors remov... Watch »

Jan 2, 2015
WATCH: Scratch-Off Thief Stops to Chat on Phone

WATCH: Scratch-Off Thief Stops to Chat on Phone

Police are looking for a man who was caught on video stealing scratch-off tickets from a Bronx restaurant, and stop... Watch »

Jan 2, 2015
Hasbro to Replace Phallic Play-Doh Toy

Hasbro to Replace Phallic Play-Doh Toy

Hasbro Inc. says it will replace a Play-Doh toy that looks similar to a penis. Read »

Dec 31, 2014
Suburban Man Charged with Illegally Breeding Bulldogs

Suburban Man Charged with Illegally Breeding Bulldogs

John Bass, 28, was charged with violating a city ordinance that regulates home breeding businesses. The law is inte... Read »

Dec 28, 2014
Illinois' Landmark Giant Catsup Bottle Still Unsold

Illinois' Landmark Giant Catsup Bottle Still Unsold

Apparently no one wants to buy the world's largest, decades-old catsup bottle near Collinsville in southern Illinoi... Read »

Dec 27, 2014
Man Calls 911 When

Man Calls 911 When "Babbling" Wife Keeps Him Awake: Cops

All he wanted was a good night's sleep. Instead, a Middletown, Connecticut, man found himself in trouble with the... Read »

Dec 23, 2014
Orangutan Has Right To Freedom: Court

Orangutan Has Right To Freedom: Court

An orangutan at an Argentine zoo shares certain human rights and therefore has a right to be transferred to a sanct... Read »

Dec 22, 2014
Dog Steps on Rifle, Shoots Man: Sheriff

Dog Steps on Rifle, Shoots Man: Sheriff

A dog in the backseat of a parked pickup truck in Wyoming accidentally shot a rifle on the floor of the truck, inju... Read »

Dec 20, 2014
Mountain Lion Spotted in SoCal Backyard

Mountain Lion Spotted in SoCal Backyard

A mountain lion creeping alongside a woman's backyard wall in Southern California forced road closures as wildlife... Read »

Dec 20, 2014
Woman's Luggage Found 20 Years Later

Woman's Luggage Found 20 Years Later

Many travelers fear having their luggage lost at the airport. One Arizona woman had the fear become a reality, thou... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Caught on Camera: Thief Fakes Heart Attack so Friend Can Steal Toys

Caught on Camera: Thief Fakes Heart Attack so Friend Can Steal Toys

Authorities say a man faked a heart attack inside a central Florida Wal-Mart store so his friend could steal toys.... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Cards Against Humanity Sells 30,000 Boxes of Poop for Black Friday

Cards Against Humanity Sells 30,000 Boxes of Poop for Black Friday

Instead of coal in their stockings, some Cards Against Humanity customers will be getting a box of poop—bull poop. Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Mail by Boat: Calif. Carrier Delivers on the River

Mail by Boat: Calif. Carrier Delivers on the River

As Santa readies his reindeer, and U.S. postal carriers take to their trucks, one mailman in California is deliveri... Watch »

Dec 15, 2014
Macadamia Sales Soar in S. Korea After

Macadamia Sales Soar in S. Korea After "Nut Rage"

South Korean online retailers say demand for macadamia nuts has skyrocketed after a Korean Air Lines executive dela... Read »

Dec 15, 2014
Your Most-Clicked Facebook Posts for 2014

Your Most-Clicked Facebook Posts for 2014

Facebook is popular among NBCChicago readers and in 2014, more people came to our site through the social network... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Woman Fought Twin Sister Over Vibrator, Boyfriend: Cops

Woman Fought Twin Sister Over Vibrator, Boyfriend: Cops

A Florida woman is facing a battery charge after authorities say she got into a fight with her twin sister over a... Read »

Dec 12, 2014

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