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Better watch out: Santa makes 'naughty' comment to shopper

Police in Bangor, Maine, say they've gotten a complaint about a department store "bad Santa" who apparently wasn't working there
Published: 12/07/17

Bigfoot sculpture erected where some search for creature

A nearly 12-foot-tall sculpture of Bigfoot has been erected in an upstate New York town where some say the legendary creature stalks the woods
Published: 12/07/17

Maine police: Bouncing roll of duct tape leads to 911 call

Maine police: Bouncing roll of duct tape led to dog's barking, 911 call
Published: 12/07/17

Postal Service probes glue-like substance found on mailboxes

Some residents in a New Jersey city have noticed a glue-like substance on mailboxes is preventing their letters from going down the chute
Published: 12/07/17

Retired justice 'so disappointed' to be kept off jury

She was impartial enough to serve as a justice on the highest court in Massachusetts, but apparently that wasn't enough for Geraldine Hines to be named a juror in a murder trial
Published: 12/07/17

Spies on strike: Spooks in Slovenia demand higher wages

Employees at Slovenia's state intelligence agency have gone on strike, demanding higher wages and better working conditions
Published: 12/07/17
Zippy's back! Town's elf on a shelf has been returned

Zippy's back! Town's elf on a shelf has been returned

A New Hampshire town is happy to report that its beloved elf on a shelf has been returned, more than a day after he vanished
Published: 12/06/17

Judge to decide if raccoons deserve protection from cruelty

A Pennsylvania judge will decide whether raccoons are protected animals or vermin meant to be disposed
Published: 12/06/17

Secret Santa couple pays off $10K in layaway orders in Maine

Representatives for a Maine Toys R Us store say a husband and wife stopped in to pay off $10,000 in layaway orders for other families
Published: 12/06/17
Police: Woman drove with transit sign sticking out of car

Police: Woman drove with transit sign sticking out of car

Police in New Jersey say a woman was drunk when she continued driving with a mass transit sign sticking out of the roof of her car
Published: 12/06/17