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Dump truck crash spills cow poop onto Florida highway

The Florida Highway Patrol said a section of interstate was closed when a crash involving a dump truck loaded with cow manure caused poop to spill into the roadway. The FHP said the dump truck was involved in a crash with a semi truck at mile marker 198 in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 […]

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Skydivers complete 32 high and low fives in the air for Guinness record

A pair of British skydiving instructors set a Guinness World Record when they managed to slap 32 high and low fives while plunging down to earth. Emily Aucutt and Josh Carrat, instructors at Skydive Langer, jumped out of a plane at the Langar Airfield near Grantham, England, and set out to complete a minimum 30 […]

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Alligator captured in Missouri creek was on the loose for 2 weeks

A Missouri man who heard a splash in the creek behind his home ended up capturing an alligator that had been on the loose for two weeks. Chris Suljak said he was trimming the trees in the yard of his Wildwood, St. Louis County, home on Sunday when he heard splashing in the nearby creek. […]

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Woman wins $2M from lottery ticket she received as a gift

A North Carolina woman received a $20 scratch-off lottery ticket as a gift from a family friend and was shocked to discover it was a $2 million jackpot winner. Karen Urtecho Sandrez of Charlotte told North Carolina Education Lottery officials she received the 100X The Cash scratch-off ticket as a gift from a family friend […]

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Florida police eject trespassing alligator from mall

Police in Florida responded to a mall where they were summoned to remove an unusual “trespasser” — a young alligator. The Largo Police Department said in a Facebook post that officers responded to the Largo Mall when witnesses reported the small gator lurking outside of stores. Police shared video of officers carrying the “trespasser” away […]

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Authorities rescue two dogs from ponding basin in California

Firefighters, sheriff’s deputies and animal control officers responded to a ponding basin in California to rescue two dogs that became stranded in the water. The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded alongside Tulare County Fire Department personnel and Tulare County Animal Control officers when two dogs were spotted stranded in a ponding basin — […]

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Scuba instructor finds phone, wallet lost in reservoir two years earlier

A scuba diving instructor visiting a Utah reservoir with his students ended up finding a cellphone and wallet that had been lost by a man while ice fishing more than two years earlier. Matthew Wesselink, a Colorado-based scuba instructor, said he and his students were on their yearly trip to Utah when they paid a […]