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2 hrs ago | KFYI-AM Phoenix

San Diego 'Zombie Walk' Goes Very, Very Wrong

Hundreds of "zombies" thronged near the San Diego Comic-Con last night for "Zombie Walk," and things went terribly awry when a driver had a hard time negotiating his way through the crowd.


5 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Spider-Man arrest could spur Times Square performer rules

The latest in a string of incidents involving costumed performers harassing Times Square patrons could pave the way for new regulations against those performers.

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10 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Russia saves lizard sex satellite; media has some fun with it

After a tense few days, Russia has regained control of a satellite full of biological experiments, including one to test how geckos mate in space.


Sun Jul 27, 2014

Lite 98.7

Weird Al Pokes Fun at Celeb-Obsessed Culture With 'Lame Claim to Fame' [VIDEO]

Continuing his promise of releasing eight videos in eight days, "Weird Al" Yankovic has dropped the seventh video off 'Mandatory Fun' today titled 'Lame Claim to Fame.'

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Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock

Charly Boy Drops New Gothic and Weird Photos

Veteran singer/songwriter and TV personality Charly Boy has continued in his normal but weird manner of reaching out to his fans.


Landlord finds lost watch Inside Dog when alarm sounds as reminder to call last orders

Terry Morgan had searched high and low for the A 500 timepiece, not realising dopey Newfoundland Charlie had decided it was chime for a snack Little did he know his dopey Newfoundland Charlie had decided it was chime for a snack, and had swallowed it whole.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Dog faints after reuniting with owner

Dog faints after reuniting with owner When Casey sees her owner for the first time in two years -- it's pure bliss.


Related Topix: Murrysville, PA

New York Post

Weird Al' rules again, tops the charts

Everything old is new again. Turns out music executive Barry Weiss left Sony Music a diamond in the rough when he exited to run Universal Music Group's East Coast operations.


Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Dance

Asbury Park Press

Weird NJ: The lost - Jersey Jungle' is foundWeird NJ: The lost -...

Weird NJ: The lost 'Jersey Jungle' is found The short-lived Jersey Jungle attraction in Howell has been uncovered by Weird New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Howell, NJ, Farmingdale, NJ, Woodbridge, NJ

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Daily Record

Worst burglary ever? Watch blundering criminal's epic fail when fleeing scene of botched crime

The hapless crook's hilarious attempt to escape - which saw him walk into a glass door - was captured on CCTV following his bungled shop raid in Canada The footage of a badly botched raid shows that if you have a memory span shorter than a goldfish, you probably won't get far.



Man accused of bar hopping on lawnmower, charged with DUI

Police in Colorado claim 53-year-old Kenneth Welton used a lawnmower as his mode of transportation for a recent night on the town gone awry.


Related Topix: Garden City, CO

The Modesto Bee

No ticket for Shrek over loud musical, chief says

"Shrek the Musical" is enjoying a summer run in the seacoast city of Portsmouth, but some neighbors want the volume turned down.


Related Topix: Modesto, CA

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

'Creepy' dolls left on doorsteps'Creepy' dolls left on doorstepsThey...

They sent a creepy feeling through several Southern California families, but authorities say the person who left porcelain dolls on doorsteps didn't mean any harm.


Related Topix: San Clemente, CA

The Modesto Bee

Amazon worker piloted drone around Space Needle

Witnesses told police they saw the craft fly back into a fifth-floor room in a nearby hotel.


Related Topix: Space Needle, Amazon, Recreation, Modesto, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Toddler crashes Jeep - then watches cartoons

Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons.


Related Topix: Myrtle Creek, OR


This Play Is Being Called The Worst Defensive Play In Baseball History

The first run of this game came in the eighth inning as Mike Moustakas lofted a fly ball to left field.


Alamogordo Daily News

Joaquin Phoenix to play Doctor Strange?

A number of actors have reportedly been rumored for the role. reported in June that Tom Hardy and Benedict Cumberbatch were on the shortlist.


Related Topix: Benedict Cumberbatch, Entertainment

Guy Sues Pizzeria He Tried to Rob

Nigel Sykes' attempted robbery of a Delaware pizzeria failed miserably-but he'd still like to get some cash out of the whole to-do.


KNST-AM Tucson

New Fitness Wristband Gives Slackers Shocks

If what you need to meet fitness targets is a device attached to your body that will jolt you with electric shocks, then a new company called Pavlok has just the thing for you.

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Naked Burglars Steal 60 Burgers From Beach Eatery

"Dumb, dumber, and dumbest." That's how a waitress at Doc's Beach House in Bonita Beach, Fla., describes the three guys who broke in-clad only in their skivvies-in the wee hours Sunday and five minutes later made off with 60 hamburgers, 3 pounds of bacon, three red peppers, and, uh, a paddleboard.

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