Oddities

May 09, 2018 - 12:48 pm
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts state trooper has rescued a dog running loose in the middle of an interstate with the bribe of a homemade snack. Trooper Nick D'Angelo responded to a report of a pup running loose along Interstate 190 in Worcester on Wednesday morning. State police say the...
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May 09, 2018 - 8:40 am
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Firefighters helped one of their own pull off a marriage proposal. Fayetteville, North Carolina, firefighter Ashton Hanway asked Lauren Wood to visit Station 17 on Friday to take some pictures. His captain suggested they stand on top of a truck. An alarm sounded and two...
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Tons of liquid milk chocolate are spilled and block six lanes on a highway after a truck transporting it overturned near Slupca, in western Poland, on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. (AP Photo)
May 09, 2018 - 6:53 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A tractor-trailer has overturned on a Polish highway, spilling tons of liquid chocolate that are solidifying into a huge sticky mess. The private broadcaster TVN24 showed images of an overturned truck surrounded by brown chocolate covering six lanes on the A2 motorway,...
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May 09, 2018 - 4:21 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A tractor-trailer has overturned on a Polish highway, spilling tons of liquid chocolate that are solidifying into a huge sticky mess. The private broadcaster TVN24 showed images of an overturned truck surrounded by brown chocolate covering six lanes on the A2 motorway,...
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May 07, 2018 - 2:40 pm
SHERIDAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A family of raccoons created a chaotic scene when they fell through a ceiling and into the living room of a Michigan home. The Jackson Citizen Patriot reports that a homeowner in Sheridan Township sought help Friday after the raccoons fell from an attic. Police and...
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May 07, 2018 - 10:50 am
BERLIN (AP) — An intoxicated man's ill-advised decision to spend the night on a freight train caused commuter chaos in Munich as police had to shut down all traffic at a busy station to look for him. Munich police said Monday they received an emergency call at 5:20 a.m. from a man who said he'd...
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May 07, 2018 - 10:04 am
SHERIDAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A family of raccoons created a chaotic scene when they fell through a ceiling and into the living room of a Michigan home. The Jackson Citizen Patriot reports a homeowner in Sheridan Township sought help Friday after the raccoons fell from an attic. Police and...
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Musician and actor Steven Van Zandt and wife Maureen walk the red carpet in preparation for the induction ceremony at the New Jersey Hall of Fame, Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Asbury Park, N.J. (Bob Karp/The Daily Record via AP)
May 07, 2018 - 2:47 am
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Oh what a night: Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons were inducted Sunday into the New Jersey Hall of Fame, but it was Bruce Springsteen who stole what could have been Meryl Streep's show. The Boss made a surprise appearance at Asbury Park's Convention Hall to introduce his...
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Musician and actor Steven Van Zandt and wife Maureen walk the red carpet in preparation for the induction ceremony at the New Jersey Hall of Fame, Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Asbury Park, N.J. (Bob Karp/The Daily Record via AP)
May 07, 2018 - 1:01 am
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Oh what a night: Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons were inducted Sunday into the New Jersey Hall of Fame, but it was Bruce Springsteen who stole what could have been Meryl Streep's show. The Boss made a surprise appearance at Asbury Park's Convention Hall to introduce his...
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Musician and actor Steven Van Zandt and wife Maureen walk the red carpet in preparation for the induction ceremony at the New Jersey Hall of Fame, Sunday, May 6, 2018, in Asbury Park, N.J. (Bob Karp/The Daily Record via AP)
May 06, 2018 - 10:52 pm
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Oh what a night: Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons were inducted Sunday into the New Jersey Hall of Fame, but it was Bruce Springsteen who stole what could have been Meryl Streep's show. The Boss made a surprise appearance at Asbury Park's Convention Hall to introduce his...
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