Offbeat

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Hungry Dogs Start Kitchen Fire

Police say it appears the dogs were trying to get into the cupcakes and not only knocked off the stove’s control knobs, they also turned on the stove, causing the fire.

08/11/2015

Boozer (Credit: CBS)

Family Reunited With Missing Dog After 9 Years

Boozer, now 10, had gone missing while the family was moving from Tennessee to Alabama.

08/11/2015

( AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS GUILLOT)

Leaf Blower In Theater Sends Panicked Moviegoers Running

Police said Monday that three people had minor injuries in the panicked rush to get out of the theater during the showing of “The Gift.”

08/10/2015

Generic crime scene tape. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Active Grenade Found Outside McDonald’s Restaurant In Maryland

An active military-grade hand grenade was uncovered Saturday afternoon in the parking lot outside a Maryland McDonald’s.

08/10/2015

Tipsy the Drunken Clown

North Carolina Man Dressed As Clown Allegedly Swings Ax At Woman

Police say a man wearing a clown costume swung an ax at a woman, but she wasn’t hit.

08/10/2015

(Photo: Rochester Hills Police Department)

Officer In Michigan Helps Skunk Free Head From Yogurt Container

A hungry skunk whose head was stuck in a yogurt container has a hero: a suburban Detroit police officer.

08/02/2015

(Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)

Serbian State Lottery Head Resigns After Winning Numbers Appear On TV Before Drawing

The head of Serbia’s state lottery resigned on Thursday following allegations of fraud during a live ticket draw this week.

08/01/2015

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Pomeranian’s Sneeze The Cutest Of All-Time

This has to be the cutest video of a dog, or any other animal for that matter, sneezing that we’ve ever seen.

07/31/2015

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Alleged Underwear Theft Leads To 2-State Chase

Police say a man who led officers on a wild two-hour chase spanning two states had been facing charges of stealing $21 worth of underwear from a supermarket.

07/28/2015

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Cat Rescued From Sunken Boat At Bottom Of Lake Havasu

A trapped, hungry, wet and scared cat is now safe after it was found tucked away in a boat that had sank to the bottom of Lake Havasu.

07/28/2015

Earth (left) and its "cousin" Kepler-452b. (Credit: NASA)

Scientists Find Closest Thing Yet To Earth-Sun Twin System

Scientists have identified the best bet yet for an Earth-like planet that might harbor life.

07/23/2015

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Mystery Man Found Decomposing In Car Had More Than 1,200 Guns, Cash, Underwater Car

Inside his home, detectives discovered more than 1,200 guns, scopes, 6.5 tons of ammunition, bows and arrows, knives, machetes and $230,000 in cash.

07/22/2015