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Friday, Jul 21, 2017

Offbeat

Truck laden with chocolate goes up in flames on UK highway

Traffic on a major highway in England has been disrupted for hours after a truck laden with chocolate bars burst into flames
Published: 07/20/17
London Zoo welcomes a new kind of visitor: Robotic dinosaurs

London Zoo welcomes a new kind of visitor: Robotic dinosaurs

London Zoo is preparing for the opening of a new exhibit on dinosaurs and extinction.
Published: 07/20/17

Car trying to beat train gets knocked into police vehicle

Mississippi police say a car that tried to beat a freight train across the tracks was thrown into a police SUV and a second car
Published: 07/19/17
Alabama man to display head of 820-pound hog shot in yard

Alabama man to display head of 820-pound hog shot in yard

A south Alabama man didn't even leave home to bag an 820-pound hog. Now he plans to mount its head and shoulders at his taxidermy shop
Published: 07/19/17

Cops: Customer threatened to shoot someone over bad sandwich

Police in Ohio say a fast-food restaurant customer angry about the way his sandwich tasted and looked threatened to shoot somebody over it
Published: 07/19/17
Self-described drug dealer calls 911, reports stolen cocaine

Self-described drug dealer calls 911, reports stolen cocaine

Calling 911 to report a stolen bag of cocaine probably wasn't the best idea for a self-described Florida drug dealer
Published: 07/19/17
Man beats odds of catching blue lobster, donates to science

Man beats odds of catching blue lobster, donates to science

A New Hampshire lobsterman joined an elite club after catching a rare blue lobster
Published: 07/19/17

Stranded fugitive arrested after flagging down deputy

A fugitive who authorities say evaded capture since 2013 has been arrested after he asked a deputy for a ride in Louisiana
Published: 07/19/17

Herd of scared buffalo make break for it, roam through town

A herd of buffalo that may have been startled by construction work has broken loose from a New Hampshire farm and spent time roaming through a town
Published: 07/18/17

Officials try to figure out why roaches swarmed from manhole

The Philadelphia Water Department is trying to figure out what caused thousands of cockroaches to emerge from a manhole and swarm a neighborhood
Published: 07/18/17