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Police investigate how a handgun ended up in driver's bumper

Police investigate how a handgun ended up in driver's bumper

Authorities say a driver in Washington state struck a small, midair object and found a gun embedded in his bumper
Published: 05/24/18

Obituary: Tornado chaser wants ashes launched into a twister

Missouri storm chaser leaves unique directive in his obituary: Launch his ashes into a tornado because "that'll be fun!!!!"
Published: 05/24/18

Homeowner trying to kill weeds ends up burning down garage

Authorities say a homeowner has burned down his garage while trying to kill weeds with a torch
Published: 05/24/18
'Nut rage' Korean Air heiress questioned over housekeepers

'Nut rage' Korean Air heiress questioned over housekeepers

A Korean Air heiress whose tantrum over nuts delayed a flight four years ago is being investigated by South Korean immigration officials over suspicions of unlawfully hiring housekeepers from the Philippines
Published: 05/24/18

Man serving 660 years for money laundering wants gold back

A Rhode Island man convicted of laundering money for a Colombian drug cartel wants that federal government to give back millions of dollars worth of gold bars, jewelry and cash it had seized during his arrest in 1991
Published: 05/23/18
Truck dumps 40,000 pounds of chicken feathers on highway

Truck dumps 40,000 pounds of chicken feathers on highway

A semi-truck made in Washington state dumped about 40,000 pounds (more than 18,000 kilograms) of chicken feathers across Interstate 5.
Published: 05/23/18

Foam rubber gold bars fool man who burglarized Michigan shop

Fake promotional gold bars apparently appeared so much like the real thing that someone broke into a western Michigan flooring shop to take them
Published: 05/23/18

Missing 14-foot-long pet python sought in Indianapolis-area

Indianapolis-area police are warning people to be on the lookout for a 14-foot-long pet Burmese python that's on the loose
Published: 05/23/18

City looks for answers after zombie alert sent to residents

Officials say they still don't know who sent a "zombie alert" to residents of a Florida city following a power outage
Published: 05/23/18

Loose horses tie up rush-hour traffic in Massachusetts

Two horses that got loose on a Massachusetts highway and tied up rush-hour traffic have been safely corralled and returned to their owners
Published: 05/23/18