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Frozen fox extracted from upper reaches of Danube in Germany

Frozen fox extracted from upper reaches of Danube in Germany

A hunter in Germany has put on show a block of ice containing a fox that he says fell into the chilly Danube and drowned, in what he calls a warning of the dangers of the icy river
Published: 01/13/17

Wanted part-time in Austria: A hermit

Wanted, part-time: A hermit
Published: 01/12/17

Note in recycler's trash helps cops ID bank robbery suspect

A woman's penchant for recycling and a crumpled note in her trash have helped police identify a suspect in a Vermont bank robbery
Published: 01/12/17

Man bun helps neighbors identify car vandalizing suspect

Police say a man bun helped people in one Pittsburgh neighborhood identify the man who was vandalizing their cars
Published: 01/12/17

Illinois teen rescued after locking self in shuttered prison

A teenage girl who slipped into an abandoned Illinois prison for an urban adventure ended up serving a short sentence when she accidentally locked herself inside a cell
Published: 01/11/17
Cop gets surgeon, liver to emergency transplant after crash

Cop gets surgeon, liver to emergency transplant after crash

A police officer responding to a crash wound up driving a surgeon, an assistant and a donated liver to a Philadelphia hospital for an emergency transplant
Published: 01/11/17

Team can't reach dog on snowy cliff; it sniffs out solution

A search and rescue team hiked up a steep, snowy Utah mountain to try to rescue a dog that was stuck on a narrow ledge above a 50-foot cliff
Published: 01/11/17

No way to car-pool: SUV runs through wall into swimming pool

You could say a North Carolina went car-pooling: Police say she accidentally drove her SUV through her garage and landed in the middle of her backyard swimming pool
Published: 01/10/17
Updated: 01/11/17

German police called over armed passenger's 'intimate shave'

German media say a train conductor called police after spotting a naked man with a knife in one of the train's restrooms, where officers found something hairy going on
Published: 01/10/17

Sheriff: Misdirected text invites deputy to meth delivery

Authorities in Louisiana have arrested a man who they say accidentally texted a deputy to arrange a drug sale
Published: 01/10/17