Refrigerator blast sets off alarm on Tampa campus

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A refrigerator door blew off and hit an inner pane of a double-paned window in a chemical lab at the University of South Florida.    No one was in..
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'Fish strike' stops jet's takeoff at Florida base

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - "Bird strikes" are a familiar hazard for aircraft. Now authorities at a Tampa Bay-area military base say they've recorded something new: a "fish strike." &n..
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Authorities search for wanted Central Fla. man

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

DELTONA, Fla. - A Central Florida man with a very distinct facial tattoo is wanted on several felony charges in connection with attacks on his now ex-girlfriend, according to WKMG...
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Snake in Australia eats crocodile

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

AUSTRALIA- A snake in Australia had quite the appetite this weekend!These are pictures of a showdown between that snake and a crocodile...the snake won! People who were visiting La..
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Man wakes up in body bag at funeral home

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEXINGTON, Miss. (AP) - Workers at a Mississippi funeral home say they found a man alive and kicking when they opened a body bag.    Holmes County Coroner Dexter How..
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PBS reporter Miles O'Brien recounts amputation

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

LOS ANGELES (AP) - PBS science correspondent Miles O'Brien said Tuesday his left arm was amputated above the elbow after an apparently minor injury put his life in jeopardy. &..
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Man gets 8 months for One Direction bomb threat

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A New Jersey man will spend eight months in federal prison for calling in a phony bomb threat to a Pennsylvania arena before a concert last summer by boy ban..
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Police: Woman calls 911 because officer won't sleep with her

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Punta Gorda Police arrested a 58-year-old woman on Friday, who allegedly called 911 because a police officer would not have sex with her. Maria Magdeli..
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Man steals military Humvee, goes on joy ride

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

DELTONA, Fla. (AP) - A 19-year-old man is in custody after deputies say he stole a military Humvee and went on a joy ride from Sanford to Deltona.    The Volusia Cou..
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Trade ban has Russia's knickers in a twist

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MOSCOW (AP) - A trade ban on lacy lingerie has Russian consumers and their neighbors with their knickers in a twist.    The ban will outlaw any underwear containing ..
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Mathematicians find 177,147 ways to tie a necktie

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

CNET.COM -- The Windsor or the Half Windsor are the two most-used necktie knots, pretty much the standard for day-to-day school and business attire. Chances are, you are taught how..
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Rare stamp could bring millions at NYC auction

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

NEW YORK (AP) - It could be called "The Little Stamp That Could."    Three times in its long history, the 1-cent postage stamp from a 19th century British colony in ..
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GoPro falls from plane, lands in pigpen, gets snuffled

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

There have been plenty of videos of GoPro cameras surviving in crazy circumstances, but none of them have a surprise ending quite like this one. Mia Munselle found a camera in the ..
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NJ festival lets you eat, drink, floss with bacon

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Get ready for bacon like you've never eaten, drank or worn it before.    Bacon milkshakes. Chocolate-covered bacon shaped like roses. Baco..
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Student at Big Island school finds snail in lunch

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

HONOLULU (AP) - A student at a high school on Hawaii's Big Island found a snail in his cafeteria-served lunch this week, school officials said. The Kealakehe High School principal ..
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Mass. college man-in-undies sculpture causes stir

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) - A remarkably lifelike sculpture of a man sleepwalking in nothing but his underpants has made some Wellesley College students a bit uncomfortable, but the pr..
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Boil or bite, fed panel dismisses $50M inmate suit

Updated 6 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) - It doesn't matter whether a former western Pennsylvania county jail inmate had a boil or a spider bite, his injuries - and allegations that he wasn't given pro..
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Pensacola, family at odds over pot-bellied pig

Updated 7 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The Kirkmans of Pensacola are facing a deadline in deciding what to do about their pet pot-bellied pig named Buttercup.    The pig is in viola..
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Maine police investigating screams find happy pig

Updated 7 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

CHINA, Maine (AP) - Police responding to reports of screaming coming from a home in Maine didn't find a victim of domestic violence as they feared. Instead, they found an amorous p..
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Funeral and casket outlets are heading to the mall

Updated 7 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - We eat there, buy our clothes there and some people suspect teenagers may actually live there. So perhaps it was just a matter of time until funeral homes began ..
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